Nashville middle-schoolers forced to visit a mosque

Nashville middle-schoolers forced to visit a mosque
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[Ed. – Separation of church and state applies to some — but not all — religions.

Students from Metro Nashville Meigs Middle Magnet School visited the Islamic Center of Nashville (ICN).

Under the guise of innocent religious talks, the school directed students to embrace the practices of Islam.

Dina Sirois, operations director of the mosque, told students they would “talk about beliefs and practices in Islam.” Then she systematically insinuated Islam is superior to Christianity and Judaism. Her remarks were not at all the balanced, open interpretation she pretended they were.

In fact, her negative bias is evident in sentence after sentence. …

The Tennessee Star received an audio recording of the presentation Sirois made. Following a set of slides, Sirois discussed her preference for Islamic religious doctrine.

As the Tennessee Star transcribed:

We’re all on a learning journey and a faith journey and today’s talk is to expand your critical thinking skills. Therefore, we’re not trying to win you over. We’re trying to give you information so you can leave here today with yet another little piece of your brain that has some new little storage compartment that has been filled with Islam stuff. …

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