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Valued Social Butterfly
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Re: The Texas AG sued to keep a Bible quote in school. Now he’s troubled by Muslim prayers.

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Centristsin2010 wrote:

The Texas AG sued to keep a Bible quote in school. Now he’s troubled by Muslim prayers.

 


More Hypocrisy in Texas.


I had another thread concerning TEXAS's INDICTED ATTORNEY GENERAL'S "concern" about this school's Muslims. I didn't know about the Bible quote though.

 

Once again, an example of the highest levels of TEXAS  GOVERNMENT exhibiting harassment and worse toward those in protected classes.

 

Stories from TEXAS like this are common.

 

There was this story and then hours later there was another story about another target, Ms. Rosa Maria Ortega, the voting violator. They both made the National News wires.

 

Targets of TEXAN government because of religion and ethnicity.

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Re: The Texas AG sued to keep a Bible quote in school. Now he’s troubled by Muslim prayers.

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That's how it is with current Repubicans in the government of Texas - all the way down to local law enforcement... 

It's part of the traditional cultural mores and standards of Texas...

 

H.L. Mencken had it well identified and described -

 

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 Thus we have the unerring accuracy of the expression "political prostitute"...

 

 

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Re: The Texas AG sued to keep a Bible quote in school. Now he’s troubled by Muslim prayers.

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  Once again this idiot had a knee-jerk reaction to un-news.    This man has been under indictment almost the entire time he has served as AG..

 

    You know people are disgusted when even the people in Frisco are giving him hate for his stupid action.   

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The Texas AG sued to keep a Bible quote in school. Now he’s troubled by Muslim prayers.

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The Texas AG sued to keep a Bible quote in school. Now he’s troubled by Muslim prayers.

 

Every day at lunch, a handful of teenagers in Frisco, Tex., would pop into room C112, face a whiteboard and kneel for one of their five daily prayers.

 

It was just a spare classroom, used for everything from teachers’ grading to Buddhist meditation, school officials say. But Muslims at Liberty High seemed to like it.

 

“Takes like five minutes, instead of having to leave school, get in a car and go to my parents,” junior Sarah Qureshi told the school news site early this month.

 

“This is the seventh year we’ve been doing this, and we’ve never had one issue,” school principal Scott Warstler said.

 

Last week, however, top state officials learned about the room — and suddenly Liberty High had a big issue indeed.

The Texas attorney general’s office — famous for once suing a middle school principal to keep a Bible quote on a door — sent the Frisco school district superintendent a letter Friday raising “concerns.”

 

“It appears that the prayer room is ‘dedicated to the religious needs of some students,’” a deputy attorney general wrote in the letter, quoting an article written by an 11th grade student, “namely, those who practice Islam.”

 

In a news release the same day, the attorney general’s office went further: “Recent news reports have indicated that the high school’s prayer room is … apparently excluding students of other faiths,” the release said.

 

That would be a constitutional violation, the Texas AG’s office noted.

 

And totally untrue, according to Frisco Independent School District officials, who say state officials didn’t even ask them about the prayers before the letter ended up in Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s tweet.

 

More Hypocrisy in Texas.


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