When Muslims Do It, It’s “In-Your-Face”

November 10, 2011  |  permalink

All schools break to coincide with the Christmas holidays, and some districts schedule time off for Jewish holidays such as Yom Kippur. But yet, predictably, giving kids in the Cambridge school district a day off to celebrate a Muslim holiday precipitates a firestorm.

“The hypocrisy and the double standard against Christians and other religious believers [have] gone hand-in-hand with everything that [Schools Superintendant] Jeffrey Young and his cohorts have done,” laments Brian Canemaker of MassResistance, a “pro-family action center” that devotes a large portion of its attention to opposing “the homosexual agenda.” Canemaker adds, “So many of the things that they’ve done have offended Christians.”


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