Fresh off the 7/7 terrorist attacks, Newlands Primary School in Wakefield, West Yorkshire has decided that, while practicing penmanship, students should write pro-Islam statements such as "I bear witness that there is no god but Allah" and "Allah is the greatest". Why the teacher chose pro-Islam statements when there are no Muslims in her classroom is a mystery, I'm sure:
ANGRY parents have blasted a teacher for telling ten-year-olds to copy a Muslim prayer saying “There is no God but Allah”.
Helen Green is said to have picked the Muslim call to prayer as HAND-WRITING practice. It includes the lines “Allah is the greatest” and “I bear witness that there is no God but Allah”.
Pupil Billy Darbyshire’s stepmum Hayley Clayton said: “The explanation was that the children were learning about Islam in RE. “But this was like he was taking an oath. A Muslim child would never be asked to write a Bible passage. Why didn’t she choose a passage from a normal story book to teach handwriting?”
Hayley, 23, said Mrs Green — deputy head of Newlands Primary School in Wakefield, West Yorks — had acknowledged it was a “sensitive issue” because three of the 7/7 suicide bombers came from Leeds, 15 miles away. She added: “If it’s sensitive why choose that prayer?”
Billy’s angry dad Martin, 32, said there were no Muslims in the ten-year-old’s class. He added: “I am not religious but it offended me. It must have been worse for children whose parents do have different beliefs.”
Wakefield Council officials said they believed the prayer had been written for RE.
It's only a matter of time before this starts here in America. Remember California's mandatory Islam immersion course?
It's funny. If the teacher had used Christian phrases rather than Muslim ones, moonbat liberals would be howling, and this would be all over the news.
Hat Tip: Moonbattery