Muslim conversion homework sparks parental fury

Muslim conversion homework sparks parental fury.

Parents in Guernsey were shocked to hear about a creative writing homework which asked their children to write a letter saying they had converted to Islam.

Parents Gemma and Will Gough complained to the local education department and said their child would not complete the work. Gemma posted on Facebook: “Sorry, but both Will and I feel very strongly – as do many, many other parents – that this is not acceptable. Kids are too impressionable, and imagine if these letters got in the wrong hands in years to come.”

Islam is a religion (like Christianity, Judaism, Confucianism, Hinduism, or Buddhism) and a totalitarian political ideology (like communism, Nazism, or any number of death cults). To treat it like a religion is naive.

hat-tip Matthew