UK: Rejecting Islam: Parents removing pupils from lessons about Islam, preventing them from visiting mosques

Parents should be free to opt out of these propagandist trips without penalty. These trips are pure dawah, proselytizing for Islam. When is this rabid proselytizing for Islam in state-funded schools going to stop? There are no trips to shuls, Hindu temples or churches. There is no place for religion in public schools, let alone Islam, a comprehensive supremacist system that is religious, legal, dietary, political, social, cultural and military. It’s not like other religions.

“Parents in Essex removing pupils from RE lessons about Islam, report finds,” by Sanya Burgess, Sky News, January 9, 2019 (thanks to Lookmann):

Parents in Essex are removing their children from lessons about Islam and preventing them from visiting mosques on school trips, a report published by a local government has found.

The paper makes recommendations on how religious education in Thurrock could be revitalised to improve “community integration, locally, regionally and nationally”.

The report, written by a body that advises on RE in schools, reveals that parents “have objected to the teaching of Islam and withdrawn children from lessons and visits to places of worship.”

It adds: “The outcome for those children, who arguably are those that most need to be taught about Islam, are no longer being taught about it.”…

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