Why one school rule for Muslim prayer and another for everybody else?
What recently happened at the Peel District School Board (PDSB) should concern all Canadians and especially Christians. The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC), in regard to the controversy about Muslim prayers in public schools, ruled that the boards have the responsibility to accommodate the needs of students. Fair enough. Even the Education Minister Mitzie Hunter has come in support of the government’s push for “inclusion” and “diversity” which would permit Muslim prayer. The Peel Board agrees. What does this mean? Essentially that Muslim students are to be given the time and the space in schools to pray during the regular