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Submitted by Rebecca Moulds (United States), Mar 9, 2008 at 13:59

If the Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy in Minneapolis is a public school financed by Minnesota taxpayers, then then the public should be allowed to visit and investigate the goings-on inside. That the principal Asad Zaman would not allow Ms. Kersten entrance to the school should be a warning bell to all who value our freedoms and have legitimate concerns that something is amiss with such institutions. Parochial schools and other religious sects supporting private schools are within the law to provide religious teachings.

However, when a school claims to be public and is in fact sneaking in religion, then the line has to be drawn. It seems that the Islamic agenda has put a foot in the door, and is not budging, but what is more frightening is the public apathy towards this. More people should be concerned about this because it is yet another sign that Islam is gaining power in this country by stealth, and with that power, the Shari'a, like a slow poison, is being insidiously introduced into our systems. Let us wake up and take action where action is needed before it's too late.

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