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(Telegraph)   England: the legal reason we stop Christians from wearing crosses, but not Muslims from wearing hijabs is SHUT UP AND DO WHAT WE SAY   ( divider line
    More: Dumbass, muslims, England, hijabs, headscarfs, religious discrimination  
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14347 clicks; posted to Main » on 04 Jan 2013 at 8:43 PM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-01-04 07:25:48 PM  
20 votes:
In imperial Rome, cross wears you!
2013-01-04 07:20:53 PM  
5 votes:
I'm 100% okay with them wearing crosses. I'll even pass the hat to help buy the tools to help speed up the wearing process.
2013-01-04 08:59:51 PM  
4 votes:

KawaiiNot: Christians just jelly cause they don't have cool hats to wear like all the other religions. Maybe they could make the fez required wear?

These Catholics in Spain have some cool hats...

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/ but it wouldn't go over too well here in the US...
2013-01-04 08:53:11 PM  
4 votes:
Well, I would normally support the vilification of Christians as a matter of moral principle, in the case of religious clothing, adornments, etc, I kind of like being able to spot them.

You know to hold your wallet, guard your beer supply and keep a steady eye on your daughter. First thing you let the Christians around, next thing you know your daughter has run off and your dog is pregnant.
2013-01-04 09:04:27 PM  
3 votes:
What kind of loony world does the author live in? Here is the last paragraph:

It is possible, therefore, to mount a reasonable defence of banning [hijab] in school. Sacking a Christian employee for expressing her faith in a modest and personal fashion, however, is indefensible, and the Government's position on that issue is shameful.

The hijab is an integral part of the muslim faith for women, it all ties into how their women are inferior and need to be coddled and kept away from the lustful eyes of their fathers and brothers. Crosses are something Christians can wear to show they are intolerant of your religion and are more pious than you are. They are so much like jesus they need to have a little cross of their own to show they are bearing YOUR sins for YOU, you filthy non jesus lover.

Why would we compare a form of expressing your religion in a tacky little religious ornament to that of a cornerstone of the faith for women and muslims?
2013-01-04 08:55:52 PM  
3 votes:

simsite9: Well, the school is a public venue that can't discriminate against religion, whereas when you're an employee, a manager certainly has the leeway to tell you what you may or may not wear.

Especially if you're a stripper.
2013-01-04 08:48:46 PM  
3 votes:
muslim girls who don't wear their head scarfs are sluts. In a good way.
2013-01-05 07:49:30 AM  
2 votes:
Nothing to add to this conversation, but...

"Does anybody know where I can get one of those necklaces with the 't'?"
"That would be a cross."
"Across from where?"
2013-01-04 09:10:29 PM  
2 votes:

ko_kyi: I like this analogy. Wear the hijab because in your culture men are one thin layer of cloth from raping you, wear the cross so everyone can know you are better than them

The cross is to remind rapists their victim will have to forgive them.

/did someone just turn up the heat?
2013-01-04 09:02:11 PM  
2 votes:
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Just try to fire Willy!
2013-01-04 08:38:44 PM  
2 votes:

cman: Vodka Zombie: Please give the persecution bullshiat a rest for a while, Christians. No one believes you anymore, so peddle you lies somewhere else.

DId you actually read the article?

Naah... I rarely ever read the articles here. It's safer that way.
2013-01-05 10:04:00 AM  
1 vote:
NO. That's it I've had enough.

I recant everything I've said.

Hijabs should be mandatory for everyone. Especially white, Christian, male teachers. And everyone must have their crucifixes on display at all times. Everyone must immediately convert to everyone else's faith, thus bringing everyone to a better understanding, and therefore tolerance, of one another's eccentricities. Especially the parts that conflict with what the others hold as the word of their Masters. Problem solved.

And the UK has no written constitution in any form. So, do what you like, Britons, there's no constitution holding you back from doing anything. You simultaneously have the right to to what you please, and have no rights at all. True Freedom. One Religion. One World.
/utterdouche, signing off.
2013-01-05 09:30:58 AM  
1 vote:

s2s2s2: You tell me how the security of the state is dependent upon removal of a scarf or a piece of jewelry. Please, so I can laugh at your nonsense some more. It IS your right! Of course, it is starting to look like the security and freedoms of others are under threat from you, and you should be silenced

fine, ceremonial daggers for all.

If that person there gets to wear one to school, everyone can wear one to school. It's their right, yeah?

Don't you think?

It's called a uniform. One form for all. Not, 'I get special treatment above all others because Religion'. That's not what they're there for. We're talking equality here - another thing the EU is pretty vocal about. If it's just a head-covering, and so innocent, then why can't my son wear a hoodie in class, at all times, as his jedi teachings allow for. Why do you hate jedis? Biggot. My Rastafarian-jedi nephew should be allowed to bring in his lightsaberbong, too. Religious freedom. (smoking paraphernalia is not illegal in the uk)

See how it goes? School is one place that religious symbolism, regardless of faith, needs to kept out of.

Do you not see any benefit to this? No, after all it's just an innocent headscarf, right? Nothing disruptive about a headscarf. Why, even this morning I met the most polite headscarf. Let me pass by it without even as much as oppressing me. Headscarves, like jedi robes, and ceremonial daggers, are cool people. Just like crosses.
2013-01-05 07:28:59 AM  
1 vote:

cman: Banning religious articles is asinine.

Yet I always get grief for bringing Nagini, the Sacred Spitting Cobra, to my local supermarket...
2013-01-05 05:38:20 AM  
1 vote:

Relatively Obscure: Solid Muldoon: So I can walk into a bank wearing a mask if it is part of my religion?

Yes, usually?

Point Break 2: The Burkha Bandits.
2013-01-05 12:11:46 AM  
1 vote:
I worship JFK so I wear this necklace:
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2013-01-04 11:33:11 PM  
1 vote:

cman: Vodka Zombie: Please give the persecution bullshiat a rest for a while, Christians. No one believes you anymore, so peddle you lies somewhere else.

DId you actually read the article?

He's a smart Atheist, so he doesn't need to. Something about osmosis and Silva Mind Control, or something...

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2013-01-04 10:03:11 PM  
1 vote:
The government should look to the legal precedent established in the landmark case Apple vs. Orange.
2013-01-04 09:55:10 PM  
1 vote:

stuffy: As long as there not trying to ram there faith down my throat. Let them wear whair what they want.

ftfy. pet peeve.
2013-01-04 09:32:59 PM  
1 vote:
Whar written constitution?

2013-01-04 09:31:59 PM  
1 vote:

s2s2s2: Mattyb710: which is a requirement of the Muslim faith

Is it? Are there no muslim females that do not wear it?

It always comes down to sects.

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"What is wrong with be secty?"
2013-01-04 09:31:28 PM  
1 vote:

s2s2s2: ko_kyi:

/did someone just turn up the heat?

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I don't know, I'm feeling pretty hot here.
2013-01-04 09:13:35 PM  
1 vote:

0Icky0: In a cult, the people at the top know that it is a scam.
In a religion, those people have died off.

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2013-01-04 08:56:31 PM  
1 vote:
I say we ban banning. That way if nothing can be banned, then everything is a go and people can just fight it out rumble style to settle their petty differences. As long as only fists and chains are allowed..

/but nobody better start a rumble without Dallas
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