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CAIR Petitions Maryland School Discrict For Muslim Eid Holiday School Closings

The Maryland chapter of The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has petitioned the Montgomery County Maryland Public School system to add 2 Muslim holidays, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, to it’s calendar of religious holidays recognized by school closings. Both occasions are recognized on the Islamic lunar calendar and neither …

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TN Lawmakers Snub School Voucher Bill SB196: Might Fund Muslim Schools

Tennessee lawmakers have threatened to block and/amend Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s School Voucher Bill(SB196) sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris, R-Collierville, and Rep. Bill Dunn, R-Knoxville, citing the possibility that the measure could fund Muslim schools in TN. The Knoxville News Sentinel reported on Monday that the “general idea” …

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