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Petition to White House Calls on Public Schools to Recognize Muslim Holidays
cnsnews.com ^ | Jan. 14, 2014 | Dan Joseph

Posted on 01/15/2014 5:19:11 AM PST by PROCON

A petition on White House.gov is calling for President Obama to support an effort to encourage public schools to recognize Muslim holidays on their official school calendars.

The petition was put on the "We the People" site last month by a group of Muslim students from Virginia and has garnered about 28 thousand signatures so far.

"With the growing population of Muslims in he United States of America (including first, second, third and fourth generation) we believe it is high time that Muslim holidays are recognized by schools throughout this nation," reads the petition text.

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KEYWORDS: academicbias; islamicimperialism; islamofacism; lifeamongthekufir; mosqueandstate; muslimholidays; obamaforeignpolicy; obamalegacy; proislamist; waronchristmas; wethepeople; whitehousedotgov
As of this writing, the petition would need over 71 thousand additional signatures by this Thursday in order to qualify.

Sure, I'll sign, just think, we can have "Wear a Burka to Class Day", "Suicide Vest Making for Beginners Seminars", We Need Diversity! (Do I need a sarcasm tag?)

1 posted on 01/15/2014 5:19:11 AM PST by PROCON
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To: PROCON

Time to dispute that Islam is a religion. It’s a social order using God and ignorant people as a cover.


2 posted on 01/15/2014 5:20:49 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: PROCON

“..With the growing population of Muslims in he United States of America ..”

and this is scary, especially when it is so apparent it is part of the Islamic goal of world conquest.


3 posted on 01/15/2014 5:26:06 AM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: PROCON

What a novel idea. Let’s start with September 11th and move on to July 7 (even though it’s in the summer break). We can throw in the anniversaries of the USS Cole attack and the Beirut bombing.


4 posted on 01/15/2014 5:35:33 AM PST by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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To: PROCON

Let’s celebrate with beer and a pig roast!


5 posted on 01/15/2014 5:36:46 AM PST by Flintlock ( islam is a LIE, mohammed was a CRIMINAL, shira is POISON.)
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To: Sacajaweau

They’re easing Islam into society one step at a time trying to get their influence to take hold. Once they hit 20 % of the population then all hell breaks loose.


6 posted on 01/15/2014 5:43:33 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

I’m still trying to figure out how anyone could vote for a Black Muslim by the name of Barak Hussein after 9-11. Something is very wrong.


7 posted on 01/15/2014 5:46:57 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: PROCON

sure keep your Moslem child home on the holidays


8 posted on 01/15/2014 5:47:37 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: PROCON

I do think we should recognize Muslim holidays in public schools . . . right after they start acknowledging Christmas and Easter in madrassas in Mecca.


9 posted on 01/15/2014 5:49:25 AM PST by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: PROCON

The “growing population of Muslims in this country” is the problem. This should never have been allowed and all migration from Muslim countries should have been stopped after 9/11.


10 posted on 01/15/2014 5:49:41 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: PROCON

The muzzie calendar needs to be revised to fit in with the timing of holidays in real civilizations.


11 posted on 01/15/2014 5:49:43 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: PROCON
I'd be willing to bet that at some point in the next three years the b*stard will whip out his pen and phone for this one.

Private school your kids, folks.

12 posted on 01/15/2014 5:51:27 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Sacajaweau
I’m still trying to figure out how anyone could vote for a Black Muslim by the name of Barak Hussein after 9-11. Something is very wrong.

Indeed.

The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the presidency. It will be easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to an electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails us. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a Barack Obama. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him their president.”

Translated into English from an article appearing in the Czech Republic as published in the Prager Zeitung of 28 April 2010

13 posted on 01/15/2014 5:51:53 AM PST by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: PROCON

lets just declare the month of December “HanuRamaKwanzmas” and take the whole month off!


14 posted on 01/15/2014 5:52:20 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: PROCON

but he’s blaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack

We have to vote for him to prove we are not prejudiced!

Idiots


15 posted on 01/15/2014 5:58:46 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: PROCON

My money says the petition was put up under the direction of Valerie Jarret; the puppet master with Iranian connections who runs this administration.


16 posted on 01/15/2014 6:00:47 AM PST by high info voter
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To: PROCON

Quick! someone file a petition to recognize Christian holidays! and also Jewish holidays!

Let them try to seperate them and grant the muzzies special consideration....


17 posted on 01/15/2014 6:02:00 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: Sacajaweau

> I’m still trying to figure out how anyone could vote for a Black Muslim by the name of Barak Hussein after 9-11. Something is very wrong.

I tink we got played by someone or some organiztion that planned it a long time ago. An unendless source of money and lots of connections to make it happen.


18 posted on 01/15/2014 6:07:14 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: PROCON

Muslims, like gays, are substantially less than 5% of the population. But the MSM megaphone is building them into a virtual majority.


19 posted on 01/15/2014 6:21:03 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: high info voter

another sponsor could well have been that cop killer Revolutionary Obama picked for the civil rights division of the Obummer Black Muslim Just us Dept.


20 posted on 01/15/2014 6:22:07 AM PST by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: PROCON

It is not a religion. It is a world-domination movement cleverly disguised as a religion.


21 posted on 01/15/2014 6:22:55 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: jsanders2001

Something is hidden. Hillary was the designated winner. It makes no sense that the party dumped her (and Bubba) and turned to an unknown, inexperienced muzzie.


22 posted on 01/15/2014 6:47:11 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: txrefugee

And you can bet your last dime that the amnesty bill visas are mostly going to ME countries. Meet your new doctor, he can’t speak much English, and he does not know the difference for the need of Pyridium from Monistat. Does not touch or talk to women.


23 posted on 01/15/2014 6:49:48 AM PST by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: PROCON

Beautifully written.


24 posted on 01/15/2014 6:54:28 AM PST by Rich21IE
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To: PROCON

First it will be holidays, then the footbaths in every school bathroom. Then kneeling in the hall for prayers every 15 minutes and finally separate classrooms for boys and girls. It will never end. Just say no now.


25 posted on 01/15/2014 6:59:07 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: PROCON

That quote summarizes everything I’ve thought since the election of BO.


26 posted on 01/15/2014 7:02:06 AM PST by Rich21IE
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To: Sacajaweau

ME TOO.


27 posted on 01/15/2014 8:21:35 AM PST by Sophia777
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To: PROCON

I totally agree with this.
On the muslim holiday they can stone a couple of girls at every school and behead a homosexual. Shitting on the American Flag and burning Bibles would also be incouraged..


28 posted on 01/15/2014 8:42:32 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2014 and the Crusades 2014?)
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To: Sacajaweau

>> Time to dispute that Islam is a religion.

It is a cult with a warrior ethos, not a religion with a theology.


29 posted on 01/15/2014 9:04:37 AM PST by Ray76
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To: PROCON
These are the Virginia State Holidays:
January 1    New Year’s Day
January 17   Lee-Jackson Day
January 20   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 17  George Washington Day
May 26       Memorial Day
July 4       Independence Day
September 1  Labor Day
October 13   Columbus Day
November 11  Veterans Day
November 26  4 hours additional holiday time
November 27  Thanksgiving
November 28  Day After Thanksgiving
December 24  4 hours additional holiday time
December 25  Christmas
December 26  8 hours additional holiday time

http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/payandholidaycalendar2014.pdf

These are the Federal Holidays:

New Year’s Day
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Washington’s Birthday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/snow-dismissal-procedures/federal-holidays/#url=2014

Christmas has long been a secular holiday. There are no state or federal holidays recognizing religious holidays.

Virginia public school holidays vary by county:

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/directories/sch_division_locales_schedules/division_calendars.pdf
Some districts' calendars align with Christian Holy Week, others do not.

According to wikipedia:

There are two official holidays in Islam: Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_holidays
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eid_Al-Fitr
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eid_Al-Adha

So this petition is for a holiday for Muslim unity. This is utterly unacceptable.

30 posted on 01/15/2014 9:51:00 AM PST by Ray76
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To: StonyBurk

......and the winner is...


31 posted on 01/15/2014 6:22:23 PM PST by high info voter
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To: PROCON

Since the Fedzilla has zero say on local school calendars, this seems like a pretty meaningless petition.....

Of course I am sure Obama thinks he would just wave his scepter and poof.... It is law...


32 posted on 01/15/2014 6:30:06 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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