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New University of Regina bathroom facilities help Muslim students prepare for prayer
metro ^ | Ross Romaniuk

Posted on 09/20/2013 10:07:01 AM PDT by Morgana

The University of Regina is going to great lengths to help its Muslim students avoid doing the same when washing for on-campus prayer sessions.

The university has installed “foot-baths” in a public washroom at its Riddell Centre, in order to allow Muslim students — many of whom pray numerous times a day, and wash themselves beforehand — to clean their feet in a way that isn’t awkward and difficult through a use of regular sinks.

“I’ve seen them do it. It’s tough for them,” Nathan Sgrazzutti, president of the U of R Students Union, said on Tuesday of the troubles that many of the more than 700 practising Muslims at the campus had experienced when preparing for prayers.

“We’re showing our ability to cater to their needs.”

Two foot-baths, resembling large sinks with seats, are in a men’s washroom following their installation earlier this summer at what university spokesman Dale Johnson said was a total cost of about $35,000.

“I haven’t been in the women’s washroom, but I’m under the understanding it’s in both,” Sgrazzutti said, lauding the U of R’s administration for its efforts to assist Muslim students from Regina and those who have come to the campus from other countries.

(Excerpt) Read more at metronews.ca ...


TOPICS: Islam
KEYWORDS: bathroom; footbaths; islam; muslims; sharia; uofr
Why?
1 posted on 09/20/2013 10:07:01 AM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

I guess Christians can pray there too right? Oh forgot, Christians don’t need to call attention to themselves when they pray. They are taught to do it in secret; in closets or private places where they can pray to God without worrying what other people might think and do so honestly and openly. My bad..,


2 posted on 09/20/2013 10:11:20 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Morgana

Toilet paper not to be found? Yeah, that’s a muzzie thing.

That’s why Allah have them their right hand, right?


3 posted on 09/20/2013 10:11:37 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Morgana

***The university has installed “foot-baths” in a public washroom***

And when the muzzlemen aren’t around they become urinals.;-D


4 posted on 09/20/2013 10:12:35 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: Morgana

Kinda hard to wash blood off their hands using foot-baths, isn’t it?


5 posted on 09/20/2013 10:12:38 AM PDT by rickmichaels
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To: Morgana

Animals,, washing their feet in the sinks. This is Canada, but its disgusting that we have imported so many of them too. Probably the very worst crime of Bush against freedom was to increase moslem immigration to the USA 5 fold.


6 posted on 09/20/2013 10:13:02 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Morgana

Are there separate toilets for those undergoing a sex change operation? Gotta cater to everybody, you know!


7 posted on 09/20/2013 10:15:19 AM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: Morgana

Syracuse University has muslim foot washing stations in Hendricks Chapel.

And there’s a mosque just down the street from there to boot.

Both things torque me.


8 posted on 09/20/2013 10:21:15 AM PDT by metmom ( ...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of faith....)
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To: Morgana

Just toss in a handful of bacon bits every time you pass by.


9 posted on 09/20/2013 10:24:00 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: DesertRhino

Mosems are on a different wavelength than normal people; their thoughts, perceptions, and desires are formed by their total immersion in islam and ignorance and avoidance of any real interaction with the non-moslem world....and when there is interaction it is to change our world to theirs.

Most moslems are oblivious to or misinformed about what exists beyond the narrow confines of islam....... They are little more than ultra-fanatical rubes with severe tunnel vision...who are determined to inflict their standards on American Society and any other country they invade.

This is another example of “stealth Jihad” and Americans are yielding to it.


10 posted on 09/20/2013 10:28:38 AM PDT by caww
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To: metmom
Mosques in America represent ‘power structures of the predatory political ideology of conquest called Islam’.....these are their political/ religious basis of which they gain “ground” in our country. It's an invasion on our soil plain and simple. Everything else are the tentacles spreading out from them.
11 posted on 09/20/2013 10:32:35 AM PDT by caww
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To: Morgana

Oh, were those things footwash stations?

Damn. I thought they were new-school urinals, I peed in one.

I thought the design awkward, now I know why.


12 posted on 09/20/2013 10:36:51 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Morgana

If Muslims represent a large enough customer base, it makes sense. Who wants their feet in the sink where you wash your face and hands.

Religious tolerance does not mean abdication to their religion.


13 posted on 09/20/2013 10:38:50 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who will watch the watchers?)
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To: Morgana

“Why?”

So that they do not wash their feet in the regular sinks.


14 posted on 09/20/2013 10:39:30 AM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: Morgana

Good useful addition to the facilities. Footbaths for the Muzzies, floor-level urinals for everybody else.


15 posted on 09/20/2013 10:40:22 AM PDT by Aarchaeus (V)
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To: Morgana

Why don’t they install Bacon Vending Machines, and thin out the herd????


16 posted on 09/20/2013 10:44:49 AM PDT by traditional1 (Amerika.....Providing public housing for the Mulatto Messiah)
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To: Morgana; All

As good kufr, every non muslim should wash his/her feet in one of these footbaths in the presence of a muslim. They can’t reserve the use of them for Muslims only and, as Muslims believe that kufr are unclean, our use of the footbaths would spoil them for the musselmen. You’ve heard the expression ‘voting with one’s feet’? This would be an example of that.


17 posted on 09/20/2013 11:01:07 AM PDT by pluvmantelo (We can't expect to get anywhere unless we resort to terrorism-Lenin)
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To: Morgana

Somewhere to take a dump when all other stalls are full. Why waste perfectly good bacon to pollute the footbaths?


18 posted on 09/20/2013 11:18:26 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: Morgana

Jews and Christians need not apply for their needs.


19 posted on 09/20/2013 11:20:04 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral)
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To: Morgana

Minnesota State University at Mankato installed Muslim foot baths in the student union building in 2008. Needless to say the ACLU said nothing about the separation of church and state.


20 posted on 09/20/2013 11:29:55 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Morgana
"We’re showing our ability to cater to their needs.”

Cater, huh? The definition of that word is to indulge, to please, to humor, to nurture. Now imagine the same statement made about Christian students.

It wouldn't happen in a million years.

21 posted on 09/20/2013 11:32:36 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.)
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To: Morgana

Anyone else completely grossed out at the thought of someone washing their FEET in a public sink in which other people have to wash their HANDS??


22 posted on 09/20/2013 1:10:26 PM PDT by MWFsFreedom
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To: caww

Well, on an encouraging note, there are very clear indicators that God is really moving on the SU campus. There have been some significant changes that have happened and are in the works that will change the direction of the university. It’s an answer to many years worth of prayer by some very committed Christians praying weekly for the campus.

Anyone who is so inclined is encouraged to keep praying for the university. SU is so big and so diverse that it would have a real impact not only on Syracuse and CNY, but on many parts of the world as there are many foreign nationals who attend there and ultimately return home.


23 posted on 09/21/2013 4:01:57 AM PDT by metmom ( ...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of faith....)
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To: MWFsFreedom

Considering how often they wash their feet, their feet are probably cleaner than their hands.......


24 posted on 09/21/2013 4:05:31 AM PDT by metmom ( ...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of faith....)
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To: MWFsFreedom
Anyone else completely grossed out at the thought of someone washing their FEET in a public sink in which other people have to wash their HANDS??

Think about it....your feet were washed in the shower this morning and were encased in clean socks up until this time...your hands, however have touched all kinds of things both personal and public...you shook hands with seven people, handled papers and objects touched by others and blew your nose three times......and you're worried about feet??????

25 posted on 09/21/2013 8:02:20 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: metmom
Not sure what you mean by indicators God is working...dialog with Moslems should NEVER lead to appeasement....which is Islams first inroads into the cultures which they intend to dominate. By installing separate bathrooms...wearing the veil or headscarf...and any other of these types of accommodations it's still “Stealth Jihad”...

“The little Foxes Spoil the Vine”....

26 posted on 09/21/2013 8:48:28 PM PDT by caww
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To: Morgana

The university has installed “foot-baths” in a public washroom .... in order to allow (appease) Muslim students — many of whom pray numerous times a day, and wash themselves beforehand — to clean their feet in a way that isn’t awkward and difficult through a use of regular sinks.

This is the USA NOT an Islamic Nation....this is not part of our ‘culture’ practices nor that of our Judeo-Christian heritage...these practices are not who we are...... We are fools for adapting to their culture and practices... for each inch they take away from ‘who we are’, and appease their demands.... THEY see as a victory for the Islamification of America....which their ultimate goal is to dominate this country.

I have great fear this nation chooses to forfeit who we are.... and for that can no longer discern ....who we are not.


27 posted on 09/21/2013 8:55:52 PM PDT by caww
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To: MWFsFreedom; MestaMachine
They shouldn't be using the sinks to “bath” their feet in......it should be banned period. Besides ..it isn't about where they're washing...it's what they are 'practicing' of their culture and ideology within our culture.....further evidence that they are not here to assimilate....nor do they have intentions on doing so....and further eveidence our nation is yielding to Islam.

We are soon going face the same problems Europe is having and of which they are loosing those battles to Islam.

28 posted on 09/21/2013 9:01:16 PM PDT by caww
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To: DesertRhino

In every country they enter they bring violence and dominance...and criminal elements we have yet to see will get out of hand in no time.


29 posted on 09/21/2013 9:03:43 PM PDT by caww
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