Look who's protesting the 2nd Graders concert? Not even a program or publication related to any local mosque community there.
Fishers school adjusts holiday program after conservative group protests
Fishers elementary takes mention of Allah out of holiday program after protest from Christian group
FISHERS, Ind. -- A Hamilton Southeastern elementary removed a mention of Allah in its holiday show after it drew the anger of a national conservative Christian group.......
School officials removed a phrase saying "Allah is God" after the American Family Association launched a protest of the program on its electronic newsletter.Read more, original story here.
Do take a quick peek at the comment section if you have the time. Compare & take some time to reflect on what has been happening here in our own backyard.
Extracts from the above news:
Micah Clark, executive director of the Indiana AFA, launched an Internet protest once he heard about the allegations. “What surprised me here is that we’ve had a secular scrubbing of Christmas for so long and the school apparently didn’t see the problem with kids singing to Allah,” he told FOX News Radio. “You won’t even mention Jesus and you’re going to force my child to sing about Allah?
In email correspondence the school initially defended the reference as a way to be inclusive of all religions. However, once complaints starting rolling in, school leaders decided to eliminate the Allah reference. Read more: http://www.foxnewsradio.com/2009/12/14/public-schoo-kids-singing-to-allah/#ixzz0bks5srPh
Wow, is that not the same, exact subject matter? All too familiar isn't it, "the knee-jerk reactions"? Now, do you still wondering why the Muslims here in Malaysia voicing their objections and concerns?
....knee-jerk reactions my foot!