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Lesson on Islam Didn’t Violate Christian Student’s Rights

Feb. 11, 2019, 5:19 PM

A world history course that included five days on “The Muslim World” didn’t violate a Christian high school student’s constitutional rights, the Fourth Circuit ruled Feb. 11.

Caleigh Wood failed to show a statement about the comparative strength of the Muslim and Christian faiths presented as part of a five-day unit of the course trampled her religious or free speech rights, the court said. The statement, presented on a PowerPoint slide, said most Muslims’ faith is stronger than the average Christian’s faith, the court said.

A worksheet students were required to complete on the “Five Pillars of Islam” at the ...