They will be banning hairy legged sheilas next

Something is dramatically wrong with the UK. Why is there even a fuss over chucking a couple of rule breaking muzzies out of school?

Two Muslim schoolboys barred from classes because they would not shave off their beards have now been sent home from their school.

Both 14-year-olds had been placed in “isolation” from the start of the new term at Mount Carmel Roman Catholic High School in Accrington, Lancashire.

Talks were held with the families of the two boys to resolve the problem but neither side backed down and the school has now decided the pupils can only return to school when they are clean-shaven.

Headteacher Xavier Bowers has stressed that the matter is not one of religion but about dress code. 

You have to wonder why muslims are sending their children to a Catholic school

In a statement issued today, he said: “At Mount Carmel RC High School, we believe that it’s important to be clear about what we expect from students in all aspects of school life, including appearance and uniform.

“When disputes arise we do our best to deal with them in a reasonable and understanding manner and to resolve them to everyone’s satisfaction if at all possible.

“Pupils and parents are made aware of the rules on appearance and uniform before they start attending the school, know that they apply to everyone and are regularly reminded of this.”

Last week, Mr Bowers told the Lancashire Telegraph that the decision to place the boys in isolation had not been taken lightly.

Speaking to the newspaper, he said: “I have spent quite a lot of time researching the issue and speaking to Muslim elders.

“There is nothing specifically written in the Koran about wearing a beard. It is a choice those boys are making.

“However inclusive we are, we have standards to maintain.”

Sounds like a manufactured outrage to me.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

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