“The pattern and practice of school-sponsored religious activities in Sumner County is so egregious that we had no choice but to file this lawsuit,” said Hedy Weinberg, ACLU-TN Executive Director. No, this isn’t a statement stemming from the Hendersonville High School’s visit to a radical mosque, but rather from a lawsuit that was filed against the Sumner County School District for their Christian activities. (http://www.aclu-tn.org/release050211.htm)
In a lawsuit filed against the school district in 2010, the ACLU lambasted them for various activities reaching back to 2006 including opening of school board meetings with prayer.prayer over the loudspeaker; and the display of a cross on a classroom wall.
So how is it Amanda Elmore, the teacher from Hendersonville High has managed to take students to a mosque for the past 10 years? How is it the 10 Commandments were removed from Springfield High School in Robertson County but the 5 pillars remained? Where is the ACLU now? Here is one of the posters that was allowed to remain at Springfield High:
What Amanda Elmore has done for the past 10 years is atrocious. Taking students to one of the most radical mosques in Middle Tennessee, under the guise of world studies, or “culture” should be an offense no parent should tolerate. The mere fact Hedy Weinberg and her ACLU have remained silent on this is just more proof they support the Islamists agenda.
Mike Conner, the parent of a student that refused to go on the filed trip was given an assignment that she believed was bias, and upon stating her belief she received a zero on the assignment. She has since be able to complete a new one, which she excelled on. Here is the assignment:
So why aren’t these “religious” activities considered egregious by the ACLU? I give no credit to the Hendersonville High School teacher Amanda Elmore, but I do give credit to the Sumner County School District for eliminating field trips of this nature.
Perhaps other school districts should follow. Let all religions be represented or none.
*Note* All emails to Ms. Elmore, and Principal Joni Worsham have not been answered.