School Board Meeting Ends in Turmoil Over Question on Arabic Hate Speech

A school board in Canada shut down a public question and answer session, rather than give an answer about hate speech in schoolsduring Islamic prayers in Arabic.

Journalist Kevin Johnston attempted to ask the following question toPeel District School Board Chair Janet McDougald:

“When you vote to allow Islamic Prayer in public schools, will you record all sermons that are offered in Arabic so we can analyze them later to ensure there is no hate speech being offered?”

Rather than answer the question she elected to call Mr. Johnston a racist and end the session early. The audience at the event took the side of Mr Johnston and the situation became heated.

Johnston delivered a lengthy speech denouncing, in colorful language, the school board for perceived betrayal of Canada. The sound technician at the meeting began blasting classical music in an effort to drown him out…

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