Parents Sue San Diego School District Over ‘Initiative to Combat Islamophobia’

Six parents and two non-profit organizations have filed a lawsuit against the San Diego Unified School District to challenge the implementation of a new “initiative to combat Islamophobia” in schools.  “Students of all faiths face daily bullying, but instead of protecting all religious students, the school district has selected Muslim students to receive special

protection and resources,” Frank Xu, president of San Diego Asian Americans for Equality, one of the plaintiffs in the case, told reporters. According to reports, the district voted 4-0 in April to implement a program/policy to address the bullying of Muslim students in schools. It worked with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) to obtain input on the various concerns and solutions to the problem. READ MORE