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British Teacher Jailed Over Teddy Bear Naming

You know, I'm a little confused. Muslim parents can - and frequently do - name their kids Mohammed. So, when those kiddies all vote on naming their classroom teddy bear, choosing the same name, how does this suddenly become an offense to Islam? Of course, it's hard to take a line on this from our official government's standpoint. They skew every criticism as a threat to national security and as material support of terrorism. Does anybody not see how dangerous it is to give religion such a prominent role in government? Corruption occurs regardless, but religion seems to give people that extra little piece of self-justification for perpetrating atrocities and injustices. "God said it's ok." Ayeeeeee....


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