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Catholic Girl Refuses To Wear Leggings In Mosque, Prefers Uniform

WHEN Amy Owen was invited to attend a Mosque in Liverpool with her classmates as part of a geography field trip all students were ordered to wear long trousers and cover their heads while inside the building.

It’s part of “community cohesion-building”. Amy Owen refused to comply. Her mother was offended. And the Daily Star screams from its front page:

“BRANDED – Schoolgirl who refused to dress up as Muslim”

Branded? As in scarred for life?

The Sun explains in its headline:

“Girls branded a truant for shunning Muslim outfit”

If 14-year-old Amy will not wear the headscarf and cover her legs she will not be allowed to go. And if she does not go then she gets a black mark.

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Posted: 13th, May 2010 | In: Reviews | Comments (11)