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Complaint says crosses at Catholic school offensive, prevent Muslim prayers

Catholic Unversity President John Garvey standing in front of one of the many campus crosses (Photo by Rafael Crisostomo)

Crosses in every room at Washingon D.C.’s Catholic University of America are a human rights violation that prevent Muslim students from praying.

That’s the complaint to the Washington, D.C. Office of Human Rights filed by a professor from rival George Washington University across town.

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GWU Law School Professor John Banzhaf takes the Catholic institution to task for acting “probably with malice” against Muslim students in a 60-page complaint that cites “offensive” Catholic imagery all over the Catholic school, which he says hinder Muslims from praying.

Baffled Catholic University officials say they have never received a complaint from any of the schools Muslim students.

Banzhaf, who already has a pending lawsuit against the university over ending its policy of allowing mixed-gender dormitories and has a history of filing civil rights suits on such topics as childhood obesity and smoking, filed the complaint alleging that Muslim students are not given their own prayer rooms.

He alleges that the university, “does not provide space – as other universities do – for the many daily prayers Muslim students must make, forcing them instead to find temporarily empty classrooms where they are often surrounded by Catholic symbols which are incongruous to their religion,” according to the Tower, Catholic University’s student newspaper. 

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The complaint further objects that Muslims must pray at the school’s chapels “and at the cathedral that looms over the entire campus – the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.”

A spokesperson for the human rights office said they are investigating Banzhaf’s complaint — and the inquiry could take as long as six months.

“This attorney is really turning civil rights on its head,” observed Patrick Reilly of the Cardinal Newman Socity. “He’s using the law for his own discrimination against the Catholic institution and essentially saying Catholic University cannot operate according to Catholic principles.”

The complaint is absurd, writes Thomas Peters on the website CatholicVote.

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“Can you imagine a law professor helping Catholic students to sue a Jewish or Muslim school to demand that the schools install crosses, remove their religious symbols, and allow the Catholics to construct a chapel on their property?” wrote Peters. “Can you imagine the argument being that Jewish and Muslims schools using their religious symbols and following their faith traditions would be described in the legal brief as “offensive”?!

“Normally I would have confidence that this lawsuit will be deemed without merit, but the way things are going these days, I just can’t be sure anymore. Simply incredible.”

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Frank Neuman

    Is it not a Catholic school — Hello — Go to a Muslim school and be happy — And are they not stepping on Christians rights to freedom of Religion —

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment RedHogg

    They come to America and trying to change things. They go to a Christian school and complain about it being Christian.

    Muslims seem to be trying real hard to use our laws to defeat us in their ignorance.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment TwyliteFlyer

    Wow. This is seriously a case of some A$$hat doing whatever he can to get his name in the paper. He needs to get a life.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Jason Prichard`

    yes, and we keep bending over backwards to accomodate these people. This country is falling to these people and that is exactly their plan. The state prison system in Ohio has had to remove pork from its meals because it could possibly come in contact with a Muslims INMATES food.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Kevin

    Watch this on Fox right now. The individual filing this lawsuit needs to be sued. This is a legal farce.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Rick

    I am not Catholic and am happy to defend the university. This is an absolutely ridiculous complaint. You don’t like the crucixes, go to another school or pray somewhere else. If this was a complaint from catholic students at a private muslim university I would feel the same way.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Linda

    I think that it is only reasonable to expect that if you go to a private, religious school, you should expect to see religious icons. If you don’t like it, go to a muslim school. It is time that this nation stand for religious freedom. That is not what the religion of islam teaches. When will we say, Enough?!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Kim

    I hope this really does not go anywhere. They knew the decor before the registered. Do not back down! If we give in to this they will slowly take away every aspect of our beliefs and practices. They are allowed theirs why are we persecuted for ours!!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Canon Alberic

    I hope that CUA fights this stupid lawsuit as hard as it possibly can. If these heathens want to attend a Catholic university, they need to expect certain things, and they need to adhere to University policies. If they don’t like it, they can go to a Public university where idiotic “racially discriminatory” whinings are actually taken seriously by the politically correct crowd. I will be hugely disappointed if the university gives in to this lawsuit and this moron of a “professor”

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment vanessa

    Here’s an idea: Don’t go to a Catholic University if Christianity is offensive to you.

  • http://righthereontheleftcoast.blogspot.com/ Ralph Vaughan

    Silly Moslems! Stealth jihads are supposed to be stealthy, not stupid. You should take a few pages from CAIR’s playbook…that way, not only would the university not feel the knife go in, they wouldn’t have a clue until blindsided by attorneys from the DOJ’s Sharia Law Division. Seems like you have a dunce for a lawyer.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment bob johnson

    I don’t know if Professor John Banzhaf is Muslim or not, he definitely does not go to school there. So there should not be any comments about Muslims complaining about this. There should be lots of comments about an attorney trying to tell a private religious college not to offend anybody at the college with their religious practices.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment A Son of Liberty

    In case they are not aware this is a catholic school. Cartholic schools have crosses, pictures of our Lord Jesus Christ.
    If they want to find a place to pray then find one but leave the crosses and pictures alone! And if they do not like it then “LEAVE”!
    GOD Save the Republic!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Chris

    Absolutely incredulous. I believe in equal rights and the fact that there is a lawsuit for this is an insult to the intelligence of people.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment LutheranChik

    First of all: Folks, please re-read the article. Some nefarious cabal of jihadist Muslim students isn’t driving this complaint about the Christian visual art at the university — it’s a grandstanding, frivolous-lawsuit-mongering non-Muslim attorney at another university. Xenophobic much?

    Secondly: There are many reasons why students might want to study at private universities whose faith traditions are not their own. As most commenters have noted/alluded to, these students know what they’re getting into when they enroll and don’t need to be legally “protected” from exposure to that institution’s religious roots.

    Finally: I can’t speak for all church-sponsored colleges or universities, but many of them, aware that some of their student body are persons of other faiths, make accomodations for them of one kind or another — recognizing their student organizations, offering meeting space, working with students whose religious observances conflict with, say, exam schedules to make alternate arrangements, and so forth. That’s just hospitality to “the stranger,” which I seem to remember some guy named Jesus indicating he wanted his friends to demonstrate on his behalf.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Lara Stephens

    Can’t believe this! Why go to the school if it offends you? I think this lawyer is nuts. This should never be allowed to go any further.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Allan

    I find the Muslims complaint rediculous. Catholic University is a Catholic school. What part of “Catholic” don’t they understand? 40+ years ago I received my masters from DePaul University, after having attended all public schools and state universities. I found the crucifix in every room to be comforting. The crucifix just hangs there; it does not threaten anyone.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment dwzw

    when they applied did they somehow fail to notice the name CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY on the application? because the fact that they are seeking higher education there seems to be somehow incongruent if they find it offensive- it may also imply that they have yet to master their basic education as well if they never took these things into account until now

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Rayna

    None of the Muslim students have made ANY complaints so why are people turning against them? It was one man who made an assumption about them, and now they are being called ridiculous?? THEY DID NOT DO ANYTHING WRONG!!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Frankenstein

    READ THE ARTICLE BEFORE COMMENTING!!!!!

    Racism, xenophobia, and religious intolerance are Christian values? That’s what I’m seeing from the comments here. Appalling. If you are swearing, judging people, and being an all out jerk, you ARE NOT A CHRISTIAN. I know God isn’t real, and I’M a better Christian than you! That’s pretty sad.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Tamme

    A Catholic University should have crosses. I would be offended if they were taken down. I am not even a Catholic but I am a Christian. As a Christian I have the right to see crosses, to hear church bells and to give a prayer of thanks in restaurants, which I do. If a Muslim – or any faith for that matter – would like to attend a Catholic Univeristy…why not? What better way is there to bring them to Christ.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Marge

    If the crosses offend other religions then they do not belong in a Catholic University. People are trying to take Christ out of Christmas to. Why don’t people leave us Catholics a lone. This lawyer should not be able to go any further.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment bstee

    This has nothing to do with any student going to the university. Not a single student has complained or made such an allegation. This law professor simply does this to gain publicity. He also sued MCDonalds for “pre-frying” french fries (and won millions). For all the possible just causes in the world, you feel the need to pick this? And the really sad part is, it is working. We are giving him free publicity, and so many on here have jumped into post that the “Muslim Students” are rediculous and when they applied they should have known…does anyone even know if there are practicing Muslim students attending the school? I suspect if they are practicing they are not attending this school. I can tell you, I personally would not attend a Muslim school (though I respect their rights to have one). I would not bow down to any but Christ Jesus. I suspect they would have similar views.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Ei

    This is a non issue and the lawyer should never take this case. Only Christians should attend a Catholic school. Any one who doesn’t believe in these principals doesn’t belong there. We should not change the Christian principles on which this country was founded for anyone!!!!!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Dr.L

    I am a professor at a Catholic college and it is enriching to all students ( and faculty)to have classmates from all different faiths and cultures. We make certain accommodations such as excused absences for religious holydays and space for gathering for students of other faiths. We do NOT, in any way, diminish our Catholic orientation or symbols.
    No Muslim students are complaining at Catholic U. It is the action of an ego-maniacal American attorney.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Pamela

    Shame on the Catholic church. The Pope said he was embarrassed to be the Pope, and he should be. Muslim have more respect for themselves then priest that sleep with young babies. I hope the Muslims have victory against the evils of Christianity. Shame on the Church. I am sad that the Bishops can not use there own eyes and see wisdom. Shame, Shame, Shame.

  • http://simplefix Nicholas

    bottom line. This is a christian nation. Muslims want to come here for a better life than adjust to how this nation does things. dont change them. My simple fix to these idiods. you dont like it than leave.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Jennifer

    PROFESSOR NAJEEBA SYEED-MILLER from Lincoln said “The diversity of humankind is not a curse from God. It is a sign of God’s creation, and the beauty of humanity is in our very differences.” A special aired on PBS concerning a multifaith theological education program launching at southern California’s Claremont Lincoln University. The program describes itself as America’s first interreligious school of theology, one that will train pastors, rabbis, and eventually Muslim imams all on one campus. The school’s philosophy was captured in the opening remarks above are of Muslim-American religious scholar Najeeba Syeed-Miller, a professor at Claremont Lincoln.

  • http://Disbelief Susan

    I can not believe this is even happening. This is a PRIVATE Catholic School. They have the right to display relics anywhere they chose. If Muslims are offended by this then they should pick a different university. Furthermore, Muslims are not filing this lawsuit, our government is. There is where the shame lies. I can not believe our country has come to this.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment James

    Would the muslim community be so considerate as to even allow a Christian into their university? Let alone provide them with separate space for their religious practices?

    The answer is absolutely NOT. The world is growing tired of islam.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Ragnar

    Look for trouble – and you will find plenty …

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment ibrahim mous

    God created all people are equal like the teeth of Amct and leave each Ahria prayer and worship without Altkhal in the other

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Fern

    Perhaps CU could counter sue for malicious prosecution if the Prof decides to actually sue. Then CU could ask to have the prof declared a vexatious litigant. The court could then sanction ($$$) the prof, big time.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Sam

    muslim prayer rugs offend me !!!!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Mari

    I am so sick of this kind of thing! And of course, the Catholics will accommodate.
    When Catholic parents send their children to a Catholic school, it’s partly to learn the religion, not to be ashamed of their religious heritage and symbols, to apologize for being Catholic.
    BYU does not have mixed-gender dormitories. And, hey, not a crucifix in sight. Perhaps the offended Muslims ought to give Utah a try.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Joanna

    The ignorance of some of these comments is stunning. Did most of you read the article? This isn’t about Muslims or even Catholics. It’s about a greedy lawyer who wants to stir the pot of controversy and make money.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Paul

    Anything to gain attention.
    This man must be an idiot!
    Shame on him and Pamela!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Sherry

    It is unbelievable that this would not be a frivolous complaint. Why in the first place would a Muslim student choose a Catholic University for their higher education? This is human rights taken too far! You are right that if a Catholic student went to a Muslim university and filled a suit citing the same offensive signs and symbols of the Muslim faith, that person would be called crazy for going to a Muslim school expecting no visible signs of religion. Shaking my head in disbelief, how far do we bend over backward to protect rights before it just become contortion?

  • http://Freedomphobia Vincent Lauria

    ese muslims are nothing but FREEDOMPHOBICS, this is the wor that I have coined myself to fight back at Islamopbobic. They are afraid of freeom of all choices. They fear freedom of other religons, freedom of choice, free speechand most of all FREE WILLThey are afraid of all forms of freedom. They are locked in their seventh century religon and know no other way to act toward other people. They are not here to be nice or be equal,they are here to take over our country.
    We must stand up to this action here and now and stop caving into their demands based on their religon.st like the public footbath stations they deemanded and won in many other places in our country. Well guess what they do not have them in their own countries. WAKE UP!!! America and start fighting back and remember the new word FREEDOMPHOBIA!!! Because that is what they are
    .L. from New York

  • http://sick Asha

    My grandfather was a greek orthodox priest for over 40 yrs. He told me the only religion not recognized or respected by him was Islam. There cursed by god. Stay away from them for they will do you no good only harm. The only good world for them is a muslim world. When i think of islam, roaches come to mind. There discusting. 72 virgins? what? The only thing god gave them was oil and opium. The women, they cover there faces with little holes at the eyes.You know what? If i was muslim, i would cover myself i’d be so ashamed. There cursed.

  • http://Righttothepoint Nickie Stevens

    No one anywhere said that Muslims must attend this school or any other ‘private’ University. If Muslims don’t like what they hear and see, let them go else where. But I suspect that it isn’t the Muslim students who don’t like the school because I believe they do. I believe the problem is with the attorney who claims to represent the Msulim students who is causing all the problems.

    Apparently, the Muslims like the school or else they would never have gone there in the first place. They knew that this school, like all Catholic schools, are a in a ‘Catholic Way.’ Perhaps it is some radical trouble making Muslims who are reatining the lawyer.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Drew

    I await this attorney’s lawsuits against Saudi Arabia, Iran, etc for restricting the practice of Christianity.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Ron

    I say that School should be able to show any sign they care too. I am a Catholic and My Filipina Wife is Catholic. I say KEEP the Cross. The hell with the Muslims, If this so call Attorney, Has no Right to bring any suite against The Catholic School or University. I say Dis-Bar this guy that calls himself an Attorney, and run him out of the United States of AMERICA….! A RETIRED MARINE

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Valerie Scott

    There are many options out there for these Muslim students. Why have they chosen to attend a Catholic University in the first place? This is ridiculous!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment village idiot too

    If the cross is so offensive, find another college. No one is forcing them to go to this university. That is so simple. Problem solved. It doesn’t take an education to figure that out or a lawsuit.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Caren

    I may disagree with Catholicism, but the school is a “Private Catholic University”. Therefore, if you have a problem with their policies, DROP and attend a different university. What did they expect to find!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Mike

    I am not Catholic, but am a Christian. As many have stated, this article and lawsuit has nothing to do (so far) with complaints from any Muslim students at Catholic University. It is a frivilous-lawsuit happy lawyer drumming up unsupported charges, trying to continue to make a name for himself under the guise of some sort of religious freedom or civil rights violation at CU. If the judge that hears or reads this charge has any common sense, it will be thrown out immediately!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Mike

    @ Tamme – right on! What better way indeed to show others the love of Christ and perhaps to lead them to Him!!

  • http://TooBad... usworker

    Not even sad … tell this guy to take a LONG WALK on a SHORT ?PIER .. or I will …. where do these NUTS come from If the muslims have a problem .. tell them to go back to turkey/egypt/ where the KILL Christians … hows that for intolerance??

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Birdie

    this is rediculous! are we as believers in Christ suppose to tip toe around the fools who don’t?! i don’t think so! we are the majority. let us raise our voices high in opposition of these liberal boneheads!!!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment mary freeman

    Why are the muslims going to a Catholic University? I’m not catholic, but out of respect for Jesus we really shouldn’t display crosses, that’s kind of arrogant. Let our actions show what kind of faith we have, it will either be a saving faith or a dead faith. Muslims pray to a false god, they have a dead faith, a born again saint prays to the heavenly Father in Jesus’ name, this is a saving faith.

  • http://You'rekidding,right? Dee Dee

    Muslim students who choose a Catholic university should expect crosses and crucifixes around campus. If you don’t like them, choose another university.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Nancy

    Then let them find another school… End of story!! It is a CATHOLIC school. Any judge who proceeds with this stupid law suit should be banned from the bench & public office. Yes we have to be politicly correct in a lot of things, But to tell a religious school how to operate it’s school?? Come on people get real.. This is STUPID and just a waste of the tax payers money.. And I’m not even Catholic and I feel for the schools that have to deal with NON-Catholic students telling people how to run a Catholic school? Shame on the people who brought this SILLY STUPID suit to life!! Shame on you all…….

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Gaia

    Islam needs reformation very badly, rather then whitewashing in America and pretending to be a “peaceful religion”. Nothing could be further from truth! Koran and Hadith are filled with hateful statements against the Jews, Christians and “infidels”.

    In the past Jews and Christians were able to live in Muslim countries as second-hand citizens, dhimmis, who had to pay special tax. There are no Jews left in the Arab world and very few in any Muslim country since Islamists have had pogroms when Israel was formed. There were more Jewish refugees who fled Muslim countries into Israel then Muslims who fled Israel in and around 1948. Those were settled in Israel and Palestinians are used as a pawn to rile up Muslim mobs around the world against the Jews.

    Now Christians are suffering the same fate in most Muslims countries, which underwent Jasmin “revolution” only to see rise of Muslim Brotherhood, an intolerant and violent group that is into grab for power and wants to impose strict sharia on everybody. Sharia is incompatible with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and all those countries practicing sharia should be expelled from UN since they do not belong to the family of civilized humans.

    Muslims in the US who think that they can use our laws to impose their medieval religion and its intolerance should to to countries where they are free to practice such “justice” and stop bothering regular Americans. The Ground Zero Mosque is an affront to human freedom and humanity!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Gretchen

    Absolutely ridiculous!!!!!! The Muslims are free to go to a school that practices their beliefs – you do not change a Catholic school for a few – sort of like a bully in the schoolyard wanting all the kids to think,act and do as he wants!!! Plain stupidy!!!!!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Donald

    When I read this first in the news and later here I was still stunned.
    1) Is this Catholic School a public university or private. If it is private, then people don’t have to go there. If they do, it is common sense that they would accept the entire package, including crosses, and Catholic theology.
    2) I really don’t understand that now, suddenly there is malice toward Muslems. This university has been around for many, many years. Having taught in a private Catholic high school, I’m sure no one sat down and said “let’s upset the Muslems!” Again, this is a private university, run by the Catholic church. Doesn’t malice demand that there is predetermination?
    3) We need to use more common sense and less political sense. In today’s times, the political correctness has gotten to a level never seen before. It’s not that I’m anti-Muslem. I went to college with just about everything. But there was a difference….it was a public university and we all worked toward a level of cooperation. If there was a Muslem university, wouldn’t I be expected to respect Muslem points of view, although I was a Christian? After all, I would have made the choice to attend that particular university and therefore go along with its policies.
    Just saying…….

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Jay F King

    It’s simple, if you don’t want to see Catholic religious symbols, DON’T GO TO A CATHOLIC SCHOOL!!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment mary

    I sooooo tired of people coming over here from other countries telling us to get rid of our religious beliefs,symbols,the way we say our school pledge,etc.,the religion that this country was founded on.its funny they display their beliefs in public.this america one nation under GOD,and he had a son.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Barbara

    At least the Muslim students are able to worship in the way they choose, which is FAR MORE than any Christian might be allowed in many Islamic countries. They are offered the freedom to worship, but THEY chose to attend a Catholic institution. The Catholic school should NOT be required to remove symbols of their faith for a few students who follow a different religion. I doubt the symbols offend anyone else. Freedom to practice religion DOES NOT mean DICTATING how ALL others should practice theirs!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Lin

    People, it is time to stand up. They are ‘pushing us’ to make a difference. We need to stand for what we believe -and the rights of liberty, faith and freedom of worship that we are given…in this country

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Marge

    I am so sick and tired of people putting down our religion. Does anyone do this to any other religion NO OF COURSE NOT.These people know it is a CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY,of course there would be crosses everywhere. DON’T LIKE IT DON’T APPLY go to your OWN UNIVERSITIES or stay in your own country. LAWYERS who are defending these people are just looking to make a name and money for themselves,they don’t care about anyone. THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD WHO MADE THE UNIVERSE. THIS IS AMERICA PAL AND GOD BLESS IT.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Sharon Foust

    This is so ridiculous! If Muslim students in America want to go to college they can choose from literally hundreds of secular schools that dot this nation. But yet some choose to go to Christian institutions. Why? If they choose to go to a Christian institutions they have no right to complain about that institutions beliefs. No Christian would be admitted to an Islamic institution would they?

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Linda

    According to the article, the only person to complain is the hate-mongering lawyer. There may well be innocent students who are now the objects of ethnic-based hatred. IF they are there and IF they are quietly getting an education, they are also exposed to Christianity. What better way for them to learn?

  • http://Seattleeggs Rose Ann Posch

    This professor Banzhaf is absurd. If the students take offense at symbols of the Catholic instutions, there are many, many other institutions they can attend. Why is the Catholic church always singled out by those wishing to denigrate it.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Nick Larson

    This makes absolutely no sense! If catholic or Christian imagery offends you, why would you go to a Catholic University? That is like a Christian going to a Muslim University and complaining about Muslim imagery! That would not be tolerated, and they would not cater to a Christian. This world is catering way to much to complaints from other religions and atheists. If they don’t like it, don’t look at it. The only valid complaint they have is the prayer space request. If there is a number of students who require this, then they should provide a room.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Anthony Scuorzo

    This person belongs in the Middle East-perhaps we should give him a one way ticket?He would not have any crosses or other religious symbols but his own- of course he could not sue anyone so maybe he would not like it? I hope we can all just say a prayer and thank God we are not in the Middle East where this man belongs.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment S. Barnett

    This is preposterous, frivolous, totally ridiculous. Soon Christians will be worshipping in secret so as not to offend muslims. This proprietary attitude must be stopped, and common sense brought back to courtrooms and America while we are still America.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Jenn

    If they do not like the school go to another. No one is making them attend. How can they have a stand against a school they knew was all about this faith before they entered. We too christians need to be respected for our religion. I believe the lawyer is trying to make a name for himself.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Impertinent

    One more reason to get Muslims out…OUT of our governments, schools and institutions. This is the beginning of a war they started on 911. And it must be met with equal or more force and repelled and resisted.
    And they want me to “love” them? I can’t ‘love’ evil, genocide, religious sanctioned apartheid nor terrorism.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Elaine

    If they don’t like it — go to their Own Mosques, and Leave Our Churches ALONE!!!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment gast

    Again,always those Buddhists.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Dale

    If it weren’t for the liberal judges and the lib press seeking out all the P.C. they can get this would not be happening. The muslim universities would never even have let a Christian into their schools. I say put up more crosses and Crucifixes. This lawyer is a complete IDIOT.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Leona Schilling

    Are they kidding? My office has Crosses,my home has a cross in almost every room. If you don’t like it don’t come in.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment anna cleare

    i was catholic and was wanting to become a nun when i was younger, so my comment is not made because i am catolic. if something is offensive to me, i don’t go that way, the muslim students knew what was at this catholic university before they went there, so they wanted to complain and cause trouble or they didn’t think things out and should probably change universities.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment OLJingoist

    Islam cannot and will not live in peace with their neighbors. Even other muslims.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment David

    The Freedoms provided to US citizens must be upheld. As long as Christian, Jewish, Islamic, Hindu, etc. institutions do not preach antagonistic and inciting teachings against fellow citizens, then, their specific cultural teachings should be off limits Constitutionally.

    However, when teaching declare and suggest aggressive behaviors be taken, to neutralize a specific culture, then We, Constitutionalists are bound to protect the maligned and to aggressively protest and thwart those hostile elements that stir real and true hatred based on falsehoods , revisionist histories, and 7th Century illiterate and irrationally thinking mobs, e.g. Islam comes to mind. Sharia Law has NO rightful place in American Society. The mere fact that muslim “sensitivities” are offended by a Private Catholic College religious decor, exemplifies that Islam has NO Place in the United States and its very existence here, if allowed to proliferate, will from their mosques, spill hatred and bloodshed. All one has to do is see the violence from muslims toward their host country citizenry. Europe is nearly lost. Our freedoms are truly at risk with the barbaric sharia doctrines. Already, Europeans act the ‘second class’ dehimi class. Islam sets its sights (sites – as in weapons) on ruling over, not living as equal partners and assimilating and integrating within its host country. The Catholic School should stand by its heritage.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Joe

    Muslims are becoming more and more annoying. They should go back to the Middle East where everything is so great. God help this country, we’ll never survive with the Muslims living amongst us.

    God Bless America & to hell with the Muslims.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment TAK

    They are not being forced to go to this school and even if they were, too bad. It’s a Catholic school. Duh. Not only are they narsassistic, they’re not very bright!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Sandy

    I must be missing something here! Didn’t these students choose to attend a Catholic University? They knew before they came that there would be religious items around the campus. This is called “FREEDOM OF CHOICE”.
    They are FREE to choose any Muslim college, but my guess is that they want our freedoms with their Sharia restrictions. It just won’t work! If the Muslim students win this one, WE SHOULD ALL BE CONCERNED FOR OUR FUTURE AND THE FUTURE OF OUR COUNTRY.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment CHIEF

    GO TO SCHOOL SOMEWHERE ELSE. FREEDOM OF RELIGION IS A RIGHT OF CATHOLICS ALSO. IT IS A PRIVATE UNIVERCITY NOT PUBLIC. GOODBYE

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Cat

    Doesn’t anyone else see what’s really going on with this lawsuit?

    It’s not really intended to force Catholic University to remove religious symbols. My bet is that it’s got another point — to sum up and highlight the aggression and supremacism of Islam and Sharia within our own culture. To wake people up.

    We’ve all seen the reports, day after day: demands for taxpayer-financed footbaths and mosques, lawsuits over demanded prayer and Ramadan “accommodations,” demands for Islamic gender apartheid in public facilities, the “right” to degrading and dangerous religious costuming, the silencing of any criticism of Islam or its self-proclaimed prophet as offensive, and the abusive treatment of women and people who try to leave Islam.

    I bet every remaining non-Muslim in the Middle East, all of whom live with the constant threat of Islamic silencing, violence, murder, rape and kidnapping, the burning of their churches and temples and the murders of their religious leaders, would know exactly what this lawsuit is about.

    This professor is crazy like a fox.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment sal

    this is stealth jihad— pure and simple. every time you accommodate one demand, there comes another. and this is the way to accomplish the goal of imposing shariah law into our system
    what nerve.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment twocents

    I am not a big fan of catholicism. However, this could be typical of the encroaching camel with the nose in the tent. From what I understand, the muslim students are not the ones instigating the lawsuit. This lawyer strikes me as a troublemaker, and perhaps has an agenda he is unwilling to divulge. If this did originate with muslims, they can go to some madrassa or wherever they do not have to view offending symbols. Hopefully this will just get tossed out of court. Otherwise, I hope the school stays firm, does not remove any symbols. A separate room might be nice, but in this case not necessary. Stick to your guns, do not change anything.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment RBarbour

    First of all, this is a CATHOLIC university. If you have a problem with the catholic faith, go elsewhere. Plus there is not one complaint from the students?

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Sherry Burdette

    MESSAGE TO ALL MUSLIMS – WE DID NOT INVITE YOU HERE – WE WORSHIP THE GOD OF THE HEBREW ISRAELITES, & GOD’S SON JESUS CHRIST AS OUR SAVIOR. OUR LAWS ARE FOUNDED & BASED ON GOD’S WORD. GO WORSHIP ALLAH IN YOUR OWN COUNTRY.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Marian

    As a Catholic, Islam is offensive to me. LIVE WITH IT.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Jim

    I know, why doesn’t someone file a lawsuit against a Muslim school to force them to have crosses and christian prayer rooms in heir facilities just like the article talks about. We will then be able to see how the ACLU and other liberal organizations handle that one. What’s good for the goose is good for the gander!!! It’s time to turn the tables folks!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment A different Pamela

    The lawyer who brought this suit was repeatedly asked the question this morning on WMAL, a local D.C. talk station, “Who brought this lawsuit to you?” He wouldn’t answer. “Did a student from the school bring the suit?” He wouldn’t answer. He refused to answer on the grounds of “privilege” no matter how the question was asked. Obviously no student brought the suit against CUA. Apparently Washington, D.C. is the one place in this country where you can sue someone without a client complaint. This guy is also suing CUA to prevent them from doing away with mixed-sex dorms. He has brought these suits under the pretext of “Human Rights” violations by the school. From the first-hand interviews I’ve seen/heard, I believe it has more to do with his ego than human rights. Also, if you type his name on a search, you’ll get his website where you’ll find that he teaches a course — “Legal Activism” to students so they can “learn to become public interest lawyers by bringing their own legal actions.” Reading through, I draw the conclusion the Mr. Banzhaf does not really believe in the unalienable right to freedom bestowed upon all mankind, only what he and the other “public interest activists” deem to be “allowed” freedoms. Just what we need today, PC lawyers looking for problems that don’t exist. UGH!

  • http://b J Zwahlen

    Why would a person who follows islam make special demands of a Catholic school?
    How come the followers of islam are sooo
    uncreative – and obviously out of sinc?
    Christian is not of the islamic belief system and therefore these islamic trouble causers need to leave.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment JohnMatthews

    Well, what the heck are they doing at this school if it offends them. Get back to your home countrys and stay the h*** out of OUR America. If the class room offends you, go pray in the toilet.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment CoachT

    I have been saying this for over 2yrs now about THIS kind of thing happening over and over again. When are some,,sorry but STUPID people going to wake up and see what THEY,,The Muslum’s are trying to do, This makes me sick to my stomach,1. That this is even brought up.2. That they will probably go ahead and let this happen. What is wrong with you people out there that think there is NOTHING wrong with this and we SHOULD allow it. THEY CAME HERE,, DO I need to write it again, They came to America,, STOP TRYING TO CHANGE OUR way of life. Let a christian go to a muslim college and lets see what happens then,, Sorry But the idiot we have in the white house has been pushing this on the American People since he got elected,,Oh,but THATS RIGHT he is a christian,,YEA RIGHT, and for those that believe that I have land to sell you in Florida. What,WHAT is it going to take for people to wake up and get this crap to STOP. If we continue to ALLOW this to happen, you can KISS AMERICA as we ONCE knew it GOODBY,,and we are almost there people. The stupidity of people amaze me it really does,,Don’t they see what has happened in JUST the last two yrs. UNREAL

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Mickeyu

    They keep pushing us to accomodate to their believes, they want us comply with their ideas, and they want us to b complacent, but guess what? bullets start flying and capitating heads and cuting other parts of teh limps.. it is call Muslim hunting season..we hard cord don’t bend easy…

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Kimberly

    It’s time the U.S. BANNED Islam!!!!
    Islam is based on b.s.!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Eowyn

    What’s next? Muslims going into a Catholic church and demanding that crucifixes be removed? Has the entire world gone mad?

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Lost Lenore

    In mid-October a christian student in Egypt was beaten to death by some of his Muslim classmates because he would not cover up the cross tatooed on his wrist and the cross he wore around his neck.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Taliesin

    If indeed Muslim students have not offered a complaint then why would anyone outside the University do so ? If
    Georgetown University had stood strong in their Faith and refused to remove their crucifixes and other symbols of their Faith when Obama requested them to episodes like this might not be happening. When I received Confirmation I never thought the day would come where in America I would have to defend my religion. No Catholic should apologize for Catholicism or its symbols.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Paul J

    In simplest terms, America is the land of the free, so any “offended” Muslim can go elsewhere to get educated!

    This GWU professor should be penalized for filing a frivolous lawsuit, even if his agenda may be to try to wake up America to the attempts to impose Sharia law, etc.

    How quickly have we forgotten the Muslim slaughter of Christians in Egypt?

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment gast

    Best greetings from Europe,and it´s only start.
    Wake up America.

    “If the class room offends you, go pray in the toilet.”- great suggestion,but better, stay in yours own countries.
    Unfortunately,don´t think something gone change with this President.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment ROSS SCHEER

    TELL THE STUDENTS THAT IF THEY DON’T LIKE THE CROSSES, THEY SHOULD FIND A MUSLIM SCHOOL
    TO ATTEND.OUT OF RESPECT FOR YOU I WON’T WRITE WHAT I SAID TO MY COMPUTER.

  • http://SuperSerbian D.T. Radmilovich

    Lest we forget….. Was it not our (Muslim) pretend-president who had the crucifix and crosses at Notre Dame covered up when he gave a speech there in 2009?

    As Ms. Gabriel says: They Must Be Stopped!

  • http://addaurltothiscomment/ Aexis

    [Not sure if this comment posted properly the first time, trying again.]

    I’ve always believed this, and I’ll say it here; freedom OF religion is not freedom FROM religion. It saddens me that constitutional (not even civil) rights are thus misinterpreted as, among other things, the right to make everyone else let you do whatever you want.

    You’re allowed to have your own religion, and practice it – if doing so doesn’t violate any LAWS, that is, for law supersedes religion in THIS country – and Congress isn’t allowed to infringe upon it. The key is in remembering that everyone ELSE is as free to practice theirs as you are yours – so you can’t just say (effectively) “You don’t explicitly accommodate me and my freedom of religion trumps yours because my religion is of a minority.”

    And the worse thing is that it’s not even about Islam. It’s about a guy who, admitting that even the Muslims at this university aren’t speaking up about the “issue” themselves, still alleges a discrimination of omission, of inaction; still contends that diversity of beliefs must be met with universal acceptance; that there can’t be one truth but that everyone needs to believe that there can’t be one truth. Isn’t the paradox in that immediately apparent?

    Don’t just listen to me, read up on it. Do your own research. And after everything, apply common sense. Thank you.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment JOHN HANEBURY

    Is there a country in the world where immigrating Muslims have not caused a problem? Is there a country in the world where, once the immigrating Muslims became significant in numbers, they did not start to persecute non-Muslims(infidels in their eyes)–even to the death of their victims? Look at the trouble they have caused in France and the UK. You would think that Washington would take the hint —– stop the Muslim immigration and start deporting them. For those who think this sounds harsh —-just wait till your kids or grandkids have to submit to Islam or lose their lives —- and I am not being overly dramatic. Christians are fleeing Muslim countries in fear for their lives —-think it won’t happen here? It is just a matter of time if the trend is not reversed. Lebanon is a perfect example. It was a Christian country; the Christians gave Muslims asylum and before long the Christians were fleeing for their very lives —just ask Brigitte Gabriel.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment BECKY

    I think this is so ridiculous. You go to a Catholic school there are going to be crosses.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment fired

    Here’s an idea: anyone who objects of catholic symbols in a catholic school, tell them to go to another school where the symbols are that they like.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment M. Schwarzkopf

    I am sick and tired for a muslim to tell other Americans that it is offensive for this and that. Let them go back to their country where it is offensive for us not to find a church. We will not live there!!!
    If a muslim choses a Catholic University to study at, they must accept for what it stands. If they dont like it, go to a muslim University, which hopefully will not offend you. This is the USofA and that is the way it is. Perhaps we should sue them for chosing an obvious University, which is catholic and wanting to convert it to what ever they chose. My advise is “dont accept muslim students, unl;ees they sign a paper that they will accept all the crosses and yet do their praying as they chose.” Have them sign it. Tell the professor he has no right to sue for what is OBVIOUSLY A CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY NOT MUSLIM UNIVERSITY. Unless the professor does not know how to read or know the difference.
    I am sick of this mess with muslims. Stick to your guns and dont give in, it is all about manipulation and gaining control.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment SFCWizard77

    For the muslims who are devout and follow the koran, it is their duty to wage war against all other religions until allah and islam reign supreme, even if it means their destruction.

    Their religion and their sharia law are absolutely not compatable with the American way of life, our society and our laws.

    Either they relax their views to accept us as we are and coexist in peace with us, or they need to get out and go back to whatever armpit of the earth they came from.

    To D.T. Radmilovich: You are absolutely correct. He also cancelled/banned our national day of prayer, and then attended a muslim prayer breakfast with 50 imams from around the country on the whitehouse lawn, and on the day our national prayer breakfast was supposed to be held.

    I have my own copy of the koran translated to English by NJ Dawood in 1956 reprinted in 1993. It is one of the most hate filled books I have ever read. Everyone would do well to know thy enemy. Get the book and read it, even if you just borrow it from the local library.

    SFC JMS
    US Army Retired
    ’77~2000.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Kathy

    PLEASE read the article carefully. Not one Muslim student has complained. This is soley, at least for now, the badgering of one lawsuit-happy attorney. Surely he would not get away with this if he were attacking a school of another faith.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Liz

    Every student has a chose in which school he or she wish to attend. If they choose a catholic school then they already knows that they must abide under the by-laws rules and ciriculum of that school. The key word is chose.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Billy Bowlegs

    Make one anouncement. If you do not like the catholic decor, either quit, and if you complain, you are dismissed from school.

    End of policy.

    For SCOTUS and ACLU, “You do not have any authority to pit one belief system against another (Sutor Court resolution).

    End of discussion.

    Give students 2 Hours to group in a plain meeting room (gymnasium), let them collectively discuss their future education, and those that will not follow Catholic rules, are expelled immediately.
    End of Story, End of Case, Shut up and Go Home.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Townsend

    The “DOOM” of America….. Americans are now helping the 14th cenry thinking backwards desert rat muslims to bring down this country… I can guarentee that the judge presiding over this case will side for the Muslims…. ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE…

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment VegasLarry

    Here’s the simplest way to resolve the issue before it becomes expensive: Expel the Muslim students…all of them! Then go after that idiot attorney who is the cause of this whole fiasco.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment S Hultin

    this is crazy let them go to another School Don’t remove the Crosses Our Lord Gave his life for all of us on the Cross God help us if we don’t stand for something we will fall for anything

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment marge

    Too bad. Send them home. This is OUR country.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Nana

    If they don’t like it, don’t go to a Catholic school!!! Why should we have to change for them? They are the ones that chose to go to the Catholic school…..or is it just another ploy to break us down???

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment beverlee conrad

    It’s too darned bad about Muslims resenting
    anything in this country. If they don’t like
    it what are they doing here? These people don’t like anything that isn’t hateful. If we
    don’t start standing up to them soon GOD help
    us. They are not Americans and have no rights
    here.Every time they build a Mosque here we
    should build a pork market next to it.It off-nds me that they are even in my country let
    alone telling us what we can and cannot do
    because it will offend them. If they don’t
    like this country I’d be glad to pack their
    bags for them. My dislike for them is as deep
    as theirs is for us, so the answer is LEAVE!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Debra

    I was utterly aghast by yet another ridiculous attempt to undermine anything not of the muslim faith. When will western countries put a stop to this ridiculous action? If our own laws wont support & ensure our own way of life/beliefs,culture is maintained above all other fanatical & oppressive ideaologies then we must fight fire with fire. Christians,Jews & other religions must start the same far fetched actions opposing muslim prayer rooms, mosques,halal food,burqa’s etc etc. If it was up to this religion, Nothing western or non muslim would remain. I find it offensive that such a violent,fanatical & oppressive religion can cause such upheaval in our western world. Westerners need to make a stand or we will all be living like muslims. No rights for women,No hotels,clubs,mixing with the opposite sex,removal of all homosexuals,women wearing burqa’s and of course men entiled to have as many wives or partners as they wish. No way! time to send these fanatics a clear message Either come 2 western countries & embrace our culture/lifestyle OR stay in the oppressive & violent countries you hold so dear!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Sally Morris

    You know, this all has such a familiar ring to it. I kind of remember a couple of years ago when President Barack Hussein Obama spoke at a Catholic college and those wimps took down all of their symbols to accommodate HIM. Maybe this is what happens when they don’t just say no to this – including “requests” by the President.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Jim Paul

    I can’t add anymore than what has already been said in the comments that are posted. I would like to make one point. If you don’t like it here then get the hell out of our country. We don’t want you here and we don’t need you here. Good bye.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Autumn Grimaldo

    The Muslims cannot conquer us militarily so they have resorted to waging a campaign of cultural warfare to achieve their ends.To all those that think there are “good muslims” who want peace with us and “bad muslims” who work for our destruction; wake up! They ALL want our destruction; there is no such thing as a “good muslim”. The Koran is based on the death and destruction of all people not Muslim, and this includes us. If the Muslims don’t like the way we do things, they are more than free to go back where they came from. They are the immigrants and they MUST adapt to our way of doing things. If not, deport them. It is time for the American people to wake up and realize that we are under attack. Islam is NOT a peaceful religion and Muslims are NOT your friends. If these students don’t like Catholic accouterments, they should not have chosen to go to a Catholic school. Very simple. I hope to God that Catholic University defends itself vigorously and expels every Muslim currently attending class. We are losing ground quickly.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Olaf

    This man truly has lost all his marbles and all fuses are blown. How would he feel, I wonder, when Christians were to demand to destroy and level all the Mosques everywhere because it hinders our prayers to confront the evils of Islam.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Janice

    Really? It’s a CATHOLIC SCHOOL Dude! If you can’t handle the crosses and the chapel with it’s “catholic decorations”, then find another college to go to – it’s as simple as that. You all need to stop trying to take OUR rights to freedom of religion away from US!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Paully

    I’m sad to say, but obviously 90% of the people who have made comments cannot read with COMPREHENSION.

    The article CLEARLY states that it ISN’T the Muslim students who are making the complaint. The article STATES that it is a professor at a RIVAL school that is making the complaint.

    Either people cannot comprehend this article or their fear/prejudices/hatred are more important to show than their faith.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Don

    There is only one God and He presented Himself to the world in the form of a man Jesus the Christ. Alah is Satan, he is controling these people.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Bill

    If they don’t like the cross there are many other schools they can go to or go back wo where they came from.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Philip Smeeton

    The greater their numbers the greater will be their demands. Stop Muslim immigration.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Rachel O

    I honestly hope the university fights and wins this STUPID argument. I would expect Catholic practices at a Catholic university. If I had attended a Catholic school, I would have had some allences because I don’t practice the Catholic form of Christianity, but I wouldn’t be complaining about their right to practice how they see fit. The Muslims need to suck it up and deal.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment paul collins

    This lawyer is nothing but a idiot.He doesn’t care about the students.All he is interested in is making more money and getting his name in the limelight for more stupid cases.I hope the university fights the issue and shows everbody what a disgrace he is to Georgetown and they fire him.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Reality Sandwich

    The Muslim students should file a counter suit against this idiot attorney. He appears to be trying to put words in others mouths. If that were me, I’d be offended, and being offended appears to be the most heinous crime in this country.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Spike3

    They must know their primitive ideology doesn’t stand up to criticism or symbols of truth, so they fixate on eliminating both.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Spike3

    Frankenstein, it becomes obvious that Igor had dropped the brain of Hans Delbruck.
    “I know God isn’t real, and I’M a better Christian than you!”
    Died already and seen the eternal have you?
    With a dash of egotism to boot.
    “Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools.” Romans 1:22
    It is irrelevant whether the instigators were students or a lawyer who could either be Muslim or simply a greedy troublemaker.
    Someday, if you leave the happy “I’m OK, You’re OK” mentally numbing confines of CNN, MSNBC, and the other major media tainted by the influence of George Soros and his ilk, you will discover Islam is not a religion. It is an ideology of conquest formulated by a pedophillic moon worshipper.
    You don’t feel people read the article carefully enough? Try reading the Koran. Here’s a little peace and love for ya:

    “Sura 4:76 “Believers fight for Allah; disbelievers fight for the devil. So fight the minions of the devil.”

    Sura 4:89 “They desire that you should disbelieve as they disbelieve, so that you might be all alike; therefore take them not as friends until they fly in Allahs way; but if they turn back, then seize and kill them wherever you find them and take not from among them a friend or a helper.”

    Sura 4:101 “…surely the unbelievers are your open enemy”

    Sura 5:82 “Strongest among men in enmity to the believers wilt thou find the Jews…”

    Sura 6:111 “Most unbelievers are ignorant.”

    Sura 8:65 “Exhort the believers to fight. They will win easily, because disbelievers are without intelligence.”

    Sura 9:5 “Fight and kill the disbelievers wherever you find them, take them captive, harass them, lie in wait and ambush them using every stratagem of war.”

    Sura 9:29 “Fight against those who (1) believe not in Allah … until they pay the Jizyah with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.”

    Sura 9:73 “Fight the disbelievers and hypocrites. Be harsh with them. They are all going to hell anyway.”

    Sura 60:1 “Don’t be friends with disbelievers. They are your (and Allah’s) enemy.”

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Kath R.

    Reading this story, I found myself filled with rage. Now that would be the devil’s doing, wouldn’t it? I’m not going to be filled with rage, I’m going to laugh out loud over the idiocy of the complaint. Catholic School. Period. We could go so far as to say those who are not Catholic cannot attend. Certainly solves the muslim problem. Guess what – you’re not welcome to attend this school. This is a Catholic school for catholics only. Go home, and attend one of your own muslim schools. Shame on the lawyer – what an idiot.

  • http://pete1 pete lempesis

    I watched a black militant muslim on television about a year ago and he said that by the year 2050 the United States would be an islamic country. The people of this country just turn a blind eye toward these fanatics hoping that they will just go away. The problem is they are not going away and things are only going to get worse especially if we don’t grow some backbone and stand up to these people. Remember we are one nation under God not allah. I read a bumper sticker recently that said God gave his only son so that he could die for you. allah says give me your sons so that they can die for me. Imagine that. Wake up America and lets get rid of this cancer.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Catholicwoman

    Keep our schools Catholic with crosses and paintings of Jesus and the Bessed Mother.

    Lutheranchik: Jesus also said to beware of false prophets.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Wayne Mc Veigh

    Are these people serious, when does it end??? Allow me to express my opinion these are solely my opinion.
    If the way our traditions and ways of life are not acceptable to anyone who lives here they are free to leave. If they imigrated to the US they can go home not a problem.
    My America is founded by Christian beliefs with Guidance from the God we were taught about. Other religions are welcome here and they will be accepted. DO NOT TRY TO FORCE OUR RELIGION OUT OR YOUR BELIEFS ON THE RESIDENCE OF AMERICA. DO NOT TRY TO FORCE YOUR LEGAL SYSTEM ON AMERICANS EITHER, LIVE BY OUR RULES OR GET OUT!!!!!!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment prisca

    THIS IS A CATHOLIC SCHOOL FOR CRYING OUT LOUD.THIS SO CALLED PROFESSOR SHOULD GET A LIFE. THE NAME SAID ALL CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY, THESE STUDENTS SHOULD EXPECT TO SEE CROSSES AND OTHER CATHOLIC IMAGES. YOU A PROBLEM WITH IT? GET BURNED, AS PER THE USELESS PROFESSOR, WHY CATHOLIC SCHOOL? TRY SOMEWHERE ELSE. YOU ARE A BIG IDIOT.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Lee Gerber

    This is one oppertunity to fight this nonsence in court to the end, these muslims will stop at nothing and we must fight them every chance we have . GOD HELP US.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Jim Phelps

    Seems a bit unreasonable that a Catholic school would be required to remove its Catholic identity to make room for an incompatible religion.

    Seems to me that the reason one would attend a Catholic school is to learn in a Catholic context.

    Therefore, to force the school to remove crosses from the wall for the benefit of an incompatible religion would defeat the very purpose of a Catholic education.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment David Smith

    Pardon me. This IS a Catholic University. Why would Muslims WANT to attend? (Unless it is to start trouble…) Let them enroll in another school. I hope and pray the University’s board of Regents doesn’t back down. While ALL students have the right to worship as they choose…to be Muslim and knowingly attend a Catholic University(I’m sure there was some kind of pre-school orientation) and THEN complain is well…just SO Islamic. Please DO NOT pander to them.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Don Simpson

    You know, there are a lot of ignorant fools posting on this board. I guess they can’t let an opportunity to “whack a Muslim” go by simply because they do not read the full story. I know it’s useless since you freaks won’t bother to check it out for yourselves, but there are NO MUSLIM STUDENTS COMPLAINING ABOUT THE CUA!!! Can you bother to take time to get it through your thick skulls?

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Tom G

    As a devout catholic (daily mass whenever possible) I read the article and subsequent posts with great interest. I am shocked by lack of reading comperehension and the degree of anti muslim sentiment of the posters.
    One person, the attorney, is objecting to the University’s alleged lack of accomodation. There was no mention any muslim students taking part in the law suit, yet the majority of posters attacked muslim students and muslims in genral.
    One person even called for an end to muslim immigration. How ironic, considering catholics were victims of the same type of discrimination in the mid 19th century (look up the Know Nothing Party).
    This is a straw man issue, there is no movement to limit the freedom of christian schools to operate in the way they see fit. There is enough religious intolerance in the world already, don’t get duped into contributing to the hatred! Live as Jesus would have us live, with love for all.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment pagansister

    Did they not notice when they decided to enroll there that it was a CATHOLIC college? Duh!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment GMAME

    They can turn their stupid heads or pull the rag over the eyes and DON’T LOOK! Nobody makes them stare at the crosses==do like I do when I see one of them coming–I don’t look at them! Go back to where ever if they don’t like freedom of religion–not ir-religion like they have. The only reason they go to school there is to cause trouble and try to push their satanic beliefs off onto the rest of the students. Expell them and send them home!!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Carolyn

    I am amazed at how many people have responded to this article have simply not read the entire article, or read it through hate-tinted glasses and saw only what they wanted to see. As a number of commenters have pointed out, there is not a single Muslim student at this school who has made any kind of complaint about this issue, nor are they in any way involved in the lawsuit. Apparently they did know exactly what to expect when they enrolled in a Christian University (which has every right to display objects related to their faith anywhere on campus they like). Please place the blame for this frivolous where it is due, on the American lawyer (who is probably Christian) who filed it.

    In response to some commenters who assumed that no Muslim school would allow those of different faiths to attend, I know from personal experience that this is not true of all Muslim schools. In fact, I don’t know of one that prohibits students of other faiths.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment ginamarie romano

    muslims don’t belong in a Catholic school or Church in the first place. they have NO rights in OUR religion. they belong with their own cult in their own devil dens NOT in our places of God

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment lisa

    ARe they for real? This has got to be the stupidest thing I have ever read. Although, it does show where this country is going. If the muslim students don’t like the catholic smbols then they have to go and find a new school …or convert to Christ.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment mohammed

    why do the muslims argue and try to be agains christians no one allowed christians to pray in saudi and like countries even if they are found praying on their own homes they are facing deportation and imprisment even some times execusion so how come to ask this fuck muslims.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment bev conrad

    It disturbs me greatly about the passiveness of the American people and their lack of awareness. They are so busy with their electronic things that they either aren’t aware or don’t care about what is happening to this coountry.They elected a president that can’t and won’t produce his birth certificate and who allows illegals to run amok in this country and giving them everything free until Americans are losing their jobs and homes, and now when he should be questioning this renegade lawyer about his trouble making between the Catholic college and Muslim students he’s puting his nose in to a shooting because it’s white against black. None of his business.I’ve been writing my Congressmen since 1993 about the folly of allowing this country to be overrun with illegals. No one paid attention. Then in 2001 the unspeakable happened to the twin towers and oh yes, the American people thought it was terrible, but if you didn’t have anyone in it it was soon forgotten and they thought it ok for the Muslims to build a mosque next to the site.That was unforgiveable! I have written Congress about how quietly the Muslims are puching their evil religion on and nobody seem to care. And who gives backing to all of this? Our judges, Supreme Court and our President. When he spoke at the Catholic college and they took down all of their symbols to accommodate him was disgusting, and if he is a Christian as he claims why would they even dream of doing that? And why would they do it for anybody? This so called Christian president also cancelled/barred our day of prayer and on the same dayattended a Muslim prayer breakfast with 50 imams on the Whitehouse lawn. There should have been an all out hew and cry about that but the American people are too busy with their electronic games and toysto be bothered.This country is very close to a severe race riot and still nobody cares. Well, when we allow enough Jihadists in here it really won’t matter whether we care or not.I thought when they cut off our journalists head and showed it on tv that it would jar them in to awareness of the danger we are all in, but no, most of them don’t even know who Mr. Pearl was.As for the Muslim students at the Catholic college, maybe being exposed Our governmentAmerican peopleto a loving GOD would be to our and their advantage. Since they are in our country and our school I feel that all Burques be banned. Anyone completely covering themselves most likely has something to hide, whether it’s ID, sex, or weapon.If anyone has a right to complain it’s the American people.Since white Christian people settled this country and made it the most powerful country in the world I don’t understand since we’ve been overrun with all the scum the other nations could send us why we are being treated as if we were the enemy and are treated like second class citizens. Since I am a senior from the WW11 generation I have had a front seat watching my country being destroyed and it really hurts, since our government is allowing it. Lets waken the sleeping giant and restore the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment ana

    Its a Catholic school…Get real. Leave my Church alone.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment ANA

    They are the most disturbed sect of people in the world. They need to leave the West and go back home..Practice your satanic versus and your sharia law home..Get out of catholic universities..I am so offended by them.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Erico

    We as Canadians have traditions too!!!! We have celebrated christmas, halloween, and anything else you people are trying to change for years!!! Religious prayers, taking place in schools? Seriously? We have uniforms for our professions, wear it, or choose another job!! If you come to this country, and you don’t like it for what it is, then go home…. Nobody will stop you… Stop trying to change our ways! I’ve heard more than enough on this issue! Religious daggers? and blah blah blah? Get Real!!! I wonder what would happen, if we went over to a muslim country etc.. and started trying to force our ways on them….I could just imagine, the uproar that would ensue.

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  • jesus lives in my life

    If muslim can practice freely there costume and religion we have the right as catholic like other religion have crosses where ever we want because we are free like we should respect each other by not bothering what others do but what we do ourselves.

  • Wayne

    Well if you are OFFENDED by the Cross, then you should worship in another place.

  • Dee

    This is a CATHOLIC school. not Islam. Why is there even a debate!!!??

  • blue_persuasion

    Simple solution: NO MUSLIM EVER should be allowed to join. All should be denied acceptance by the university. Problem solved.

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  • Annie Blasengame

    I’m offended that they find the cross of my Lord Jesus Christ offensive… how dare THEY! The come to this country, the home the brave, and land of the free, to escape their country, and now they want to change mine?! They can go to hell in a hand basket and go back to where they came from… I for one will not bow to anyone trying to change our ways, our country or our lives!

  • Dr. Charles

    The master plan is to blend all religions into one nebulous institution….A One World Religion that incorporates elements of all religions. The result is aimed at watering down all religions to make ready for international political and religious leaders who will want total dictatorial control world wide.This team will make Obama look like a man for and of the people.

  • Phil Blow

    And just imagine the return if a Christian were to require the equivalent articles in an Islamic institution?

  • http://www.baconjihad.com Halal Pork

    This is not “human rights.” It’s about Muzlim rights above all others. Rats continually attempt to take over any institution with their bullshit demans for special treatment. They should go to another school but the real issue for them is the fear of Apostasy. They fear that Rats may stop inbreeding with their cousins and sisters, leave Izlam and embrace Bacon. Bacon is the key to world peace. Izlam will submit to Bacon or pay the Bacon Jizya. If I were the students in that school, I would coat the place with Bacon Grease and continue to coat the rest of the USA so no place is good enough to pray and they can go back to whatever butt scab they came from and pounds sand then hump goats. Did I mention that Mohammed was the worst man to ever live? You gotta be pretty f’d up to go jump in the grave with your dead aunt Fatima, dress her up in your clothes. get caught, say she was the mother of all believers and you married her. But the only problem what the F were you wearing Mohammed when your men caught you in the grave shagging a corpse? Anyone? What was Mohammed wearing when he got caught F’ing his dead aunt.

  • http://mydailystarseeds.blogspot.com/ LC Freiderici

    These people (Muslims) are working hard at becoming the most hated group of people in the world.

  • Melts12

    When are people going to wake up to the fact liberals are always stirring the pot?

  • Hospitaler

    6 month investigation??? I can do it in 6 seconds…Hey Banzhaf! GFY!

  • Linda

    No, Wayne, they shouldn’t “worship in another place”. If they’re offended by the Cross, THEY SHOULDN’T ENRROLL IN A CATHOLIC SCHOOL!!!!!!!!’

  • Rose Portuallo

    If they can’t pray because of the cross then go to a different college. I am so tired of it all. They take away God because the atheist don’t believe, They want to take In God We Trust off of currency. Everyone is allowed to their own beliefs. Well, what about mine? Its a Catholic college so the cross stays. If you don’t like it, you have some choices. You can either change colleges or there’s a boat or a plane that leaves everyday. It sure don’t sound like freedom of religion to me.

  • vonkay

    The crosses stay !!! Muslim’s “Islam” leave !!

  • Christa Stoscheck

    Jesus is considered to be one of the Muslim prophets so that the cross should not be offensive to them.

  • Donnie Schroeder

    Stupidest thing I’ve heard today

  • http://pegponderingagain.com/ Peg Demetris

    Its Communism. This has nothing to do with faith.

  • Cecil PelhamSr

    AMEN !!! Ms. Annie Blasengame, I am not a CATHOLIC .I chose to follow the PENTICOSTAL faith. which I can understand much better. although we still serve the same GREAT “God”. Just have a different way of expressing it. And I agree with you . NO one is going to make me Bow down to their way of thinking. Just like the 3 Hebrews Meshack Shadrach and Abedendgo..I will not bend ,bow or burn…..”God” Bless You

  • clingermanocds

    The pandering, political correctness, and kowtowing has just gone too far. The loon from GW should just shut his trap. The Pontifical University of the United States WILL NOT remove the crucifixes from its buildings – this is a constant reminder of the salvific sacrifice of Jesus Christ for our sins, opening the gates to salvation. A minority of loons who should not have even attended this university in the first place will not hold sway of the vast majority of devoted Catholics who attend CUA!!!

  • thesafesurfer

    So you’re offended. There is no right not to be offended. So you don’t pray. That is between you and your God.

    I’m offended by Muslim women wearing full length Burkas. Muslims don’t care that I’m offended.

    Banzhaf should be fired from his poisiton and disbarred immediately for incompetence.

  • Constance Chapman

    The reason they hate the cross is simple. Their father is satan

  • bb333

    Because daily beheadings and flying planes into buildings is not enough

  • http://onfollowingchrist.wordpress.com/ Paul B.

    Yeah, these people want to coexist. NOT.

  • MannieP

    The Enemy never sleeps.

  • https://www.facebook.com/AHVATD Ted Koran

    The lawyer needs to be disbarred!!! Go back to your Muslim countries. Why are you here???

  • Duncan Idaho

    Oh puh-leeze.

  • Debbie Webb

    Catholic University is a private College not ran by any state but by The Sister’s of the Holy Cross (an organization that also runs Notre Dame College and Holy Cross Hospital) with the assistance from the archdiocese of Washington. They by law are exempt from the separation of church and state because the government does not fund this institution

  • ks2485

    PLEASE do NOT give in to their demands!! It is a Catholic University. Keep it that way. I am offended that they dare demand that you change one thing. They choose a Catholic school and there are plenty of secular schools they can disrupt

  • Sonny Nelson

    This guy is probably an arheist

  • Alan Johnson

    Going to hell and going back where they came from……kinda the same thing 😉

  • Spiro Agnew

    I don’ hear anyone talking about removing the goat sculptures from all the mosques so the Christians wanting to pray there aren’t offended. Why is this not happening?

  • CodexCoder

    Do you mean to say that Allah can’t hear you if a cross is present? Sort of like Dracula flees in terror before a crucifix? Like Baal before the altar that Elijah built?

  • Mark

    Idiot students, go to a different college!

  • Dawn Birch Stasek

    i consider myself agnostic, however i would never go to a catholic school and demand to have what the school s foundation is based upon and have it removed, if they are so offended by it then leave the university or adjust, its a catholic school you idiots you knew what you were going into. And the courts should fine that professor for all the cases that he has been filing, fine him big maybe he ll think twice on filing stupid law suits. And the muslims, go start your own damn school, this is a free country leave other religions alone.

  • C. therealworld

    What a shame their god is so impotent that he is so easily offended. Also, why is their god so weak that he has to have crazies do his bidding? I’m glad the ONE TRUE GOD isn’t helpless! Praise God, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit!

  • Derailed

    Good words Linda! These people need to live their lives in their own little world. But that is not the agenda. It is their agenda to change our world into theirs. That is the hope and change that our leaders has promised. It is time to speak out and stop our tolerance. And defy their intolerance. We have this is our country and culture if they do not like I invite them back to the land of sand and camels. Thanks for the practical words Linda!!!! So refreshing to hear common sense.

  • http://venturebrothers.wikia.com/wiki/Dr._Thaddeus_%22Rusty%22_Venture Wallythedog

    Professor John Banzhaf is just agitator and a sociopath with a law degree. He files these type of actions because they upset people which is the only way he can get pleasure. He is a very sick and twisted individual.

  • watchyour6

    The cross should stop non-Christians from praying to their non-gods.

  • watchyour6

    Funny, I’ve been in a Mosque and was still able to pray to my Christian God…

  • TheMadKing

    Catholic University should tell this Islamist moron that they will comply with all of his demands, just as soon as Saudi Arabia allows the building of churches and synagogues lol!

  • Kristine Bowles

    Don’t attend school there! I really get tired of these idiots going somewhere then complaining that the place they went to is not good enough for them! Go elsewhere if you don’t like it! You can’t fix stupid

  • Occam’s Stubble

    Because we live in bizarro world!

  • Occam’s Stubble

    I was raised Methodist. For a short time, I attended an Episcopalian school. Had I only known that I could’ve had all those Episcopal trappings removed…..

  • gastorgrab

    Why does he have to attend THAT school? Isn’t every university a private institution?

    At the very least this (these?) Muslim student(s) are guilty of contributing negligence. They purposely applied to schools that were ‘Haram’. They must have wanted to be offended.

  • d2boston

    Personally, I couldn’t be any more delighted that this a-hole and his lemming Muslim cheering squad are bothered by the image of the crucified Christ… they SHOULD be.

  • ANGELA

    THIS IS ABSURD!!!! IF THE MUSLIM. STUDENTS DO NOT AGREE WITH THE CATHOLIC RELIGION, THEN THEY SHOULD ATTEND A NON CATHOLIC SCHOOL THAT ACCOMMODATES MUSLIMS….WE HAVE TO STAND UP RIHHT NOW TO THEIR DEMANDS..CALL YOUR REPRESENTIVES…..THIS IS OUR COUNTRY, BASED ON FREEDOM OF SPEECH, FREEDOM OF RELIGION, WE SHOULD NOT EVER RECOGNIZE THEIR LAW, THEY MOCED TO OUR COUNTRY, TO PUT IT SIMPLY IF YOU COME TO AMERICA ,YOU OBSERVE OUR LAWS , YOU LEARN OUR LANGUAGE, OR STAY IN YOU OWN COUTRY…….WAKE UP AMERICA………..WAKE UP!!

  • Patty McGregor

    The most wonderful thing about OUR culture is freedom of choice. Our Catholic Schools are FREE to have Catholic symbols anywhere and everywhere they want. Muslims are free to attend a Catholic school AS IT IS. They are equally FREE TO GO ELSEWHERE if the Catholic School elements offend them. What was the point of their even choosing to attend a Catholic School? All part of a plan I suspect. They would have toured the School in the beginning, they would have seen all the symbols etc. that they are now claiming as offensive yet they still signed up. Why? Why join? Because it is was stratagem all along. An agenda to infiltrate and eventually demand that YOU change things that offends their self believed SUPERIOR religion. Anything you do change simply confirms their narcissist superiority complex. Give an inch..take a nation. The fact that they find YOUR stuff offensive tells you ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW about who they are and how they think. YOU are unimportant to them period.

  • ANGELA

    Join the discussion…so So well put!!

  • John W. Moss

    Give em a pork roll sandwich and a crucifix and tell em to have a nice day! I personally don’t believe in any organized religion and can tell you that this is a load of hogwash! There I go with the pork again! LOL

  • Dee

    Why would a muslim go to a catholic building to pray? Maybe I should file a complaint against a mosque for not having a place for Christians to pray.

  • Don Ludwig

    The Burkas or however

    you spell it offends me.

  • BozoerRebbe

    I don’t think Banzhaf is being anti Catholic here, he’s forcing the school administration to choose between Catholicism and multiculturalism. Banzhaf is a bit of a legal prankster and I believe that he’s trying to make a point, in a roundabout way, about how Islamists want it both ways and how institutions like our universities bend to their wishes. They want to suppress things they find blasphemous while insisting that others accommodate their own actions. This may be a Catholic school, but like most universities the administration likely tilts left politically and embraces multiculturalism.

  • Barbbieb

    Catholic University…what’s the problem…if you are not of the Catholic faith and choose to attend this university, you must be respectful of the guidelines and agenda of that university. You are absolutely free to attend any other university. This is another ploy to agitate…not even worthy of discussion.

  • Rick

    This is just plain stupid! A Catholic University (optional choice) is being complained against by a professor from another school (not affiliated with the school at all) about someone being offended (free speech, free religion). My guess is he didn’t get the teaching position at the school that he wanted.

  • Al_the_Plumber

    BTW, regarding: He alleges that the university, “does not provide space – as other universities do – for the many daily prayers Muslim students must make, forcing them instead to find temporarily empty classrooms where they are often surrounded by Catholic symbols which are incongruous to their religion,” according to the Tower, Catholic University’s student newspaper.

    Then universities should not provide space such as this for Muslims or any other religion or any kind of group at all unless they pay for it. It is biased against the others. The costs can be included in the contract for students or elsewhere.

  • Rezqewr

    The question is this: Banzhaf is a professor at a different university, and is in no way affected by the policies of the Catholic college. Does he even have standing to file a lawsuit against the school? Sounds like another liberal trouble-maker to me.

  • jlh243_1

    The muslims don’t want to pray to allah in the presence of a cross because of the simple fact that allah is none other than satan himself, and satan was defeated at the cross! So these satan worshiping muslims want to pervert and twist the law to browbeat everyone to “respect and honor” their satanic god named allah, and their demonic “prophet” muhammad, goat feces and donkey piss be upon his head!

  • Thinkbeforeyoustink

    So what should the Catholic University of America have in it ? If the Muslims don’t like it then they should transfer to the DC community college system or somewhere else that is a religious specific seat of higher education. But I believe the Roman Catholics will say to bad so sad. What’s next Notre Dame ?

  • judy e

    so it starts, look for this to happen more often, as the moslem population grows, so do the complaints.

  • http://karlq.spaces.live.com Karl Quick

    It is sad Muslims are thrown into doubt and confusion by the sight of two crossed pieces of wood. It must be hard to look out most windows. ….or is it the Truth behind the wood that humbles them?

  • http://www.picsofcelebrities.net/blog/2012/05/08/voice-season-finale Cromulent

    “Banzhaf” sorta rhymes with “asshat”.

  • ptm

    Because O Bumbler is in office!

  • ptm

    Did the Muslims HEAR you?

  • Debbie Sawyer

    THIS IS CREEPING SHARIA..IF MUSLIMS ARE OFFENDED BY JESUS CHRIST THEN THEY CAN GO SOMEWHERE ELSE..AMERICA DOESN’T HAVE TO APPEASE SATAN WORSHIPPERS. ..GOD SAYS YOU CANNOT WORSHIP THE LORD JESUS CHRIST AND SATAN TOO…THIS IS GETTING BEYOND RIDICULOUS..WE CANNOT ALLOW MUSLIMS TO COME TO AMERICA AND CHANGE OUR LAWS AND CONSTITUTION EVER!!! MUSLIMS BEING OFFENDED BY JESUS CHRIST OFFENDS ME AS A CHRISTIAN AND CHILD OF GOD. ….

  • Daniel Martin

    It’s a freakin Catholic University. Get a life people. Sheeeessssss

  • http://karlq.spaces.live.com Karl Quick

    I find the sight of a sword raised in a threat disturbing…. No wonder Muslims do not want to see pictures of their leader and cover themselves. I’d be embarrassed too!
    How can it be a “Faith” if it is coerced by FORCE? ….the threat of force turns their so-called faith into intimidation and undermines any good they could hope to do.
    No one should be more anti-terror than a Muslim, given the harm the use of force does to their claims or righteousness.
    Further, it is Soooo… out of date!
    They claim Jesus as a prophet who proceeded Mohammad…. yet they seem to completely have missed the entire theme change from the vengefulness of the Old Testament to the compassion of the New. How could they miss that?
    Bad leadership perhaps? ….perhaps it was FORCED upon them?

  • CraxyD

    FTA: “Baffled Catholic University officials say they have never received a complaint from any of the schools Muslim students.”

  • CraxyD

    2 things in the article everyone needs to pay close attention to…

    1) “Crosses in every room at Washingon D.C.’s Catholic University of America are a human rights violation that prevent Muslim students from praying.

    That’s the complaint to the Washington, D.C. Office of Human Rights filed by a professor from rival George Washington University across town.”
    and
    2) “Baffled Catholic University officials say they have never received a complaint from any of the schools Muslim students.”

  • Linda

    Thanks, Derailed! And your wise words are also refreshing!

  • Mark_Trail

    Crucifixes are used in exorcisms to remind demonic spirits of their choices and their fates. It’s hardly surprising, then, that Muslims find Crucifixes offensive, as the malevolent spirit behind Muhammad’s “visions” are what drives Islam to demonic activity.

  • Bob Kirkpatrick

    Wait till they try the baby back ribs at “Let’s Draw Muhammed Day”

  • Mary

    None of them are being forced to go to school there.

  • prfortune

    Why are the Muslims even there if they are offended?

  • Richard_L_Kent

    The shape of things to come.

    “I expect to die in bed, my successor will die in prison and his successor will die a martyr in the public square. His successor will pick up the shards of a ruined society and slowly help rebuild civilization, as the church has done so often in human history.”
    – Cardinal George

  • http://www.twitter.com/thatssexymomma Angie

    Why would a Muslim be at a Catholic University? And if they are there, they know AHEAD of time it’s Catholic. Good night nurse!

  • Mark_Trail

    The Enemy’s weakness is The Cross of Christ. Therefore, there should be more Crosses, more Crucifixes and more processions of the Most Blessed Sacrament of the Altar to drive away the evil spirits that infest the minds of Muslims. Christians in general are an offense to those who wish to deny the sacrificial love of Jesus, the Son of God and Second Person of the Holy Trinity. Love is self-sacrifice of our own selfish wants, and willing the highest and best good for the sake of the beloved, our God, and our neighbor, but God first. If that offends Muslims, then they need to re-think their faith that demands blood sacrifice of Christians and Jews.

  • mikeusnret

    Take your Muslim carcass over to Pakistan or some other 3rd world Muslim hell hole. I could care less if your “offended”. In fact, If I had my way, I’d hang slabs of bacon all over the campus to keep barbarians like you out just like one would use and electric bug zapper.

  • Joe Yenfer

    Enough is enough, if liberals aren’t happy, GO TO ANOTHER COUNTRY.

  • GoodBusiness

    Hello – – go to Islamic schools and pay for them like Catholics – –

  • Daniel Parker

    fuck the Muslims what the HELL do they expect their going to a Christian school duh if they don’t like it go to a Muslim school bunch of dumbasses

  • Joe Sefcik

    Don’t be surprised if they DO cave…..look what Georgetown did when Obama came to give a speech and they covered all of the crosses…..

  • Recapitate

    Funny, 12 Christians were thrown in the Mediterranean to drown last
    month. This was done by Muslims who were offended by a boy’s Christian prayer.

  • Recapitate

    Troll Alert.

  • immykal

    Mr. Banzhaf needs a copy of the 1st Amendment …. carved into his forehead.

  • Tarl Cabot

    The complaint isn’t because he cares for muslims, it’s because he hates Christians.

  • Carol Chang

    They knew that it was a Catholic when they were accepted. They go to school there for just this purpose…not for education or degree. This school is foolish to allow people whose sole purpose is to destroy the Catholic Religion and will start by taking the things that give solace and identity to the other students who choose to go there. So Sad.

  • Dennis J Barron

    Go outside to pray. A 60 page complaint, oy! Must be all babble.

  • Dennis J Barron

    Really? Wow.

  • gunny55

    Why would Mooselimbs want to go to a Catholic school?

  • yestradamous

    Too many lawyers.

  • teacher extraordinaire

    Did they not know that they applied to a Catholic University? Try a public school if you want someone to bow to your every need and want. I was a protestant teaching in Catholic schools half of my career – I followed their rules, traditions, participated to the extent that I was allowed and honored their mission – Suddenly, every individual out there wants the world to bend to meet their needs – this is bull shit. One more waste of time, money and talent – go outside to pray…go to your car…If you believe in something other than the Catholic (Christian) faith, then those symbols mean nothing to you… they should not bother you.

  • gunny55

    I think Moehamhead must have had a VD infected brain.

  • Edward Curtis

    People, this is OLD NEWS. Look at the URL See the “/2011/10/” part? This is from OCTOBER 2011.

  • Leonard Crimando

    Screw the muslims this is a Catholic university

  • Leonard Crimando

    Or nail them to it

  • TGR

    This is where the institution must forcefully push back at the stupidity of this. The solution is simple; leave and go to school where there are no such “distractions”. To even argue the point gives the complaint credibility

  • djmdgo

    Have a suggestion, no a request, get out of MY country, which is a CHRISTIAN country not a muslim fiefdom! BAN ISLAM NOW!

  • maranaz

    He’s not a member of that school’s community. He has no standing in this lawsuit.

  • Juan José Rivera Díaz

    It seems that is the blood sucking lawyer the one making the problem. No muslim students have complained about it. Yet.
    This is the guy:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Banzhaf_III

  • Priscilla Resendez

    UUUmmm…I dont think he realizes…ITS A CATHOLIC SCHOOL!!!?! You dont have to go there if you dont agree with their belives!

  • Marcus O’Marcus

    Hey anyone who doesn’t realize this. THIS IS SHARIA. I repeat THIS IS SHARIA. Muslims do not want TOLERANCE they want SUPREMACY. They want to be free to practice their religion, which tells them you should not be able to freely practice yours UNLESS it is subservient to them and theirs.

  • Marcus O’Marcus

    sharia. Stealth Jihad.

  • http://www.robjonesforpresident.com/ Rob Jones

    Dear Islamic Members of Society,
    Can we peel you a freakin grape?
    Love ~ Everyone Else

  • Dot

    Bet the mooslimes didn’t know who you were praying to. The Scripture comes to mind….”How can two walk together except they be agreed.” They can’t.

  • aawq4ss

    Catholic University is NOT a public institution. Catholic University is a PRIVATE institution which is CATHOLIC! Wouldn’t you think the NAME alone would have tipped prospective students off?

  • Dot

    Haven’t seen this before, but it pretty well sums it up PERFECTLY. “Muslamic Logic”, makes no sense whatsoever!!!

  • Michael Hill

    O Bitch

  • John Barba

    Amazing

  • Michael Hill

    A One World Religion. Buddhism

  • Marcie

    They would be beheaded!!!

  • 4drphil

    “the complaint . . . filed by a professor from . . .George Washington University”

    How has Banzhaf been injured and how does he have legal standing to sue Catholic University of America ? He is not a member of Catholic U faculty or community. Would not want to take a law school class from him. It appears he has a grudge against Catholic U and is guilty of harassment in this suit and his others. GWU must have a very low bar for being a faculty member. . .

  • Raphael ben Avraham

    If the ass holes don’t like it they don’t have to go there. The time has come to deport all muslims that aren’t U.S. citizens.

  • Shakira Graham

    FTA: “Baffled Catholic University officials say they have never received a complaint from any of the schools Muslim students.” Way to jump to conclusions guys.

  • Don Briscoe

    If the muzzies want space to worship their devil God then there’s plenty of space in Northern Africa they are welcome to head there.

  • Shakira Graham
  • Shakira Graham

    Charges Against Catholic University Were Not Made by Muslims….http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/frivolous/0018844

  • http://Thebeautybeat.com tiamariacat

    Then perhaps they might NOT want to attend a CATHOLIC school. BTW, do I see any accommodations for a Catholic, Protestant, Jewish or any other religious room at ANY of the Muslim schools or Mosques? Hmmm…. I thought not.

  • phillyfanatic

    Any Muslim complaint should now be completely ignored. CAIR and the rest of the 5th columnists that push these radical Muslims, nee, Islamists, who want sharia, bathrooms, rugs, food, and now silence at a religious school, is too absurd and evil to comtemplate. Every Christian college should abhor and deport any any Muslim who wants in. None belong there. None. These people are using Americans as uselful idiots as the commies did during the Cold War. Islamists are simply evil under-cutters of our heritage, history and values. Stop any of this cold. Now. No more apologies.

  • http://Thebeautybeat.com tiamariacat

    You hit it on the nose. Once this idiot is out of office all of this crap will stop.

  • T_Ford

    This is the kind of mind-numbing stupidity that leftist liberals love to force down our throats. I would like to think that the Human Rights Commissars are smarter than this but I doubt it.

  • pastor dt

    Hmmmm,
    The article is concerning, but more concerning to me are the comments.
    If you follow Jesus, if you are one who He redeemed and reconciled to the Father, why aren’t you loving your enemies and praying for those who persecute you?
    That is what we are called to do, and to desire, along with the Father, that all come to repentance.

    Lord have mercy on us.

  • gregory rossi

    Hahaha. Prevent them like they will burn if they try to pray to their god in front of a crucifix?

  • Mark D Hall

    KILL THEM….. PROBLEM OVER !

  • T_Ford

    Right…if only!

  • Arcangelo ‘Cisco’ Cocco

    Incredible. Liberals attack Christianity any way they can.

  • http://www.krantvannederland.nl/ Cees Boogaart

    then they go to muslim university, besides cross depicts only yearly circle of sun in zodiac, and thats no myth or religious sign, but factual. Besides that in early Islam time, (muslims refuse to investigate history of religion) Mohammed prayed to Jerusalem, and even celebrated Christmas, had female imans.. and unveiled woman http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_cross https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmC1X-R4aEk&list=PLarj2-qKoqrhYcYxXqUg_HQyA0TW1mDOm&index=1 Besides this even Quaran calls Christians, Jews and some others people of the BOOK, not books.. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People_of_the_Book and why is that? You know the sentence: you children of Israel? It is in Thorah 738 times..no wonder here like also in Christian bible 7 times…but the wonder is, the same sentence is in Quran TWENTYFIVE times…like Jesu (moslim name for Jezus) is mentioned more then the prophet himself….

  • Mark D Hall

    BECAUSE IN REALITY THEM WILL KILL YOU AS YOU PRAY …ITS GOES ON EVERY DAY NOW !

  • pastor dt

    So what?

    Either we trust God and obey Him, or we are unbelievers. Rememeber,

    14 And I said to him, “Sir, you are the one who knows.” Then he said to me, “These are the ones who died in the great tribulation. They have washed their robes in the blood of the Lamb and made them white. 15 “That is why they stand in front of God’s throne and serve him day and night in his Temple. And he who sits on the throne will give them shelter. 16 They will never again be hungry or thirsty; they will never be scorched by the heat of the sun. 17 For the Lamb on the
    throne will be their Shepherd. He will lead them to springs of life-giving water. And God will wipe every tear from their eyes.” Revelation 7:14-17 (NLT)

  • pastor dt

    So you are saying, you feel free to disobey God?

  • John Feasel

    Having read a little deeper into this issue, I’ve found that no Muslim made any complaints about the fact that there is at least one cross in almost every room on the campus. This appears to be something the liberal George Washington University professor came up with all on his own. While I do not trust Muslims any further than I can throw them, I will say that, according to the other reports I’ve read, they are standing with the Catholic University against the ignoramus, John Banzhaf, in his self-appointed role as the latest PC Policeman. Everyone needs to calm down, and understand that this is an attempt by yet another misguided liberal with an agenda to destroy Christianity or some other twisted goal. Maybe Catholic wouldn’t hire him or something, who knows, but this was not brought on by any Muslim.

  • kpm

    …..with the gay agenda advancing Now Progressives want to plant seeds for Sharia Law. Catholics will not surrender!

  • http://www.AerobicHouseCleaning.com/ Stevie Markovich

    Another insidious Muslim activity to try and dominate Christianity Muslims be damned

  • Elyse Zois

    Crosses at a Catholic church? Really? If all the crosses offend you, go somewhere else to pray. Why should they change their church just for you?

  • johnd9425 .

    Typical liberal, Democratic complaint. If they don’t like something they want it banned for everyone. While a conservative…if they are offended then they just DON’T GO to a Catholic school….Liberals make me want to puke. they are the racists, bigoted assholes , not conservatives

  • purplewings

    What is expected of a CATHOLIC school? OMG! If Muslims object, let them go to Muslim schools. Sheesh!!!

  • Mark_Trail

    Obama had the IHS covered over when he gave a speech at Georgetown U in 2012.

  • Steve Pekrul

    Do you know the story of Solomon? He was considered the wisest king of Israel. His downfall was he had to many wives from different nations with false gods. He soon became tolerant of their idols and soon fell because if it.
    I used to go to Catholic school. After reading the Bible, they are wrong in a lot of things, even the Bible I was reading while in school. They just didn’t teach those scriptures. like grace is a free gift, and no works by man will allow you to enter heaven. Only by God’s grace alone. You cannot pay or pray someone out of hell or this made up thing of purgatory. No where in scripture does it mention purgatory.
    But still, if you start letting false things enter your life, they will change your life. Don’t let the descendents if Hagar and Abraham ruin the descendants of Abraham and Sarah.

  • Kevin

    And no one attending the school is complaining. Don’t criticize any Muslim person attending as if they had anything to do with this. Just read the article and you can see the guy is just a troublemaker.

  • Flora Smith Key

    If someone from a non-Catholic faith applies to a Catholic University, aren’t they giving “implied consent” to studying & living among Christian symbols? The fight for legitimate Civil Rights is damaged by unrealistic lawsuits that exists only in the mind a overzealous lawyer, trying to make a name for himself.

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  • Flora Smith Key

    HOLD ON!!!!!! I consider myself a semi-Liberal Democrat. I know I’m not very attractive, but I don’t make many people puke!

  • Jason Smith

    Oblameo……….

  • JFX Pals

    I hope someone sues him for being a dope.

  • Naji Wench

    how does this have anything at all to do with the POTUS?

  • me

    The catholic school has its own right too, the school has its own regulations,& must have been created under an act so no professor of law should come & start trouble. Can Islamic schools remove the symbol cos of Christians or believers of other religion. they (the muslim students)& the Prof. hear the name of the Sch. Let them attend Islamic universities if crosses are disturbing them, crosses cant be removed from christian schools cos they believe in the cross infact it’s the pillar of Christianity.

  • Naji Wench

    Actually Muslim students had absolutely nothing at all to do with this, it’s one nutbag professor at GWU.

  • Naji Wench

    Actually this has nothing to do with Muslim students..since it’s filed by a GWU professor..but thanks for showing your bigotry!

  • Naji Wench

    Do *NONE* of you actually read the article? This has NOTHING to do with Muslim students…it’s one nutball professor from GWU…

  • Naji Wench

    John Banzhaf’s cheese has slid off his cracker, folks.

  • H ware

    People, its time to tell YOUR govt. to put their collective feet down on every moooslim in this country. The whinnin’, bitching, threatening and crying is old, tireing and monotonous! Get the HELL out of our country! We didn’t invite them, they came here on their own and want to tell us what has to be done to OUR country to make them happy! They are never going to stop until they are slapped down, or better, just iradicated! I don’t ask much , I only ask for a mooooslim free planet …………

  • tonym

    Obama is the Mooslim -in-chief! He has all the Mooslim advisors. He is bringing thousands of them from the Middle East to infest our cities. If they don’t like it here they can leave and take Obummer with them.

  • Marki Mark

    go fight for catholic rights in saudi arabia if you want to be a real shit disturber.

  • Cali girl

    I would expect that every room in a Catholic school or hospital would have a cross on the wall the same as I would expect every room in a Muslim school or hospital have a prayer rug or designated prayer area. I don’t know if Muslim’s have an icon so am not qualified to state what Muslim’s would have in their schools, but I certainly wouldn’t sue anyone if I saw something showing their religion. Either ignore the crosses or find another school. Simple.

  • Pam E.

    oh boohoo.

  • Mom of four eagle scouts

    Jesus used a whip to get the money changers out of the temple. A muslim who enrolls in a Catholic school should expect to see all items of Catholic heritage and to study from Catholic approved books. There are plenty of universities to choose from. Find one that suits you.

  • Cali girl

    As Paul Harvey said, “Here is the rest of the story.” The lawsuit is not brought by students at Catholic University, but by a sue happy professor at George Washington University. This article states that the Muslim students at Catholic University are upset with him. In September he advertised for Muslim students to join him in the lawsuit and no one responded. This is the link to the article. http://www.theblaze.com/blog/2011/10/28/in-defense-of-muslims-at-catholic-university/

  • Andy Welch

    Pack your shit, kids and go back to where ever the hell you come from. Leave Christians alone. You dumb bastards!!!!

  • LSKKMa

    I’m sorry … but WHAT THE HELL is a Muslim Student doing at a Catholic University? What did he or she expect going to a CATHOLIC University … the Star of David? … Mohammed? What kind of JACKASSES are they who complain that a Catholic Univ. would have CATHOLIC Icons, Crosses, Stations of the Cross, Masses? Why were they even allowed into the college since we know how the muslims feel about Christians(especially Catholics). When will the courts and Congress get smart and boot all these people back to the Middle East where they belong. They love and want to participate in their Islamic religion then go to a Muslim./Islamic school. You need to be in a place where you can pray freely and push your religion on everyone around you THEN go back where it is practiced religiously. Stop trying to change our country to suit yourselves. GO BACK TO THE DESERT and pray to whoever you want.

  • Recapitate

    Hay, let’s all go to Burger King and demand a Big Mac.

    No Big Mac, No Peace
    No Big Mac, No Peace

  • Linda Anne

    FUCK YOU MUSLIMS!!! GET THE FUCK OUT OF OUR COUNTRY IF YOU DON’T LIKE IT!!!. SO SICK OF THIS SHIT!!!

  • Edwin Stewart

    Not one single Muslim Student complained. A GMU professor complained about it LOL read the article people you just read the headline and just start spouting out dumb ass shit

  • tarandfeatherthecrooks

    why are we afraid? A 1400 year old Secret (Dr. Bill Warner) See how the Church fits into the debasement by Jihad: https://youtu.be/t_Qpy0mXg8Y Two responses: Resistance or Sharia

  • Marianne Thomas

    Well said, Dawn Birch Stasek!! And I am Catholic, but I agree with you “it’s a Catholic school, you idiots!” Go to a public “religion restricted” school and go make your demands! They obviously applied to go to this religious private university! I am so sick of this!!

  • HulaGirlFLA

    I would steer clear of GWU Law School if this dude is an example of their faculty. Needs a few more Constitutional law classes I think…..

  • enword

    England has been decimated by Muslim immigration. America should learn from this

  • Karen Aubrey

    This is a Catholic school….. Why would there be any room for argument!!!!!!!!!

  • Cheyenne

    Is this guy out of his mind? Nobody is forced to attend a religious institution. It’s a Catholic school and they have the right to hang all the crosses they want anywhere they want.

  • kathy kalb

    Getting tired of these *(&^ Muslims! I wonder if pig greased bullets would offend them!

  • Cheyenne

    Haven’t you heard? Everything has to do with the POTUS, from the drought in California to the hole in the ozone layer.

  • Grog656

    FUCK the Muslims!!

  • JKH

    I couldn’t even read the whole article it irritated me so much. What ever happened to the Democratic way of majority rules??? This whole country has gone bass-ackwards!!! When a handful of people can change something against the majority it’s just NUTS!!!!!

  • Jamie Miranda

    This guys an idiot. I don’t believe that there is any religion that would let something stop them from praying anywhere. And like the school said, “We have never received a complaint from any of schools Muslim students.”

  • JKH

    I totally agree ptm!

  • RenoDude

    We need to adopt the same guerilla tactics and have one of our attorneys file a lawsuit against every madrasa attached to a mosque and demand a Cross and a Star of David be displayed. #BOOM

  • Redwolf47

    Its a Catholic school….what did they expect?????

  • Rosalie Dwyer-Huebener

    If someone has a true faith to their religion, they can pray anywhere. It didn’t matter to the Jewish people who were in concentration camps. It shouldn’t matter where one prays. I really don’t think a persons God will hold it against anyone wherever they are praying.

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  • maranaz

    You might want to read my comment and understand it, as I fully read the article before commenting. I said nothing against any Muslim person, only against the Professor from GWU, who has no legal status to file a suit, and had no students from Catholic University of any religion joining him in his lawsuit. Don’t know or care what his religious beliefs are, he’s a litigious fool.

  • Gloria Marcum

    That was my question as well. Maybe they want to infiltrate what they consider a infidel school and make it to what they want to be.

  • Mark Smith

    IT’S A CATHOLIC SCHOOL MORONS!!!!

    So i suggest all christians attend muslim schools and demand all muslim symbols be taken down because they are “offensive!”

  • johnd9425 .

    Not their physical appearance makes me want to puke…well maybe Nancy Pelosi ….it is their bigoted, closed minded archaic beliefs that makes one sick…..example…if I am not religious I don’t go to church…a liberal doesn’t want anybody to be able to go to church, want all religious items removed from public…….as a liberal you have my sympathy, not my empathy

  • Kevin

    You were perfectly clear. Its me who wasn’t. I was trying to agree with you. Sorry for the confusion.

  • pegleggreg

    this is just silliness. it’s not important like benghazi. and the law professor is acting as an example of how lawyers make money.I’m sure gwu is proud of their faculty

  • JoBlue

    Moosblimps. What does one expect? Hey Habib you don’t like it then stay at home ya cross dressing aberration! It’s a CATHOLIC school get it? CATHOLIC..As for that idiot attorney, what a loony bin!

  • Louise Bigbee

    What do you expect when you enroll in a Catholic school ?People are crazy,

  • dalyrymple

    This John Banzhaf had better be watched very, very closely. He looks like a terror attack waiting to happen……If I were the authorities around this school I would watch this DOG like a hawk if they know what’s good for them……..He’s up to no good, and IS capable of JIHAD on the spot ….. mark my words…..

  • dalyrymple

    Somebody should be surveiling this JOHN BANZHAF 24/7 by school security or a student group who could volunteer (perhaps under the table) to take on watching this RAT….maybe a little sorority or fraternity experiment…..But never let him get out of your sight……

  • Jennifer Schumacher

    Catholic schools and churches have catholic symbols. If you don’t want to see them, then stay out. As for offensive, what gall. Catholics have as much right to their symbols as Muslims and neither has the right to keep the other from displaying their symbols in their places of worship. Grow up!

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  • Vella Joyner

    Catholics were here long time before Muslims!! So was Jesus Christ! We have got to stop playing games with these people and their “victim” ploys!! Tell them to go to H—!!

  • Harshman

    So they can go elsewhere! Too bad if the cross offends anybody!!

  • MaxEffectUSA

    Time to repatriate moslems with their country of origin, they obviously don’t like it here. or introduce them to their 72 virgins.

  • glad2btex

    Why would they even apply to such a school?????? Sounds pretty stupid. It is a Catholic school. Take your 60 pages of BLA, BLA, BLA and register some where else!!!

  • Roger Reed

    If they are offended, leave the United States!!! We need not supply them with a place to pray. Go home and pray . This is absurd!!!

  • josh

    Oh you have no fvcking idea just how much we all cant stand these muslim pigs. Whats the matter, you speak your mind in your nation and off with your head? So you come here and say whatever you want? Fine. Say it and be gone. Pieces of sh!t.

  • Jimmymac

    The court should award costs to Catholic U. This prof is clinically deranged.

  • bubbebobbielee

    Seriously it takes six months to say…go to school in Syria????

  • Bill Stewart

    The clown who filed this files all kinds of absurd law suits.

  • josh

    Nah, its the whackos like Banzhaf that go too far. These nut cases elected Obozo and they’ll elect Hillarious the one with blood on her hands.

  • Derek Chin

    The US is also home to various cultures and religions and was founded with freedom of religion in mind. So the statement that they should “go home and pray” is pretty absurd; talk about being un-American.

    As for the silly complaint, yes, that is absurd also. However, note that no Muslims have complained. This is a 2011 complaint (not the same as a lawsuit) made by an American law professor (not a Muslim) who has a history of doing this sort of thing for various “causes.”

  • Derek Chin

    Pretty much. It’s also from 2011. So this is just drumming up controversy for the sake of it, but it does get internet traffic. Go… capitalism?

  • Laurie

    I’m pretty offended by Muslims being offended.

  • Sherine

    And if you noticed, its a professor from a rival college across town. Sounds to me like he’s trying everything possible to close them down! What do you think?!?

  • Tom Miccio

    This “lawsuit ” was actually filed by a licensed Attorney ? The State Bar Association should have a sit down with this guy lest he loose his license to practice.

  • Barbara Miles

    This is going wayyyyy to far. First it would be nice to know if a student actually filed a complaint or if this is this attorney’s idea of a joke. Anyone who attends a private educational facility in this country should know the philosophy of the school they are choosing. If they have difficulty with any of it’s philosophies then they are free to choose another school that shares their religion or philosophy, not complain about it once they are in the midst of it …. and then when they are there, if they are offended, they need to do the mature thing and find a new school.
    When my son attended a Catholic High School, we expected that the school would be sharing it’s religious convictions with the students, we are not Catholic. When he was going to Elementary school, I looked into a Christian School, I discussed their philosophies with the Principal, and found them to be too “radical” and chose not to send him there …. enough said … they should find a new school or accept what they chose in the first place.

  • Denise Welsh

    Any honest court will throw this suit out and force those who filed it to pay the legal expenses of the school that have so far been incurred.

  • Henry Rearden

    Allah can’t see across the causeway from Saudi to Bahrain. That’s why the Saudis go to Bahrain–to drink.

  • curtisthomsen

    The solution is to ban non-christian students close it off to outside religions. Since this a private institution they are not discriminating.

  • Duncan Roy

    This is a Catholic school and if Muslims don’t like it what are they doing there? I truly hope that the school continues with the crosses as is their human right!

  • Steve Snow

    Banzhaf is probably using this as an instructional case for one of his classes at GWU. While idiotic at face, it serves to remind us what state this country is currently in with a “Christian” president who constantly derides our Judeo/Christian heritage/values and bends over backwards for Islam.
    He would appear to be the worst kind of POS; an educated one.

  • Jason

    Throw the complainers out. What are they doing there to begin with? This is beyond weird.

  • JeffDeWitt

    The Catholic schools ought to turn around and sue Banzahf for harassment and attempting to infringe on their Fist Amendment rights. The way to beat these creeps Is to turn their own weapons against them.

  • Lady Patriot

    For a better education.

  • Lady Patriot

    Unless another Democrat is elected (God forbid).

  • Lady Patriot

    Bless you Annie! My thoughts exactly.

  • Lady Patriot

    And you know this as a fact how, Naji Wench? Perhaps, even though the faculty at the Catholic University haven’t received complaints directly from students, how do you know they didn’t complain to Banzhof?

  • Lady Patriot

    Clingermanocds, I’d like to think you’re right about the school not removing crucifixes, but remember when Obama spoke at Notre Dame and Georgetown? A condition that he speak was that any and all religious artifacts be removed or covered up. The universities complied. If I was in their position I would have graciously retracted the invitation rather than comply.

  • Robert Sledz

    GWU Law School Professor John Banzhaf is a JACKINAPES.

  • Robert Sledz

    DITTO

  • Tony Head

    Wrong answer look at history and you will see the truth. The Muslims come in and try to take over everything. Do you remember Bosnia? Yeah Milosevic wasn’t letting them have their way the Clinton stepped in and tried to appease the Muslims. Guess what didn’t work.

  • pen44

    Because, in our overly Liberal society, anybody can cause problems….we’re starting to look more & more like Nazi Germany or Soviet Russia, where you had to be very, very careful what you said to whoever, or you’d wind up in a camp or gulag.

    BTW, when are the LGBT going to start harassing the university?!? And, the atheists?!? What part of CATHOLIC don’t these people understand?!? LIBERUS IGNORAMUS bullies””

  • pen44

    gunny55, because you get a very good education at a Catholic university. My daughter attended the University of Portland, a Jesuit school, for the last 3 years for her degree…she was very impressed with their various programs for students.

    Catholic universities are usually a bit more expensive than secular schools.

  • pen44

    Exactly, Lady Patriot!

  • johnd9425 .

    This is a problem with our schools and universities. It is not the students complaining but a liberal weenie professor that we allow to teach garbage to his students. If he would do this can you imagine the bullshit he teaches in class. He needs to be fired and sent back to Pakistan, or what ever shit hole he crawled out of

  • Alexandra Fernandez

    Really, What part of Catholic University of America did these Muslims students did not understand when they decided to enroll in a PRIVATE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY. Really tired of all the BS and all the Muslims being Offended and the Appeasements for them getting their way. Why not build these Muslim student a Mosque on the Catholic University Grounds so they have a place to pray. As stupid as that is, is as stupid as Muslims being Offended that classrooms at a Catholic Univ. have Crosses in their classrooms. Enrolled in a CATHOLIC UNIV. LIVE WITH IT OR WITHDRAW AND ENROLL IN A NON-CATHOLIC UNIV. It appears Muslims are Offended by everything that is American! Why are they here? Well, we know the answer to that question!

  • robert amann

    Because the new world order including first white female president says so. Hillary says churches must change their beliefs to match her own and the truly enlightened.

  • robert amann

    Catholic schools are non catholic now even without missiles.read the papers much?

  • pen44

    Folks, WE have to make that happen!! WE need to get out the Conservative , Republican and Christian voters. We know that the Libs, Socialists and Commies will cheat and fraudulently vote so we need huge numbers of voters. Vote for a Conservative, people, or our country is lost…we cannot live through another Leftie president, he or she will bury us…..

  • SD for life

    I think that the frivolous lawsuits are getting to be too much. For the love, it is a CATHOLIC school, go you school somewhere else!

  • Pamela K. Cahoon Laub

    The complaint came from a professor at a rival school who has a history of stupid complaints, not muslim students. I don’t understand why there are muslim students who chose to attend a Catholic college.

  • Jelly Baby

    Nazis didn’t use lawsuits to get what they wanted. They used beatings and then bullets and bombs. The situation is NOT comparable to Nazi Germany at all. It’s like comparing our country to the torturous hell of Dante.
    This is a nuisance lawsuit. This litigant will likely not win.
    Hitler was not feared for his evil lawsuits.
    Comparing everything to Nazi Germany is trying to frighten people and demonize your
    Enemies using a lazy shortcut rather than bothering to think of an actual argument.

  • Pamela K. Cahoon Laub

    The article stated that none of the muslim students made any complaints. A professor at a rival school who has history of harassing complaints generated this complaint.

  • Pamela K. Cahoon Laub

    Why would they go to a rival school to complain? You are creating scenarios.

  • Bryan

    You’re right Cheyenne, his negative reach is beyond belief

  • 1deecee12 .

    He does realize this IS a CATHOLIC SCHOOL?

  • Dennis Augello

    Can we please just stop all of this religious nonsense? Let’s all be adults.

  • Melissa

    Why does this professor, who does not even teach at this university, have “standing” to bring this or any other similar lawsuit against this university?

    Why is there never a question of “standing” when a liberal nut-job wants to sue anybody, but when a conservative tries to sue on an issue that is directly and personally injurious to him or her, they are always told they don’t have standing?

  • Melissa

    So they can “fundamentally transform” it.

  • Melissa

    Obama has done the same thing to the USA. And some people still insist he is not a Muslim.

  • Melissa

    Sorry. Don’t think so.

  • sugadoll

    Why are Muslims even going to a Catholic school ? That in itself is baffling .

  • Linda M. Cornell

    TELL THEM TO GO TO A DIFFERENT SCHOOL THEN,,,SIMPLE,,,,U DON’T LIKE IT MOVE ON,,,,AND DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT U IN THE ASS.,,,

  • yeshuado

    This is what is happening to the Christians in the orient… there are no comments to describe islamic cruelty and barbarism! https://www.facebook.com/ThisIsChristianSyria/videos/367424486787371/?pnref=story
    Still people can’t accept that Islam is evil demonic death-cult and ‘allah’ is NOT the God of the Bible! Muhammad was evil psychopathic murderer who commended to torture and behead whole cities including women and children. Unfortunately many Catholics do not know that, and even the last three Popes compromised Faith with islamists allowing them to pray in churches! John Paul II kissed Koran and called it a “holy book”! So, if Popes don’t know what islam is – what to expect from other poorly informed catholics. Catholics are spineless showing mercy where shouldn’t be given none but a strong prosecution, and that’s why they pay the price for their religious liberalism, passivity and lack of biblical knowledge.
    They should kick out from the Christian school demanding muslims because they didnt come for education but to make sabotage and diversion, and that’s what they always do and are trained for.

  • Bill Harms

    The complaint should be dismissed with prejudice.

  • Casandra Marie Villalobos

    What is the agenda behind this issue with this guy? … to put Muslim and Catholic and other Christians to fight against each other as The Crusades. How many Muslim and other people around the world can fall into the trick? There is a hidden agenda in which evil force are manipulating minds, hearts and will with lies that are making Muslim, Christians, Jews and many more mutate into beast that only will make many suffer the horror of hell for ever.
    As a human we should not fight each other, but the evil forces that are in us and around us with prayers and helping each other not to sin.
    We Christians need to stand in prayers as The bishop of Nigeria did with the rosary.
    Let us forgive and forget each other and plea with sincere sorrow our trespasses against God, each other and our selves. Let us also with prayers together stop the rage of Satan, Powers and The Flesh and May for once all human get together make clear to the devil that is enough.

  • Bill Harms

    It is hard to absolutely prove that he is a Muslim, But it is clear that he has strong favorable feelings towards them. This would be understandable given his upbringing. I don’t understand why the left is so protective of him over this. It is so obvious.

  • Juan De Dios Miraflores

    If they are NOT Catholics, what the heck are they doing in a Catholic University. They should go to a Muslim University, right?

  • SourLoser

    Islam is cancer.

  • Kathleen Hemphill-Pacis

    Hmmm, they enrolled in a catholic school. Go figure, if they are offended then go to another school. Exactly why is there even a debate or discussion on this topic . No grounds and the complaint is absurd indeed. They signed the student handbook, well inform of the school history, tour the campus, and agreed to be a student at private catholic school. next topic.

  • jeanine

    Wow and they’re surprised to find Catholic symbols in a Catholic school? Go figure. What a shock. And just what are they vampires that they take offense? Go to another school. If you think you can make a Catholic school take down it’s cross because it’s offensive, that’s offensive to us catholics!

  • ZKhan

    Christianity is already a dead religion..The number of practicing Christians have already fallen to less than 20% in Europe and North america..The Condition is so worse Churches are turning to Dance bar, Bear Bar, banks, restaurant and Mosques..Soon there will be no Church in America and Europe… Christianity is only surviving due to black African and South Asian Practicing Christians

  • Mac Macagnone

    Tell the dam Muslims to go to a muslim
    school !

  • SourLoser

    Catholic schools should not accept muslims, muslims are the cause of trouble. These muslims are too demanding, where there are muslims there is trouble. Islam is cancer, Islam is trouble, so muslims should not be accepted in civilized communities. Muslims should not be allowed to attend Christian institutions because muslims will just disrupt the peace. Islam is war, it is a cancer.

  • Cheyenne

    Yepper. He masterminded the riots in Baltimore to give him an excuse to impose martial law so he can postpone the 2016 election and remain in office indefinitely.

    (Now lets see how many of you dumbass repubs are stupid enough to believe that.)

  • Cheyenne

    Did you actually read the article? The ONLY person complaining about crosses at CU is a psycho nutjob teaching at GWU who has a long history of filing stupid frivolous lawsuits.

  • Cheyenne

    Where in the world did you read that? Post the link or STFU. People like you are the reason they call the repubs the Party of Stupid.

  • Jim Austin

    Members of politically favored groups acquire rights against having their tender sensibilities chafed by other people, rights to demand others avoid certain actions deemed offensive to such members. Liberals are rapidly making Moslems into the latest politically favored group.

  • Stef

    Slow news day. He is an IDIOT!

  • SweetMarmot

    Since when are these Moslems forced to attend that school? Can’t they go to a less offensive school?

  • Adeola Odutola

    To those who are dying the message of the cross is an aroma of death , but to those who are being saved it is the salvation of their souls unto life.

  • Jasmin Chambers

    Why are Muslims attending a Catholic University when they know everything there is going to offend them? If there was a Muslim University, and Catholics attended, let’s see how far a similar complaint would fly! This idiocy cannot go on. There are plenty of secular universities available to Muslims, so one has to presume these Muslims chose this university for the purpose of being obnoxious and frankly stupid. They have no business in a university, as it seems they are mentally challenged.

  • Jasmin Chambers

    Why so you think!?! To be obnoxious and disruptive.

  • Jasmin Chambers

    Are you serious? If that is what they wanted, there are a myriad of secular schools from which to choose in this county. Do you honestly think that is the only university available to them. Heck there are on-line universities. So, think real hard and try to guess why these Muslims chose that school.

  • Jasmin Chambers

    Good one!

  • Jasmin Chambers

    If that was the reason, then these Muslims would clearly understand that these Catholics are not going to convert to Islam. What if the Catholic university told the attending Muslims they could not show any outward indication of their Muslim-ness because it made THEM (Catholics) uncomfortable in THEIR own university? How would that be? If that were the case, I believe there would be indignation and screams from the attending Muslims agitators for lawyers and probably threats to kill as well. If a cartoon offends, imagine what an overt demand for them to totally give up their show of “religion”, since Catholics apparently aren’t supposed to show their religion on a campus that is not secular, and sponsored by Catholics.

    If they are smart at all, they better stay away from Baptist universities. It isn’t just Muslims who will be voicing their offense.

  • concern00

    I’m a fan…of the crosses that is. Anything that prevents them from praying to their ‘god’ is a good outcome.

  • Steven Foo

    When it is permissible for anyone to practice their faith in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and when ANYONE can convert their faith, then the MUSLIMS can speak of HUMAN RIGHTS.

  • Lu Dioni

    Just ignore them!!! this is a catholic school….catholic students need to take an action against it. This is called DOMINATION!!!!

  • Lu Dioni

    Why are they going to a catholic school? just to complaint against our religion…this is made on porpose!!

  • Lu Dioni

    He is not jew or catholic, for sure. He shows clearly he does not like any of them!

  • THEMrWonderful

    And maybe they could remove the stained glass windows as well?
    Or maybe even get rid of that offensive word in the school’s name.

  • Lu Dioni

    But i believe this is done on purpose. They have an agenda of domination and go to catholic school and try to ruined our catholics symbols and faith from the within is part of their strategy!!! The problem is to deal with the pro muslim western organizations like Human Rights who given them totally support and keep forcing us, western society, to smell their faith..WHICH WILL NEVER BE OURS because we are christians and jews each one respcting the others faith.

  • Lu Dioni

    NO MORE LEFTIES, or greens, or lieberals…they are ruining our western societies! They dont think with sanity or logic. They are insane!

  • Lu Dioni

    UK put labour or lefties to run…..and France will do the same….Marine Le Pen will be the next P of France…in Europe, right pary wing is on the rise!!!

  • Miguel Ramirez

    Hey you, idiot John Banzhaf ! Come to my country and I will personally feed you to the crocodiles after I dismember you limb from limb. You’re a disgusting animal, your so called isalm is a disgusting primitive barbaric and savage cult of liars, murderers, looters, rapists and assholes, and you muslims are the hypocrite scums of cocckroaches. Screw your fake god allah the helpless idiot, and screw your self-proclaimed prophet and profiteer, mohammed the maniac, the greatest criminal of all time. And since it’s mother’s day for the rest of the sane non-muslim free world, kiss your whore muslim mother’s ass and suck on where her clit used to be. How’s that for foul?

  • Andre A Beausoleil

    If you go on you tube and type in obamas name you will find many videos in which he talks about his muslim faith

  • Beauregard

    Why don’t they go to one of the many Muslim universities? Oh wait, there aren’t any.

  • armoredsaint

    Imagine what would happen to Catholic students lodging reciprocating complaints at an Islamic madressa.

  • http://mackers-world.com/ Macker

    Hopefully, you were praying in Secret!

  • Waldorf

    another bunch of superstitious religious BS

  • Tallulahdahling

    It’s not clear in the article, unless I missed something, whether any actual Muslims are involved in this complaint. It says the school has never had any complaints from the Muslim students. But it appears Banzhaf has a habit of stirring up trouble: “Banzhaf, who already has a pending lawsuit against the university over ending its policy of allowing mixed-gender dormitories and has a history of filing civil rights suits on such topics as childhood obesity and smoking, filed the complaint alleging that Muslim students are not given their own prayer rooms.”

    It doesn’t say that he’s acting on behalf of a client or clients.

  • FuerElise

    I’m in total agreement will all you said. Especially your last sentence took the words right out of my mouth. I get cross with myself that I continue to be astonishing how “Nazi” or “Hitler” or “Third Reich” is brought up by ignorant and/or lazy people in order to compare situations, and advance arguments that are totally unrelated.

  • Jane McDonnell

    Hello?! It’s a Catholic University. Don’t like it? Don’t go there and I can pretty much guarantee you will have your Mosque University to yourself also.

  • FuerElise

    Isn’t it extraordinary how most of the comments have been totally off course, being irrelevant rants against Islam and Muslims generally? Heaven knows I’m no Islamophile but I really find it pathetic how people vented their anti-Muslim spleen and failed to take note of the real culprit in this situation.

  • FuerElise

    Are you really offended by the “full length” of the burqa? I find the full face covering of the burqa far more offensive! But hey, each his own!

  • FuerElise

    It is quite obvious that you have not attended a university, Catholic or otherwise! Your rant is made quite incomprehensible by poor grammar and the absence of punctuation. I would be embarrassed to post such an illiterate comment.

  • FuerElise

    Gosh, isn’t pathetic how many times it has to be pointed out to the ignorant posters here that the complaint did not come from Muslim students from this Catholic university…nor any other, for that matter! One can’t cure stupid!

  • FuerElise

    Would you care to go back and re-read the article properly before mouthing off? Muslim students did not complain at that Catholic university…nor at any other. The complaint was made by a nutty professor from a rival university. Sheesh, if you can’t understand what this article is actually saying, why show your ignorance so freely by going off half-cocked and attack its contents?

  • vince

    I guess the cross acts like a force field .

  • Teresa Carmel Gresswell

    This is vile. Go to a Muslim school !!!??? simple catholic school ?????? = cross of Jesus. Muslim school = ????? Can’t answer because they are a weird religion????.

  • John Thomas

    Is there such a thing as a muslim university? probably not, that’s why these animals come to our schools. Throw them all out.

  • r.w. hahn

    I pray LORD you turn this lawsuit back on them like you did to Haman in the book of Esther when he sought to slaughter the Jews by having a law created to make it legal to do so.

  • Phillip Pasmanick

    How about the Muslims allow Jewish prayer (or even Christian prayers too) on the
    Temple Mount?
    Once Muslims become tolerant, we can reciprocate.

  • william C

    Well knock me over with a feather – crosses at a Catholic University! Who woulda thunk it? Oh the inhumanity of it all! Are we being mean to our helpless little Muslim “friends”? GO TO YOUR OWN F***ING university, crybabbies!

  • william C

    2 items related to your point. First, didn’t Clinton tell us the troops would be out of Bosnia by the following Christmas – yet they are still there? Second – One needs only look back to the 1940s to see what Muslims did to the people in Pakistan when they gained independence from India. Then of course, there are so many other former eastern and mid eastern non-muslim countries that have been virtually ruined by Islam.

  • billpayor

    But where do we find this person. They have not run a true conservative in decades. And personally, I am tired of voting for the lesser of two evils!!

  • Le cochon

    Islam is very similar in many ways to the deadliest microorganisms that infect humans—except for one: They are vectored into an area/culture free of their ideology, they rapidly spawn, they overtake the ability of the host to support or sustain them, and eventually are the direct cause of the death of the host. The main difference is that both them, as the pathogen, and the host do not both die, Islam survives and moves on to seek other hosts…to convert or kill for the creation of Sharia Law.

  • Lady Patriot

    Pamela, they might have gone to a different school to complain because they know the history of Banzhof and his unfounded lawsuits. Yes, I’m SPECULATING.

  • thesafesurfer

    It was a rhetorical point.

  • Lady Patriot

    Cheyenne, obviously you weren’t paying attention to the news back then. Only a lib might refer to Republicans as the party of stupid. And you are a perfect example of part of what is wrong with libs. Swear and insult rather than have a civil discussion. Perhaps you should take the time to Google what I posted and do your own research before you tell me to STFU!

  • Jennifer Brown

    The man filing the suit is an instigator… it must be his calling. A devil’s pawn.

  • Lady Patriot

    Here’s one link for you, Cheyenne, since you obviously weren’t paying attention back then:
    latimesblogs.latimes.com/Washington/2009/04/Obama-notre-dame-Georgetown.html

  • GPD12292

    If they don’t like it they should feel free to leave. Or, they can go outside and stick their asses in the air. Otherwise they should PISS OFF.

  • David

    *scratches head* It’s a Catholic university…what did you expect – a mosque?

    Go to another university – a Muslim college – if it bothers you that much.

  • randy horelica

    Go to a muslim college then is that so hard?

  • Rick1556

    This is getting to be ridiculous…it’s a Catholic school, why are they there in the first place?? Better yet, why are these whiners not stripped and sent down the road screaming??? The students could best solve the problem!!

  • jz

    The mooselims chip away at everything claiming it offends them. Well guess what, we are tired of this tactic and we don’t care anymore.

  • Hobbs R. Hobbit

    oh cry me a damn river….who told them to go to a catholic school………

  • teflonron

    Can some Catholics go to a Islamic sight and demand a cross be placed in some room for their prayer?

  • Jack Pittman

    As Always Religion is in the media again…the Christians don’t agree with the Muslim view… The Civil Liberties Union getting involved…. This is not a Universal Religion!! One God…One Faith!! That is the Christian view…we worship according to”our” faith …not Any other faith. If our Christian symbols prevent another faiths from praying to their god then they didn’t want to pray at all… They just wanted to complain, and I don’t feel another religions god cares where one prays, as long as one does…and as it is the Christian faith that our God is Omnipresent..one would feel the same in any other faith…or so it would seem!!

  • gman4567

    It’s going to eventually come down to us or them. Non-muslims don’t really grasp that they are out to take over the world and bring us back to the 10th century. We had better be ready for the war when it comes… and it’s coming soon.

  • http://sellingthesecondamendment.com/ SellingTheSecondAmendment.com

    It’s not the Muslims who are at fault this time, is Banzhaf, one of America’s dirtiest and most evil lawyer.

  • sickntired

    Well…. it seems muslims all over the world don’t have a problem praying in Catholic Churches, since they have taken them and made mosques out of plenty of them. If they don’t like it… why are they even at a Catholic School??

  • Linda Woodcock

    This is absolutely wrong. Why are we letting these people dictate what to allow and what not to allow in OUR Schools! Take the prayer rug outside if you don’t like our way of doing things. My husband was raised by a Minister (his grandfather and his grandmother) but he seldom went to church! He told me one day, Linda, you do not need the church, you can pray to God anywhere, he is everywhere!!!

  • Lars Eighner

    The problem here is standing. The suit was not filed by any party that could claim to be injured. Otherwise it depends upon whether federal funds are used by the school or to pay tuition for students at the school.

  • Bookworm

    The last time I looked America was not a muslim country. It is a Western, Christian country. If you are a muslim and decide to live in America then your muslim “rights” do not apply. If you want muslim “rights” then move to a muslim country where you will be more at home.

  • Pat Garrett

    Time for some common sense! Give up on your agenda!! This is America, it is a Catholic institution, don’t go there if it offends you! Walking by? Don’t look!!

  • Lars Eighner

    Who is that “OUR”? If federal funds are being use to support this school, then OUR is American taxpayers, which includes Muslims.

  • audieho

    Couldn’t agree more with you Tony. I spent a year in Bosnia and to this day I believe we were there on the wrong side. Before going in country, we had two days of briefing about our mission and the history of the country. After hearing the story about silver dollars being given to American bomber crews flying over Yugoslavia, I thought it was bizarre who we were helping.

    The crews were instructed to find a Serbian if shot down, as they would ensure their safety back to allied lines. They were to avoid Croats who had sided with the Nazis. In fact, Hitler’s own SS often complained the Croats were too cruel. The silver dollar was for the Muzzies. If you gave them money they would get you to the allied side; if not, they took you straight to the Croats who would skin you alive. And that’s who Clinton wanted us to help.

    Another interesting point, while there, I participated in the investigation of a market place bombing in Sarajevo. Speculation had been that it was Serbian perpetrators. It took about 5 days, but we identified the perps and it was even on video. The upper part of the chain decided to share this information with several news agencies, including CNN. I sat in on the briefing, so I know they were told correct information, but all of them kept reporting the bombing was done by Serbs. I guess they didn’t want to go against the Clinton narrative.

  • Jeff Pringle

    We need to call for this moron to either be fired or resign. We don’t need retarded idiots like him teaching! It’s a Catholic school that you don’t even work at. MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS!

  • Brendan Smith

    I gave you an up vote for your screen name alone. Gave me a good chuckle. Thanks.

  • Jlarson

    Catholic school, not Muslim. Don’t like it, “GET OUT”!!!!

  • DJ

    This old news 2011 so why is being re-visited 4 years later.

  • http://www.lisabelle-artist.com/ Lisabelle

    Is this the same John Banzhaf III that is systematically helping to turn smokers into criminals, that opposes the Electronic Cigarettes willy nilly. That man is an unbelievably evile person, IMO. If this is the same dastrudous person. OMGosh! Disgusting! http://www.tobaccocontrollaws.org/litigation/decisions/us-19681121-banzhaf,-et-al.-v.-federal-com ???

    On topic……. ““Normally I would have confidence that this lawsuit will be deemed without merit, but the way things are going these days, I just can’t be sure anymore. Simply incredible.”
    YES WE ARE UNDER ATTACK. THERE IS A WAR GOING ON AND WE WILL BE THE LAST TO REALIZE, HOPE IT ISN’T TOO LATE!

  • Thomas Mattice

    MORONS !

  • BDB

    Here’s an idea – DON’T GO TO A CATHOLIC SCHOOL if Catholicism offends you!

  • tm9

    Muslims and homosexuals–until the Muslims start throwing them off our tallest buildings.

  • mononucleosis

    Which, of course, is why he appointed a Jew and a Catholic to the Supreme Court.

  • huntermike989

    Someone get the tar and the feathers, and a rail for this idiot from George Washington University, and as for Catholic University, they ought to rid themselves of the menace of Islam, and purge their class rolls of these islamic apostates.

  • huntermike989

    The Muslim Trojan Horse gunny. Embed themselves into all aspects of society, including the Catholic Church, and then turn on it…

  • RuKiddingMe?

    It’s time to tell the muslims to go “shat” in their hat! If you are a muslim going to a Catholic college, you are A. A moron B. Looking for a fight C. Looking to get your a$$ kicked D. All of the above.

  • cub68134

    This is pure STOOPID-ITY! Pull your fucking heads out of your fucking asses and see that you are indeed in a CATHOLIC educational environment, morons! Work with it or die!

  • Lady Patriot

    Catholic colleges give better educations than many secular colleges. They’re more affordable than the elites like Harvard and Yale, etc. I’ve seen the results of both. I’m not saying you’re wrong about Muslims being agitators and that being another purpose for their attending Catholic colleges. That very well may be the case as well as a better education.

  • John S Bartell

    Both faith follow not the precise word of God. Shall any person desire to live with God for eternity they MUST comply to His rules for salvation. Adam and Eve disobeyed and were sent out of the garden away from the tree of life. One may never reclaim the garden by their own doctrine. Catholics announces she has changed the Ten Commandments and are proud for their accomplishment plus other blasphemies.

    “Question: Have you any other way of proving that the Church has power to institute festivals of precept?”

    “Answer: Had she not such power, she could not have done that in which all modern religionists agree with her – she could not have substituted the observance of Sunday the first day of the week, for the observance of Saturday the seventh day, a change for which there is no Scriptural authority.”8

    So the papacy is here saying that it changed Sabbath to Sunday and that virtually all churches accepted the new holy day. Thus, the papacy claims that Sunday as a holy day is the mark, or symbol, of her power and Ecclesiastical authority.”

    Stephen Keenan, A Doctrinal Catechism [FRS No. 7.], (3rd American ed., rev.: New York, Edward Dunigan & Bro., 1876), p. 171..
    ..
    ..

  • Jeffrey Rutter

    The complainant is a known Libtard who has a history of stirring up stuff for his own amusement. He’s going after the Catholic Church because he knows that attacking Christians is safe. He knows that neither the Pope, nor any of the subsidiary Catholic leadership is going to issue a Fatwa calling for his head.

  • lillapoyka

    FRIG EM

  • lillapoyka

    Would a muslim school offer “non offensive” places for Christians or Jews to pray? I think we all know the answer to that question

  • Adam Stopp

    it kind of like complaining that the fried rice restaurant doesn’t serve gyros.

  • sunnytruth

    You and FuerElise are incorrect in your analysis. Today, many on the left use intimidation tactics and other techniques that are surely reminiscent of yesterday’s Nazis. Clearly, the left pushes violence as a modus operandi, i.e., the loons from the Wall Street occupiers, the union thugs, and the gay fascists. Remember, the woman who wanted to burn down the Indiana pizzeria because that family made a public statement regarding their beliefs in traditional marriage. No, you guys do not want to face the unpleasant truth that today’s liberals are fascist in their thinking and hence practice an intolerance that is breath taking and eerily patterning that of the Nazis of yesterday. Read Jonah Goldberg’s NY Times best seller, Liberal Fascism. Even if you disagree with him, the evidence is clear that many gays, feminists, leftists represent a threat to free speech and free association just like the Islamo-fascists. So brining up the association to the Nazis of yesterday is not being ignorant but shows unfortunately how history repeats itself again, and again and again. I guess it is okay for the left to demonize the other side but once the shoe is on the other foot, than all of a sudden it is an issue. That is a hallmark of the fascist, liberal mind.

  • Adam Stopp

    Vegetarians at a Steakhouse

  • Frank

    i have a much better solution, no muslim should go to a catholic school. end of discussion.

  • Carl Edward Jansen

    Private school or Public? That’s the only thing that matters in this case.

  • MichelleP12

    The dude needs to DWI—deal with it. It’s a Catholic university…expect Catholic things. Perhaps muslim students can go off-campus to pray. But they knew BEFORE enrolling what the situation was. Banzhaf needs to retreat and withdraw this silly complaint.

  • AHH!!!

    The moo-slimes want their filthy feet through the door so they can spread that goat -bum smell

  • Crinklecut

    Listen…I’ll speak slowly…The complain was filed by a wacko professor at a rival school who has other complaints and a lawsuit against the school. Stop being a caricature.

  • Crinklecut

    You’re a grown man. Putting ‘tard’ on the end of any word is what juveniles do. Grow up.

  • laurelladesborough

    I think that attorney bringing the lawsuit has an axe to grind…and it has nothing to do with muslims praying. There are too many occasions where attorneys are using the law to do damage to society as a whole…and not to benefit society at large, but to benefit themselves. Note that the muslim students have NOT complained! This is an outsider who is making a complaint. If I were a judge, I would call it a frivilous lawsuit.

  • Crinklecut

    It’s manipulation. Nothing better than getting a bunch of ignorant Christians and righties worked up to get a lot of clicks and bring in advertising dollars. Just read the comments. Most on here don’t even realize that it wasn’t any Muslim that filed the complaint. People, you’re being played.

  • Crinklecut

    The Muslims had nothing to do with it. What you should be tired of is being played to get clicks and advertising revenue.

  • Frank Provasek

    The guy’s a nut, he wrote a long rambling complaint to a commission (not a lawsuit) , and it was ignored. And this was 3 years ago, so why is it being discussed as current news or somethiung to get upset about?

  • http://www.commdiginews.com/ Jacquie Kubin

    OK – its a Catholic School, my son goes to a Catholic school, but is not Catholic. He attends mass, quietly. He takes scripture. Its not that I want him to become a Catholic but he goes to a Catholic school and it does not hurt him to learn about the religion as the majority of people in the US subscribe to a christian religion. Secondly, if a catholic went to a muslim school, would they be able to demand the same?

    To quote Ron Burgundy “I don’t want to live in Rainbow land”. I hope Catholic University sticks to their guns, and their cross. The only way to combat this is to not let them get their way. And vote republican… regardless of who gets the nomination. At least we can stop some of this stupidity for the next four years.

  • https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoNuxrXz_LTdX4-TnVY59pw Christine Calabrese

    Stand strong and refuse to remove any crosses. Add more crosses in fact! And don’t forget to add statues of the Blessed Mother to your campuses.

  • Dywlf

    The instigators of sharia law are chipping away, one Christian right at a time. Please don’t listen to the anti-American media condemning Christian values. Its mostly due to their abundance of homo employees.

  • A.K. Adak

    What’s offensive is these radical assholes think the world should bow down to them.

  • Rosenonymous

    This is from 2011 – be responsible and date your stories. There are plenty of wrongdoings in present day for us to focus on, rather than be way-laid by old news.

    The suit was brought by an idiot Law Professor from GWU. Not by Muslim students. In fact, none of the students signed on to the lawsuit. This crackpot is infamous for his misuse of the power of the law.
    http://www.theblaze.com/blog/2011/10/28/in-defense-of-muslims-at-catholic-university/

  • George

    It’s a Catholic school. What do they expect? Keep the Crucifix, let the “offended students” go to another school.

  • Conservative Mark

    I think it is time for these people to go home and by home I mean… GET THE HELL OUT OF AMERICA!

  • Cheyenne

    Okay my bad. Evidently from the article, Obama wants a religious-free background at all the venues he speaks at. Makes sense from a church/state standpoint.

  • Lucinha Müeller

    A universidade é católica e deve continuar sendo católica e os muslins colocam suas criaturas por lá justamente para impedir o CRISTIANISMO de seguir. Que a universidade católica aceite somente cristãos. Se fosse uma universidade Budista não iria arrancar a imagem de Buda para tender desejos de não budistas. Que saia o islâmico folgado anti cristão de lá.

  • Joseph Newman

    I went to a catholic university some forty years ago. I am assuming there were crucifixes in the classroom. At the time being agnostic/atheistic these Catholic symbols had very little meaning for me. Perhaps that is the reason why I don’t remember whether or not there were crucifixes in the classroom. I suspect that it might be the same for Muslim or Jewish students going to a catholic university. Catholic symbols for them lack meaning and therefore are not memorable.

    In any event, a private university has the right to embrace whatever tradition it sees fit to embrace.

    The diversity of our universities and their traditions is the hallmark of our freedoms. Let us not loose sight of that.

  • Oath 2 Order

    I’m not Catholic but what the fuck is this guy doing?

    Why are you attending a Catholic school as a Muslim?

  • Locjus

    It begins.

  • Uranus

    Any university employee responsible for the education of students must be fired and banned from teaching for displaying this level if idiocy.

  • FuerElise

    Ditto that!

  • Lady Patriot

    Thank you for acknowledging my credibility. Obama wants a CHRISTIAN-free background at the venues he speaks at. There is nothing in the Constitution that speaks of separation of church and state.

  • FuerElise

    Talking about a misleading, purposely sensationalist headline! Belief-net should be ashamed of themselves for such low tactics. If the purpose was to get their semi-literate followers to come out of the woodwork and parade their inability to read the full article, then the intent was fully successful. Such a show of inappropriate comments that don’t in any way refer to the facts in the article! This was a cheap trick, Belief-net!

  • Bruce Welty

    A simple idea: Don’t allow Kufis to attend.

  • Theresa Easley

    No. They do it to infiltrate.

  • Kathy Robertson

    Why are they even going to a Catholic school?

  • FuerElise

    You have me baffled there. It does not compute according to any definitions of rhetoric I have read. Never mind, though! It no matter!

  • Kathy Robertson

    Cute name. What about Occam’s Rubble? lol

  • Kathy Robertson

    Can’t happen too soon!

  • Eyas Abusrour

    And , when those who disbelieved plotted against you to restrain you or kill you or evict you . But they plan, and Allah plans. And Allah is the best of planners.

  • thinkingabovemypaygrade

    A shocker. A catholic school with crucifixes. Who would have suspected??? (sarcasm)

    But watch for some silly judge…educated on the latest tthot fashions…to rule against the University!!!

  • thinkingabovemypaygrade

    not sure that his appointees take their declared religious faiths…as seriously as they (apparently) believe the latest silly thot fashions. Hope I’m wrong…

  • theone

    Where is Common Sense. Why would a Muslim attend a Catholic school? Why are they allowed in a Catholic School to begin with.? Does the Catholic University need money that bad that they would accept a Muslim? Insanity

  • Robert Itschner Jr.

    The professor John F. Banzhaf III is a dick!!!

    https://www.activistfacts.com/person/1517-john-banzhaf-iii/

  • James M

    Because Catholics ecumenise with them, so the ‘slimes think all Catholics are spineless zombies. The ‘slimes need to be told to shove their Profit where he belongs. Or if that’s too much, C.U.A. could:

    1) add plenty more Crucifixes to its furnishings;
    2) serve lots more sausages & other piggy meals to everyone (except Jews, who are OK)
    3) organise showings of Mohammed Porky Pig cartoons

  • David Wazana

    Why are they even allowed in the school…

  • Cheyenne

    Honey, have you ever read the First Amendment?

  • Cheyenne

    Maybe for the education? I went to Fordham University, a top Jesuit school, and students of all faiths are welcome, Muslims included.

  • Cheyenne

    This is their home. Most of them were born here. I imagine the Native Americans feel the same way about you.

  • Euro2000

    This has happened before – a Mexican/S.American convert to Islam and a Muslim immigrant who were attending the Trinity University claimed they were offended by the words ‘Year of our Lord’ appearing on their diploma. They lost that one.

    Similarly in the UK – a Muslim girl applies for a teaching assistance job at an Anglican/ Church of England school. During the face to face interview – she was interviewed by a man.

    She got the job! But when she came to work she was wearing a full face burqa. The school said no and a tribunal found they were within their rights.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNTNWf5Q2Zo

    This case has nothing to do with common sense – this Catholic school needs to lawyer up – particularly with those experienced in Islamic lawfare – and has some understanding of the connection between Muslim sentiment and sharia law.

    The spurious suggestion of ‘racism’ or ‘intolerance’ means the well is already tainted. And the lawyer would need to understand how ‘anti-racism’ is being used to impose sharia.

    This is what Europe has been dealing with.

    More and more we are hearing – we did not want to be called ‘racists’ – ‘so I was just following orders.’ [That’s how you can have 100,000 vulnerable girls raped – by UK Muslim gangs.]

    There has been issues from Australia to UK – where Muslim students have insisted on having their own prayer rooms [even as multi-faith rooms were available] – and the ones they shared – Hindu students in particular faced harassment and sometimes blocked from entering [as Asian Muslims feel Hindus should convert].

    Worth checking out too – where head teachers in the UK were forced out by Muslim governors and parents – whenever they objected to going along with suggestions that were in line with the sharia. One headmistress, called a ‘racist’ – dismissed a suggestion that she wear only long sleeved shirts to school – was forced out of her job after a smear campaign. She took legal action and won – and the judge asked the school board why they did not act to help her – they stated they were more afraid of the anti-racism commission.

    ::

    This Catholic school should not take the matter lightly. If they can throw the cross out of one Catholic classroom – they can do it to them all.

  • Cheyenne

    It’s par for the course. As soon as Christians and republicans see the word “Muslim” in any context, they lose the few brain cells they have left.

  • Lady Patriot

    Cheyenne: 1) I am not your honey and 2) not only have I read the First Amendment, I can recite it:
    “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
    Establishing a religion is far different than separation of church and state.

  • Cheyenne

    I have to give part of your reasoning facilities due credit: you’re very good at splitting hairs.

  • Conservative Mark

    Nice try, Barack.

  • Lady Armstrong

    if you can’t pray there…why are you there in the first place??? It is a Catholic school not a muslin school….hint go to your school…I agree with Dee…or better yet since you find so much offensive in the USA …why are you here??? Go home.

  • Lady Armstrong

    because they would loose face to say they made a mistake..

  • Lady Armstrong

    what does that mean, he is our president and he is clearly NOT on our side, therefore the people he appoints are not either…he paid them off…..simple..

  • Lady Armstrong

    God of the Bible has no been happy with Islam for a long time

  • Lady Armstrong

    exactly

  • Tig

    Get outa town, and get outa the country founded on Christian principles! We’re sick of your BS and your Sharia law!

  • Richard Medicus

    If the Catholic school gives in on this; why bother being a Catholic?

  • Annie

    They can always go to a muslim school if they don’t like the Catholic school. No one is forcing them to stay. POS, that’s all I’ve got to say about them.

  • Marea

    Mohammed was a political and military leader; insisting that Muslims should fight to put Islam in control of the whole world. And it’s HAPPENING isn’t it because of the bleeding hearts, say NO.

  • Jenna McCoy

    the guy doesn’t go to the school, nor does he have children who go there. Not one student or parent has complained. Why are we listening to a professional litigator over stupid shit again?

  • Joe Schmoe

    I’m not Islamophobic, I simply don’t like them.And the more that I learn about it, the more I dislike it.

  • ctmom

    And so it begins…..

  • Cheyenne

    I’m proud to have voted for him twice.

  • Cheyenne

    If you dislike all Muslims, you’re an Islamophobe.

  • Bill Davis

    Look at Dearborn, Mich.

  • Jerry Llewellyn

    You don’t have to attend the Catholic Schools. In fact, Catholic teachings go against the karun you believe in so go to a Islamic school at a mosque. You ragheaded SOBs need an attitude adjustment!! Here’s the solution and a way to meet your 72 virgins.

  • American Infidel

    Some shyster lawyer is trying to make a name for himself; MORONICASSHOLE would fit quite nicely.

  • John Hartley

    Then the Cross Of Jesus Christ is surely makes clear Satan can not receive prayers in the presents of God!

  • Greg Rauscher

    Soooo…let us see if we could go to a muslim owned building, regardless of it being a mosque or not, and wear anything that is clearly announcing our Christian faith and see how that goes over! Hypocrites!!

  • Jerry Llewellyn

    Muslim
    Brotherhood Objective: Global Islamic State
    Groupthink that portrays “dangerous” as “innocuous” has led to
    censorship by omission. The Muslim Brotherhood, according to the conventional
    wisdom on the left, is now a responsible Egyptian political organization that
    will compete in the first free elections Egypt has known since
    the late 1940s.

    Until now, the Muslim Brotherhood has done well under a different name and
    still managed to pull 20 percent in elections rigged to favor the deposed
    President Hosni Mubarak’s party. Now the Muslim Brotherhood plans to enter
    candidates under its own name — and straw polls indicate it may muster up to 40
    percent of the vote.

    Not to worry, say their liberal admirers in the United States and other Western
    countries. They have reformed; they are no longer religious extremists. The
    fact that they burned or trashed some 300 buildings in Cairo on Jan.
    26, 1952,
    was then and this is now.

    Like Hezbollah in Lebanon, the Muslim
    Brotherhood has camouflaged its strategic objectives in charitable social work,
    sports clubs, and prayer meetings. Its messages are also tailored to disarm its
    critics. The Muslim Brotherhood’s disinformation arsenal contains the political
    equivalent of dental laughing gas, designed to elicit lightheadedness as well
    as warm and fuzzy feelings.

    Conveniently overlooked, in what was described as the Muslim Brotherhood’s
    Western-style demand for freedom, are these inconvenient facts:

    — Sheik Yusuf al-Qaradawi, 84, the Muslim Brotherhood’s chief theoretician,
    banned in the United States and Britain, advocate of violence against Israel as
    well as U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, returned to Egypt after a 50-year
    absence to address a million-plus crowd in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. State TV said
    it was 2 million. He also reaches tens of millions worldwide on al-Jazeera, the
    Doha-based Arab network.

    — The Muslim Brotherhood’s motto: “Allah is our objective. The Prophet is
    our leader. The Koran is our law. Jihad is our way. Dying in the way of Allah
    is our highest hope.”

    — Mohammed Badie, the Muslim Brotherhood’s supreme guide, said upon his
    elevation last September, that the group’s objectives could only be attained
    “by raising a jihadi generation that pursues death just as the enemies
    pursue life.”

    — In 1989, the Muslim Brotherhood’s Islamic Action Front won 23 out of 80 seats
    in Jordan’s Parliament.
    King Hussein tried to check its influence by changing election laws. But in
    1993, they became the largest group in Parliament — and strongly opposed the
    Jordanian-Israeli Peace Treaty in 1994.

    — Despite a rigged vote that gave Mubarak’s followers almost 80 percent of the
    seats in the Egyptian Parliament dissolved by the new supreme military
    authority in mid-February, the Muslim Brotherhood still garnered 20 percent.

    — the Muslim Brotherhood’s official website says Jihad is Islam’s most
    important tool in a gradual takeover, beginning with the Muslim nations, moving
    on to restoring the caliphate over three continents for a conquest of the West,
    with a global Islamic state as the ultimate objective.

    — For the immediate future, the Muslim Brotherhood remains closely linked to
    Hamas in Gaza and Hezbollah in Lebanon and the Muslim Brotherhood’s second in
    command, Rashad al-Bayumi, said in a recent interview that the Muslim
    Brotherhood’s would join a transitional Egyptian government with one objective:
    Canceling the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel.

    — The Muslim Brotherhood’s platform says that government rule in Egypt “must be
    republican, parliamentary, constitutional and democratic in accordance with
    Islamic Shariah law that ensures liberty for all.”

    — The Muslim Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide — it has more than one — Mohammed
    Mahdi Akef said the Muslim Brotherhood opposes American democracy because
    “it is corrupt, serves the American agenda and wants to destroy the
    Islamic nation, its faith and tradition.”

    — Akef says the United States spends billions
    of dollars “and endlessly plots to change the Muslim way of life (by
    waging) war on Muslim leaders, the traditions of its faith and its ideas. They
    even wage war against female circumcision, a practice current in 36 countries,
    which has been prevalent since the time of the pharaohs.”

    — Jihad has a global strategy beyond self-defense — attack every “infidel
    rule” to widen the global caliphate until all mankind lives under the
    Islamic flag.

    For Egypt’s new government,
    whatever it turns out to be, accommodation with the Muslim Brotherhood is bound
    to be the line of least resistance. Whether 1 million or 2 million were on Cairo’s Tahrir Square to listen to
    Qaradawi in his first public appearance in Egypt in 50 years is
    irrelevant. Countless millions the world over listen to his politico-religious
    sermons.

    More important, the hero of Egypt’s latest revolution, Wael Ghonim, the
    Doha-based head of Google marketing in the Middle East whose Tweets and
    Facebook postings were credited with laying the groundwork for the popular
    uprising, was barred from the stage in Tahrir Square. Qaradawi’s bodyguards
    elbowed the cyber-activist to the exit ladder.

    “The Yuppie Revolution in Egypt is Over, the
    Islamist Revolution Has Begun,” captured the essence of Egypt’s 18-day
    upheaval. It was what Cornell Law School’s William A.
    Jacobson’s blog called a “Legal Insurrection.”

    The Muslim Brotherhood’s greatest asset: Gullible Westerners on both sides of
    the Atlantic.

    It was the same syndrome that enabled the same segment of Western opinion to
    applaud Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s moderation as he gave daily news
    conferences near Paris in 1978 while
    waiting for his religious revolutionaries and their yuppie helpers to overthrow
    the shah.

    For those with a little more memory, there is also the case of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge,
    described for years as moderate agrarian reformers. No sooner in power than
    they established the “killing fields.” By their own reckoning, they
    slaughtered 2 million of their own people.

    ©
    2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

    Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com http://www.Newsmax.com/deBorchgrave/Egypt-elections-Muslim-Brotherhood/2011/02/22/id/387023/#ixzz3QQse6G5r

  • Joe Schmoe

    It has nothing to do with Obama. Your sort of comment just makes conservatives sound stupid

  • Joe Schmoe

    Sure some liberals are like that, so are some conservatives. There is no major liberal party that uses illegal force and violence as a tactic in the USA. Going on about Nazis and Commies is just a scare tactic used by the unscrupulous to scare the stupid

  • Joe Schmoe

    Why are they bringing this story up now, 4 years later? Some FB conservatives have been passing it around to gin up their sheep. I am sure the suit was dismissed.

  • Ray Watters

    This is a joke, isn’t it? Really…this has to be a satirical article. There is no possible way that it can be serious.

  • Joe Schmoe

    i don’t dislike all Muslims or even most of them. But I don’t like Islam, the religion, bs terms like Islamophobia and liberal twerps with their stupid strawman arguments

  • Barry Drey

    Show them the door………damn if I would cater to them…………..They came here, they adapt to American standards or return to the holes they crawled out of……………

  • Barry Drey

    ONLY TO BITCH AND CAUSE TROUBLE…………………

  • Barry Drey

    CAN’T FIX STUPID…………

  • Barry Drey

    My feelings about him also……….

  • happyhomo

    And yet Catholics want to force their beliefs on the rest of the country and teach their beliefs in public schools… does nobody see anything wrong with this? You can’t complain if you are essentially doing the same thing to a school that is public to all…

  • sunnytruth

    I am not sure if I completely agree. Clearly, there are some liberals that would love to shut down dissenting views and call it “hate speech.” In fact, on many campuses, conservative voices are drowned out and intimidation and scare tactics are used to punish those who have traditional views. Calling such views as hate speech is form of fascism where individual liberty is curtailed. This is totally unacceptable and will come back to haunt us all. Instead, it would be better to have all voices articulated-even those that may make some uncomfortable. Though illegal force and violence are being used, other tactics such as ruining one economically is totally unAmerican just because someone, for example, may hold a different view over what marriage is. This cannot be allowed.

  • Cheyenne

    Well l don’t like brain-dead conservatards so I guess that makes us even. Have a nice day.

  • rinkydink

    Call me young and naive but refusing to pray in a room just because it has another religions symbol in it seems more hateful and intolerant than having the symbol in the first place.

  • SukeyMac

    This is a Catholic school and people know that before they attend the school. It’s an infringement on the rights of Catholics to even consider removing religious symbols.
    .Don’t go there if it bothers everyone so much

  • William Carter, I

    I just don’t understand.

  • MDPatriot

    Bingo! You hit the nail on the head!

  • MDPatriot

    Obama is probably a reincarnate of what’s-his-name…….oh, yeah….Allah! Disgusting!!

  • MDPatriot

    What about Obama giving the Muslim Brotherhood a couple billion dollars of OUR taxpayer monies, 250 U.S. military tanks and 20, or so, U.S. military fighter jets so the Muslims could fight the Egyptian King, albeit a dictator, out of office and take over governing Egypt? Not long after the were successful in conquering Egypt, the Egyptian people did not like being ruled by the Muslims and they fought the Muslims and drove them out of their country. So, how much money did we pay into the Muslim screw-up of Egypt, which we should never have been involved in, in the first place? This is but ONE example of Obama’s professing that Muslims are the greatest! We are in trouble…………

  • MDPatriot

    Only because they support his One World Order agenda.

  • MDPatriot

    Everybody, STOP! STOP! STOP trying to defend the Islamists! They are here for one reason and one reason only……….to do their part, no matter how miniscule, to destroy the USA and take it over. Why else would Obama appoint a Muslim as the head of Homeland Security. and many other high government positions? Please, just think about what is coming!

  • MDPatriot

    …………if it is not too late!

  • MDPatriot

    Lu Dioni: Power, control, money and greed sums up the left-wing, liberal, progressive Demoncrats and RINOs nicely, don’t you think?

  • Conservative Mark

    And that’s the problem.

  • Lady Patriot

    Not trying to defend Islamists. Not by a long shot. Just trying to rationalize why SOME might be here and attend Catholic colleges. I realize it’s the goal of Muslims to dominate the world, it’s evident by the way they breed.

  • Betty Ross

    filed by a professor from rival George Washington University across town.

  • W. Shewmake

    No problem, from now on don’t take any students that are not Catholic. Do not give in to these fools, They hate the Catholic Church because they know it’s the one true Church of Christ, they also hate moral standards.

  • the_bat

    Oh, yeah. Like they’re actual devout and practicing members of their ascribed faiths.

  • the_bat

    I don’t think you’re wrong.

  • Barb

    I am not a Christian. I went to a Catholic university for law school There were Catholic crucifixes. DUH. This is a nonsense lawsuit, and if I were the judge, I’d dismiss it for lack of standing, and for failure to state a case on which relief can be granted.

  • Deana Stacy Warner

    If these students do not care to be faced with the symbols of Catholic faith, then perhaps they should not be seeking to study in a Catholic school. There are various state colleges to which they could apply which do not have religious affiliation of any sort, unless of course the reason of their application is to tear down and demolish the strength of institution, its’ faith.

  • Cheyenne

    Your problem, not mine.

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  • galileoguy

    There’s no need to use offensive name-calling, no matter what the circumstances. Even less so because according to the article, it’s not the MUSLIM students who are making the complain, but this busy body lawyer.

  • galileoguy

    No, he insists he’s not a Muslim and since he gets to decide his own religion, then if he says he’s not, he’s not. End of story.

  • susan

    Why is anyone so stupid that they say “mooselimbs?” Have you suffered a brain injury or are you just astoundingly profoundly ignorant?

  • susan

    Thousand upon thousands of Muslims were being killed in Bosnia you moron.

  • susan

    Yeah I heard he gave them all of Texas. It’s Al-Texas now Melissa. Idiot.

  • susan

    I have strong favorable feelings for them not too watching all of the moronic hateful stupid beyond measure comments by jackass uneducated Christians on the internet. Made me convert.

  • susan

    Of course you have to take acid before hand……

  • susan

    Is this a stupid convention?

  • susan

    Yes it’s a stupid convention.

  • susan

    Or a paranoid thought disordered convention.

  • susan

    No silly child, you don’t agree with him. That’s not fascism or being a traitor that means you lost the election. I didn’t agree with a thing Bush did, oh but well, everyone know he was in cahoots with the Saudis and gave them most of America so I guess that’s a bad comparison. Bush also communicated with Satan so that really blew.

  • susan

    We of the One World Order agenda traced your IP address MDPatriot and you are the one designated to clean up after our yearly picnic now.

  • susan

    so seriously is Belief Net for retarded people?

  • susan

    Tell me Darwinism will make you all fade away soon…..

  • susan

    You are trying logic and intelligent thought here galileoguy. They don’t speak that language. Scream about chemtrails and space aliens and you’ll have their attention.

  • susan

    stupidity. unbridled stealth stupidity.

  • galileoguy

    You’re right, of course, Susan. When am I ever going to learn that lesson? I guess I live in hope. Or delusion.

  • Mike Paquin

    Lol. Thank you for taking the sting out of the crazy for me.

  • Mike Paquin

    How dare you make sense? You are gonna screw Lu’s head all up. Stupid fact spewer!

  • caroljanegibbs

    Maybe I’m offended at the Muslims in the US wanting and needing special consideration against for what as been acceptable forever in the US. They can go home to their country, if that’s where they came from, and if they were born and raised here, let them go find a place to pray which does not have Christian symbols and/or crosses displayed in it.I don’t understand how these things are even ALLOWED to become issues here in America.

  • part21

    muslims!!!! dont go to catholic schools!! you are invited to go to any public protestant or muslim schools.

    retards!!!

  • Gery DiMarco

    The judgement handed down in my court would be, Regardless of what your religion is, if the surroundings dictate your ability to pray… YOUR FAITH IS SERIOUSLY FLAWED!

  • jeffersonpayne

    My perception is that the offense here is not by Catholics against Muslims, but by America’s official State religion, aka Liberalism, against everybody.
    The purpose of this manufactured insult is to justify using State power to strip the symbols of all other religions from public view.
    Dear Muslims, if you think the State is doing this to protect you, let me clue you in: it is just using your grievance to advance its own agenda.

  • bobwalton

    Legal principle: Volenti- (Volenti non fit iniuria) Latin: “to a willing person, injury is not done.” Common law doctrine which states that if someone willingly places themselves in a position where they know harm might result, they cannot bring a tort claim against the other party. I guess the rag-heads will have to prove they had no idea crucifixes would be ipresent at a Catholic school.

  • bobwalton

    Must not have been a law professor! Volenti non fit iniuria (Latin: “to a willing person, injury is not done”) Common law doctrine which states that if someone willingly places themselves in a position where they know harm might result, they cannot bring a tort claim against the other party.

  • Maya Pinion

    Sounds like somebody needs a different hobby.

  • Tim Clark

    But Allah is God. DERRR. Christians sure aren’t educated for shit. But they do think being fucktards is bliss, so no surprise

  • Tim Clark

    The common person needs to just leave both politics and religion alone. They often don’t know shit, about their own cult or imaginary friend. Oh and newsflash Christians, ALLAH is GOD

  • Helene Smith

    This is the time to start “nipping in the bud”. If those Muslims find that there are practices, such as Religious freedoms or Religious tolerance do not agree with their practices, then they should be STRONGLY urged or a better politically said to go back to their own country or whereever they came from.
    Here in the USA, Religious freedom and freedom of speech is OUR God Given Right! We also are responsible to practice religious tolerance. Thus those Muslims who are complaining, need to change their mindset and practice responsibility and religious tolerance as well. IT GOES BOTH WAYS! I am sure Allah will see things re: your New Found responsibility (practicing religious tolerance) in a much more favorable way!

  • David Boccabella

    This is a beatup by ONE person and not even a student there. None of the Muslim students there have raised the issue at all.

    http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/frivolous/0018844

  • Deacon Samir Hodaly

    I am A Permanent Deacon in Jerusalem, Israel. What I have noticed is that in the western world the human rights activitis are very active against the church while in the Moslim world they do not have a voice. Sure we have to analyze who is behind them? supporting them to fight the Church, especially the Catholic, in the name of human rights. Please send them my message: “Start asking for human rights for the Christians in the Arab world. Stop fighting the Church, you will not win because as Our Lord Jesus said to Peter: ““And I say to thee: That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build
    my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” Matthew 16:18. Yes, no one will destroy it. Keep faith in Our Lord Jesus Christ. Pray for the Holy Spirit as we will celebrate Him in two weeks. God bless all those who have faith in the Lord and not in the servant (money).

  • Conservative Mark

    No, you are the problem, Watch this video on the “Islamization Explained” so you don’t remain so stupid. Anybody who would vote for a MUSLIM when we are at war with MUSLIMS should have their vote taken away!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rB6_nbT6Tg

  • Persuasive

    This is the same war of aggression by Muslims who sought to bully their way across Europe and the Middle East, having successfully done so for a time, and requiring what much later came to be known as the Crusades. http://www.couragetolaugh.com

  • Basherte

    This is not a human rights violation. This is a Catholic school. If you aren’t Catholic, why are you attending this school? Do you really have a right to complain about Catholic symbols in a Catholic school? If you don’t like the Catholic religion or believe it then don’t PAY to go to a Catholic school.

  • http://www.youtube.com/DutchLionFrans Dutch Lion Frans

    The sad thing is that many judges are haters of the cross – being Jews – the very worst enemies of mankind who ordered their whores – our governments to bring in this hostile muslim element! We must get our nations back: That means: Jews, muslims, hindu’s and all elements hostile to Christ: OUT! Take your whores who betrayed us with you: OUT: ALL of you! God will soon throw you devil’s seeds into eternal fire! Matthew 13: 24-50; Revelation 21:8

    IN THE MEANWHILE CHURCH: HAND OVER ALL HOSTILE ELEMENTS TO THE JAILORS, THE TORMENTORS TO BE TORMENTED DAY AND NIGHT! Matthew 18: 34.

  • gunny55

    Are the students complaining about the lawyers interference? No. Is someone paying the lawyer? Yes. Could it be a student/students? Yes. Could it be CAIR? Yes. Could it be some other MOOSELIMB org? Yes. Sorry I didn’t mean to offend a delicate flower such as your self. I meant to say goat humper but I was tryin to be nice.

  • karl

    Learn and do not admit any more. Give up taking federal grants..aid..tax money of any kind and regain your religious freedom

  • Helmetbreaker

    It’s a Catholic school! If Muslims don’t like the symbols, there are thousands of other schools across the country. Quit bowing to all the demands now or we won’t have any religion in this country other than Muslim

  • Massgopguy

    Boston College too them down. A Jewish professor slapped some sense into the administration to put them back up.

  • Mike Alexander

    Why don’t the Muslim students go to a different college? Nobody forces them to be there. It is by choice.

  • MitchBaxter

    This case was from 2011, and it wasn’t brought by Muslim students. It was filed by a professor at George Washington Law who likes bringing cases for ‘equality.’

  • gunny55

    That why your here?

  • gunny55

    Not nearly enough either.

  • Conservative Mark

    This is the problem… Islamization Explained.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rB6_nbT6Tg

  • gunny55

    We wont hold that against you. You shouldn’t be so hard on yourself.

  • gunny55

    Your mostly delusional Gayleoguy.

  • gunny55

    Your correct I should have said “GOAT HUMPERS”.

  • Denise Lawson

    Because we have to deal with idiot liberals running amok in society.

    There is a reason the Muslim students at the school haven’t complained: they have no problem with it, and many have stated they feel more welcome there than elsewhere. Kinda ironic, considering.

  • Denise Lawson

    They are protective because of the color of his skin. They are racist, plain and simple. Case in point: disagree with the man and see how long it takes the left to accuse you of picking on him because of the color of his skin.

  • Heather Justina Stala

    Okay first off this is a Catholic school, governed by the Catholic church…. Thus, does not separation of church and state apply here??? I mean seriously, all students knew the deal upon applying to the school and requirements of any religious studies and participation upon same. So I am sorry but I think this is a case of bend to my will. Then after you do I will not bend to make the same considerations as that is equality in my eyes. Time for America to wake up and this is a good one to do so with. Tell these idiots where to go and how to get there as this is simply one religion trying to impose their will on another and it should not be stood for!!!

  • Charles Placker

    Tell them to go to a Muslim University. This guy is a total ass.

  • Juan A. Vitali

    that is dumb

  • Juan A. Vitali

    BS

  • Juan A. Vitali

    BS STOP

  • Juan A. Vitali

    When Mecca starts allowing other religions to build places of worship I would be inclined to listen to their complaint about fairness in the way we worship or educate our people. Until then, they can suck eggs.

  • Paula Ellis Mann

    This is ridiculous!! Why are Muslims going to a Catholic University?? Why is there (or maybe there is) a Muslim University that can offer the expectations of Muslim religion?

  • Jgorish

    I presume the good professor Banzhaf also advocates for mosques to provide prayer space for non-Muslims, right? Yeah, I thought not …..

  • Jgorish

    Egypt drove Muslims out of their country? No, no and no! Most Egyptians are Muslim, except for the shrinking number of Coptic Christians (who are being heavily persecuted). The Egyptian military kicked out the Muslim Brotherhood government for trying to impose sharia, but that is just more secular Muslims vs more extremist Muslims.

  • Lady Patriot

    They weren’t appointed for their religious backgrounds, they were appointed for their vaginas.

  • Buddy Brown

    Muslims . . . go back to where you came here from. Problem solved.

  • Gerard Nadal

    For centuries Muslims have prayed rather joyfully in Christendom’s largest Cathedral, the Haggia Sophia, captured in a war of conquest. They do so today, surrounded by many, many of the original mosaics, all depicting Christian themes and persons. Case dismissed!

  • Philip Mizzi

    Raise an online petition before it is too late! Do not sleep on it.

  • drcheswick

    Maybe he’s just jealous that GWU won’t give him tenure.

  • Peter

    Main problem is that the Catholic schools system is publicly funded which then allows for this nonsense. One single secular public school system should be publicly funded only. Any Catholic or other religious non secular schools with private agendas should be Private schools only, and Privately funded. This should also apply to hospitals. No religious hospital or school should be funded by public funds. Separation of church and State are key to facilitating and maintaining a fair and just public system. In this way public secular institutions will not be required to provide religious space and Private Religious schools will not be required to provide religious or secular space.

  • Michael Harris

    I am not religious, but this is a catholic university. They are allowed to stick crosses wherever they so desire. Muslims (and other religions) should expect this and accept this. Grow up, have some respect and stop acting immature. I think it is more offensive to catholics than the muslims.

  • Tom

    He has repeatedly referred to his Muslim faith in interviews.

  • FedUpLibBS

    Crucifix in a CATHOLIC School … How Thoughtless. <./sarcasm off…
    My normal response will be withheld, as it is not exactly …Civilized!

  • FedUpLibBS

    no … he appointed 2 ULTRA LEFT WING Liberals to the Supreme Court… Liberals are LIBERALS FIRST … everything else is second, third or Fourth on the LIST

  • Dragnmasta

    Whats a Muslim doing in a Catholic school anyway why not stay at there on school then

  • FedUpLibBS

    Thousands???…. if that’s the case, why hasn’t the media shown the MASS GRAVES… ???

  • Edward Mussett

    play him at his own game! Christians, Jews and catholics start praying at all the mosques in america, see how that works for him

  • Benjamin Scott Eldridge

    Why not go to the MUSLIM private school down the road… oh…

  • Steve Gipson

    As an atheist, let me just say this: It’s a fucking Catholic school! If you’re offended by crosses then go to school somewhere else!

  • 1mikejanz1

    When Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown, the British band played a tune called the World turned upside down, in reference to the fact that the greatest most powerful army on the face of the Earth had been defeated by a rag tag army of farmers and merchants!
    Now the world is turning back around to the point where people can be bullied into going against what they believe!
    John Banzhaf knows nothing about the law are he would be aware hat the first amendment says the government cannot interfere with the right to practice your religion as you see fit and that includes the Catholics of this country
    , and Banzhaf has no standing in any complaints about how the school is run, it’s a private school and he doesn’t go there and no want has asked him to intercede on their behalf!
    When these Muslims applied to go to a Catholic university knew exactly what was there and agreed to go anyway, if they have changed their mind, they need to transfer to another school!

  • Steve Gipson

    What next? Suing BBQ restaurants for serving pork?

  • 1mikejanz1

    Great education!
    Far better than you can get in a secular university!

  • 1mikejanz1

    They still get a better education!

  • Flash Kellam

    This has to be THE biggest bucket of bulls**t I have ever heard of in my life. The problem is, the Washington, D.C. Office of Human Rights loves to swim in buckets of bulls**t.

  • Kelly Brown

    Their rights are being violated in their own school. This Country was based on Freedom of Religion.

  • Muriel Fincham

    Would they prefer a piece of halaal meat to hang on the wall. Why on earth do Moslems attend a Catholic university if they find things Catholic offensive!!!

  • phuq obama

    As the school has pointed out NO Muslim students have complained. This is a suit by an idiot liberal professor who happens to hate Catholics. He’s too stupid to realize that Muslims believe that Jesus was a “Great” Prophet and therefore imagery of Jesus WOULD NOT BE OFFENSIVE to Muslims.

  • Msw3681 sw

    More importantly, why the hell are there muslims at a Catholic school? Oh I know, get in, then cause trouble. They should all be expelled and should not have been admitted in the first place.

  • Msw3681 sw

    To cause trouble and make it submit to sharia law.

  • Msw3681 sw

    What are you smoking? They are there to cause trouble and make it submit to sharia law. They have done this to other universities and catholic schools. They should never have been allowed in.

  • Msw3681 sw

    He was never happy with islam in the first place.

  • Jennifer Johnson

    So crucifixes physically and mentally immobilize Muslims when they try to pray? I see a new use for crucifixes here! lol

  • phuq obama

    You people are IDIOTS. This suit was not brought by Muslims. It was brought by a stupid liberal professor from a different school. No Muslims have complained and none would because Muslims believe Jesus was a legitimate prophet in fact they believe him to be a “Great” prophet so No Muslims could claim imagery of Jesus was offensive and so far none have. You people have got to start reading the articles and put the blame where it belongs. I believe Islam is a Satanic death cult but so far the issue is not about Muslims it’s about a hateful liberal who is targeting Christians. This professor to the best of my knowledge isn’t even a Muslim himself.

  • Msw3681 sw

    NO it is not hard. His father was a muslim, so that automatically makes him a muslim, even though his mother was a Christian, and not a good one at that.

  • Msw3681 sw

    What an idiot comment. Under sharia law, if the mother is another religion, the children are still muslims, if the father is a muslim.

  • John Jameson-Davis

    I am a pagan and I now demand that there is a tree available in every classroom so that I can hug it four times a day.

  • phuq obama

    Because
    1) They DON”T find anything offensive
    2) They want a good education

  • Keith Walker

    I’m thinking the best solution would be for the Catholic institution to take down all the crosses and replace them with portraits of Mohamed.

  • phuq obama

    It’s because a liberal professor HATES Catholics and is using Muslims who have never complained about the school. The issue is NOT with Muslims it’s with a stupid liberal that doesn’t even understand that Muslims revere Jesus so they would never claim images of Jesus are offensive. You people need to start reading rather than jumping on the hate muslim bandwagon. It’s the hate liberals bandwagon you need to get your tickets for.

  • phuq obama

    The answer is NO. No Muslims have EVER complained and would never complain. They revere Jesus as a Great Prophet. This is a suit brought by a NON-Muslim liberal professor who hates Catholics.

  • Jennifer Johnson

    You’re sure he’s not Muslim? Why else would he bring it up then?

  • KIdGallahad

    Fu^k Islam and Muslims.

  • Chuck Bump

    What the hell are muslims doing in a Catholic University? They are only there, probably for a situation just like this. Require mandatory Catholic classes in order to be eligible to remain. If it’s a private university, that should be legal.

  • Zappa

    This is the biggest bunch of hooie I’ve ever read !!

  • Will Dwyer

    It’s a Catholic school. Fuckoff Muslim assholes!!!

  • Will Dwyer

    They don’t. They just want to disrupt things till it gets so bad that the school shuts down and then build a mosque in its place.

  • http://oneroomschool.net Principalwilkins

    Maybe they should attend a great muslim university. Oh, wait…

  • Jessica

    jesus. h. christ.

  • Paul R. Heyden Sr.

    someone please whack that a**hole from Geo. Wash. who’s students earlier suggested that all whites should leave America instead of illegal aliens. Yup White America, it HAS come to that!.

  • Paul R. Heyden Sr.

    susieQ is unhappy that everyone thinks her opinion sucks. getr over it, stop stomping yo feet and accept that there does exist ideas other than yours.

  • Paul R. Heyden Sr.

    man, you ARE a wacko!

  • Paul R. Heyden Sr.

    it’s called the NEW WORLD ORDER,one currency, one world government; if that’s what YOU desire, we’ll have YOUR info cuz you gonna be in deep shit.

  • adrian kelleher

    no debate this is a catholic university if muslim don’t like it tell them to get out we would,nt be allowed to remove the Koran from there schools

  • Ron Malouin

    don’t like seeing them, do look at them….. simple

  • Barry Green

    what are Muslim doing at a Catholic school?

  • Debra Stevenson

    So are we to believe that Muslim students are actually going to Catholic University to pray? Or are evil rays penetrating across town to GWU and disturbing them? For the most protection from such a dire event, it would be best if those who are being disturbed just move to a Muslim country — lots to choose from — have a safe trip. Bye.

  • countrylove

    Why are the Muslim students in a Catholic school anyway? Go to a Muslim school if you don’t want to see Christian symbols. This is the USA – we have a Bill of Rights which guarantees freedom of religion. Don’t expect the government to give one group freedom of religion at the expense of another.

  • Ron Joy

    The best thing these Muslims can do if they find the crosses offensive in Catholic School rooms, if Keep their fuckin kids outtsa the catholic schools. It IS a CATHOLIC school NOT a Muslim ir Islamic school for goat fucker’s kids. Build your own schools and thay the hell out of ours and take you Law proffessor to hell with you scums.

  • Ron Joy

    Wondering how often you slave driving husband pimp-s you out for extra Obuma cash. How often is ‘giving head’ considered legal for you One World muslim wives? Too bad that with a face like hers, Michelle is not able to turn the heads of Civilizd men in the United States. That’s why she takes her Tax pers paid vacations to Africa. They must think that the united States Pricess gives Good Head.

  • mary58

    It’s a Catholic sxhool,if you don’t like it don’t go to the school!

  • guywb

    It’s a Catholic School, Crosses are part of the package, deal with it.

  • Greg Mitchell

    No one says they have to attend there!Go elsewhere then.Pray down on a park bench or on the bus whatever.Now do you think that a Catholic School is going to remove their crosses to suit you and your mixed up faith-NOT ON YOUR DAMN LIFE!!! Go to a non religious school or better yet get the hell out of this country as I am sure you will NEVER be happy here until we bend to your whims,No it’s not going to happen what will it take to get this through their heads??

  • Andrew Wildman

    Just seen this on my Facebook page and I cannot believe it, what the hell do they expect to find at a Catholic University, swastikas or there crescent and star plastered everywhere. If they find it so offensive why go there in the first place and what do they want to prey in the classroom for anyway they are meant to be in there to learn something, not stir the shit. We have similar problems with islam over here in the UK as well, trying to take over our country and system. By the way have you pork on the menu in that university, that will have to go !!

  • Rhonda Dowell

    Ok it is a private school which is not open to public problem solved they don’t get public funding…

  • disgusted

    I really hope the man wasting the time of the court will be required to pay the legal fees that this Catholic school must spend. Clearly, it is a Catholic school. How did he manage to pass law school when he can’t figure out the difference between a parochial school and another type.

  • Carol James

    Tell them instead of building mosque’s build a university for them in the middle of the ocean preferably would solve the problem then the others can get on with their learning in peace!!

  • derek

    Muslims play the race card in any and all situations to ensure they get their desired outcome.” Give me what I want or I will be offended and you will be a racist”.

  • rosey teo

    This totally absurd. Wasting the country money, court time. The person enrol himself or herself should know that it is catholic where all images are disply clearly upon entering the premises. If one is nothappy, shld choose another school. There is saying “in Rome, do what the Romans do”.

  • roccolore

    John Banzhaf is a terrorist who should be disbarred.

  • Marcus O’Marcus

    On the part of whom?

  • Si Simmons

    We will bend over and kiss their ass !

  • leslie green

    You’re NOT serious about this, are you? Then if these people are offended, tell them to attend the Muslim University… if there is one. Also, you can tell them that we don’t give a rat’s ass what the find offensive, we just don’t care.

  • Never Play Chess with a Pigeon

    I haven’t seen anything showing that Banzhaf has any standing allowing him to sue in the first place. Will some resident of the appropriate court jurisdiction please sue Banzahf for wasting taxpayers money by filing lawsuits without proper standing? Oh, and since he’s a lawyer please notify the Bar Association of his incomprehensible behavior so the proper (disbarment) action can be taken.

  • Cathy

    And why would Catholic schools allow the mooselimbs (love that word so original) into Catholic schools knowing their reputation and what they are like as a whole? Perhaps because they would be sued by the mooselimbs? The only way they could win this is to get a good lawyer who represents them.

  • dallasplowboy

    THEN the PEOPLE need
    to take it to the next level a get to the root of his whole problem, that would
    be the Bush Crime Family and their capos Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Hank
    Paulson, Karl Rove, Rush Limbaugh, etc?

    This criminal
    organization has perpetrated MORE crime in a few decades than all the other
    Mafias put together since the early 1900’s. WHAT, cause they’re a bunch of
    White Anglo Saxon Protestants we should leave them alone? I’ll bet if they were
    Italian-Americans the FBI and news media would be on them like white on rice?
    But NO, the US government is holding on to its racist attitudes toward
    Italians, Irish and Jews.

    I have enough evidence
    on my desk to put these Con artists away for a life in a Middle Eastern
    dungeon. Wall Street and the 2 wars alone have generated a corporate crime wave
    of epic proportions. It’s INSANITY!

    I know it’s a stretch?
    but for arguments sake let’s say Americans can conveniently forget about the
    5000+ dead, 30,000+ wounded US soldiers and only GOD knows how many Iraqis and
    Afghanis. Forget that Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld/Rove took the good will of the world
    after 9/11 and turned it to HATE and mistrust.

    How these chicken
    hawks sent our troops into battle WITHOUT PROPER ARMOR or any clear cut plan
    beyond George W. declaring “Mission Accomplished’. Never mind military
    strategists didn’t think it was a good idea to get rid of the ONE dictator
    (Saddam Hussein) in the Middle East that had an IRON BOOT on the throat of
    fanatical Islam. Remember, the terrorist, Osama bin Lunatic, degenerates that
    caused 9/11, Bush/Cheney thought it was a good idea to put most of our
    resources in Iraq and allow Al Qaeda to escape to NUCLEAR ARMED Pakistan? Who thought
    up that retarded plan, Exxon?

    The TRILLIONS of
    dollars wasted in Iraq or the 20 BILLION dollars missing or the 175,000 weapons
    misplaced or all the arms dealers and WAR profiteers that milked our national
    treasury. FORGET about all the Constitutional VIOLATIONS, domestic spying, bold
    lying, Justice Dept. bias, Walter Reed, Abu Ghraib, soldiers getting
    electrocuted in showers due to shoddy military contractor work?

    Yeah once again,
    imagine we live in a country where almost half the population is dumber than a
    tree full of monkeys. These citizens are so damn ignorant they allowed some of
    the worst criminals in history bend them over and #*~/ them in the *** for 8
    years. Even worse these numbskulls LIKED IT so much they want MORE!

    MORE of the waste,
    fraud, abuse, lies, incompetence, scandal, fear mongering, sexual deviancy,
    corruption, off-shore tax evasion, media consolidation, arms dealing, reckless
    economics, deregulation, war profiteering, Bush/Paulson corporate welfare,
    Constitutional violations and a Corporate Crime Wave of EPIC proportions.

    IF THE READER CAN POSSIBLY
    FORGET ALL THAT, then the WORST thing the Bush Administration DID was NOT raise
    taxes to pay for the WARS, tax cuts for the rich and Medicare Part iDiot. You
    want to hear about Fiscal Irresponsibility GRANDE?

    Instead, Bush/Cheney
    borrowed from COMMUNIST China and Saudi Arabia (at outrageous interest rates)
    AND put OUR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN under the thumb of MASSIVE FOREIGN DEBT!

    If there’s ANYONE out
    there who can explain away Bush/Cheney Administration CRIMES please reply
    because I’m NOT GETTING IT! Funny how we never heard any complaints from the
    so-called Tea Party crowd while Bush/Cheney were spending our national wealth
    like a crack HO with a credit card.

  • dallasplowboy

    If there’s ANYONE out
    there who can explain away Bush/Cheney Administration CRIMES please reply
    because I’m NOT GETTING IT!

  • dallasplowboy

    Funny how we never heard any complaints from the

    so-called Tea Party crowd while Bush/Cheney were spending our national wealth

    like a crack HO with a credit card.

  • Molon Labe

    Send the diaper heads packing.
    Preferably in body bags.

  • BumBotSays

    I’m supprised that the Muslims attending a Christian University that teaches Christians to love thy neighbor, haven’t cut off all the priests’ heads to show how peaceful “Real Islam” is.

  • dallasplowboy

    Sarah Palin at the Cleveland GOP convention. What are the odds that she serves up some of that Eskimo pie to King James? The Glen Rice tryst is no secret anymore. So it isn’t Catholic girls gone wild, but rather northern belles gone the way of the southern belle. Mandingo is the great southern mans fear, which proved out to be true. “Hysterical, crying, totally flipped out. The thing that people remember is her freak-out, how completely crazy she got: I fucked a black man! ” is the music to the ears of the family values party. The holier, more patriotic and just plain super to thou party. http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/book-sarah-palin-freaked-out-after-glen-rice-tryst-rice-confirms-account-6519490

  • dallasplowboy

    Sarah Palin snorted cocaine off 55 gallon oil drum and had affairs with NBA star and husband’s business partner: Sensational claims in new book

    Former vice presidential candidate alleged to have snorted cocaine off an oil drum
    Said to have had night of passion with basketball star

    Husband Todd said to have dissolved snowmobile firm after discovering affair with business partner
    Ex-governor of Alaska has yet to announce whether she will run for president next year

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2037211/Sarah-Palin-took-cocaine-affairs-Glen-Rice-husbands-business-partner.html#ixzz3Zsacvdmz
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  • AKLady

    It is a Catholic School. No one is forcing them to attend.

  • katieandcats

    If a Jewish or Catholic person filed a complaint against a Muslim university for such crap, the Jewish or Catholic person would not long be alive as the Muslim community would take the Jewish or Catholic person out – meaning that the Muslims would slit the throats of the Jewish or Catholic person who placed the complaint.
    It seems a bit weird that the Muslim students or Jewish students, or Jehovah Witness, or Morman, or Seven Day Adventists have not filed a complaint. The complaint comes from an outsider from another University. What business is it of this person to complain? Idiot is looking for fame and fortune. Judgement day before God will be interesting for this idiot. I hope I am not in the splatter pattern when God gets done with the idiot!

  • John Dunkelburg

    Well, Boo-hoo-hoo for the Muslims who confused a catholic University for a Madrassa. Maybe they should check where they are before removing their shoes and spreading out their prayer mats.

  • Joseph H. Lynch

    Don’t like freedom of religion, don’t like America….uh leave!!!!!!

  • mary

    This is ridiculous. It’s a Catholic school….a religious school specific for Catholics to learn academics and the Catholic religion….why would go to a specific religious school of you don’t even believe in the religion or practice it? This irrates me. Don’t change the schools!…I am a devoted catholic and they are trying to stop our religous traditions.

  • Carol Soos

    Why did they choose to go to a Catholic School anyway. They knew what is there, it was no surprise. There are many non christian schools they could have gone to. They just do this to cause trouble. It is all in their plan. Infiltrate, destroy, take over. Come on America, are we not smarter than that? Unless they are willing to carry on the tradition of said school, they should not be allowed entry. That goes for anyone. No matter what their affiliation is. Play by the rules or go elsewhere. These traditions were here before they were so isn’t that like grandfathered in? Should be!! I wish everyone that doesn’t like what we do here would go home to their own country and enjoy their own traditions there. God bless America!!!

  • kbhart

    They are a bunch of crybabies. They want everyone to kiss their a–. If they do not like things are at this university then go somewhere else, hopefully out of this country!!

  • Cass Katia

    Did any of you who are so eager to bash Islam even bother to read the article?

    “Baffled Catholic University officials say they have never received a complaint from any of the schools Muslim students.”

    The problem is not with the Muslim students, but with the law professor who brought the suit, and who clearly has a history of filing ridiculous and inflammatory lawsuits like this.

  • Carol Soos

    If they think we are so good, why do they keep trying to get rid of us???

  • Cass Katia

    Thank you! Good grief, I lose my faith in humanity when I read comments like the ones I’m seeing here. Everyone is just swallowing the bait without even reading the article. But it also shows how deep the knee-jerk hatred of Islam runs in our society.

  • Cass Katia

    Because he’s a lawyer who likes to file frivolous suits. And he apparently has an ax to grind against this school. Read the article.

  • Cass Katia

    They’re not. Read the article.

  • Cass Katia

    Why not read the article?

  • Cass Katia

    Did you read the article?

  • Cass Katia

    Maybe you should try reading the article.

  • Cass Katia

    Read the article.

  • Cass Katia

    Try reading the article.

  • Cass Katia

    Maybe you should actually read the article.

  • Cass Katia

    Please read the article.

  • Kaylee Smith

    This is just stupid&wrong one if they don’t like then go find a different school to go.Why should they bow down to make them Happy sorry it doesn’t go that way.

  • Kaylee Smith

    I wonder about that to.

  • AKLady

    I read the article.

    You are never forced to attend a Catholic school — end of discussion.

    In fact, not everyone is accepted and you pay for the PRIVELEGE of attending.

  • BoSplosion

    Hey, here’s an idea…GO TO A MUSLIM UNIVERSITY IN A MUSLIM COUNTRY.

  • Robert Valdez

    So if this lawsuit is allowed to go through, then I hope that the Catholic church opens up their eye’s and finally realizes something about this ideology. They only care about achieving the goal of a ‘Caliphate’, through means of entering the E.U., Australia, Canada, and the U.S. by ANY means necessary. They will reproduce by massive numbers and practice “Taqiyya” daily and never interact with Christians, Orthodox Christians, Hindus, Buddhist’s, or Jews. It is not permitted by the quran, nor is having friends or acquaintances of the Christendom nations. They will rise up in arms or with vengeance one day and they shall fail miserably when the U.S. strikes them down like we did against them on every battlefield we ever faced them on in the middle east, Afghanistan, and western Africa. If the Catholic church ends up settling out of court; I told my parents that their donations to the St Elizabeth Ann Seton is paying for this lawsuit, this garbage lawyer of the earth representing them, and these ‘aloha snackbar’ (allah snackbar) students that have no common sense. A Catholic church has no place for muslims who complain about going to a Catholic higher place of learning. WHY would any muslim attend a christian university; to while, complain, and seek a fiscal payout after they file complaints and a lawsuit? Hmm… well maybe after the Catholic Univseristy gets sued times ten, they can wake up and have every muslim student or potential student sign a waiver. Because that would be the most common sense thing to do. I’ll always remember what a British SAS soldier told me in my first two weeks in Iraq, “Mate, I am on my 5th deployment here, and I am telling you-don’t trust them one bit because they will strike you hard when you become complacent or comfortable with them”, and “use your 6th sense mate and stay vigilant.” His words resonated with me and took the smile from my face away; I am hard wired now. Especially after the radical islamist’s terrorize Israel daily, iSiS, HAMAS, Hezbollah, Boku Harram, and islamist’s in the Philippines battle in the name of “Aloha Snackbar.” They have proved that their idiology is a sickening ideology and not a peaceful religion. Thank the Lord for loving Texas, we know how to sort out filfth of the earth when they arrive here trying to stir up trouble. They won’t try it again here but they will try it in cities with strict gun enforcement laws. God bless America, our allies, and to all that accept the Lord Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. Amen.

  • Jeff Suiter

    Professor John Banzhaf has some serious mental and emotional issues. After reading this article, I seriously question his academic ability to teach at a law school.

  • Cindy Kaes Neal

    I would suggest that the people offended by this expression of a faith to which they do not ascribe, definitely not go there.

  • Jeff Suiter

    Occam’s Stubble: Which one are you? An unnecessary assumption or a pair of two similar conclusions? I have to know.

  • Jeff Suiter

    Finally! I was waiting for the name Obama to be erroneously dragged into this discourse. Congratulations on being the first person for interjecting a tangential similitude into this forum.

  • Florise Jacqueline Thatcher

    IT IS A CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY FOR HEAVENS SAKE… MUSLIMS SHOULD BE MADE TO CONVERT BEFORE JOINING OR GO TO THEIR OWN UNIVERSITY.

  • John Coffee

    OK THEN PLEASE CALL ME RACIST, BECAUSE I WILL NOT BEND OVER AND LET THESE USELESS PILES OF DOG SHIT RUIN MY COUNTRY I AM AMERICAN STRONG I’m thinking of writing a letter OR TEXT TO John Banzhaf AND TELL HIM HE’s AN IDIOT also repeat some of the post here WHY THE HELL WOULD A muslim EVEN WANT TO go TO A CATHOLIC SCHOOL OTHER THAN TO CAUSE PROBLEMS? muslims MAKE GREAT TARGETS. I WILL TELL HIM THAT AS WELL.

  • Jeff Suiter

    Are you referring to the GOP or to Muslims??

  • Muffins Dad

    Then start your own school. Too bad if you are offended. This is America. You have to learn how to play nice with the other children.

  • http://www.MayesAndPryorPolitics.com Judge Gary J. Dean

    Why did they go to a Catholic University? Because there are no Muslim Universities in the US!

  • intelligentes candida diva

    It certainly looks like that with this insulting complaint an highlights the self serving greed of Islam

  • intelligentes candida diva

    Requires a swift robust response rather than pondering comments. It is a Catholic institution and should that offend or distract Muslims thenthe sensible and common sense solution is to leave. I hope any Catholic students would stand by the institution I am astounded.
    Stand up against this America it is not acceptable.

  • Joe dirt

    Sadly there is no real god,because if there was .he/she would not let the people suffer at the hands of what these Islamic animals are doing to other people across the globe, i hate them with a passion ,but sadly they are getting more and more stronger every day,even in the western countries ,they are slowly showing their hand,and piss poor western governments are letting them get stronger every day.

  • Ron Boutwell

    Wow! went right off topic and kept driving didn’t you? Muslims go nuts over some crosses and you somehow spin that around into a debate about the Bush family and their friends. Look, if you don’t have something to offer that is ON TOPIC then simply don’t write anything. Changing the subject is just retarded.

  • Ian Paul

    Stand up and say no.It’s simple.

  • MadisonMan

    I agree that this complaint is ridiculous, but Bosnia is a bad example of radical Islam. . In Bosnia, it was unarmed Muslims that were slaughtered by the tens of thousands.

  • Kathleen

    Well, I’m sure the liberal will be happy about this turn of events. Why, how dare a Catholic university have symbols of their faith/religion throughout the school. Same thing will happen at Georgetown…mark my words. I’ve been saying this all along, it was just a matter of time.

  • Kathleen

    it’s simple, to infiltrate and destroy. that’s it in a nutshell.

  • http://www.misifi.co.uk/ John in Brum

    Hey here’s a radical idea, don’t go to a Catholic school. case closed.

  • dene

    Tell these kids “TUFF” , if you don’t like get the hell out !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Ahmed Sherif

    This article is not based on facts. Islam respects ALL religions (Christianity and Judaism) and the Koran does not mention anything of this sort. On the contrary, Islam recognizes Moses, Jesus, the Virgin Marry and demands that we respect Jews and Christian and treat them well as believers in God and people of faith. These kind of articles are just made to create hatred and misunderstanding against Moslems. There are a minority of fanatic ignorant Moslems who are against anything that is not Islamic, such as the likes of ISIL, Al-Qaeda and other fanatic groups. They practice the Wahabi and Hanballi thoughts which have nothing to do with Islam. It’s like saying that Rev. Jones in Guyana represented Christianity or that the Mormon faith is Christianity. One should not generalize. If one reads the Koran one will find out that it does not mention anything that relates to discrimination against other religions. Unfortunately, the fanatics in Islam are the ones getting the media attention and it reflects on all the rest of us moderate Moslems who are also suffering from their backward and violent ideology. This is not Islam.

  • afftongrown

    Just something else to complain about!

  • rehauge

    disgusting

  • sailphi

    So by his logic, If I go to a mosque I can ask them to remove everything so I can pray? Going to a mosque is as optional as choosing a school.

  • Clevelander

    Sue the guy and GWU for filing a frivolous lawsuit. Subpoena/ issue a document production request for his emails about Catholics in general, as well as about ISIL and CU, I bet there is enough in there to interest the public greatly. Go after this piece of garbage and dont just take it. Somewhere you will find a judge who understands that there are limits to the use of courts and litigation where no cause of action exists but the mere fact of the lawsuit is being used for publicity purposes.

  • Dan Daley

    It is a Catholic school so whats all the fuss about some people should stay out of other schools way of having the cross after all it is a Catholic school not a Musim school if Muslims find it hard why don’t they stay in their own county and go to school there

  • Occam’s Stubble

    I’m an unnecessary assumption since that is the one you “shave away.”

  • Robert Grim

    Upon enrolling in this college, entrants are aware this is a Catholic University. Students attending this “Catholic College” are receiving a Catholic Education on a Catholic campus w/ Catholic values. Now explain to me WHY Muslims think they should have a “Muslim” place to pray?

  • Miro Jung

    Muslims have long gone to Christian schools and Catholic ones in particular, because they found them to be conservative, ie semi Victorian or Confucian in life style ie less chance of sexual relations happening between students…This life is believed to allow the students to focus and excel at their studies rather than have them lose focus and follow their teen/adolescent hormones or rebel child nature with the young ones…In the past Christians lived a Christian life students were expected to go to church…The Muslims went to church with their classmates without complaint…Some even prayed in their own ways in church. The problem with what is happening these days is to be blamed on “Christians” ie liberals and atheists with Christian ancestors. When Christians stopped keeping their religious traditions and stopped respecting their religious traditions it opened the door to others disrespecting Christianity too. “Love your neighbour as yourself.” can be read as “Respect your neighbour as yourself.” I think the current attacks on Christians and their traditions are waking Christians up to protect that which they once forgot and that is a good thing. While Christians have not been perfect ie crusades…Christianity is an ideal religion for living in a social setting as it teaches forgiveness and love of neighbour and self.

  • HobbyFlyer

    In 1987 Christians were excoriated for complaining about the so-called Pi$$ Christ “art” by the worthless slug Andres Serrano. Christians humbly sat down and (sadly) accepted not only the public display of the “art,” but the criticism as well.

    I have sat down and shut up all that I intend to. I vow to offend any mooslum any time that I encounter one. We must not fear them! Take the battle directly to them and lets simply get it on right now.

  • HobbyFlyer

    You are a moron – others like you are the problem.

  • HobbyFlyer

    Not surprised you don’t “get it.” I’ll bet there are a great many things you don’t “get.”

  • galileoguy

    Is that supposed to hurt, gunny55?

    BTW, it’s “you’re.” Just doing my bit to beat back the forces of ignorance.

  • Beedeekay

    How Bloody dare they! I am sick to death of these morons whinging and moaning. This is a Catholic School, if they don’t like what they see, let them bugger off and build a Muslim School. If they did that, how many prayer rooms would there be for Catholic or any Christian Students, complete with Crosses & Crucifixes?…….that’s if they were even admitted to the Muslim School in the first place……NONE!…..These people need to be dealt with and told straight, adapt to our way of life or bugger off back to the desert!

  • galileoguy

    You don’t know any of that. You’re assuming it because it doesn’t say any of it in the article.

    If that’s you trying to be nice, I suggest you give it up and instead try to be human. I’m proud to be sensitive enough to care about my fellow human beings and children of God. I even care enough about you to pray that your ignorance and prejudice be healed.

    The saddest thing in this list of comments is how, at a site called beliefnet, there’s so much vitriol and hatred. We believers who act this way have no one but ourselves to blame for the rise in atheism. God save us.

  • 61sasquatch

    If you went to a Muslim University in Yemen do you think they would give you a special prayer room?

  • 61sasquatch

    Obama is a blatant Islamic sympathizer, and is totally destroying the middle east which in turn is destroying America.

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  • Evelyn Olguin

    Why are the in a Catholic school? I work in a Catholic school and non-Catholics have follow our rules as far as prayer and mass. If they don’t want to go to another school. Theses people knew from the beginning that it was a Catholic university, why complain?

  • Bas H

    It is a Catholic University ….Muslims knew this before they applied for tuition,so they created their “problem” by attending such an “offensive ” place ,this is yet another attack from a Muslim fundamentalist ,who believes so vehemently ,that all Christians are infidels and have no rights to their beliefs and practices……when in Rome do as the Romans do….dont like that then move to a country that enables all your wishes to be practicised …..but he already has ,if only he wasn’t so blinded to others !

  • Peter G.

    Please note: it’s not Muslim students that are complaining, but a bored law professor from a university across town.

  • Jennifer Johnson

    No need to be rude, Crass Katia. I did read it, and there is no explanation of why the lawyer is bringing a suit. His last name, however, sounds Muslim to me, which is why I ask. There is also no mention of an “ax to grind.”

  • NAVY

    Tell them to do their “Ostrich” thing on a sand dune back home and Pray. This school is for Catholics…. Lawyers !! .. Getting to be as bad as ISIS

  • 61sasquatch

    Obama is trying to subliminally finalize the Islamic caliphate, but he’s so delusional he doesn’t realize it’s blatantly obvious. i.e. the whole mass genocide and the spreading of ISIS and trying to make a deal with Iran come hell or high water which almost the entire middle east is against, not to mention Netanyahu.

  • 61sasquatch

    He’s not talking legalistic. He’s talking thought, mind and deeds. It’s really quite obvious.

  • Leonard Roberts

    This school should reject all federal funding if that is what they are being blackmailed with and go it alone. Tell uncle sam to keep his tainted money.

  • Bob Grenetz

    I happen to be Jewish.and I can’t imagine saying a catholic school can’t show catholic symbols.I guess the Hebrew school I went to as a kid better tear down that Star of David.please tell me that this story is a hoax,but I fear it is not

  • alumna

    You have got to be kidding me! It is a private institution if you want to not see Catholic iconography go somewhere else!

  • disillusioned Tory

    What are Muslims doing in a Catholic University anyway?Is Banzaf another one of Obama’s followers?

  • Raised in the D

    If Catholic imagery is so offensive, why enroll in a Catholic school?! This is beyond absurd! Hopefully, the suit will be tossed out!

  • Warren Raymond

    Its called Obamastan.

  • Double Pensions for Everyone

    Aloha Snackbar!

  • Warren Raymond

    The son of a Muslim is a Muslim. That’s Islamic law. Apart from that he has done everything and more to further the Islamic expansion project. Besides, the BLT”church” of Jeremiah Wright cannot be called ‘Christian’ since it seeks the annihilation of the white race. They are closely associated with the NOI of Louis Farraklown.

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  • Diamond_Mair

    Ummmm, they’re NOT “crosses”, but rather “crucifixes” – difference being that Catholics have a representation of the ‘body of Christ’ ON the cross.
    Semper Fi’
    DM

  • Cpq

    Why is a professor of another university even getting involved? As Dee said – it’s a Catholic school!!!

  • Sikastupidity

    I don’t think he is actually a Musllim. I think he is a spineless, weak-minded appeaser who believes that he is making things better, in a twisted, PC, worldview.

  • Maria

    They knew it was a Catholic school before they started correct? If you didn’t want to see crosses all over then DON’T GO TO THAT COLLEGE!! Go to a NON JESUIT College!! So sick of this crap.. and I am so tired of CHRISTIANS being persecuted. You don’t wanna see crosses well ya know what.. I DON’T

  • canuckgirl

    This IS an Catholic school right? Have the Muslim students leave please!

  • dallasplowboy

    There would be no Catholic/Muslim issue if we, as a nation, stayed out of conflicts which aren’t our business. No one can deny that we armed Osama, whilst he was engaged with Russia? There wouldn’t be any wars if we just minded our own business.

    You were famously quoted as saying “if you break it, you own it” about the consequences of an American invasion of Iraq. So do we own it? http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2007/04/a-conversation-with-colin-powell/305873/

    Vanden Heuvel started off the segment by saying that “there is no military solution to Iraq.” Seated alongside Kristol, she launched into an attack on Kristol:

    Vanden Heuvel: Sitting next to Bill Kristol, man, I mean, the architects of catastrophe that have cost this country trillions of dollars, thousands of lives — there should be accountability…if there are no regrets for the failed assumptions that have so grievously wounded this nation…I don’t know what happened to our politics and media accountability, but we need it, Bill. Because this country should not go back to war. We don’t need armchair warriors. And if you feel so strongly, you should, with all due respect, enlist in the Iraqi army.

    http://www.truthrevolt.org/news/bill-kristol-architect-catastrophe-should-enlist-iraqi-army

    Instead, sitting just a foot from him, vanden Heuvel told Kristol what we’ve all been thinking, especially of leading chickenhawks like him: that he’s one of “architects of catastrophe” who deserves “accountability,” and that what America—and by implication him and the neocons—has done to Iraq is “a crime.”

    The panel, including Matthew Dowd and Donna Brazile, was talking about presidential powers when Katrina bent the discussion:

    For example, the president should go to Congress if he’s going to take military action in Iraq…. There’s no military solution to Iraq, and I have to say, sitting next to Bill Kristol, man—I mean, the architects of catastrophe that have cost this country trillions of dollars, thousands of lives—there should be accountability.

    If there are no regrets for the failed assumptions that have grievously wounded this nation—I don’t know what happened to our politics and media accountability, but we need it, Bill, because this country should not go back to war. We don’t need armchair warriors, and if you feel so strongly, you should, with all due respect, enlist in the Iraqi Army.
    http://www.thenation.com/blog/180459/vanden-heuvel-tells-kristol-if-he-wants-war-he-should-join-iraqi-army

    After more back and forth, Matthew Dowd, who worked for George Bush and has a son who served two tours in Iraq, in effect seconded Katrina and obliquely slammed Kristol, “We all know, everybody—most everybody knows—that this has been a colossal waste of money…and the blood of men and women of our country,” he said.

    “We don’t fix the first mistake by continuing to make a second mistake.” Anyone who’s an enlisted person, he continued, “will tell you that the only way this can be solved is you have commit troops there for 100 years. …I, for one, don’t think we should send another man or another woman, over there in a mistake that was made in the first place.”

    http://www.thenation.com/blog/180459/vanden-heuvel-tells-kristol-if-he-wants-war-he-should-join-iraqi-army

  • dallasplowboy

    Catholic institutions save 10% for needy/under represented people and 10% for people of other than their own religion/public education. It’s an issue of diversity and SMU in Dallas is more Catholic, than Methodist by a large proportion.

  • dallasplowboy

    All I get is that you, fess up voted for Bush Jr TWICE. Enoughsaid, you ought to consider never ever voting again. Just hit yourself. Got it?

  • dallasplowboy

    The word liberal is in my vocabulary, go ahead and get
    it out my friend. Liberal means you are a partisan of liberty in its social,
    political and economic forms. If that is a disease let it spread!

    Our founding fathers were liberals in the John
    Locke vein, who prized liberty over tradition, opposed concentrated power, and
    thought we should fear our governments more than revere it. Adam Smith was a
    liberal, who understood that free trade and freedom were intertwined, and that
    while supporting steel tariffs might help you win votes in Pennsylvania, it
    distorts prices and ultimately steals from consumers to ,pick winners, rather
    than letting markets decide. John Stuart Mill was a good liberal, describing
    the threat of popular opinion as being as much a tyranny as any King on a
    throne and arguing that people should be free to engage in whatever behavior
    they wish as long as it does not harm others.

    Now I get it that you are out to bash folks who’ve
    taken the liberal tradition and remixed it in ways you don’t approve,
    but that is no reason to take down a perfectly good word and misuse it.

    I hate to see you lined up with abusing
    language. Orwell wrote about how language would be manipulated to reduce the
    ability to ever speak the truth. That is what is happening to that word.

    People misuse liberalism as a slander to attack
    what they actually practice‘s what you are doing) and others misuse it as a
    cover for statism or other types of collectivism (I think that is the disease
    you are after) but that doesn’t change the meaning of liberalism or the
    tradition it represents. Saying Americans “masses”; don’t understand this usage
    is insulting. First there are no “masses” just individuals who all have the
    means to learn what the word means and the tradition values. To give up on the
    proud tradition of liberalism and start using it as a slander is a mistake. You
    cut yourself off form the liberal tradition and make it that much harder to
    describe its values accurately to others. Don’t help build an Orwellian lexicon
    where “liberal” means something bad instead of something good. This is
    updownism. It’s a misuse of language that is beneath intelligent discourse.

    Liberalism is not ancient rhetoric, the issues
    liberals support are as pressing today in the fight for liberty around the
    world as it was when liberalism came ashore on the New World. There is
    certainly nothing conservative about fighting wars to protect human rights and
    institute democracy. Its classic liberal radicalism of the Tom Paine variety
    that believes humans weren’t born with saddles on their backs to be ridden by
    others (apologies for mixing a Paine reference and a Jeffersonian image, but it
    helps the larger point).

    From what I’ve read, you are a classical
    liberal. It’s not semantics that is the issue it’s philosophy, history, and
    ideas I care about.

    I don’t like seeing people mangle a political
    tradition, be it a socialist who believes in social liberties; but not economic
    ones, or a modern day “conservative” who too often doesn’t recognize the source
    of their own liberal beliefs, and too often sleepwalks into mixing social
    conservatism (morality politics) with a lazy attitude toward protecting
    individual liberties (like the truly Orwellian named “patriot” act).

    Milton Friedman makes clear what is wrong with
    your use of the term “liberal”, in the first chapter of Capitalism and Freedom.
    And Friedman may be ancient himself, but his explanation of classical
    liberalism is eminently relevant today. This idea that the term is archaic is
    asinine. It may not work on talk radio, but any educated person ought to know
    what liberalism actual refers to (though few actually do). As I tried to point
    out, it is eminently relevant in an age of liberal military adventurism where
    we are actively pushing back conservative regimes abroad to try and advance
    liberal values like free markets, free elections, and human rights.

    I’m with you on what is terrible about the
    Orwellian use of language, but you are doing it yourself by framing liberalism
    as a boogie man. You are trying to make white mean black and trying to blame it
    on the “masses” or mainstream usage is such a cop out. Step out of the matrix.
    Sure, you and George Will may want to conserve the nation’s liberal tradition,
    but you are no conservative in the traditional sense of the word. I know of a
    caliph or two who has a rather conservative outlook on the world, and it is
    pretty obvious you aren’t supporting his side in this global battle.

    It is too bad that people talk about politics at
    a Rush Limbaugh level and abuse language by turning liberal into a bad word. I
    don’t think it takes us very far toward understanding the world around us. John
    Kerry and George Bush agree on far more issues than they disagree on, they represent
    the left and right wing of “American liberalism” and to my mind, represent a
    sad chapter in the rather exhausted story of “American liberalism”, where
    neither is above supporting tariffs or takings when expedient or curbing
    liberty when political popular.

    But if you aspire to keep company with folks who
    read Friedman and understand what he is talking about, you need to come to
    terms with the fact that liberalism isn’t the sickness you are claiming it is.
    It’s more like the cure.

    I would like to move Liberals to a more
    classical and orthodox Liberal philosophy, something within the spirit of those
    early Republicans who strove for the abolition of slavery.

  • Ron Boutwell

    And he still misses the point entirely and goes so far off topic as to be absurd. I get that you are soooooo upset by the topic you insist on brining up. But again, it is not related to the article. It is miles off topic and you keep going even further off course. LMAO!

  • ElvisX

    This gets in front of the right liberal judge even the absurd can become reality. This is simply anti-Catholic hate dressed up in leftist “Social Justice”. The really sad part is that universities across the country are teaching our children to believe ridiculously absurd demands like this are in fact righteous demands for “Social Justice”.

    People like Professor Banzhaf are legion in our institutions of higher learning. They are and have been for years now winning the hearts and minds of our children. In the end if these views are left unchallenged and this indoctrination of our youth continues we have more to worry about than losing a frivolous lawsuit.

  • FareedAnsari

    It is a Muslim family that have held the keys to the Church of The Holy Sepcluer in Jeruselum.

  • dallasplowboy

    The root cause is always off topic? We would not have had this discussion if Osama was armed by our nation. If the twin towers were still standing. If we just didn’t stick our nose in the self determination of other nation. That MISSION ACCOMPLISHED isn’t a done deal yet?

  • Bob

    I went to a school that had crosses in every classroom and nothing happened to me. I am Jewish. Of course Muslims don’t respect others and use democracy (that they do not have in any of the Muslim states) to destroy democracy. If they don’t like it in the US, let them leave. Good riddance!

  • dallasplowboy

    Name calling is beyond intelligent discourse, get a GED prior to coming online.

  • dallasplowboy

    You said ALL Muslims? It’s like saying all Catholics detest abortion. Mass generalizations are just stereotyping unjustly an entire group. The root cause of Rocky VI fighting a Muslim is how a society see this. Guess what the heavy weight champ is a Russian, get over it, deal with it.

    Name calling is beyond intelligent discourse, get a GED prior to coming online.

  • Lance Wendling

    Well, I guess we need to go ahead and start burnin some powder.

  • Christopher Usewicz

    this muslim professor is just throwing as many lawsuits against the evil catholicism as he can think of. I wonder if he has ever set foot inside the university or is his knowledge secondhand? It is just another example how islam accepts no other religion but their own. Anyone who doesn’t share the same faith isn’t considered equal and if you are a woman, forget about equal anything. If they were in charge, no catholic could bring the same complaints about a muslim university, the lawsuit wouldn’t be taken seriously and some violent ends would be taken against any infidel who dares to insult them. This is not all muslims, I’ve met and been friends with several, but make no mistake, there are many out there, and this man is one.

  • Lady Patriot

    You know, Msw3681 sw, your comment would have been acceptable without the “What are you smoking?” insult. You aren’t worth a reply beyond this.

  • Ron Boutwell

    No, I didn’t say “all” anything. I get the impression your own voice is all that you pay attention to. That’s probably why you talk in circles. You also speak of “root causes” when you clearly have no idea what that term means. I’ve worked in Quality Assurance for 16 years. Root cause is my life and you clearly know nothing about it or you would not have made such an absurd statement as “root cause is always off topic”. Root cause is NEVER off topic. It is by definition at the “root” of the topic. You speak in absurdities. And you never speak about the actual topic of discussion which basically makes a discussion with you a waste of time.

  • Stefan Robinson

    I find all religious symbols equally offensive keep them in your primary place of worship!

  • gdad

    The guy is simply a nut case. His complaint will go nowhere.

  • kenewport

    I’d make a room for them with poles for impaling, like Vlad the impaler did for the Muslim hoard. He learned from them and used those methods to stop the Islamist.

  • Ron Boutwell

    We have all allowed ourselves to be led completely off topic. Why don’t we try to return to the original topic of discussion. If some here refuse to remain on topic simply ignore their drivel. Just a suggestion.

    Again, the original topic was a bunch of self-centered muslim students who believe it is their right to demand crosses be removed from a Catholic school they chose to enroll in knowing it was a FREAKING CATHOLIC SCHOOL.

  • gdad

    Prove this has anything to do with Obama. Look at all the other nutty stuff this guy has filed over.

  • kenewport

    Infiltration.

  • gunny55

    Since you like to play the grammar police’ its “complaint”

  • gdad

    Umm, the Muslims didn’t file this and according to school officials have never complained.

  • Ron Boutwell

    Wow! You use so many words to actually say so very little. And nothing you say is ever on topic which makes you the most incredibly incompetent debater imaginable.

  • gdad

    Muslims didn’t file this lawsuit. Trying reading for a change.

  • BAHL

    The person who is suing is from a rival school and just trying to cause trouble. This is a Catholic University and if you want to attend deal with it.

  • gdad

    You’re a racist. Hey, you asked for it. Thought I’d oblige.

  • intelligentes candida diva

    The Muslim STUDENTS did not, I did not say they did. The issue is around Catholic institution minding its own business & result offending Muslims so I stand by my comment and yours is what exactly on the topic post ?

  • gdad

    As the university officials have pointed out, Muslims there have not complained.

  • gdad

    Of course he hasn’t. What a dumb statement.

  • gdad

    I’m curious why you would claim this highlights anything at all about Islam when in act Islam has nothing to do with the lawsuit. Grow a brain.

    As for my comment, it’s further up. The guy who filed the suit is a nut and it will go nowhere at all.

  • intelligentes candida diva

    I took the post article at face value. I am opposed to sharia law. I was misled or misunderstood and take ownership of that but not the belief I hold. For another to take what is trending in society > an overarching theme of Islam/sharia law dominating and seeking its way of operating to use as leverage of change or to discredit another entity can occur easily.
    This man is known for such tactics
    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Banzhaf_III

    As for your comment “grow a brain” tsk tsk go to the bully attitude through derogatory comment corner not showing too much intelligence yourself with that remark .. nasty!!!

    My brain has grown and its telling me not to engage with you anymore since this is the level your brain goes to. Have a nice day

  • Emily

    I would just like to know why a Muslim student is going to a Catholic school. Are there no secular schools nearby???

  • Medusa 2015

    I find their religion, their mosques, their values on having sex with minors and their views that it is ok to con peopel who are not muslims, their attempt at taking over, and the do gooders that allow it all as equally or more offensive, but no one will take my views into consideration!!!

  • Medusa 2015

    Dont like it!! Dont live here… simples.

  • Rose Searcy

    what do we have to do give up everything we to make outsiders happy. this is bullshit

  • dallasplowboy

    I refuse to engage in a verbal joust with an unarmed man. Go my friend and seek a GED prior to coming online.

  • dallasplowboy

    The root cause is to be determined by a fully accredited engineer from an institution of higher education. You are not touch labor and non value added, who makes nothing. This is the prime example of the great American manifesto of your holier, more patriotic and superior than thou, which is your kind going into Iraq and demanding they practice democracy. That went over well, so you bring it home to degrade all people of a certain religion which isn’t to your fundamentalist liking. This fundamentalist ideology of revisionist history and their not accepting of a theory of The Origin of The Species is beyond intelligent discourse. First, I’m Catholic and thereby take offense that your charlatan attack on others religions would be rudely pontificated upon by others. Catholics, traditionally and historically reserve 10% for other faiths in their acceptance to higher education. Then too another 10% for the non parochial educated. Thereby, Pope Frank will take the matter under consideration. Go and sin no more.

  • dallasplowboy

    Again, SMU is mostly Catholic from a demographic point of view. Methodist aren’t debating and telling others which church to frequent? Lighten up, better yet take a chill pill.

  • Barbara Dfout

    Tell them to go move back from where they came. When in Rome do as the Romans do. Dumb pieces of crap. I still can’t get over the fact that so many people come to America and then want to change it once they get here. Hey you people you moved over here you change or go back home where you life must have been so much better.

  • Padre

    Kind of like these guys who want to convert all of America to THEIR form of ‘feeneyite catholicism’. “Deliver Us…a religious cult vs Richmond, NH.” Amazon, books. The crazy thing is, they are unrecognized by the NH Roman Catholic Diocese!

  • Recapitate

    It’s tough setting boundaries with a religion that has no borders. We are inside the caliphate, we just have not been purified yet.

  • Melissa

    I don’t think he thinks he is making things better. I think his whole purpose for entering politics was to secure the presidency and do as much damage to the USA in eight years as he possibly could.

    I guess history will decide which one of us is right. Of course, we will be gone by then so it won’t matter to us. :)

  • rubyt

    Really? You might be selling that but I am not buying it. They are trying to cause trouble or they would go to an Ivy League School for education……seems like that would insult Islam to go to a Catholic School. But trouble is the agenda, no doubt.

  • Lady Patriot

    YES, rubyt, I’M NOT SELLING ANYTHING. All I said was a two-word comment “better education” and I’m sick of you people jumping down my throat for it. I happen to know two Muslims who are honestly in pursuit of a better education. They’re American born and not looking to take over Catholic universities. I’m not defending Islam, I think it’s a cult rather than a religion. But I’m sick of all the a-holes who post comments that insult anyone who doesn’t agree with them. I won’t be responding to anyone on this stupid blog and will delete any future email alerts on this subject. You can all go to hell..

  • luk_home

    and someone in an article I read does not believe Christians are the ones taking the brunt of religious freedom? who came out smelling like a rose after 9/11? it wasn’t Christians or the US. I went to CUA it is a Roman Catholic private university, not a public one. don’t like it, don’t go there. I don’t like it when someone who is not Catholic goes to a Catholic school and wants it to change. don’t go. same if a Catholic went to a Methodist college and griped and complained. Don’t GO. some professor needs to get a day job and mind his own business. those crosses are not there to offend anyone. ignore them if they bother you.

  • James Ellison

    My first thought was ” Well we don’t want them to pray” I am not being uncharitable in my heart to say it. I think that is my thought. At a Roman Catholic institution it would be a violation of their rights to provide and image free space. In the Orthodox / ROman Catholic world view Mohammed is a false prophet and Islam a demonic religion. We do not want that kind of prayer in space we have consecrated to the worship of the Holy Trinity.

  • John Coffee

    I read the the story, I KNOW john banzhaf filed filed the lawsuit FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS? AND AGAIN I ASK WHAT DOES A muslim want with a Catholic U.? if they ARE Christian then THEY SHOULDN’T MIND the CROSS. BUT, BUT if they BE islam THEN THEY HAVE NO FUCKING BUSINESS IN A CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY.NO ASSHOLE I’M NOT RACIST BUT I AM AN AN AMERICAN AND I THINK THIS john PIECE OF SHIT banzhaf IS RACIST, ALL HE WANTS IS A ANOTHER COLLAGE RUN/TAKEN OVER WITH MORE muslims TAKEN AWAY CHRISTIANITY. MAYBE YOU SHOULD GO BACK AND REREAD WHAT I WROTE DUMBASS.AND I STILL STAND WITH WHAT I SAID BEFORE ALSO. AS LONG AS muslims WANT TO CONTINUE TO RAPE, MARRY 12 year olds, BEHEAD ANYONE THAT WON’T CONVERT TO islam, OR THINK THEY WILL TRY TO DESTROY OR RUN MY COUNTRY, YES THEY WILL REMAIN A TARGET. AND I WILL DEFEND THIS WITH MY LIFE, I MADE THAT OATH ONCE I STAND BY IT STILL.

  • Carrie Fischer

    It is a CATHOLIC school, not a MUSLIM school!!!! Get over yourself and realize that the world does NOT revolve around you, dumb ass!

  • Maggie McCormick

    im sorry but what are muslims were doing at catholic schools if they pray to something else? and get offended.. its like a nun going to Buddhist place and being offended cos there are no crosses. who are forcing those guys to go there.. if they do not like it. they should go somewhere else. its a sad world when a jew can shut down a butchers shop cos they sold pork chops. right rant over.

  • JohnLeB

    This is just the puppet show designed to expend your energy over nonsensical issues so you won’t have the juice to jump on the REAL problem, the TPA Obama is pushing to sell us ALL down the river to China! Get on that trade pact, forget this..

  • Robadude32

    JV Team comes f’ing to mind – yeah and it’s out of sight and out of his f’ing mind for this so called president.

  • nanfc

    That is absolutely the most ridiculous lawsuit ever. Suing a Catholic University for being Catholic! If a person does not want to be surrounded by Catholicism DO NOT and I repeat DO NOT enroll in a Catholic University.

  • Kenneth Munson Sr.

    “The sweetest sound I have ever heard is the call to morning prayer.” “The world should not belong to those who who slander Islam.” Obummer in his speech to the United Nations.

  • http://www.engardehealth.com/ Roberta Gabor

    If muslims are offended by the cross, it is no surprise

    1 Corinthians 1:18
    “For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness: but unto s which are saved it is the power of God.”

    So, if they have not believed the good news of the Gospel, it is not a surprise that they are offended. The cross is an offensive to all who do not believe.

    I am just wondering why muslims would want to attend a Catholic School????

    Perhaps it is because it is a good school with dedicated teachers.

    I hope they will have an opportunity to also be taught how much God loves them and wants to redeem them but they will have to first hear it so that they can have faith and believe.

    Romans 10″17 “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.”

  • Juvy Olmilla

    Did he not think that it’s a Catholic school? Primary to being such and institution would be the cross and off course chapel or cathedral. Also, i guess nobody forces those non – catholic students to enroll in this Catholic school. Sometimes money just trips off the sanity and good reason of human kind.

  • Joseph Patrick McCarthy

    and i’ll guarantee that most of the Muslims that go there get a minority scholarship. Catholic schools=quality education.

  • Joseph Patrick McCarthy

    why? because people continue to elect left wingers into office. We have freedom of religion in this country, but what is strange is the rights of the majority (christians) come dead last in this country now. I am not a deeply religious people, but there are people that are forced to make wedding cakes for homosexual couples. Even though it goes against everything they stand for. But crosses at a CATHOLIC university is a complaint? What ever happened to the right to refuse service to anyone? This country is going down the wrong road.

  • Joseph Patrick McCarthy

    however the catholic university that LET them attend has to bend their beliefs for them. What would happen at a Muslim university? Well we all know what’s happening to Iraqi Christians…..all of their belongings are taken and if they’re lucky they aren’t killed on their way out of town. It’s crazy I was in towns like Mosul. Everything we fought for over their is gone……Saddam was better sadly to say.

  • Joseph Patrick McCarthy

    why? because catholic schools provide EXCELLENT education. Plus they get a minority scholarship. what gets me is it’s a private university, which means they don’t take any federal or state money. how did this even become a news story? because some dickhead muslim professor at George Washington decided it offended him.

  • KellyKAFIR

    So they can shakedown the school for money and make a general annoyance of themselves… Look at me everyone, I am different and you better respect me and my religion or I will sue… to make sure you treat me like everyone else! GAG!

  • Glen Saunders

    7.62, shoulder fired, gas operated……Capable of automatic fire with selector switch.

  • rehauge

    here´s Munich:

  • Barrister

    Everything to do with Obama. He is also during catholic institutions over even stupider stuff

  • Dave

    Here is a perfect example of why the legal profession is so poorly looked upon. And this piece of work is a law professor. Personally wouldn’t pee on him if he was on fire.

  • Ron Boutwell

    Nope. Talking out of your ass again. Sorry. What I love about this is that I can strike a nerve in you so easily using less that 10% of the verbiage you east MISSING the point entirely. You learn to do that while earning a Masters Degree kiddo. Be well.

  • Ron Boutwell

    No I didn’t. Read what I said. I never used the word “all” in my entire post. You are a miserably adolescent debater. And you are so intellectually insecure that anyone at all can manipulate you into losing you grip. It is really sad to be you.

  • Tzione

    Why not tell them that the crucifixes are there FOR THEM,since they supposedly believe in “Esa” & Muslims STILL CRUCIFY PEOPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Oh-Emm-Gee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Tzione

    He COVERS the crosses when he speaks!!!

  • http://decentfilms.com/ SDG

    For pity’s sake. This story is going on four years old, but it’s been mistaken for current events both by social media and now by Breitbart News, among others. Get it straight: Catholic University is not being investigated by anyone.

    Of course the BeliefNet story is undated. Undated news stories are the worst.

  • Hollif50

    Why is a Muslim going to a Catholic school and then complaining about “crosses”? Don’t they have Muslim schools to go to, why you can pray all you want?

  • Maxime le patriote

    They destroy catholic chirch in muslim country, they kill catholic people in muslim country, let answer them to “go to hell” in our country.

  • Maxime le patriote

    exactly. We’re in OUR COUNTRY, let’s defend our own values

  • Hollif50

    The root case is really this: 1) Adam and Eve eating the apple… and 2) Cain murdering his brother.. There, now debate adn complain about that…Maybe God will listen…

  • Best_Reviews

    A crusade is in order (not sarcastic).

  • Steve

    So can we put a cross in a Mosque….JUST ONE!! NOPE

  • Ron Boutwell

    Yeah, you’re right. I do so many annoying things that you do not: 1.) I use complete sentences that are grammatically correct according to English language conventions most of us learned in the 4th grade. You do not. 2.) I remain on topic which is a basic requirement in any debate. You do not. 3.) I can submit a response without using an ad hominem (look it up on Google) which by it’s very definition makes an argument invalid. You do not. I can see how that bothers you. I recieved a complete education K-Masters and am pretty secure intellectually. You are not. I can make several valid points that are on topic using complete sentences and all the other skills mentioned above without using 10,000 excess and unnecessary words. You cannot. Yes, I agree. i can see how a debate with me might irritate you. I can also see how I have completely gotten under your insecure adolescent skin without actually trying. You are way to easy. Thanks for playing out game. Even though you did not win today we have some wonderful consolation prizes waiting for you back stage. LOL

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  • gdad

    Your quotes have been changed and twisted and they did not happen at the UN. Of course I expect folks like you to simply parrot unverified crap.

  • gdad

    The Catholic university accepted them knowing they are Muslim. Are you trying to deny them their right to do that? The Muslims applied knowing the university is Catholic. Are you trying to deny them their right to do that? They have not complained about crosses and in fact apparently have accepted the fact that crosses are there. Why should any of that bother you, much less drive you to a post filled with caps, misspellings, and bad punctuation?

    You are an idiot. And a bigot based on your DISQUS posts. This country would be better off without your kind.

  • gdad

    Your reply would make a lot more sense if it made any sense at all.

  • gdad

    Oh, please, Tzione. Get your story straight. At Georgetown he had “IHS” and some Georgetown signage covered to create a “presidential backdrop.” What he did not have covered were 26 other IHS’s in the room. Nor did he cover a religious painting that appeared in CNN coverage.

    Do you always fall so easily for this right-wing BS?

  • Silence Dogood

    NO it hasn’t and here’s your own lefty snopes to prove it.

    http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/obamafuture.asp

    You can go hide now liar.

  • Silence Dogood

    And furthermore, go read his freaking book. Yeah, this has EVERYTHING to do with his pandering and cutting the jihadis far more slack than even his own citizens.

  • gdad

    Gosh, Silence, thanks so much for pointing us to that source. It shows the while Obama did in fact say one of the two things Kenneth alleged he said, but it also puts the quote in context. So let’s use the WHOLE quote, which is the honest way to do it: “The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam. But to be credible, those who condemn that slander must also condemn the hate we see in the images of Jesus Christ that are desecrated, or churches that are destroyed, or the Holocaust that is denied.”

    Oh, and then there this quote from the same speech: “The future must not belong to those who target Coptic Christians in Egypt…”

    Why don’t you dishonest right-wing bigots include those in your posts?

    And I’m still looking for any place that he said the call to morning prayer is THE sweetest sound. Talk about dishonesty.

  • dallasplowboy

    i, come on you can do better than that? I raise you a Jesuit Prep education and three degrees in math/physics/economics. Add to that my moonlighting as an OBGYN and exorcisms by appointment on Sundays. Yeah, I can make their eyes roll back into their head and have them speaking in tongues. Thereby, I’ve become a member of the asset-ed club. After all of the terminal people with degrees, I see nothing but wasted time. More so in the MBA, which might be geared to a person who has taken honors classes their entire life, because of their just touching on a principle, they take it lightly. All that matters is that is that your happy. I did make sure my oldest was well versed by the best in Crafting Expository Argument, by the author himself. Unlike him, I’m the alpha male, thereby, I always win PERIOD.

  • Silence Dogood

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsnZi-Kn4pU

    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/06/opinion/06kristof.html?_r=0

    I ceased to advertise my mother’s race at the age of 12 or 13, when I began to suspect that by doing so I was ingratiating myself to whites.

    This statement comes from the introduction to Dreams from My Father (p. xv), as part of a passage in which Barack Obama spoke of the difficulties of growing up as the child of mixed-race parents. The statement is actually a portion of a parenthetical remark Obama used to explain that people who did not know him well were often surprised to find that he himself was the child of mixed-raced parents (because he looked black, and he no longer made a point of gratuitously mentioning that his mother was white):

    Read more at http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/coilofrage.asp#Dqp5rvh8UyPXYfCX.99

    I found a solace in nursing a pervasive sense of grievance and animosity against my mother’s race.

    No such sentence (nor anything close to it) appears anywhere in either Dreams from My Father or The Audacity of Hope. This statement was taken from a March 2007 article about Barack Obama; they are not Obama’s own words, but rather those of the article’s author (recast in the first person):

    In reality, Obama provides a disturbing test of the best-case scenario of whether America can indeed move beyond race. He inherited his father’s penetrating intelligence; was raised mostly by his loving liberal white grandparents in multiracial, laid-back Hawaii, where America’s normal race rules never applied; and received a superb private school education. And yet, at least through age 33 when he wrote Dreams from My Father, he found solace in nursing a pervasive sense of grievance and animosity against his mother’s race.

    Read more at http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/coilofrage.asp#Dqp5rvh8UyPXYfCX.99

    Actual quote from “The Audacity of Hope” [pg. 261]: Of course, not all my conversations in immigrant communities follow this easy pattern. In the wake of 9/11, my meetings with Arab and Pakistani Americans, for example, have a more urgent quality, for the stories of detentions and FBI questioning and hard stares from neighbors have shaken their sense of security and belonging. They have been reminded that the history of immigration in this country has a dark underbelly; they need specific assurances that their citizenship really means something, that America has learned the right lessons from the Japanese internments during World War II, and that I will stand with them should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.

    In Islamic LAW, the religion of the father is imposed upon the son. His father was SHIITE, by law, HE is shiite. Why do you think Val Jarret is kept so close? Why do you think he is selling the farm to the Iranians? HINT: They are SHIITE. Damn boy it’s a good thing that you aren’t an AG or detective or something because you’re a EPIC FAIL.

  • gdad

    Why am I not surprised that you post a video that is absolutely filled with items taken out of context and distortions? The cuts in it are so bad they’re hysterical.

    And the Snopes items you post simply provide more proof of right-wing distortion. And you have no answer for why you people don’t use FULL quotes. Or why you can’t produce any evidence he ever said Muslim prayer in the morning is THE most beautiful sound.

    What bigots.

  • dallasplowboy

    The reality of your voting for Bush Jr TWICE is sinking in. You fail to see the missed/lost opportunity of spending trillions in attacking the wrong nation. So a defense mechanism in your brain keeps you from the mere thought of the transgressions of the American nationalism and a manifesto of superiority to a single nation bestowed from the creator. Your inability to connect the dots and see we now attack Muslims, more or less like the manner in which we blame our economic woes on illegals/undocumented workers. First business lures these illegals/undocumented workers with JOBS, not the population at large, then these are the very same business which ships you JOBS overseas. It’s no secret that the right wing Chamber of Commerce is for immigration reform. They true to their tenets, see that capital must move to its most efficient use. Labor being a part and or subset of capital too should be allowed to move to its most efficient use. Yet, they don’t write about this issue and have some absurd/preposterous article, which is a moot point and or to the asking for reasonable accommodation far from the realm of that of handicap. First, that is private property and there by exempt from reasonable accommodation would be a fitting argument, yet your using this to attack a people of faith, rather than to foster relations. Your silly argument is that we must hate and detest anything we label as and includes the Jewish people of faith. See as the author brings in the Jews? Did the Jewish object and or file the suit? Your being punked.

    “Can you imagine a law professor helping Catholic students to sue a Jewish or Muslim school to demand that the schools install crosses, remove their religious symbols, and allow the Catholics to construct a chapel on their property?” wrote Peters. “Can you imagine the argument being that Jewish and Muslims schools using their religious symbols and following their faith traditions would be described in the legal brief as “offensive”?!

  • Ron Boutwell

    “You fail to see the missed/lost…..blah blah blah …. useless off topic blather deleted fro brevity”

    What I fail to see is why someone who claims a reasonable level of intelligence cannot argue ON TOPIC. This thread had nothing to do with Bush, Iraq or any of the other unrelated topics you have insisted on ranting about. It was about a Catholic school displaying crosses in school with Islamic students present. If you refuse to even come close to the topic – it is pointless to waste time going forward. If all you want to talk about are those other unrelated topics it would make more sense to start your own discussion thread rather than droll on and on ad nauseum in this unrelated thread.

  • dallasplowboy

    You see all of these high fives on Obama being a Muslim, that alone is the weak mentality and beyond intelligent discourse. It speaks volumes of the country bumpkins, yokels and rubes who don’t have a clue, yet, I’m not a shrink. However, they like the crowd mentality go along with and further show their stupidity. Remember, stupid is terminal, while ignorance has a cure. It reeks of racism PERIOD.

  • dallasplowboy

    Likewise, it sux to be you. Your superiority complex is beyond normal, seek professional help.

  • Silence Dogood

    The evidence is indisputable but I wouldn’t expect a narrow minded water carrier and excuse maker like you to get it but like most, excuses are the pillars of fools and I expect nothing les from a fool that can’t see the forest through the trees. Let us know when you’ve pried your lips from his sphincter long enough to have an honest discussion. Until then I leave you to pray at your alter of big gov’t complete with pictures of your moonbat messiah.

  • Tzione

    You are correct,he had the NAME ,”IHS” covered.Didn’t want His name competing with God’s?Show me a pic where he didn’t.How about when he spoke at Notre Dame? Here’s the pic where he did .As you can see,the icons were not covered.But don’t worry,he’s no competition with mere saints.(oops,should that have been a capital “H”?) ” I WILL ASCEND TO THE HIGHEST”…How do you say that in,oh…lets say Arabic? Oh yeah,Ahkbar””,which means HIGHEST,not greatest.Here’s another Arabic word. http://cnsnews.com/news/article/georgetown-says-it-covered-over-name-jesus-comply-white-house-request-0
    This article said Georgetown complied/submitted.Here’s the definition from MUSLIM VOICES website,NOT exactly “Right wing BS. Georgetown submitted…islam. http://muslimvoices.org/word-islam-meaning/

  • invictus2

    The sweetest sound in the morning is the chirp of an evolved and free bird.

  • Sikastupidity

    Well, we’ll just have to agree to disagree. I do NOT believe his purpose was to do damage to the United States. Has he?? Without a doubt, but I believe in his mind, he sees what he’s done as positive. ABTW, I never said I think he’s made things better, I said HE thinks he’s made things better.

  • gdad

    I’ve merely pointed out places where “quotes” were taken out of context by right wingers and then used in attempt to prove something that isn’t true. Heck, you even linked to proof of that. Thanks for your assistance, wingnut boy.

  • gdad

    Umm, 32 seconds into this clip, there are those CHRISTIAN religious paintings. http://www.nbcnews.com/id/30205938/#.VVOJRWaeqPQ. And at other times during the same clip. And this was a speech about the economy, not religion.

    And then there’s this from your VERY OWN link: “…President Obama as he spoke, the letters “IHS” are posted elsewhere around the hall approximately 26 times on shields representing different
    parts of the United States and the world.

    Obama did not mention the name of Jesus during his address [no reason to, of course]. However, he did mention Christ’s Sermon on the Mount. “There is a parable at the end of the Sermon on the Mount that tells a story of two men…‘the rain descended and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house…it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock,’” Obama said.

    Gosh, that would be Obama quoting from the Bible, not the Koran.

    Buh bye

  • Tzione

    All that is true,but we are not talking about his “speech” or “the economy”.This post is about C-R-O-S-S-E-S being offensive to M-U-S-L-I-M-S,& I said that…”the icons were NOT covered”.
    Try to focus.

  • Nette

    They knew when they applied that it was a CATHOLIC University…if Catholicism offends you then DON:T APPLY and DON’T ATTEND…you are FREE to go somewhere else! Can I sue John Banzhaf for infringing on my rights to practice the Catholic faith without persecution???? Maybe this is what this 4 minutes of fame moron needs…to be sued himself and found GUILTY…or maybe charge him with wasting the courts time and money?

  • dallasplowboy
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  • dallasplowboy

    Faulkner’s “mammy,” as he called her, was a black woman named Caroline Barr. She raised him from birth until the day he left home and was fundamental to his development. At her wake, Faulkner told the mourning crowd that it was a privilege to see her out, that she had taught him right from wrong and was loyal to his family despite having borne none of them. In later documents, Faulkner points to Barr as the impetus for his fascination with the politics of sexuality and race.

  • Silence Dogood

    When fools start defending the indefensible, and make excuses for the wicked, who is the wingnut? The only people left defending this man are the black people still indebted to the gov’t dole and millenial idiots that don’t shave yet. Which are you? Retard.

  • Kenneth Munson Sr.

    Ok, I was wrong about one and left one word out of the other.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6uZFSj_ueM

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsnZi-Kn4pU

  • Edward_Teach

    What did you korandathals think, it’s a Catholic school!!!! Go back to your own countries, where there are no Catholics. Deport these pigs.

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  • FedUpLibBS

    PAULBOT!!! Not Dictionary, Idiot… HISTORY BOOK… your fucking definition was correct in LOCKE’s Time… but LIBERAL was overrun and coopted by the MARXISTS, because their chosen term, Progressive, became a perjurative… so I DO NOT ACCEPT your Paulbotian PREMISE!!!

  • http://www.fromnothingcomics.com/ Steve Crespo

    Here’s my advice to the officials at Catholic University of America- “Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.” (1 Corinthians 16:13-14)

    Remember Who you serve.

  • Rick_Sincere

    I don’t know why this four-year old complaint is getting recycled now, but there’s no substance to it. Even the conservative National Catholic Register confirms it: http://www.ncregister.com/blog/steven-greydanus/catholic-u-not-under-investigation

  • Brashatina

    Wait. This is satire right?

  • Roberto Leones

    John F. Banzhaf III
    Title: Professor of Law
    Address: 2000 H Street, N.W, Washington, DC 20052
    Telephone: 202.994.7229
    Fax: 202.994.1684
    Email: jbanzhaf@law.gwu.edu

  • https://www.facebook.com/groups/Northamericandefenseleague/ Roy Mears

    The bending to Islamic appeasement is the single greatest threat to western freedoms. Every time Muslims are given into it emboldens them to ask for more and more. It is time to not only stop giving in but pushing back. That is if we want to keep our way of life. I you don’t, say goodbye to everything you hold dear. Music, art alcohol of any kind and the ever popular Muslim dress for women. No it is time to say enough is enough this is our way of life love it or leave. It is notus that must accommodate it is those that come to our countries.

  • https://www.facebook.com/groups/Northamericandefenseleague/ Roy Mears

    Sorry no more giving in to Muslim demands, if they don’t like our way of life there are numerous countries practicing their religion. Pick one and go we will not miss you.

  • dallasplowboy

    Why you failed to mention this in the discussion of Obama being anything but a Christian is exactly where the discussion ON TOPIC is at. This topic has nothing to do with Obama and his religion, yet you sit idle as it is mentioned. I do understand your covert racism and Mississippi mentality of deep seated hatred of diversity. Unfortunately you aren’t allowed to make up the rules as you go, the ON TOPIC was violated from the get go. The case will be ligated in the courts and that is all that counts PERIOD. I tire of your Mississippi welfare entitlement mentality.

  • dallasplowboy

    Petty bickering and yet you do understand the everything but the Bill of Rights and a good old Crimson Tide ass kicking. What exactly did you super dupe degree make in the way of GNP. Certainly they don’t pay you for diction? I saw a want ad for a sentence parser the other day. As soon as the masses began to read, thanks to child labor laws and compulsory education, they had to invent other means of to control the masses. So the syntax of the some bygone era is only an excuse to not face the issue. Irregardless, is a word, get over it, deal with it.

    “It’s a catchy dichotomy, but a false one. Anyone who has read an inept student paper, a bad Google translation, or an interview with George W Bush can appreciate that standards of usage are desirable in many arenas of communication. They can lubricate comprehension, reduce misunderstanding, provide a stable platform for the development of style and grace, and signal that a writer has exercised care in crafting a passage.

    But this does not mean that every pet peeve, bit of grammatical folklore, or dimly remembered lesson from Miss Thistlebottom’s classroom is worth keeping. Many prescriptive rules originated for screwball reasons, impede clear and graceful prose, and have been flouted by the best writers for centuries.”

    http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/aug/15/steven-pinker-10-grammar-rules-break

  • dallasplowboy

    Certainly these folks are the GREAT WRITERS and you; I don’t know.

    “Like many usage controversies, the brouhaha over “like a cigarette should” is a product of grammatical ineptitude and historical ignorance. The ad’s use of “like” with a clause was not a recent corruption; the combination has been in use for 600 years. It has been used in literary works by dozens of great writers (includingWilliam Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, HG Wells and William Faulkner) and has flown beneath the radar of the purists themselves, who have inadvertently used it in their own style guides. This does not show that purists are only human and sometimes make errors; it shows that the alleged error is not an error. The RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company was confessing to the wrong crime; its slogan was perfectly grammatical. Writers are free to use either “like” or “as”, mindful only that “as” is a bit more formal, and that the Winston-tastes-good controversy became such a bloody shirt in the grammar wars that readers may mistakenly think the writer has made an error.”

    http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/aug/15/steven-pinker-10-grammar-rules-break

  • dallasplowboy

    Character attacks are just a method of proving without doubt your lack of and or inferior moral turpitude? You now also psychoanalyze, certainly you have a masters in that, or is it just BS? You certainly do have a fascination with the word Master, yet that isn’t the terminal degree? The subject of Mississippi Queen hasn’t come up, do you know what I mean?

    Head over to the Ole Miss or Mississippi State university research labs, you would be a riot. So English is my second language, sue me, you certainly get the writers gist? America is only opportunity as my 30 years of work in the defense industry, has allowed me to send my offspring to private schools, start businesses, payoff my home/vacation home/cars , retire with seven digit accounts and a generous pension at 55 years of age. Thereby, I can only conclude we all need to be part of the asset-ed class. A sponsor and mentor appointed to each at risk family/person. However, seriously get a sense of humor.

  • dallasplowboy

    Bin Laden was, though, a product of a monumental miscalculation by western security agencies. Throughout the 80s he was armed by the CIA and funded by the Saudis to wage jihad against the Russian occupation of Afghanistan.

    http://newsone.com/1205745/cia-osama-bin-laden-al-qaeda/

  • dallasplowboy

    It is now generally admitted that Ali Mohamed (known in the al Qaeda camps as Abu Mohamed al Amriki — “Father Mohamed the American”) worked for the FBI, the CIA, and U.S. Special Forces. As he later confessed in court, he also aided the terrorist Ayman al-Zawahiri, a co-founder of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad, and by then an aide to bin Laden, when he visited America to raise money.

    The 9/11 Report mentioned him, and said that the plotters against the U.S. Embassy in Kenya were “led” (their word) by Ali Mohamed.

    http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/09/sleeping-with-the-devil-how-u-s-and-saudi-backing-of-al-qaeda-led-to-911.html

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  • dallasplowboy

    Our constitution states the congress holds the purse strings. So this Obama giving is political propaganda.

    “A number of the groups and individuals directly involved in the revolts and reforms sweeping the region, including the April 6 Youth Movement in Egypt, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and grass-roots activists like Entsar Qadhi, a youth leader in Yemen, received training and financing from groups like the International Republican Institute, theNational Democratic Institute and Freedom House, a nonprofit human rights organization based in Washington, according to interviews in recent weeks and American diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks.”

    “The Republican and Democratic institutes are loosely affiliated with the Republican and Democratic Parties. They were created by Congress and are financed through the National Endowment for Democracy, which was set up in 1983 to channel grants for promoting democracy in developing nations. The National Endowment receives about $100 million annually from Congress. Freedom House also gets the bulk of its money from the American government, mainly from the State Department.”

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/15/world/15aid.html?_r=0

  • MissyT111

    I’m offended by beheadings…how about we do something about that?

  • gdad

    Ah, good old SILENCE breaks out all his bigotries. What an asshat.

  • Silence Dogood

    You clearly don’t know what a bigot is buttnugget. I was born in Oakland CA during the civil rights marches. I was there and my parents and I marched with them. And voting for someone just because of his color is the epitome of bigotry only you’re too stupid to recognize it. Good bye loser, you’re at the end of the line.

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  • Msw3681 sw

    Patriot, you are labouring under a misapprehension that I actually give a crap what you think. Once again, your grip on reality is pretty tenuous.

  • James M

    Their morning chorus at day-break is even better – there is nothing like it.

  • James M

    Those words are very statesmanlike of him – kudos to him. He certainly doesn’t lack courage, for he must have known that his words would be picked up by those who want to make out that he’s a Muslim. His Christian critics would be better employed praying for him, for New Testament Christians are told – not advised, told – to pray for those in authority, and to love their enemies. STM he qualifies either way.

  • Doreen Gaffney Barr

    Perhaps they should not let Muslim students even apply there and then they won’t be offended. Don’t the Muslim students SEE the big Cathedral when touring the campus?Would any of them be offended if the school refused to let them even say their prayers in school?How do they say their prayers when they have to go food shopping or to a football stadium or a hospital or courtroom. An airport a movie theater or a museum? I have never in my life heard of such a self-centered, greedy, non-compliant, argumentative, obstinate, ignorant, biased and unempathetic group of people. They don’t care what anyone else wants.. It is so infantile.

  • SaveTheWorld

    Bacon for lunch everyday!

  • SaveTheWorld

    Bacon for lunch!

  • lynda

    No one came into your house and filled out your college application. If you are Muslim, Jewish, Mormon, Baptist etc.. and you fill out and get accepted into a Catholic school, you have NO merit to cry foul play looking at crosses all day long.
    I am surprised this didn’t get laughed out of a law firm. I blame the lawyers to be honest. Shame on them for taking such a stupid case… greedy lawyers…

  • gdad

    breaking out terms like “retard,” “buttnugget,” and “moonbat messiah,” you’ve revealed to all your prejudices and brainlessness. I don’t care who you marched with decades ago — you’ve obviously developed some deep-seated hatreds since then.

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  • Filala

    The Muslim’s sure have chutzpah !!

  • Generalist

    If a university has courses that are unique to the university, people will attend it despite their religious differences as long as the university lets them in. That would explain why there are Muslim students at a Catholic university.

    Reading the article further, it was stated that the Muslim students weren’t the ones making the complaint. So shouldn’t the anger be focused at John Banzhaf and not Muslims in general? Banzhaf could easily have complained that the university was anti Jewish.

  • Generalist

    Filed by someone with a reputation for filing law suits. An engineer who has a reputation for fighting against ‘Big Tobacco.’

    Even more interesting, none of the Muslim students at the university complained about the conditions.

  • Generalist

    Sorry MDPatriot. Your statement that Obama appointed a Muslim as the head of Homeland Security doesn’t hold water. For confirmation, look up the list of Secretaries of Homeland Security.

    Now, a few years ago, two Muslims had been appointed to Homeland Security positions. One of the two appointees has a reputation for working in law enforcement under both Republicans and Democrats. The other was a civil rights activist. Neither person has become the head of Homeland Security.

  • C.killai

    The school should tell the Muslim student to go elsewhere for his education. Catholic school should not be forced to bend their rules to appease the muslim whino”s

  • Generalist

    I would say that it is more a case of a loose cannon trying to stir up some controversy, rather than a liberal or Muslim issue.

    As far as Islam being a Satanic death cult, that would be more of a fringe group of the Muslim community. Extremists of all religions tend to be a problem.

  • Generalist

    If you read the article, the original topic is the fact that a professor from another university filed the complaint.

    At the same time, none of the Muslim students were complaining.

  • dave

    the more Muslim “Prayers” it prevents ( the Crosses ), the better.. what part of ‘ Its a Catholic………….” just didnt register in you pea sized brain ??? as one of my favorite people says, ” You cant fix stupid, stupid is fo-evah”……….

  • Generalist

    The Muslim students weren’t complaining. An outsider and a group of alarmists complained, apparently without reading the full article.

    http://www.ncregister.com/blog/steven-greydanus/catholic-u-not-under-investigation

  • Generalist

    Did you read the part where the university said that the Muslim students were NOT the ones doing the complaining?

    As additional support for that fact, read the “Dear Mr. Greydanus” part of this article:

    http://www.ncregister.com/blog/steven-greydanus/catholic-u-not-under-investigation

  • Generalist

    Apparently a number of Muslim students didn’t want to be represented by John F. Banzhaf III. He has a reputation for advocacy based law suits. There had been a prior one against the university involving same sex dorm rooms. (A potential ‘ax to grind.’)

    Oh, and if you look up the name Banzhaf, you’ll find that it is German and has a family tree dating back to 1320. Not very Muslim.

    http://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/catholic-u-muslims-were-happy-here/

  • AKLady

    It is simply more hate propaganda.
    It is a form of racism — it is despicable.

  • Hansel

    Haha soon Ul claim even verses to kill in the queen r taken out of context. So we are bigots cause v don’t believe wat crap u believe in???
    N tell me y are ur pals demanding catholic schools to take out crosses??? Sharia law in America??

  • William Svoboda

    There is an airport less than thirty miles away that will take them to the Muslim country of their choice. There they can study at the Madrassa of their choice free from Catholic Icons, problem solved.

  • Donna

    What is muslim doing in a Catholic school? Aren’t they generally private, and therefore bought in as students by families? And if they are, why would they choose to go where they would be surrounded by all that is Catholic? EXCEPT TO CAUSE TROUBLE!? Why would the Catholic Diocese accept Muslim student? Why? Are they that desperate for money? This whole report is ludicrous at best.

  • Donna

    what do you expect from the Muslim-in-chief? And I liked the above comment. Obamastan

  • Donna

    No he’s right. To defend the indefensible and make excuses for the wicked they do, he’s absolutely right

  • gdad

    Donna, excellent description of trying to get through to right-wing bigots.

  • gdad

    Hansel, there is of course no Sharia law in the U.S. and no chance of such. I have absolutely no “pals” trying remove crosses from Catholic schools. If you were to actually read all my comments you’d see that I don’t agree with the guy who filed this suit and that I can’t see him getting anywhere with it. I was simply trying to straighten out the dolts here who seem to believe the Muslim students were the ones demanding removal.

  • Donald

    have you ever heard the morning call? It is beautiful. His comment was broader than Islam. Islam merely was the context.

  • Donald

    I heard he’s a Martian…why don’t the fringe right pick up a new conspiracy theory?

  • Donald

    The rabid right lacks the intelligence to understand why context matters

  • Donald

    To reach out to the racists who write posts like yours. There’s one reason.

  • junkmailbin

    I find minarets offensive. Can we have them removed along with any sign in Arabitch

  • Freedom

    I find it offensive to have to look at women that must be so ugly they need to cover up everything but their eyes!

  • HDMania

    Silence..Snopes is run by George Soros so anything there is useless info..

  • barbarafromnyc

    The presence of Muslims in a Catholic University shows how stupid the Church and the University is. There’s no reason to admit Miscreant Muslim sub humans to any Catholic educational institution – especially when they are beheading, burning alive, fellow Christians and have sworn to kill the Pope and the rest of us. I say, expel them.

  • HDMania

    gDad..its more like left wing liberals who distort things..ya got things backwards as usual..

  • CharlieM

    Why are muslims enrolled in a Catholic University?

  • DonRS

    Talk about OFFENSIVE, virtually everything Muslims do, wear and say is OFFENSIVE. Their book of worship, the Qur’an is the embodiment of the essence of their locked in the 7th Century beliefs and behavior. These savages leave their home countries as they are so intolerable, They come here for a better life, then, IMMEDIATELY, begin crapping in their nests, making them more like “home”, then demanding that we behave to suit their wishes. SCREW them and their beloved Muhammed!

  • hogwild04

    they are here to change us i am not Catholic but this should not even concern them WAKEUP PEOPLE

  • PA_bev

    Oh my goodness…we wouldn’t want to offend your sorry arrogant trouble making hearts…so let me help you out here muslim students….L E A V E!!!!
    It’s that simple! The very fact that you enrolled in a school where you KNOW that the CROSS of our LORD is in evidence everywhere, clearly indicates you intended to create havoc.

  • KalevEfrayim

    YHVH is His name and no other is like Him.

  • Mark

    Dummer than dog shit.

  • Ars Forall

    They come over here and make stupid demands such as these? This is the most ridiculous thing I ever eared of. Can I go to Teheran university an bitch that there are too many crescent moons hanging? The only thing hanging would be me. What happened to assimilate in the country? I blame the libtard lawyers that bring up these stupid law suits for the simple reason of forwarding their progressive nonsense.

  • fedup

    Is their god so narrow minded that he will not hear their prayers where ever they are??? It is a Catholic institution – I’m not Catholic but they are free to practice their beliefs and a reasonable person would expect those symbols if they are intelligent – stay away if it is offensive. Freedom of speech and freedom OF religion (NOT freedom FROM religion) laws were instituted by Christians. This narrow-minded professor is hypocritical to take advantage of our laws and twist them around for their own selfish advantage.

  • PA_bev

    To cause trouble! Infiltration agenda!

  • KalevEfrayim

    I have serious arguments with RCC theology, yet they have time and opportunity to come to the truth and repent. Islam is an ideology set into motion by satan and is out to stomp out the name of YHVH. In the end YHVH wins and satan is destroyed.
    What is offensive, in this case, is the “professor” filing such a ridiculous charge.

  • http://www.lisabelle-artist.com/ Lisabelle

    BEST COMMENT SO FAR!

  • Robert Stevens

    Heres my christian response-
    TOUGH SHI*………………

  • Robert Stevens

    You deny that so…….
    Prove it DOESN”T

  • Daxgolf

    This is analogous to someone from Europe complaining that we drive on the wrong side of the road, or that our government doesn’t have a parliament, or someone from Iran saying the US must have an Ayatola, or beheadings! We have a culture and infrastructure established over centuries, and if they don’t like it they should stay in their own culture!

  • Robert Stevens

    I believe YOU are the fringe.
    Why don’t you look into some of these allegations instead
    of just bowing to the temple of obama and accepting EVERYTHING you are told as truth like a good little liberal sheep?

  • lois

    I believe in segregation of the peoples, separation of the nations with different beliefs. BUT, the enemy within have used diversity with multiculturalism, which is but a communist tool to destroy our nation.

    This is a white Judeo/Christian nation. I suggest that people who do not like it, LEAVE!

  • mudguy1

    This law suit should never see the light of day. Any Judge that would allow this case to continue should be recalled. Nobody forced those Moslems to go to school there.

  • 4lifeandfreedom

    Bet Former President George Washington would be offended to have his name as part of this university with this dimwit professor there!

  • disqus_HlH4Faibhw

    They should simply send a general letter out to “everyone” saying no matter what religion you are, if you are “offended” by crosses, please feel free to withdraw, quit your job, etc..etc…Going to a Catholic school means seeing lots of Catholic stuff all over the place. You’re paying for an education or to do a job. If you don’t want to do it “Catholicly” regardless of your religion, get the fukk out.

  • louisewhiteford

    Up is down and Down is up. What nut cases are even allowing this illogical reasoning go forth?

  • Kelly Clover

    Muslims are taught from early childhood that they should harbor a venomous hatred against all Jews and all Christians. Muslims are taught from early childhood that they have been commanded by a supreme being to exterminate all non-Muslims as well as all so-called fake Muslims. Who is the author of the Quran? It’s Satan the Devil. Only he would teach people in scriptures that the slaughter of huge numbers of perfectly innocent people is justified. Only he would teach people thru scriptures that men are to beat up their wives.

  • Patricia

    Try going to a mosgue and complaining about the lack of crosses impeding your ability to pray.

  • ShirleyMG

    Why would the Muslim students enroll in the first place if these crosses offended them? Why would their parents have let them enroll? If the students were okay with this then why is it anybody else’s business. Based on all the other lawsuits GWU Law School Professor John Banzhaf has filed it is fairly obvious that he is, in my opinion, either a total whack job nut case or a left-wing progressive (read Communist). But then, I repeat myself. I would be more concerned about letting my child go to GWU!

  • Zuhair

    Zuhair, The Religion of Islam is CANCER, wake up America and Europe, There are Thousands of verses in Qur’an to Kill and Cut the Heads of the non believers in Islam. They Translate Qur’an to Holly Qur’an to match it with the Holly Bible, it is wrong translation and they are getting away with it so are in many other things in the west because of no knowledge about Islam in the west. the Real Translation of Qur’an Kereem is the Generous Qur’an. I know the language and I know what criminal verses there is in it.

  • Betsy Sack Brody

    If Muslims don’t like Catholic imagery in the Catholic schools they should not attend them. There is no human rights violation here at all! IT IS DISGUSTING TO MY SENSIBILITIES that some of the comments below refer to Obama – as if he’s behind this. 1. he is not a Muslim and 2. he has nothing to do with this! The article above is one that makes sense completely.

  • Denver Girl

    THE MUSLIM STUDENTS NEED TO ACCEPT IT OR GO TO ANOTHER SCHOOL. YOU DO NOT GO TO A MUSLIM COUNTRY AND TRY TO GE A CATHOLIC SYMBOL ANYWHERE. THIS IS THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND WE THE PEOPLE DECIDE NOT SOME MUSLIMS. THEY NEED TO GO BACK TO THEIR COUNTRY IF THEY DON’T LIKE IT. PERIOD

  • kafir4life

    are muslims the ones that worship that made up moon god, allah? The made up moon god that was invented by the pedophile mohammed? The mohammed who shat the contents of the terror guide, the koran?

    That them?
    Allahu’s Snackbar – the place I go for my ramadamadingdong fast breaking meals. The have the most mohammedelicious pulled pork sandwiches!

  • regulus30

    get these muslim scum OTTA HERE.

  • kafir4life

    President Stinky (BO), the White House feces, is a BIG fan of this fellow. Stinks isn’t real fond of Catholics either. And it’s NOT because he’s (half) black OR gay. Those facts don’t matter. He’s just feces.

  • Chas

    Immediately disenroll all the muzzie students. Problem solved… Who the hell do they think they are?!?

  • raffaelecafagna

    Muslims : you came here on your own , WE did not invite you here ; so , very simple : Assimilate or go back to your desert camel dung land ; there you can do as you wish .

  • kafir4life

    The call to prayer translates as follows:

    My moon god has a first name,
    It’s a-l-l-a-h.
    My moon god has no second name,
    it’s a-l-l-a-h.
    Oh we kill kafir most every-day,
    and if you ask to whom we prayyyyyyyyyyy……
    To kill kafir is a-o-k,
    says a-l-l-a-h, oy vey.

    The tune is that of the old Oscar Meyer bologna jingle.

  • Doug

    Let them go to a muslim funded school or go home.

  • kafir4life

    It’s settled science that President Obama is feces.

  • KALTON

    What a Nutty, Law Professor !

  • bkordelski

    NO-ONE has forced them to go to these schools, simple solution, GO BACK toyour DESERT SCHOOLS, they claim to be an older civilization, why are their schools BEHIND in educational levels??

  • ShirleyMG

    It may not tie directly to Obama, but it certainly ties into everything he stands for. Remember when he had all the religious symbols covered when he gave a speech at a Catholic university? Obama is blatantly pro-Islam and anti-Judeo/Christian. In my opinion I would believe you were educated (read indoctrinated) in one of the many so-open minded their brains have fallen out colleges/universities now found in this country. Just sayin’.

  • Daniel Mount

    Well I can tell you that this Muslim thing is getting away out of control and they need to be deported if they don’t like the way Americans worship our God Jesus Christ. We were here first and have worshiped God Jesus Christ our savior and lord. Islam has no place in America for this is our land and our Lord God. This So called Religion that is known as Islam is not a Religion at all but a very old CULT OF EVIL.

  • kafir4life

    The call to prayer translates as follows:

    My moon god has a first name,
    It’s a-l-l-a-h.
    My moon god has no second name,
    it’s a-l-l-a-h.
    Oh we kill kafir most every-day,
    and if you ask to whom we prayyyyyyyyyyy……
    To kill kafir is a-o-k,
    says a-l-l-a-h, oy vey.

    The tune is that of the old Oscar Meyer bologna jingle.

  • ShirleyMG

    Because they’re not fringe, it’s not a conspiracy, and it’s not a theory. If you actually thought for yourself instead of just allowing yourself to be controlled by the suck-up media and/or liberal educators, you might actually learn something. Just sayin’.

  • 6X6

    Then WHAT IN THE HELL are these Islamic Wackos doing in a Catholic University. KICK them out and do not admit Muslims to their school ever again. Frankly it makes me wonder what the university was thinking when they admitted them!!!!

  • underthewire

    The second stage of jhad…………………….sight discrimination and use the federal government to back one up. But tell me this……………why would a muslim enroll in a Christian school or college? To bring it down? Why else?

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  • ShirleyMG

    I believe a more correct word would be Libtard!

  • Daniel Mount

    Obama is the Antichrist. The deceiver, The hatter of Christianity and of God, The worshiper of the evil cult that is Islam.

  • johnschuh

    I assume there are also Baptist students attending CU. Would they not be as equally offended by crucifixes?

  • sirock

    So can someone sue to have a Muslim daycare have a Christian chapel for the Christian Children to pray?

  • johnschuh

    Well, it is beautiful. But I have never head him say the same thing even about Gospel music, much less about Anglican or Gregorian chant.

  • DrCrimwitt

    I say Muslims in our Country is Offensive and should be rounded up and sent back to Islmaifuck ASAP

  • johnschuh

    He has a romantic notion of Islam. The Brits used to feel the same back in the day when they classified the Arabs as among the “warrior” nations.

  • 615GEJ1

    Grant every offended Muslim a complimentary catapult ride from the USA to Mecca!

  • johnschuh

    One thing is certain: Obama has nothing in common with M.L.King except his skin color and a northeastern education.

  • leviguy1947

    Judge should rport attorney to state bar for filing frivolous lawsuits.

  • pineapple

    Just

    Sharing Some Historical Facts.

    To: Obama:

    It

    was you who told an Islamic dinner – “I am one of you.”

    It

    was you who on ABC News referenced – “My Muslim faith.”

    It

    was you who gave $100 million in U.S. taxpayer funds to re-build

    foreign mosques.

    It

    was you who wrote that in the event of a conflict -“I will stand with the

    Muslims.”

    It

    was you who assured the Egyptian Foreign Minister that – “I am a

    Muslim.”

    It

    was you who bowed in submission before the Saudi king.

    It

    was you who sat for 20 yrs in a Liberation

    Theology Church

    condemning Christianity and professing Marxism.

    It

    was you who exempted Muslims from penalties under Obamacare that the rest of us

    have to pay.

    It

    was you who purposefully omitted – “endowed by our Creator” – from

    your recitation of The Declaration Of Independence.

    It

    was you who mocked the Bible and Jesus Christ’s Sermon On The Mount while

    repeatedly referring to the ‘HOLY’ Quran.

    It

    was you who traveled the Islamic world denigrating the United States Of America.

    It

    was you who instantly threw the support of your administration behind the

    building of the Ground Zero Victory mosque overlooking the hallowed crater of

    the World Trade Center.

    It

    was you who refused to attend the National Prayer Breakfast, but hastened to

    host an Islamic prayer breakfast at the WH.

    It

    was you who ordered both Georgetown
    Univ. and Notre Dame to
    shroud all vestiges

    of Jesus Christ BEFORE you would agree to go there to speak, but in contrast,

    you have NEVER requested that the mosques you have visited adjust their decor.

    It

    was you who appointed anti-Christian fanatics to your Czar Corps.

    It

    was you who appointed rabid Islamists to Homeland Security.

    It

    was you who said that NASA’s “foremost mission” was an outreach to

    Muslim communities.

    It

    was you who as an Illinois Senator were the ONLY individual who would speak in

    favor of infanticide.

    It

    was you who were the first President not to give a Christmas Greeting from the

    WH, and went so far as to hang photos of Chairman Mao on the WH tree.

    It

    was you who curtailed the military tribunals of all Islamic terrorists.

    It

    was you who refused to condemn the Ft.

    Hood killer as an Islamic

    terrorist.

    It

    is you who has refused to speak-out concerning the horrific executions of women

    throughout the Muslim culture, but yet, have submitted Arizona to the UN for investigation of

    hypothetical human-rights abuses.

    It

    was you who when queried in India refused to acknowledge the true extent of

    radical global Jihadists, and instead profusely praised Islam in a country that

    is 82% Hindu and the victim of numerous Islamic terrorists assaults.

    It

    was you who funneled $900 Million in U.S. taxpayer dollars to Hamas.

    It

    was you who ordered the USPS to honor the MUSLIM holiday with a new

    commemorative stamp.

    It

    was you who directed our UK

    Embassy to conduct outreach to help “empower” the British Muslim

    community.

    It

    was you who embraced the fanatical Muslim Brotherhood in your quest to

    overthrow the Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak.

    It

    was you who funded mandatory Arabic language and culture studies in Grammar

    schools across our country.

    It

    is you who follows the Muslim custom of not wearing any form of jewelry during

    Ramadam.

    It

    is you who departs for Hawaii

    over the Christmas season so as to avoid past criticism for NOT participating

    in seasonal WH religious events.

    It

    was you who was un-characteristically quick to join the chorus of the Muslim

    Brotherhood to depose Egypt’s
    Hosni Mubarak, formerly America’s
    strongest ally

    in North Africa; but, remain muted in your
    non-response to the Brotherhood led

    slaughter of Egyptian Christians.

    It

    Was you who attended school in Indonesia
    where your school records listed your religion as “Islam”.

    It

    Was you who, while living in Indonesia,
    attended the Mosque with your stepfather on Fridays.

    It

    was you who appointed s your chief adviser, Valerie Jarrett , who is a member

    of the Muslim Sisterhood, an off shoot of the Muslim Brotherhood.

    It was you who allowed Valerie Jarret, an
    Iranian, to negotiate a secret treaty with Iran
    that would allow them to continue developing nuclear weapons without fear of
    further sanctions by the U.S.

    It

    was you who freed five Muslim terrorists from GITMO without giving Congress a

    thirty day notice as required by a law that YOU signed.

    It

    Was you who brought hordes of Muslim refugees
    to the U.S.
    to be supported by taxpayers, while ignoring Christian refugees who were being
    slaughtered by Muslims.

    Do

    we really need to go on?

    Barack,

    you may be a lot of things; but, for certainty, you are no Christian.

    Obama,

    who refers to himself as: “A man of Africa”,

    is precisely the type of ‘divided loyalties” individual that our Founders

    attempted to prohibit from ascendancy to the presidency when they constructed

    our Constitution.

  • amhater

    This is an attack to get rid of the cross that satan hates so much. Why else would a muslim enroll in a school that doesn’t teach islam?

  • disqus_HlH4Faibhw

    Ditto.

  • pineapple

    And not even good feces.

  • johnschuh

    I would be more impressed if the Muslim students were to file an amicus on the side of the University. I doubt that will happen.

  • johnschuh

    The context is a D.C. which is run by rabid leftists.

  • johnschuh

    I don’t think he must cares what others think. The only thing that upsets him is when he is contradicted. He is the most thin-skinned President since Wilson.

  • wyllow

    Go crawl back in your hole, Betsy. There is no hope for you, just Obama’s Hopey Changey. How’s it working out for ya?

  • BruceDeBrat

    Tell that incorrigible arrogant jackass GWU professor to go jump off a cliff. These fascists butt-wipes need to get their skulls busted! *W*T*F* kind of BS is this? Muslims attend a CATHOLIC university – and complain that it displays CATHOLIC icons and symbols!?

  • 2riotous

    Hey, if you leave us alone. we will continue to leave you alone. We offend you? I’d like
    you to know that you offend us greatly when you attack any aspect of our religion. Our
    great country was founded on religious principles, such as “Do unto others as you would
    have them do unto you” and “Love thy neighbor as thyself”. We hate “hate”.

  • hannah

    so CATHOLICS should prevented from practicing IN THEIR OWN SCHOOL so MUSLIMS can practice in it instead??? GET THIS CRAP OUT OF OUR COUNTRY…NOW!!!!

  • tovlogos

    The docility of the US is beginning to pay dividends to its enemies. They are bullies, and stand unchallenged.

    “Can you imagine a law professor helping Catholic students to sue a Jewish or Muslim school to demand that the schools install crosses, remove their religious symbols, and allow the Catholics to construct a chapel on their property?” wrote Peters.

    No, actually I cannot, because only the US would contemplate putting up with this absurd sort of bullying.
    Why? There is no way to explain the bazaar events taking place without comprehending biblical prophecy; and the worldwide depravity that is setting up the red carpet for the anti-Christ. Only then does it all make perfect sense.
    The Islamic sweep, is a foreshadowing of how the anti-Christ will stroll right into the lives of those who have the misfortune to still be here when he makes his spiritually hideous appearance. Satan is legally having his day due to the wholesale abandonment of God across the world. Yet it’s not the job of the remaining remnant of true believers to fix this world — just makes sure we do our part in the salvation process.

  • Bruce A. Frank

    How much you wanna bet, the Church will actually consider the islamist’s complaint!

  • Bob Coups

    Please Lord, show them the way………………………………………………………………..HOME

  • steve b

    THE SCHOOL OFFICIALS NEED TO TELL THESE MUSLIMS THEY HAVE THREE CHOICES:
    1. STUDY AND GET THE DIPLOMA YOU CAME HERE FOR.
    2. GET THE HELL OUT AND GO TO SOME MUSLIM SCHOOL, WHERE YOU CAN GET YOUR DEGREE IN TERRORIST STUDIES AND EARN YOUR 72 (MALE) VIRGINS.
    3. START TROUBLE HERE AND WE WILL MSEE THAT YOU ARE SHOT IN THE HEAD.
    YOUR CHOICE!

  • G. W. Markle

    The Separation Of Church And Hate:

    There is a good reason why Church and State must always remain separate. Let’s get something straight, right from the start: A theocratic state is not a free state, and never will be. I’m sure it was never Jesus’ intention nor His will, that anyone should be dominated in His name, the name of Christ. That is the will of men. To be accurate, the concept in itself is anti-Christian. You can only follow Christ by choice, not by legislation.

    It seems some people are more intent on casting stones at perceived sinners than propagating the love of Christ. ~ “Above all else, I command you love one another”. ~ This was the message that Jesus preached, and as far as I can see, the worth of a soul will only be measured as such. But I can assure you of one thing, when your time of judgment comes, you won’t be asked to recite scripture, but rather, if anything, the question will be; did you get the message and live by it?

    For all of you people out there on the religious right, you should try to remember that looking for sins to condemn, and people to persecute in the name of God, is simply Satan’s way of keeping you from seeing what is good and praiseworthy. It’s Satan’s favorite means of deceit; getting people to hate and kill each other in the name of God and Jesus, twisting scripture to incite hatred and division.

    Understand this; that by doing so, you are defaming the name of Christ, associating Jesus with bigotry and hate. Jesus was never cursed with these feelings, these sins that you commit in His name. It’s widely agreed that He rose above it all, and to use His name for the justification of spreading contempt and hatred for anyone is true heresy. It isn’t Pro-Christ by any means, but clearly Anti-Christ.

  • G. W. Markle

    The Christian Dilemma:

    The greatest threat to America, and indeed to the rest of world, at this point in history, comes from the staunch advocates of right wing ideology, and I must submit this warning to you: There is a grave problem with the right wing movement, in that; they seem to possess a distorted sense of entitlement. They’ve set themselves apart, and seem to think that their faith gives them the right to view the world from a platitude of conceit, through condescending eyes, and with a false sense of superiority. They actually believe themselves to be superior beings, with a manifest destiny and some strange notion that God is on their side. A people with a desire to conquer, under the false guise of Christianity, seeking to dominate in the name of Christ, their view of humanity being reduced to nothing more than a matter of “us” and “them”.

    What they fail to realize is; if the Christ you believe in leads you to view other humans as lesser beings, then you are a follower of the anti-Christ. The plain truth is; God doesn’t have a religion and God doesn’t discriminate. Any religion that professes to be the only true religion,or that they‘re special in the eyes of God preaches false doctrine. If the Spirit of God is truly with you, it will only be known by acts of “unconditional” love and charity. No religion can claim exclusive rights to God. He belongs to all that He has created, and to foster a belief in “us” and“them” is to divide humanity, not unite it.

    And so it will be, in The End, that those who have set themselves apart from their fellow man will find that they have set themselves apart from God. The worth of a soul will only be measured by how much it has loved, nothing more, nothing less. Woe to those who have taken the widow’s mite and built castles and empires in His name. They have incurred a great accountability, their suffering will be unending.

    Even Jesus will not claim to be Christian, but will only proclaim the glory of the Father. And when He returns they will shout: “Here we are Lord!” And He will respond: “I never knew you”. They have forsaken the Word and have become prisoners of the Numbers.

    Those who have put themselves first will be last.

  • G. W. Markle

    Beware of the Anti-Christians ~ The Christian Dilemma:

    The greatest threat to America, and indeed to the rest of world, at this point in history, comes from the staunch advocates of right wing ideology, and I must submit this warning to you: There is a grave problem with the right wing movement, in that; they seem to possess a distorted sense of entitlement. They’ve set themselves apart, and seem to think that their faith gives them the right to view the world from a platitude of conceit, through condescending eyes, and with a false sense of superiority. They actually believe themselves to be superior beings, with a manifest destiny and some strange notion that God is on their side. A people with a desire to conquer, under the false guise of Christianity, seeking to dominate in the name of Christ, their view of humanity being reduced to nothing more than a matter of “us” and “them”.

    What they fail to realize is; if the Christ you believe in leads you to view other humans as lesser beings, then you are a follower of the anti-Christ. The plain truth is; God doesn’t have a religion and God doesn’t discriminate. Any religion that professes to be the only true religion,or that they‘re special in the eyes of God preaches false doctrine. If the Spirit of God is truly with you, it will only be known by acts of “unconditional” love and charity. No religion can claim exclusive rights to God. He belongs to all that He has created, and to foster a belief in “us” and“them” is to divide humanity, not unite it.

    And so it will be, in The End, that those who have set themselves apart from their fellow man will find that they have set themselves apart from God. The worth of a soul will only be measured by how much it has loved, nothing more, nothing less. Woe to those who have taken the widow’s mite and built castles and empires in His name. They have incurred a great accountability, their suffering will be unending.

    Even Jesus will not claim to be Christian, but will only proclaim the glory of the Father. And when He returns they will shout: “Here we are Lord!” And He will respond: “I never knew you”. They have forsaken the Word and have become prisoners of the Numbers.

    Those who have put themselves first will be last.

  • BlueViolets

    Odd. Because I find it rather offensive that a muslum would even want to attend a Catholic school. If they are so offended they really should have taken a tour before enrolling so they could avoid coming in eye contact with the ‘offensive’ crosses. But then that does require some common sense and a pinch of intelligence. Neither of which they most obviously possess. Then again they probably only attended in order to start trouble and not learn.

  • ArentIpretty

    Muslims just keep proving that they are theological fascists at heart.

  • Barbaree

    VERY WELL SAID!

  • Rez™

    ..

  • disqus_dxhZhkITj9

    What the hell are f&#%* Muslim students doing at a Catholic University in the first place? Am I missing something here?

  • joni

    and that nneds to be done at once. file a suit against all muslim schools and symbols using the same tactics and point to this case as an example and say if it is true for muslimes, it is true for all relgions, fight them tooth and nail. Mr president, tear down those mosques. the new reagan

  • steve b

    HAVE YOU ALWAYS BEEN SUCH AN IDIOT, OR IS THIS A NEW THING?
    IN THE FIRST PLACE, WHAT THE HELL DOES ANYTHING YOU WROTE HAVE TO DO WITH MY COMMENT OR THE ARTICLE ABOVE? OR ARE YOU WILLING TO ALLOW THESE MUSLIMS INTO YOUR HOME TO REMOVE ANYTHING THEY OBJECT TO?
    SECOND, YOU FORGOT TO COMPLAIN ABOUT MY CAPS LOCK. DOES THAT ALSO MAKE ME SUPERIOR?
    FINALLY, i AM NOT EVEN CHRISTIAN. MAYBE I’LL ENTER A CHURCH AND THEN COMPLAIN THAT THE CROSSES ON THE WALLS OFFEND ME.
    ACTUALLY, YOUR STUPIDITY OFFENDS ME EVEN MORE THAN THE STUPID COMPLAINT OF THESE RAG HEADS.

  • The Watchman

    There will never be peace in this country or any country as long as Islam is allowed to exist. Every Mosque needs to be shut down, and every Koran believing Muslim needs to be deported to whence they came. The truth hurts, but it needs to be voiced. There is no such thing as a radical Muslim, there are only Muslims and Infidels in Muslim eyes, and Infidels according to Mohammad and the Koran must be enslaved, converted to Islam or murdered. That my friends is Islam, period!

  • A_patriot

    This is just another attempt to bully their way through. It is absolutely absurd for someone who would be ‘offended’ by the Cross to even entertain going to such an institution. Hello, it’s the Catholic University. Face/palm.

  • Sam

    Offensive? Please! What is offensive to God, The Father is people who bow to the east 3 times a day, praying to a dead man, who’s followers blindly accept the moon god’s teachings. The Lord Jesus Christ, the One and Only Son of God is the centerpiece of the Christian faith. The cross symbolizes that faith. If you go to a Christian church, school or university one should expect to see that symbol displayed. Just deal with it – or go elsewhere. Lots of countries display moon god symbols for Islamics’

  • America Believer

    What will destroy Dracula when he wants your blood or at least make him recoil back toward his dark coffin ? A CROSS OF JESUS CHRIST BY GOD! This is in your face evidence that what we are faced with here are the blood sucking tenants of death and destruction through the brain washed methods drilled into the skulls of these manipulators of the weak and timid politically corrected people who have no will or common survival instinct to push back these barbaric 4th century Islamic derelict shallow end of the gene pool modern day Neanderthals! The beliefs they support are to OUR DETREMENT to them we must be murdered ! This is not a party or a picnic this isn’t fooling around ! We must know a threat when we see it and fight for OUR LIVES, OUR COUNTRY AND OUR FUTURE because they want any one that doesn’t belong to their sick concepts DEAD, no joke people. And if you don’t believe it , you’ll be sorry you didn’t read their play book or look at the track record they have provided, the evidence is overwhelmingly against those who don’t swim in their sick belief systern.

  • Electrify85

    Slow news day? This happened 4 years ago, and was likely thrown out:

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/cu-sued-over-muslim-worship/2011/10/27/gIQAidsMNM_story.html

    Fine reporting there Lou.

  • tk-atty

    There should be no debate. I would have told them to take a flying leap. Are there crosses in their mosques? Or are Christians invited to pray in their mosques, while our National Cathedral was desecrated by letting them pray there. If you are a Muslim and live in the United States you live by our Country’s laws, not Sharia. Don’t like it go the f*ck back home!

  • gubllod

    Professor Banzhaf must not have a full class load these days. Otherwise one would think he would have more than enough to do minding his own business.

    Did anyone pressure these Muslim students to attend the Catholic University? Surely there must have been many other choices available to them. And since those Muslim students who are attending the Catholic University are not complaining, what’s Banzhaf’s purpose? Sounds like a busybody and curmudgeon type.

  • Kenny Coffman

    Thank you. Totally agreed. I’m offended that Muslims are in my Christian country. Go somewhere else and bitch and moan. Sick of it for decades

  • danube

    He said this many times

  • America Believer

    Censored for being PRO AMERICAN.

  • Pajubo

    Well I guess my first question would be, why are they in a Catholic School???? Do they honestly “believe” that they are so “entitled” that they have to power to take something away that has been part of our American lifestyle for “God” knows how long??? Would we enroll our children in a Muslim school,,not on our worst day…Americans religious beliefs do not coincide with Islamic beliefs..so NO we would not have our children attending a Muslim school nor would we find their signs of their religion offensive and demand they be removed, because we know our heads would be removed before they would change anything that offended us….I don’t shop at Sam’s Club…I find it very highly overrated and I hate the mass confusion….does that give me the right to protest or file a lawsuit against Sam’s…absolutely not….the long and the short of it is…I don’t shop at Sam’s Club.
    The cross has been a symbol of Christian religions for more years than I care to remember, just like the Star of David for the Jewish faith….does either the cross or the star offend me and stop me from praying, do they interfere with my prayer time…another NO….all of these complaints by Muslims are bizarre and I don’t feel they are worthy of the court time they are given to hear their ludicrous complaints…..If you don’t like the Cross, do not send your children to a school where the Cross is a sign of their religion…..better yet, teach your children not to be STUPID…multi tasking is a wonderful tool to use to learn……

  • Sinnie Kemp

    We can allow the Muslims to dictate what we can do or not do. If they don’t like it then go to the country where there were no crosses.

    What is wrong with these people; what school are they going to educate them to be rude to the host country.

  • mary ellen

    If you are offended, go to a different school, teach somewhere else, don’t attend anything at Catholic U. It is CATHOLIC and it is that simple. Does anyone believe that in a Muslim country, they would remove signs and symbols so that Christians would not be offended? This is nonsense, and I mean nonsense – not making any sense. These Muslims and Atheist who think they have rights to destroy our rights offend me. So should we have them removed? Just wondering.

  • Sharon Patro

    Why are Muslims going to a Catholic school? To start trouble that’s why. Go back to Muslim land if you can’t cope with America’s Christian culture.

  • MikeKu

    The solution is simple; display a caricature of Mohammad in every room. That may satisfy this culture which does not believe in freedom of religion, speech, you name it.

  • MikeKu

    Your comment is obscene and ridiculous.

  • MikeKu

    But the message says nothing about peace, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom the Press; that is the problem with Islam. Why are so many fleeing to escape this scourge?

  • right2foot

    I find it offensive not to have crosses.

  • RC Westgate

    That would mean educated thinking, which ain’t going to happen.
    A David Barton lecture would some it up.

  • Ellen Signorino

    So crazy…what are Muslim students going to a Catholic school for, anyway?

  • standtallall

    Some poet, Longfellow possibly, wrote about the “height of the ridiculousness”. I think we have reached that point and are looking down. Get used to that cross my friends you will be re-acquainted with it on judgment day.

  • standtallall

    If this “human rights” office takes longer than 10 minutes with this filed complaint, we are in trouble. Note to self…I am a muslim and frown upon being exposed to the cross and other objects of Christianity. I will probably not apply to any of the Catholic colleges on my list. OR Note to self…Perfect I will spend my study time demanding that these sacred articles no longer grace the campus. I will graduate with a diploma in Stupid.

  • bookworm

    Exactly — obviously as a Muslim you are too stupid to attend any university if you applied to a Catholic school and didn’t know that around every corner you’d be “offended” by Christianity, Christian symbols, Christian practices.

  • bookworm

    Crosses offensive? Then why did you apply to a CATHOLIC university??? To paraphrase a much-viewed YouTube US Marine: “Pack up your s@@t, and get the f@@k out” of that dorm and free it up for someone who appreciates the university and its values.

  • Dondh

    If the muslims don’t like it, they can get out! They have no right to demand this at this school or any other school for that matter! If they get their way, then the next thing will come up, then another one and on and on it will go! THIS HAS GOT TO STOP! THEY MUST CONFORM TO OUR WAY OF LIFE HERE IN THE UNITED STATES OR GO BACK TO WHERE THEY ORIGINATE FROM! THIS MATTER SHOULDN’T EVEN BE BROUGHT UP FOR DISCUSSION OR BROUGHT TO A COURT!

  • Bill Mullen

    This is just more Satanism. Beliefnet, Foxnews, and other tools of Satan are using baloney issues and lies like this one to make you angry, and cause you to hate. Beware the work if Satan, he makes you hate. I look below, I see hate of many stupid people blaming ‘Obama’ for their own foolishness. You are already in Satan’s net. You are warned. Open your eyes. Satan is hate and lies. You follow this article, he already has you. Enjoy your lake of brimfire and smoke. You earned it.

  • Gerald James

    Not that I would want to do so but let’s say I want to attend a Mosque to study and I want to pray in accordance with my Christian Beliefs. Can I force the Mosque to provide me with a special place that is void of any reference to Islam? Obviously, the Muslims would not stand for this and so folks, the answer on this issue is, NO, the Catholic School should not have to cater to Muslim Demands.

  • Rik Magee

    NOTICE to MUSLIMS ! You’re guests in OUR COUNTRY! Assimilate or go back to the sand hills you emanated from. We live quite well without your fanatic Cultism you call Islam. Do we have to teach y’all another Crusadic lesson?

  • Skip Willson

    you’re a Catholic school not a Muslum school if you Muslum add a problem problem with America they should go back home see how safe you are there and complain about Muslims cutting off Christians heads Christians aren’t cutting Muslims heads off but we’re being persecuted from Muslim and our owncountry..you Muslim sforget what country you are in were not in Afghanistan or R your lovely people are cutting heads off Christian heads why don’t you complain about that if you want to complain about or is that the problem..the sad part is our government want to change this country for mooz-lum or banish because they don’t like America / Obama and his other half can’t even stand seeing her name she hates America more than he does

  • Rik Magee

    He openly bragged of siding with the MUSLIMS! Yet ignorant people elected him lawfully or not. Mostly because he being a wannabe, claimed he was black. Before Obama we had Bob Hope and Johnny Cash. Now we have No HOPE or CASH !

  • LF

    Maybe?

  • Gail Cohen

    It is also a PRIVATE Catholic school. Why the heck are Muslims going there anyway except to cause trouble?

  • LF

    I would take this as an initial way to creep in. Then eventually, change it.

  • Rik Magee

    Ignorant people would not understand!

  • leewacker

    If the muslims are offended, they can go back to the sand box! They are neither wanted nor welcome in this country!

  • Ellen Signorino

    I so agree with you Gerald James.

  • Ellen Signorino

    Maybe the Christians should start making demands…this is, after all, a Christian country.

  • leewacker

    You, sir, have shown your true colors, and they are NOT Red/White/Blue, but yellow and black–the true colors of islam!

  • leewacker

    Doesn’t matter where the faux president said them! The fact remains that he DID say them, and that he has repeatedly claimed that he WILL destroy the United States in the name of Allah!

  • LF

    That’s my take on it!

  • leewacker

    As usual, the faux president spoke with a forked tongue! He has NO intention of helping the Coptic Christians, nor does he have any intention of NOT doing his best to turn this nation into an Islamic Caliphate with him at the helm! Hope he has a very bad end (which is coming anyway!)

  • LF

    ???

  • boBNunny

    So I guess they’d be OK if a Priest when to a Mosque and had a Catholic service? Wake up people! This is the intention. Work our own system against us. They enrolled VOLUNTARILY. If they don’t like it, they can go to a Muslim school. You do not have a RIGHT to go to a Private school.

  • Conrad

    Muhammad never existed. There is no history. Like all great lies we buy into the basic principles establish credibility. There is no GLBTQ+++ DNA . They are plain o’l Man Woman like everyone else. The Crusades were defensive not offensive like if Islam conquers America and we try to get it back. Islam is a terror organization and not a religion.

  • Betty Bryant

    This is the most ridiculous and frivolous lawsuit I have ever heard of. If this is allowed to go forward, then our justice system is truly broken and needs fixing. Nobody forces these Muslim students to attend a “Catholic” university. They are there of their own free will and should choose another school if they have a problem with the crosses.

  • trexler

    They should not be allowed in our country if they cannot live in our society and get along with others of different faiths.they cannot tolerate schism in their own faith.they should not be able to come here.its partly the schools fault allowing them in only for tuition money

  • Linda

    Why is a Catholic school even allowing a muslim to go there ? If the muzzies don’t like it, they can go to a muzzie school.

  • Linda

    Make that pig sheet.

  • camperz

    I HATE Muslims and Islam is a vile , disgusting evil cult. It’s a cancer on the face of the earth that needs to eradicated forever.

  • Dondh

    I definitely would go along with that, Ellen!

  • ROXIE B

    THIS IS A CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY . IF THE MUSLIMS STUDENTS DONT LIKE IT GO SOMEWHERE ELSE. THERE SHOULD BE NO DISCUSSION. END OF STORY.

  • rrkeng

    Why do these people want to come here and want to change our liberties? It is a Catholic school, surely you knew this when you signed up. I never got special privileges when I was in school like being able to pray at a special time or wash my feet even after running track. If you are offended by our ways then go back to a Muslim country, Please.

  • SapientHetero

    Muslims at a Catholic university are offensive. They should be banned from campus.

  • gnafuasusual

    This question over and over again: what are Muslims doing in a Catholic school? Muslims should be in their own country if they want their laws and beliefs, not here on American soil! I think we know the answer because it is so written in their “curan”!

  • Rosie46

    They can leave anytime if they don’t like it — actually, please leave and take your offensive burkahs, sharia law and vows to kill all infidels with you. We don’t care if you are offended by crosses in a Catholic University — did you know it was Catholic when you enrolled? Deal with it or leave.

  • djww

    This professor will get nowhere with his argument. What a vile idiot he is.

  • SARAH

    The school is Catholic for God’s sake.. If they don’t like it they can go somewhere else. Why would they apply to a school they will not appreciate? These people are lunatics. They should be kicked out of the school.

  • Bill_Randal

    POOR BABIES!!!!! Crescent Moons with holes in them, so a star may shine through offend ME. It’s a physical impossibility. As do the guys with beards and turbans and the women all covered up in 100 degree heat. If yo don;t like it GO BACK WHERE YOU BELONG!!!!! (And it AIN’T HERE!!!) China has the right idea. They are REMOVING Islam and Islamists from their shores! We need to do the same, before they and their so-called ‘Law’ have us all in prison or DEAD.

  • Bill_Randal

    They are TOLD to apply to the religious schools so they can work OUR OWN LAWS against us. ACLU, and the like will bring suit, and MAY JUST find a Muslim ‘judge’ who will order the REMOVAL of the Crosses and other references to any BUT ‘allah’

  • bruelhounds@yahoo.com

    I have often wondered…if Muslims were not required to pray five times a day, would they still pray?

  • Thomas L. Stafford

    It is a private school. Those attending knew it was a Catholic School when they signed up.
    How much room does it take to pray anyway? Christ said something like: Go to an upper room where no one can see you to pray.

  • joespenthouse

    muslims are a bunch of hate filled communist, who have nothing better to do then complain about how bad things are here, and how their offended by this and that. I for one am sick of their senseless and unwarranted complaints. We have never had a problem in this country, until the Rag headed bastards came to this country, with the intention of wiping out American citizens. Thanks to the bastard Barry obuma they now think they can come in and do whatever the hell they please, well you Ahlallipop praying cry babies get on a plane with a one way ticket and get the hell back to the hole you came from, and don’t forget your koran that is filled with murderous prayers.
    These bastards are just doing this to cause trouble, their hatred for Americans go’s way back from Christian dominated societies who also kicked them out as China is doing right now, the quicker we get rid of Ovomit, the sooner we get our country back.

  • Marie Doyle

    I said it before and I’ll say it again – if the Muslims do not like the traditions – the morality and the decor of the University……LEAVE – DO NOT ATTEND THERE – GO TO A MUSLIM COUNTRY AND A MUSLIM SCHOOL. Basicly – LIKE IT OR GO ELSEWHERE.

  • joespenthouse

    Screw your morning prayer, and kiss my azz, while your at it take that sorry bastard Ovomit with you, he is the cause for every problem that exist here in America. The koran sucks and so do you.

  • jp

    look its simple this is a Christian Judeo Country you dont like our Law get the * out…
    you here in America not your country…this is what happens when you have a liberal
    ignorant politicians…thry hate God and what America stands for… sad

  • joespenthouse

    Ya and Now they are trying to get rid of them, the Queen and her courts have been in secret meeting to discuss how their going to get rid of them.

  • DLMEIN

    I think the Catholic school should not allow Muslim students. Solves the Muslim’s problems. Let the Muslim students go to private Muslim Schools — kinda like all the Muslim Hospitals that we have seen built!! Really getting tired of this religious order (for lack of a better word) and their “demands”. Head on back to the Middle East.

  • protectionistt

    It states in the article that Banzhaf’s George Washington Univ. is a “rival” school across town. Maybe GWU is fighting declining enrollments ? Maybe they see CUA as taking students away from them. Maybe this Banzhaf loon is just trying to put CUA out of business, so HIS school can pick up CUA students.

  • christian free speech advocate

    They did it with the 10 commandments, and prayer in schools.

    Wake up! and Do something about it! ‘course I don’t know what. I want daily prayer in school and the ten commandments, everywhere, the cross, and a bible in every hotel room.

  • christian free speech advocate

    makes me sad that john stewart don’t get it, see ayaan hirsi ali and the national press club speech 4/7/15

  • daanerud

    Where is the feed back?
    Your opposition to my relgeous symbal, at my Catholic school is very ofenceve.

  • Roberta Stepan

    This is carrying things way too far. Don’t these people have better ways to use their time?

  • Terri Haworth Higgins

    This is called freedom OF religion in America!!!! NOT freedom from it!!! Our Christian fore fathers of the United States founded our country on it and the BIBLE!!!

    Every time they see a cross, the Muslims should remember their Islam brothers slaughtering all of the Christians around the world!! How evil and demonic their religion is, straight from the pit of hell!!!

    Jesus died on the cross and was crucified because he loves us!!! The true and living God of love, mercy and peace!!!

    Islam is an evil, hateful, destructive false god and religion!! Inspired by satan and his demons!!

    They murder, torture, decapitate, set on fire, brutalize women, children, elderly and men! Who would ever want to serve a false god that teaches that? Only the sick minded would!!!

    One day, EVERY knee SHALL bow, EVERY tongue Confess, that JESUS CHRIST is LORD!!!

  • Sharon Kaye Garrigan

    Jesus is the way the truth and the Life – NO MAN WILL GET TO THE FATHER BUT BY ME. The cross is the American Way. If Muslims don’t like it – go back to ISLAM.

  • Bo

    Hey John Banzhaf; get a life. I am a licensed attorney – have been since 1989 – and your conduct is despicable. I am also a soldier with three combat deployments fighting against your Muj friends. If you have a personal problem with this, I am happy to met you anytime, anywhere for a lesson in Constitutional Law 101 (although it won’t be in the pussyfied procedure and milieu which you are used to working).

  • Juan TwoTree

    Bo: Semper Fi

  • Bo

    My Dad and Granddad were Marines, too. So, SF from a Dogface!
    Godspeed, Bo

  • bpr1122

    He said, “one of the prettiest sounds on Earth at sunset.” So, it you want to nitpick, go ahead.

  • Bradford Lehman

    No problem just kick them out of the university and they can attend a state university.

  • Sister Ann Thomas, L.A. Chuch

    Get out of America. Go fight ur own wars. Quit taking our money and dont ask us for military support. Your such a ungraciuos people. This is our country if u dont like it leave! we stand before GOD almighty and he is our savior. Please leave as soon as possible. Everytime I see one of u on the streets or at a mail I am scared to dealth that u just planted a bomb. Leave PPLEASE AT ONCE!! You ungrateful PEOPLE. WE DONT WANT U HERE! SEE IF ANY OTHER NATION WILL SUPPORT YOU AND HELP U THE THOUSANDS OF WAYS AMERICA HAS!
    GOD IS GOOD. HE is the reason we are the GREATEST NATION IN THE WORLD!!! What good, great ir piwerful things has your “Mohammed did for u or ur country? The bible says love everyone as you love him. But this is one thing that is so very hard to do. Peace b with u on your trip back to hell!!
    Sister Ann

  • shtwv_lstnr

    How about MARXIST Muslim Appointee (non-elected) where his Obama-Nation = Abomination.

  • paysme

    How can a cross be offensive at a Catholic school? It is a catholic school, right? The cross is central to the Catholic faith and is worm by most Catholics where ever they go. I think it is the highest from of insults to go into a Catholic institution, church, school etc. and request the removal of the cross.

    That is like coming into someone’s home and telling them what to do, because it is offensive, this has to stop. Muslims seem to take pleasure in offending everyone they come across and making unrealistic demands. The government and politicians are weak in the knees and bow and scrape to those who fail to understand where they are now living. They need to abide by the current practices, end of story. Muslims are not the only ones who have rights or get offended. This story I would guess has offended a lot of people to even think this is a possible consideration.

    Whom do these Muslims think they are kidding. That would mean all stars and crescents in Muslim institutions should be removed then, right?

    I would venture to say Muslims would put up a stink about that. I think that Muslims would be happier in their own institutions, so why not go there where they will not be offended and can pray where they like.

    http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/21592/

  • boocat

    My favorite part of the Notre Dame appearance was that the school officials actually covered the cross, and for a president who claims to be a Christian. I couldn’t believe they did it. Big mistake, very stupid of them.
    Barry Obummer is a dangerous man.

  • Larry A Singleton

    People should read Bat Ye’or and Raymond Ibrahim when it comes to Muslim “grievances” and dhimmitude. Read Ibrahim’s latest article “Islamic Supremism: The True Source of Muslim ‘Grievances'” at FrontPage Magazine. Subscribe to Jihad Watch and Middle East Forum.

  • Don Ror

    The Muslim scum/slime does not have to attend the school/church. Since Muslims do not wish to obey the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, they should be packed up and sent to the mid-east where they can cut off one another’s heads as much as they wish rather than be like a nest of venomous snakes under the front porch! Their filthy Islamic ideology is totally at odds with laws of America!

  • Larry A Singleton

    Is it this web page? This total pile of garbage Discus? The page crashes when trying to paste a comment.

    This is how it turns out when I post it without “filtering” it thuough WordPad, which causes it crash. Disqus: Pure garbage.

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    Martin Kramer

    Until
    Proven Innocent: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of
    the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case by Stuart Taylor Jr. and KC Johnson
    (Another book explaining how our universities are totally out of
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    Humes book about Prosecutorial Misconduct, Mean Justice and
    Horowitz’s Indoctrination U. and how our universities have purged all
    signs of conservatism and common decency.) From the chapter on The
    Assault on Excellence: “The modern university is the culmination of
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    training akin to thought reform. Faculty members and administrators
    are made to understand that their careers are at risk if they deviate
    from the accepted viewpoint….Meanwhile, professorships
    increasingly look like self-perpetrating sinecures and university
    presidents and boards, (not unlike corporate boards), look
    increasingly like fearful faculty puppets.” There has been a total
    downsizing in academic standards; to make way for unqualified
    liberals totally lacking in the traditional academic disciplines
    which they have made no secret of ultimately wanting to eradicate.
    “The over-riding goal: do whatever it takes to choose diverse or
    feminist candidates regardless of qualifications.”

    The
    War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men by
    Christina Hoff Sommers (Go to Amazon and read the Preface to this and
    the Introduction to “Taken Into Custody” by Stephen Baskerville;
    Your days of believing you live in a free country will disappear when
    you finish this book.)

    Plunder:
    How Public Employee (Teachers, city and county, cops and fire…)
    Unions Are Raiding Treasuries, Controlling Our Lives and Bankrupting
    the Nation by Steven Greenhut

    “Indoctrinate
    U.” Watch This Documentary!!! (You Tube Video)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHyvRHrYYBA

    Politicizing
    Scholarship to Question Israel’s Existence [incl. Richard Falk]
    (Campus Watch)

    http://www.campus-watch.org/article/id/14663

    The
    Least Free Place in America (You Tube video-Prager Univ.)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJaM8IOev7E

    Free speech on campus Pat
    Condell (You Tube)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XPHIfgFwsY&feature=em-subs_digest

    A
    solution in search of a problem: the university diversity scam
    (Prager University/Facebook)

    https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=857671457609045&fref=nf

    (Related:
    “Plunder: How Public Employee Unions Are Raiding Treasuries,
    Controlling Our Lives and Bankrupting the Nation” by Steven
    Greenhut)

    Kelly
    File Special: Who’s Teaching Our Kids? Part I (and II thru VI)
    Liberal Bias In The Classroom. (You Tube)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VXwqn3FM1o

    Part
    II Anti-Americanism In The Classroom.

    Part
    III Protecting Free Speech On Campus.

    Part
    IV Problem Of Political Balance On Campus?

    Part
    V How Do We Fix Our School System?

    Part
    VI Disadvantages Of Elite Education.

    Subscribe
    to Jihad/Campus Watch and the Middle East Forum/Quarterly, Family
    Security Matters, Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI),
    Gatestone Institute, FrontPage Magazine, American Thinker, The
    Clarion Project, Cross Muslims, Palestinian Media Watch, Muhammad
    unveiled, Religion of Peace and read Raymond Ibrahim, Andrew Harrod,
    Efraim Karsh, Frank Gaffney, Patrick Poole, Caroline Glick, Bat Ye’or
    and others.

    Jew
    Hatred on Campus

    http://www.jewhatredoncampus.org/news/jew-hatred-campus-initiates-conversation-cornell-administration-about-anti-semitism

    WATCH:
    Crossing the Line 2: The rise of anti-Israel activity and
    anti-Semitism on Campus http://ctl.stepupforisrael.com/watch/
    or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNDCcsH_wgU

    MIT’s
    Muslim chaplain raised money for al-Qaeda groups

    http://www.jihadwatch.org/2015/05/mits-muslim-chaplain-raised-money-for-al-qaeda-groups

    Islamophobia:
    Thought Crime of the Totalitarian Future by David Horowitz and Robert
    Spencer (Booklet)

    Ayaan
    Hirsi Ali Talks About Anti-Semitism on Campus (Excerpts)

    “The
    more we pretend that antisemitism is somewhere far away,

    the
    more hopeless and powerless we feel.”

    http://watch.stepupforisrael.com/ayaan-hirsi-ali?utm_campaign=CTL2&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=17463685&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8-8A7SycSpjx-OU6xUzEod1xyB2oJBJ-xMn5jCnsnaypUOcLipXYMZSHhovplvpZ0Kswd3XMEkbMlGXUaKGf-9iyDdTA&_hsmi=17463685

    Slavery,
    Terrorism and Islam, (and Holocaust in Rwanda), by Peter Hammond
    (This is an Ass-Kicking little resource of 276 pages.)

    Infiltration:
    How Muslim Spies and Subversives Have Penetrated Washington by Paul
    Sperry

    MESA
    and IIIT: Islamists Infiltrating Academia by Cinnamon Stillwell

    http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2014/10/mesa_and_iiit_islamists_infiltrating_academia.html

    UCLA’s
    Embarrassment: Prof. Abou El Fadl by Daniel Pipes (FrontPageMagazine)

    http://www.danielpipes.org/15340/khaled-abou-el-fadl

    The
    Arab Muslim Slave Trade Of Africans, The Untold Story (You Tube)

    Millions
    of dollars are being poured into universities:

    Prince
    Alwaleed donated $20 million to Georgetown University as a gift to
    support and expand its Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding
    (CMCU) and donated $20 million to Harvard University to create the
    University-wide Islamic Studies Program. Furthermore, the prince
    donated $10 million to the American University in Cairo and $5
    million to the American University in Beirut.

    ‘How
    Saudi Publications on Hate Ideology invade American Mosques’
    -Testimony of Freedom House director before Senate Committee
    (Militant Islam Monitor)

    militantislammonitor.org/article/id/1245

    Jihad
    & Terrorism Studies Project September 26, 2002 Special Report
    No.10 Friday Sermons in Saudi Mosques: Review and Analysis

    http://www.memri.org/report/en/0/0/0/0/0/0/736.htm

    “Incontrovertible
    evidence” that Saudi government officials helped 9/11 hijackers
    financially and logistically (Jihad Watch)

    http://www.jihadwatch.org/2013/12/incontrovertible-evidence-that-saudi-government-officials-helped-911-hijackers-financially-and-logis.html

    Full
    Story NY Post

    http://nypost.com/2013/12/15/inside-the-saudi-911-coverup/

  • Larry A Singleton

    I don’t know if the following was censored or what: Read Bat Ye’or on Dhimmitude and Raymond Ibrahim’s latest article. Islamic Supremism: The True Source of Muslim ‘Grievances’.
    Subscribe to Jihad Watch and the Middle East Quarterly.
    This is how it starts. Our universities have already turned into Jew Hating Indoctrination Centers. It’s beyond obscene that we allow the Islamic equivelant to the Hitler Youth to infiltrate and subvert our schools; the Muslim Student Association and the genocidal Students for Justice in Palestine…preaching things on our college campuses and schools we haven’t heard since 1930’s Nazi Germany.
    (And please, PLEASE get rid of this Disqus!)

  • Larry A Singleton

    The sentences above were separated. The totally dysfunctional Disqus fused them together. It Is The Worst!

  • cyclopiea

    What Muslims call “tolerance,” others correctly identify as institutionalized discrimination. The consignment of Jews and Christians to dhimmis under Islamic rule means that they are not allowed the same religious rights and freedoms as Muslims. They cannot share their faith, for example, or build houses of worship without permission.

    There are about 500 verses in the Quran that speak of Allah’s hatred for non-Muslims and the punishment that he has prepared for their unbelief. There is also a tiny handful that say otherwise, but these are mostly earlier verses that many scholars consider to be abrogated by the later, more violent ones.

    Quran (9:73) – “O Prophet! strive hard against the unbelievers and the hypocrites and be unyielding to them; and their abode is hell, and evil is the destination.”

  • http://radicallysavedministries.com Mike Pittman

    Well la de da! These students knew what they were getting into when they registered to go to this University! So as far as I am concerned the muslim students, Mohammad and the professor from George Washington can just get on a bus and ride their happy behinds off into the sunset. This professor has way to much time on his hands. I think he need extra duty.

  • Larry A Singleton

    Having trouble with this piece of garbage Disqus too? This whole page moves like it’s on drugs.

  • Nicodemus1949

    I wish the people who subscribe to crackpot anti-Obama conspiracy theories would realize that their ridiculous comments actually hurt the effort to defeat radical Islam–you actually help create the impression that people who oppose radical Islam are idiotic far-right bigots. Fight Islamic Nazis with the TRUTH, not idiotic propaganda! And, yes, I have looked into these allegations that Obama is a Muslim Marxist from Kenya, etc., etc. and have found no truth in any of them. And, no, I am not a liberal. I am a devout orthodox Anglican Christian who is a political Independent. I have also been a professional investigative journalist since 1977, so I know how to find, and tell, the truth. I wish you conspiracy theorists would learn how to do that.

  • Nicodemus1949

    And just how do you know what went on in these “secret meetings?” Are you a member of MI5, or the Queen’s cabinet?

  • Hugo Cabret

    The Islamo-Nazi subhuman cockroaches will never be satisfied. Islam is a cult of hate, not a religion of faith.

  • Nicodemus1949

    Thanks for coming out of the closet, you racist fool.

  • Nicodemus1949

    Perhaps you hate black people because your parents dragged you along to civil rights marches, when you wanted to be home playing with your toys.

  • Terry Perham

    It’s a private school. If you don’t like the crosses choose a different school.

  • Larry A Singleton

    Are you that slow? “professional investigative journalist” Really? We don’t need “conspiracy theories. Obummer has all but declared war on Christians and Jews since taking office and surrounded himself with Muslim Brotherhood “advisors”. Do you actually read anything? The BDS movement has exploded under his watch. Not to mention terror attacks and ISIS, etceterah, etceterah, etceterah.

  • joespenthouse

    With a name like Nicodemus, I believe you would know way before I would, but anyway if your a muslim don’t come here, because we sure as hell don’t want you here, but if your not just keep your eye’s and ears open.

  • Nicodemus1949

    I want to make it clear that I am NOT defending Obama’s foreign policy, which has been woefully ineffective. I think that he has been a weak President overall.

    I AM attacking conspiracy theorists who use racist crazy-talk and pseudo-information in their insane effort to blame Obama and people of color for everything that’s wrong with the world.

  • Herb Roberts

    Let them pray in the toilet, that’s where they belong.

  • gonzales27

    because we have surrendered to them

  • johnnylucid

    Banzhaf is a publicity hound. Always was always will be. “Put a sock in it, John!”

  • Nicodemus1949

    You obviously didn’t comprehend my post. Frankly, I wonder if you even read it. It was about the stupidity of using idiotic racist conspiracy theories, instead of the TRUTH, to fight back against the anti-Christian and anti-Semitic crap that is spreading around the world. It was not pro-Obama; it was anti-conspiracy theory. If you had understood that, perhaps you wouldn’t have responded by an insulting ad hominem attack.

    By the way, I was born and raised Jewish, converted to Christianity as an adult, and am active in the anti-BDS movement and a member of Brigitte Gabriel’s Act for America organization. I am also a Zionist, and a supporter of several pro-Israel organizations.

    And, yes, I really am a semi-retired broadcast and print journalist with 38 years of experience, and have conducted hundreds actual investigations, in which I had to dig for actual facts, and filter out bullshit. Have you even done one professional investigation of any kind?

    Contrary to your apparent assumptions, I am not, nor have I ever been, a liberal. I am an independent moderate, who belongs to no political party.

    Now, please go away and find some other total stranger to personally insult.

  • Thomas L. Stafford

    I have heard it. It sounds like someone being tortured. I thought that they were praying to make him stop . . .

  • Tzione

    It’s not a “theory”…neither is gravity

  • Tzione

    “ALL creation praises G-d”!

  • Tzione

    WHY are they offended when they DO crucifixions on crosses & they claim to believe in Esa/Jesus??

  • Shirley

    I have a solution…Catholic universities should STOP admitting non-Catholic students. Many have sold their collective souls like Notre Dame when 1st they invited Obama to speak and 2nd when they covered the crucifix. It was shameful.

  • marge201

    GMAFB. Go to a Muslim school if you can’t pray where there’s a cross. Or better yet, go to a Jewish school and you won’t see crosses. idiots.

  • Ednar

    Obama, the Muslim enemy in the WhiteHouse, has allowed Islam to liberally & literally propagate their religion within our borders.
    He imports millions of them so that they could VOTE Muslims & liberals to stay in power.
    This is why he is considering MANDATORY VOTING w/o picture I.D.’s!
    Can you imagine someone in a fully dressed Burka coming to vote, w/o picture I.D.’s?

    Can you imagine illegals coming to vote, w/o picture I.D.’s?

    Liberals have opted to deplete their base by ABORTING THEM!

    Replenishing their base is byway of these illegals & imported foreigners like the Muslims.

  • manjck83

    You missed his saying that the USA is indebted to Muslims for its independence

  • rayb_baby

    I can’t believe how many f**king idiots are on this thread. They probably all believe that Obama is taking over the country and declaring martial law with Jade Helm. They’ll make up and believe ANY right-wing loony tune that fits their demented agenda.

  • rayb_baby

    It’s settled science that you’re a total moron.

  • rayb_baby

    Right out of your ignorant, slimey butthole.

  • rayb_baby

    The herd of sheep that I see are the ones grazing on this moronic conspiracy that only an idiot can believe.

  • rayb_baby

    There’s obviously nothing to learn from morons like you.

  • rayb_baby

    That’s funny! I kind of remember the president being ELECTED by a significant majority twice. What ostrich hole did you have your ignorant head buried in?

  • rayb_baby

    You’re right, it’s not a theory, it’s a hypothesis and gravity IS a theory. Get back to me when you’ve learned how ignorant you are. (you can start with a dictionary)

  • rayb_baby

    Nah! Obama hates gospel music.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAZOk5oEwPo

  • Lummi

    What about those who are offended by the disruption that Muslims cause when they pray en mass in many locations, or annoy people with their call to prayers. If the Muslims don’t like the environment at a Catholic institution, then why are they attending one? Maybe it’s time for a Muslim exorcism!

  • rayb_baby

    You’re an idiot. I really wanted to make a comment about this ignorant lawsuit, but then I saw that most of the commenters on this thread are haters that are MORE ignorant than the lawsuit. That’s a shame.

  • rayb_baby

    What else can you expect from haters?

  • ShirleyMG

    And not much to learn from Progressive Democrats like you who, when they can’t win an argument on the facts, resort to name calling.

  • rayb_baby

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!
    Silence Dogood and his ignorant minions read the first line and saw the word TRUE.
    That’s all they needed to satisfy their hate. Why bother reading any further? These right-wing fanatics prove their ignorance EVERY time they make ANY point.

  • Lincey51

    They do not have to attend just as they dio not have to attend a Catholic Church…so where’s their beef! Please!

  • rayb_baby

    I’ve seen this video before and I’ve also seen it totally debunked. All you have to do is see the quotes unedited and in context to know that you are promoting a total lie with this video AND EVERYTHING ELSE THAT YOU’RE TRYING TO PROVE.

  • Lincey51

    Yes he is!!! And so far everything he has said has been just the opposite!! So much for his transparency!!!

  • Disco58

    I’m atheist, so I despise all religions equally, and I have grown very weary of religion ‘X’ saying I have a ‘right’ to…. No, actually you don’t. To be quite blunt, I would tell these muslim students to go piss up a rope. It’s a catholic school, what did they expect when they enrolled?

  • rayb_baby

    You can’t point out anything to ignorant haters. Their hate totally cancels out any rationality.

  • rayb_baby

    HAHAHAHA! You’re so ignorant that you’re trying to use his avatar name against him. Read it and weep, moron!

    Nicodemus (/ˌnɪkəˈdiːməs/; Greek: Νικόδημος) is a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin mentioned in the Gospel of John, most notable for assisting in the burial of Jesus. He is venerated as a Christian saint. Nicodemus appears three times in the Gospel of John.

  • rayb_baby

    He didn’t march in anything. He said he was born then. He was an infant in a baby carriage or backpack. He doesn’t have a clue.

  • rayb_baby

    “And voting for someone just because of his color…….”
    You right-wing morons just love to think that people voted for Obama because of his color. Here’s a major fact for you. MOST of the people that voted for Obama would have voted for Hillary if she were the presidential candidate. I voted for him twice and his color had ZERO, NADA, NOTHING to do with it. On the other hand, I know some people that voted AGAINST him because he’s black. Wouldn’t be surprised if you’re one of them.
    Oh, and I’m older than you.

  • rayb_baby

    He was in a baby carriage. He only knows about it because his parents told him years later.

  • rayb_baby

    It’s really sad to say, but you’re truly an idiot.

  • rayb_baby

    Are you kidding me? He’s put up with more hate than all other presidents combined. You’re thin brained.

  • rayb_baby

    Wow! Give us one, just ONE time when he said anything even close to that. You are truly a moron AND an a**hole.

  • rayb_baby

    Prove it, you lying idiot.

  • Alexandre Jonathan Anderson

    It is too be expected from Muslims, that is all they are good at doing, disturbing peace, raising shit and fucking good people over.

  • rayb_baby

    You have to present a fact or me to believe in it, but you NEVER do. Try some facts on creationism on me. I’ll bet you believe that the earth is 6000yrs old and eve came from the rib of Adam.

  • Deitwiler

    The portion of the speech which reads, “The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam. …..”, brings to mind, what exactly does the slander entail? To what “slander” does he refer? Why shouldn’t the future belong to those who speak against someone they believe to be a phony and that the “prophet” wasn’t a prophet at all?

  • fedup

    It seems reasonable that the Muslims should develop schools that also provide excellent educations. BUT it takes energy and money hence the feeble attempts to destroy the work of others. Wish they would get off their duffs and do something constructive instead of destructive
    .

  • http://www.drudgereport.com/ Paul Ben

    How much the Muslims paid him? That’s what I’d like to know.

  • Edward James Smith Steytl