At Public Universities, Muslim Students Search for a Place to Pray

October 29, 2015 at 7:33 am Leave a comment

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Across the country, on campuses without large Muslim communities, Muslim student leaders end up facing a similar challenge: how to ask their colleges for a space on the campus — not necessarily a space of their own, but a quiet place to pray in private.

Often college officials don’t know quite how to respond. At public institutions, they know they must balance the needs of their Muslim students with their responsibilities under the First Amendment, which bars the government from promoting religion. They’re not sure how far they can go, and they’re wary of crossing a line.
click here to read more http://chronicle.com/article/At-Public-Universities-Muslim/233928

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