Parents outraged at field trip to mosque; students given Qurans

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A Tennessee high school field trip to an Islamic mosque where students were given copies of the Quran not only left parents questioning the decision, but resulted in the school revising its field trip policy.

As reported by Fox News Radio’s Todd Starnes, the students involved were in an honors world studies class at Hendersonville High School and the field trips to the mosque as well as a Hindu temple were part of a three-week course on world religions.

But some parents objected to the trips, asking why the school would tour a mosque but not a Christian church or a Jewish synagogue.

“If you can’t go to all five, why are you going to any?” parent Mike Conner inquired. “We sent the principal an email and voiced our concerns. She sent back a reply and told us they could not afford to go to all five.”

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