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U. of Minnesota votes against honoring 9/11 victims because asslifters find it offensive
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2016-04-14 18:16:34 UTC
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Minnesota college students vote against honoring 9/11 victims, saying it’s
offensive to Muslims

Students at the University of Minnesota killed a proposed moment of silence
for 9/11 victims due to concerns that Muslim students would be offended.

Theo Menon, a Minnesota Student Association representative realized that the
university wasn’t doing anything to memorialize 9/11.

So, on October 6, he introduced an MSA proposal to asking the university to
institute a “moment of recognition” during the mornings of all future
September 11ths.

The resolution in no way referred to Islam or to whether Islam itself is to
blame for global terrorism. It did not require anyone to contemplate the
fact that the terrorists responsible for 9/11 were Muslims. “It merely
stated that 9/11 has had a lasting effect on many students, and ought to be
reflected upon for a single moment, once a year.”

But according to the Minnesota Republic, the resolution proved oddly
controversial. MSA Director of Diversity and Inclusion, David Algadi, voiced
“severe criticism” of the resolution.

“The passing of this resolution might make a space that is unsafe for
students on campus even more unsafe,” he said. Algadi expressed concerns- in
an email to the Washington Post – that efforts to recognize 9/11 are
sometimes “thinly-veiled expressions of Islamophobia.”

Algadi was not the only one with this opinion. A majority of student
government representatives sided with him, voting down the resolution in a
36-23 vote this month. If students had their way, there would be no moment
of silence at UMN on Sept. 11, 2016.

But after the university became “inundated” with demands for a rebuke of the
vote, UMN President Eric Kaler announced that he would formalize the moment
of silence anyway. Kaler told the local press that he “wanted to make sure
folks were aware that the U is committed to honoring the victims.”

As the writer for the Daily Beast noted: “…there are people who blame all
Muslims for the actions of a radical few…we should argue against these
sentiments, and we should work to end the terrible acts of revenge-violence
against innocent Muslim Americans.” But he also added that Americans should
still be allowed to take a “single moment out of our days to mourn the
thousands of victims—Muslims among them—of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.”

According to the Daily Beast, “the everything-is-offensive brand of campus
activism has struck a new low.”

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2016-04-14 18:57:11 UTC
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Minnesota college students vote against honoring 9/11 victims, saying it’s
offensive to Muslims
Awww...You're pissed because the racist rebel flag is used as asswipe
all over the nation, except the south

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