“All members of the college community should be identifiable at all times when in the college.” A reasonable statement. But it is likely that the forces of multiculturalism will soon prevent such commensensical positons from being taken.
“College Bars Muslim Student For Wearing Veil,” from SkyNews, October 24 (thanks to all who sent this in):
A Muslim student says she is “emotionally traumatised” after her local college prevented her from enrolling because she wore a veil.
Shawana Bilqes, 18, claims the decision by Burnley College has left her humiliated and has disrupted her studies.
Shawana told Sky News: “I was willing to take it off as a compromise for identification checks, security or whatever. But they said I couldn’t wear it anywhere on the premises.”
In a statement, college Principal John Smith insisted that unimpeded communication with students was impossible if the face was not fully visible.
“All members of the college community should be identifiable at all times when in the college,” he said….