“Why, in the current environment of extremism, would parents allow children to carry a replica machine gun to a Muslim religious festival? What is being celebrated that needs a gun?”
Hmmm. Good questions. One might almost think that this was a religion that sanctified violence, if it weren’t for all the non-Muslim authorities so confidently telling us that isn’t so.
“Lakemba mosque: Live ABC TV cross shows woman brandishing toy gun during Muslim festival,” by Doug Conway, The Daily Telegraph, September 25, 2015 (thanks to Kenneth):
THOUSANDS of television viewers were alarmed by the image of a toy gun being brandished among the crowd at a major Muslim religious festival in Sydney.
The gun was seen being carried by a woman and a child in the background of a live ABC TV breakfast cross yesterday from Lakemba mosque.
Its appearance left a jarring note on a family day of peace, prayer and celebration as thousands gathered for the Eid al-Adha festival marking the end of Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca.
“Why, in the current environment of extremism, would parents allow children to carry a replica machine gun to a Muslim religious festival?” one viewer asked in a social media post.
“What is being celebrated that needs a gun?”
One member of the Muslim community said toys, including toy guns, were sometimes sold by people at unofficial stalls that appeared at some festivities….