Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 06-23-2009, 12:39 PM   #8
Working the Gusset
OffJumpsJack's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 1,128
Thanks: 447
Thanked 312 Times in 249 Posts
Actually, it may be illegal in Saudi Arabia
Originally Posted by knitgal View Post
Not that this has anything to do with the situation, but I don't like the way that the teacher worded the message either. Like Jan said, it sounds intolerant which puts me off the whole situation.

Why does someone's sexuality have to play into this at all? Are gay men not allowed to be mentors to little boys? What is she afraid will happen? So strange to me.
I not sure but I seem to remember a teacher (an American citizen?) being imprisoned for violating Muslim law. There's another item to Google (or Bing).

My mistake, it was a British citizen, here is a clipping from Fox New (more :,2933,314401,00.html)
British schoolteacher Gillian Gibbons, an unimposing woman of 54, was found guilty of "inciting religious hatred" and sentenced to 15 days in jail and deportation by a court in Sudan’s Khartoum after allowing her 7-year-old students to name a teddy bear “Muhammad.”
The only point is there could be legal issues for the teacher if she doesn't screen the contacts.
Master of Crochet, apprentice of Knit

as Off-Jumps-Jack

OTN another Black & gold Diagonal Square Potholder
OTH Baby blanket
OTH Lace doily - A vintage pattern recreating from an heirloom.

Last edited by OffJumpsJack : 06-23-2009 at 02:56 PM. Reason: Found it.
OffJumpsJack is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Question answered - no need to reply. Thanks. lynnmamen How-to Questions 4 05-15-2009 09:00 AM
woohoo Got my question answered! redheadrachel General Knitting 5 02-15-2008 10:17 PM
Have you answered Question 17? fingersfancy General Knitting 5 09-02-2007 11:27 AM
Newbie need question answered. wandawoman3 How-to Questions 1 06-26-2006 09:44 AM
Question answered. humblestumble Pattern Central 6 11-20-2005 09:30 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:06 PM.