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Leenah Safi says part of Islam’s worldview is that women have to be held in high esteem. She says all religions aim for an ideal, but often fall short.


Battle Of Public Schools Vs. State Continues

Jul 6, 2017
WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) Public schools and the state were in court over concerns with a portion of the state budget. A judge ruled Wednesday that private schools will still not get money set aside for them in last year’s state budget. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A controversial portion of the state’s budget will be in court Wednesday. The hearing will decide whether private schools can spend money given to them in the state budget. Even though that portion of the budget is in the middle of a lawsuit. 

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A Michigan State University professor who studies Islamic thought says while there is agreement among Muslisms there is one God, prayer is good, and you should give to the poor, he says there is wide diversity in interpretations.


Michigan Supreme Court Building
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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court says religious schools cannot claim a blanket exemption from being sued for violating anti-discrimination laws. 

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