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Collective Commentary 2015

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Religion Education Minister, Anthony Garcia, has his priorities upside down

13 September 2015


In his very first statement after being sworn in as a Minister, Mr Garcia said that religious education should be taught in schools, saying that this “is important, that is vital”, while he asserted that sex education is “the responsibility of the parent”. In any sensible country, the opposite holds, with religious beliefs being a private matter that the State does not get involved in, whereas information about sex is taught to young people in schools … "See Letter"

Religion Atrocities committed under the guise of religion will always find defenders

09 January 2015

In the case of the murders of 12 people at the offices of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, a statement from the head of the ASJA, which represents the majority of Muslims in Trinidad and Tobago, asserted that such an act “does not represent the true behaviour and teachings of any Muslim, anywhere.” But Al-Qaeda and ISIS and other such groups all base their actions on Islamic ideology… "See Letter"

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