People, there is a difference between equality and conformity. The blind acceptance of Muslim customs into our own society is conformity when it’s not needed at all. That’s not equality in any way shape or form. It is our own culture refusing to put forward our own customs. If we do that, we’re called racists.
There are, however, a few instances where American ideals and values do stand tall and hold true. The military is one of these places and it’s why we thank God ever single day for the brave men and women that sacrifice to serve our country and protect our way of life. We recently reported on an article saying that a Muslim woman was trying to get the military to change their dress code to more suit Muslims. Again, this wouldn’t be equality, it’d be conformity and a blind acceptance.
Well the Citadel just told them to stuff it and we couldn’t be happier!
The Citadel is rejecting a potential female Muslim student’s request that she be permitted to wear the hijab if she decides to enroll in the military school.
“The standardization of cadets in apparel, overall appearance, actions and privileges is essential to the learning goals and objectives of the college,” said Citadel president Lt. Gen. John Rosa, as reported by Fox Carolina. “This process reflects an initial relinquishing of self during which cadets learn the value of teamwork to function as a single unit.”
Rosa said the American Muslim student who was accepted to the Class of 2020 had asked to wear the hijab with the Citadel’s blue, black and white uniform.
“While we hope the student will enroll in the college this fall, the Commandant of Cadets, after considerable review, determined the uniform exception cannot be granted,” he explained.
Rosa added that the military college, located in South Carolina, values the importance of religious beliefs and assists in providing for the spiritual needs of its students whenever possible.
“Cadet religious officers arrange transportation to churches, mosques, synagogues and other places of worship for those without cars,” he said. “Accommodations for prayer and dietary needs are common at the college.”
“This girl should be welcomed to the Corps with open arms, as should any person of any religion, race, gender, or identity,” he wrote. “That’s equality. It’s not equality to let one of those groups follow a different set of rules…”
DAMN STRAIGHT! If you agree with what the Citadel just did and said, you should see it as your duty to this country to share this with every single person you know. Equality does not mean kowtowing to every culture to make their beliefs part of our society.