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Supreme Court Rejects to Hear Case Regarding Christian Student Forced to Recite Islamic ‘Conversion Prayer’

The US Supreme Court rejected a case on Tuesday regarding a public school teacher who forced her pupils to say the Muslim “conversion prayer” or receive a failing grade.

Caleigh Wood, an 11th grade student at the La Plata High School in La Plata, Maryland, believes the mandate imposed upon her by her teacher violated her Christian beliefs. The Thomas More Law Center, an Ann Arbor, Michigan based nonprofit law firm, took her case and ultimately presented it to America’s highest court.

The law center contends that Wood refused to jeopardize her deeply-held convictions “by making a written profession of the Muslim conversion prayer known as the shahada – ‘There is no god by allah and Muhammad is the messenger of allah.’”

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