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Should Religious Education that is Based on or Promotes a Certain Faith or Religion be Abolished in Schools?
Religious education that promotes a certain faith or religion should be abolished in schools.
Religious education that promotes a particular faith interferes with the right of a child to choose their own faith.
Faith based education leads to an overly narrow and more intolerant worldview amongst its students.
Faith based schools promote segregation.
Faith based education curriculum is often problematic.
Abolishing faith based education would cause a great deal of political upheaval and popular resistance.
Abolishing faith based education would require abolishing faith based schools, which are often high performing schools that provide quality education.
Faith based education is an important way of teaching students about religion, especially those from religious backgrounds.
Western Liberal Democracies are not in the practice of restricting non-violent, legal religious activity. To do so would be to erase separation of church and state, and violate free expression and free speech principles.
Faith based education is an important part of proselytising efforts of religious institutions, something these institutions have a right to do.
Parents have a right to educate their children in the faith of their choice. Without faith based education, this right is compromised.
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