City of San Francisco funds religious place of worship

Perhaps you, like me, assumed that the City of San Francisco, California would avoid any governmental sponsorship of a particular religion, and would never house a place of worship of a specific religion on its own property. And if such government sponsorship ever came to light, you would be certain that the ACLU and the atheist activists would raise their voices in protest. But not when it comes to Islam. The San Francisco Chronicle's investigative duo Matier and Ross tell us: Muslim cabbies now have their very own place at San Francisco International Airport to wash their hands and feet before they pray. Hmm, just for Muslims, no kufrs need enter, or even ask for their own reliugious worship space at SFO. Royal Cab driver Hasan Khan, 52, a Pakistani immigrant, collected some 300 signatures from fellow cabbies, urging the airport to give them their own cleansing station. Airport brass obliged - and the wash equipment was installed on the ground floor of the main garage,...(Read Full Post)