EU Court Says Muslim Girls Must Attend Co-Ed Swimming Classes

Watch VideoA Swiss law requiring kids to attend co-ed swimming lessons just survived a challenge in the European Court of Human Rights.The case was brought by a Swiss family of Turkish origin who had been fined for refusing to send their two daughters to swim class with boys. The parents said the co-ed swim classes violated their beliefs as Muslims. SEE MORE: The Hijab Is A Form Of Expression, Not OppressionJudges in Strasbourg ruled the goal of social integration was more important than the parents' wishes. They agreed the law interfered with religious freedom,...
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