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This story beggers belief, it really does!
I wonder what would've happened if the clerk were a muslim?!?!?!A school receptionist has said she is facing the sack after asking a church for prayer support when her daughter was told off for expressing religious beliefs during a lesson.
Jennie Cain said her five-year-old daughter Jasmine was in tears after being told off for talking about God and heaven.
The 38-year-old, from Crediton, Devon, works at Landscore Primary School and claims headteacher Gary Read told her he was not happy about Jasmine making religious statements.
Mrs Cain said after the meeting she emailed 10 friends from her church congregation asking them to pray about the situation and was shocked to discover that Mr Read had managed to obtain a copy of the email.
She was summoned to a second meeting and told she was being investigated for professional misconduct for allegedly making claims against the school and its staff.
The Christian Institute is providing legal support for Mrs Cain as the investigation could result in disciplinary action, including dismissal.
Spokesman Mike Judge said: "A five-year-old girl and her mother have been slammed for nothing more than expressing their Christian faith.
"I am particularly concerned about the way in which Mrs Cain's private email to her church friends ended up in the hands of the headteacher.
"This is the latest in a series of cases where Christians are being persecuted for their religious beliefs."
Mr Read said the school will be releasing a statement later.
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Nothing to look at here :)