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TORONTO (RNS) A Toronto woman has lodged a complaint against a barber who refused to cut her hair because he's Muslim. By Ron Csillag.


  1. I do not agree with Mr. Mahrouk, but believe that he has a civil right to live according to his religious beliefs even if I disagree with them. It is not as if there were no other barber shops in Toronto. If we are to be a free society, we have to tolerate those with unpopular views, as long as they do no harm to another person. It is religious bigotry for Ms. McGregor to refuse to honor the religious freedom of Mr. Mahrouk. In a muti-cultured society we have to allow some room for people with different views from our own.