Skip to comments.Muslim Cabbie kicks out family for carrying wine
Posted on 04/14/2012 11:56:29 PM PDT by expat1000
Imposing Islam on the public square, the taxi edition. We have seen these attempts to impose sharia on taxi passengers in the US as far back as 2006.
A Muslim taxi driver has been sacked after refusing to let a family take an unopened bottle of wine into his car because it went against his religion.... cue the bomb threats.
Cartwrights Photo:rights were kicked out of a cab by a Muslim driver because they had alcohol with them
MUSLIM CABBIE KICKS OUT FAMILY FOR CARRYING WINE Express.com (hat tip David W)
A MUSLIM taxi driver has been sacked after refusing to let a family take an unopened bottle of wine into his car because it went against his religion. Adrian Cartwright, 46, booked the cab to take his wife and young daughter on a five-minute journey to an Indian restaurant for an early evening meal.
But he was left fuming when the private hire driver booted them out of the taxi after he spotted they had an unopened bottle of white wine. Mr Cartwright later wrote about the incident in detail on Facebook prompting the drivers Asian-run taxi firm to sack him.
He said: We all got inside the car and the driver said: Is that alcohol? When I said yes he replied: I am sorry but I cant allow it in my cab its against my religion.
I knew it wasnt worth arguing so we had to get out.
He added: The meal I had that evening was a Halal meal, whose methods I dont agree with, but tolerate out of respect.
I expect anyone offering a public service to do the same, and will be contacting the licensing department to suggest that the driver is politely asked to do so, or hand his badge back.
Tolerate disrespect and this is what you get. “ I ate a halal meal, but disagree with it”.
I’d like to sneak a bottle of cheap booze into his Taxi and pour it out onder his seat. He’d smell it pretty quick.
Then all Muslims must not eat fruit or grains, as carbs are converted into alcohol in the digestive tract and all fruits naturally contain traces of alcohol. Ketogenic diet for them.
Bravo to the cab company. If the driver isn't willing to fulfil the requirements of the job - like carrying paying customers - then he's gone.
Strain it through your kidneys first.
What would this driver had done if you weren’t carrying a bottle of wine but you had recently drank a bottle of wine, i.e. your stomach was now the container?
Or, do both.
They should go back to whatever litter box they came from anyway.
What would this driver had done if you werent carrying a bottle of wine but you had recently drank a bottle of wine, i.e. your stomach was now the container?
Tell the driver you really enjoyed all that good wine just before you got in his caab.
Oops... the cab company had done the right thing actually.
Like someone that works at a pharmacy refusing to sell contraceptives?
To irritate a Muslim.
[Did Mr. Cartwright write down the cab’s company and registration?The driver’s name? I’m aware as a private party the driver may be able to do so, but consumers have right to know the information of which company they might want to avoid.]
Did you only read the headline? The taxi company fired him.
You probably need to review your priorities.
Yep, my bad. Realized it after I posted the question.In fact, link on the article gives more information about the company. It’s a Muslim cooperative.
I would NOT get out of a cab if some dumb a**ed driver told me to exit for carrying a bottle of alcohol. I would tell him to call a cop and we would see who did what after that.
If I remember correctly one of them tried to throw a blind man out of his cab because he had his seeing eye dog with him. That one didn't work either, IIRC.
It appears the matter was dealt with very quickly.
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