Skip to comments.British Red Cross bans Christmas so as not to ‘offend’ Muslims
Posted on 11/19/2011 5:12:58 PM PST by Just4Him
The charitys politically-correct move triggered an avalanche of criticism and mockery last night from Christians. Christine Banks, a volunteer at a Red Cross shop in New Romney, Kent, said: We put up a nativity scene in the window and were told to take it out. It seems we cant have anything that means Christmas. Were allowed to have some tinsel but thats it. When we send cards they have to say seasons greetings or best wishes. They must not be linked directly to Christmas. When we asked we were told it is because we must not upset Muslims.
Mrs Banks added: We have been instructed that we cant say anything about Christmas and we certainly cant have a Christmas tree. I think the policy is offensive to Muslims as well as to us. No reasonable person can object to Christians celebrating Christmas. But we are not supposed to show any sign of Christianity at all.
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Christians don't kill you when you diss them.
Defy the jackasses.
Maybe British Christians should just stop supporting the Red Cross with their contributions. Let the Muslims take up the slack.
so when will they change their logo to be less offensive to certain persuasions?
Jihad per TV realism series- All American Muslims
TLC Sunday, 9 PM CST
It is an attempt to manipulate Americans into ignoring the threat of jihad and to bully them into thinking that being concerned about the jihad threat would somehow victimize these nice people in this show.
The problem people have with Islam is its teachings of violence against and the subjugation of unbelievers. It is with the supremacist ideology and the fervent believers in those noxious doctrines of warfare and subjugation. Yhe ultimate danger posed by a program presenting the normal side of life for American Muslims is that it isnt accurate.
The danger is in the deception and obfuscation of the truth which results in the intellectual disarming of the American people.
Get up a petition. This atrosity MUST be stopped!
I guess Brits should save their donations for the Red Crescent.
Tere are what, 15 Christians left in England?
You beat me to it. The British seem bound and determined to hand over their country to these invaders. Wouldn't want to 'offend' them, you know.
That’s where they’re headed.
Soon God the Father will ban Islam so as not to offend Christ.
so they will drop Greenwich Mean Time for Mecca Mean Time
Indeed. Islam/Muhammad is the FALSE prophet spoken of in the Bible.
I now set forth a personal ban on the mention of any islamic or muslim holidays, as they offend me.
Sadly, in 2 years or less, you shall see the total destruction by violence of Britain.
Read my tag line, it is what keeps the US at the moment from going the same path.
We shall have SHTF, but it shall come in stealth by Presidential Edict, then the goon squads locking down transport thus starving people into submission.
I spoke with another Prepper, he said it would not fly as it would get knocked down by the sitting Members...
Have we seen anything obummer has done being struck down yet...
*** crickets ***
How about banning EID because it offends Christians, or Ramadan for that matter.
Oh, and change your Red Cross to a circle or square or something else.
lol. right. They might not notice.
So, the British Red Cross has been hostilely taken over by the Red Crescent.
So much for St. George.
Islam needs to be eradicated.
An article from 2002.
Whose country is it?
send them a Jesus brick COD. lol
Correct. Should have clicked on the Daily Mail link. Wonder why they are just mentioning this now. Perhaps because it’s still the same sh*t again this year?
What doesn't offend muslims?
Why fear offending muslims when Freedom offends them.
England has fallen.
Just be prepared. By about 2020, over half England’s military will be muslim. Just over half by then and increasing every year.
Whose instructions do you think they will follow?
The British rulers make me sick.
So do many of our own politicians too.
I've noticed that every news story of this type is always very vague as to who "they were told to take it out" by. Always vague; always anonymous. "They" affect the lives of hundreds or thousands, but remain permanently in the shadows, beyond reach.
Cowards. They know that they can't really face the righteous wrath of the abused. If the sandmaggots can't tolerate the culture that has welcomed them, odds are they are not big contributors to the Red Cross.
What's next? A demand to change the name? From my perspective, a few people need to be fired. They should remember who pays their salary.
I wish I still contributed to The Red Cross, but after their arrogant response to the 911 contributions, I switched all my charitable giving to the (Christian) Salvation Army.
Note to self : Check Red Cross, New Romney, Kent
I was listening to classical music while cooking this evening from one of the PBS stations. Had not done this in years just wanted a different groove while I stirred rissotto. The sponser was some islamic group advocating “greater understanding of muslim something.” I switched back to Sonny Landreth.
On the days when I think it could not get any worse in the United States, I think of the UK.
They remain well ahead of the USSA in going down the tube.
“Soon God the Father will ban Islam so as not to offend Christ.”
I love it!!
Maybe they’ve got nothing new to run with.
Once in a blue moon I see a scarved mozlim woman. She sees my back. And I will purposefully slam the door in her face.
It’s hard to ID the males though.
Do you have a source for that prognosis? From where I’m stood, it smells a lot like pure, unadulterated bullcrap.
May as well go ahead and change their name to Red Crescent ... the Cross part is offensive to Muslims too.
British Red Cross
42 High Street
Kent TN28 8BZ
Labour peer Lord Ahmed, one of the countrys most prominent Muslim politicians, said: It is stupid to think all Muslims would be offended. The Muslim community has been talking to Christians for the past 1,400 years. He added: In my business all my staff celebrate Christmas and I celebrate with them. It is absolutely not the case that Christmas could damage the Red Cross reputation for neutrality I think their people have gone a little bit over the top.
One is tempted to dump on fanatical Islam for this one but in fact the enemy is political correctness that is a result of profound cultural cowardice. In fact, the two are indistinguishable.
The original tenet of multiculturalism was, although debatable, actually fairly reasonable: that all cultures are worthy of respect. This, mixed up with a little academic Marxism, morphed into "all cultures except the dominant one are worthy of respect." For those obsessed with appearing open-minded this was further distorted into "all cultures except mine are worthy of respect." For those even further down the road to masochistic guilt-mongering, it became "all cultures except mine are worthy of respect because I'm an oppressor."
This sack-cloth-and-ashes interpretation of Western culture has completely disarmed its adherents in the face of the real, aggressive, violent Islamism that really would suppress Christmas. They are defenseless because guilt and self-loathing have made them so, which is fine, I suppose, except that they intend to take the rest of us down with them in the grand self-immolation of Western culture that is demanded by cowardice. They deserve to be mocked and they are being mocked, but far more important, they deserve to be driven from the positions of power that enable them to foist this silliness on all of us.
>Let the Muslims take up the slack.<
Bwaaaaaaahahaha! Muslims and charity? The only charity they know about is the collection they send to Al Qaeda.
The Current FReepathon Pays For The Current Quarters Expenses?
Someone ought to ban the formerly great Britain so the world will not be insulted.
The Muslims find the red cross offensive because they have a cross. They have shot a medical vehicles because they have a cross. They refused aid from the red cross.
I’m no fan of islam or the red cross,
but I have to question this story - I’ve also seen it on FB.
The origianl story goes back to 2002:
A ‘statement’ from the American Red Cross in 2010
refutes the whole story as bogus and a rehash of 2002:
So, is this a true story from 2002 that gets re-aired
every Christmas, or does the Red Cross truly allow
holiday decorations from all faiths?
I don’t mind kicking either of these 2 when they’re down,
but I really want to be correct in the kicking.
Just why don’t the libtards stop trying to please the “unplease-able”? The moozlums are perpetually pissed-off because others-than-them exist. As far as I am concerned, the moozlums can kiss my a** any day of the week!
Consider the possibility that the attack on Christianity is coming, not from any Muslim source, but from gay activists who want to hide the true source of the attack.
The Brits better GET A GRIP!
Time to burn some korans.
The only way liberals stop is to make things even worse for them in the land of political correctness.
You mean the same Red Cross that transport terrorists in their ambulances in Palestine?
Not on the muzzies left hands!