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'Unclean' guide dog banned by Muslim cab driver
Daily Mail ^ | 10/6/06 | Daily Mail

Posted on 10/08/2006 9:49:15 PM PDT by World_Events

A Muslim minicab driver refused to take a blind passenger because her guide dog was "unclean".

Abdul Rasheed Majekodumni told Jane Vernon she could not get into his car with the dog because of his religion.

Islamic tradition warns Muslims against contact with dogs because they are seen as impure.

The case emerged as Jack Straw was embroiled in a controversy over Muslim women wearing veils and the row continued after a Muslim police officer was excused guard duty at the Israeli embassy. Today Mrs Vernon, 39, from Hammersmith, said: "This experience was very upsetting.

"I was tired and cold and just wanted to get home but this driver made me feel like I was a second-class citizen, like I didn't count at all."

Mrs Vernon, who works as a legal officer for the Royal National Institute for the Blind, added: "The owner of the minicab firm, Niven Sinclair, was also very insensitive, telling me that what had happened to me wasn't really very important, and I should have more respect for other people's culture. They have shown very little respect for my rights as a disabled person and have never once offered me an apology."

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Miscellaneous; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: crushislam; dhimmi; disabilities; discrimination; eurabia; handicapped; islam; islamicseparatists; islamicsupremacists; kufir; muslims; pc; pda; politicalcorrectness; politicallycorrect; rageagainstthekufir; ramadan2006; religionofpeace; religionoftolerance; seeingeyedog; sharialaw; trop
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1 posted on 10/08/2006 9:49:16 PM PDT by World_Events
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To: World_Events
I guess a pet pot bellied pig is out of the question.
2 posted on 10/08/2006 9:53:16 PM PDT by msnimje (Democratic Leftists are nothing like LIBERAL. They are intolerant and intellectual cowards.)
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To: World_Events

The SPCA kennels are exponentially cleaner than the cells of Abu Ghraib and Gitmo.


3 posted on 10/08/2006 9:53:33 PM PDT by edpc (Violence is ALWAYS a solution. Maybe not the right one....but a solution nonetheless)
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To: World_Events
WOOF!!

Instead of euthanizing our unwanted pound dogs we should ship every single one to Muslim terrorist nests. Watch the Moose cringe and run.

4 posted on 10/08/2006 9:55:06 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: World_Events

A taxi is required to accomodate the public, just as surely as a restaurant or hotel. The biases of the driver, as far as which passengers to pick up, should not legally be entering into the picture. There's a lawsuit in there, somewhere.


6 posted on 10/08/2006 9:56:07 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: World_Events

Mecca is a muslim only city. Saudi Arabia does not permit Jews to enter.

Why are we surprised that the Islamic supremacists are acting more and more on their supremacist ideology and shunning contact and business duty to deal with people of other faiths (kufir).

There was a muslim officer who refused to guard the Israeli embassy as he did not support Israel. There is a muslim only hospital being constructed in Holland (with separate wings for men and women). And here in the US cabs are now being IDed to let passengers know if they will have a problem attempting to transport alcohol in a muslim operated cab.

And to this we are supposed to show tolerance? Where was tolerance ever proscribed for dealing with the Klan? We can denounce discrimination when we see it.


7 posted on 10/08/2006 9:56:14 PM PDT by weegee (Remember "Remember the Maine"? Well in the current war "Remember the Baby Milk Factory")
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To: World_Events

ADA meets TROP

When worlds collide................

Do muslim cabbies pickup queer folks in san francisco ?


8 posted on 10/08/2006 9:57:03 PM PDT by festus (The constitution may be flawed but its a whole lot better than what we have now.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

9 posted on 10/08/2006 9:58:26 PM PDT by endthematrix (“Anyone who describes Islam as a religion as intolerant encourages violence.”)
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To: lesser_satan

Bwahahaha I was gonna say the same thing...


10 posted on 10/08/2006 10:01:55 PM PDT by miliantnutcase
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To: endthematrix

What a dog, he donated his collar and leash.


11 posted on 10/08/2006 10:13:36 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: lesser_satan
Abdul Rasheed Majekodumni told Jane Vernon she could not get into his car with the dog because of his religion.

What religoin was the dog?

12 posted on 10/08/2006 10:15:13 PM PDT by bad company ([link:www.truthout.org/docs_2006/083006J.shtml | The Path to 9/11])
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To: bad company

Pot Kettle Black


13 posted on 10/08/2006 10:16:25 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Somebody important make....THE CALL!)
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To: MadIvan; stanz; RaceBannon; Cacique; Clemenza

Outrageous...


14 posted on 10/08/2006 10:19:48 PM PDT by nutmeg (National security trumps everything else.)
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To: World_Events; HiTech RedNeck; Clintonfatigued

Just reminded me of this Star Trek episode. We should send our canine friends to the Muzzies and watch 'em freak...

[asking about the tribbles]
Capt. Kirk: Scott, you didn't transport them into space did you?
Scotty: Captain Kirk, that'd be inhuman.
Capt. Kirk: Well, where are they?
Scotty: I gave them a very good home, sir.
Capt. Kirk: WHERE?
Scotty: I gave 'em to the Klingons, sir.
Capt. Kirk: You gave them to the Klingons?
Scotty: Aye, sir. Before they went into warp, I transported the whole kit'n kaboodle into their engine room, where they'll be no tribble at all.


15 posted on 10/08/2006 10:22:24 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Cheney X -- Destroying the Liberal Democrat Traitors By Any Means Necessary -- Ya Dig ? Sho 'Nuff.)
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To: nutmeg

An outrage indeed. And it is not going to stop there. Just think of all those ways we are not allowed to celebrate our very own culture any more, such as bans on christmas trees and what not.

The way to handle cases like this would be a boycott. After the cartoon crisis in Denmark (you remember that, don't you?), a lot of people ordering taxi services over the phone, mentioned that they are taking their dog along. Even though they don't really own a dog, they mean to make this point: "Don't send me one of your muslim drivers, and if you do, I'll call an other taxi company."

I'm going to walk the dogs, and if we walk too far, I'll take a cab home.


16 posted on 10/08/2006 10:31:33 PM PDT by Bazooka (When Tolerance met Indifference, it was love at first sight.)
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To: RegulatorCountry

The driver was fined, according to the source article.


17 posted on 10/08/2006 10:31:54 PM PDT by ER Doc
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To: World_Events

Sounds to me like Muslims cannot legally be cab drivers. Oh well..


18 posted on 10/08/2006 10:42:17 PM PDT by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: World_Events

How wrong is that you going turn away a blind person who has SEEING EYE DOG NOT COOL muslum


19 posted on 10/08/2006 10:42:22 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("Step aside Jefe"=Det Lennie Briscoe)
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To: ER Doc
"The driver was fined, according to the source article."

Big wup! He should be fired.

20 posted on 10/08/2006 10:44:25 PM PDT by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: sageb1
Big wup! He should be fired.

I suggest he be bathed in Eau'de B*tch-in-heat and then locked in a kennel with a bunch of Rotties.

Let him find out if one will admit to being mohammed's daddy.
22 posted on 10/08/2006 11:03:40 PM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (Mohammedism - Bringing you only the best of the 6th century for fourteen hundred years.)
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To: World_Events

There is something really wrong with a religion that hates dogs. Of course they hate most everything else too, so I guess they are at least consistent.


23 posted on 10/08/2006 11:06:56 PM PDT by 6SJ7
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To: John Williams
Well that takes all the fun out of it. (for the Rotties and spectators anyway...)

Gosh!
25 posted on 10/08/2006 11:14:53 PM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (Mohammedism - Bringing you only the best of the 6th century for fourteen hundred years.)
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To: msnimje
I guess a pet pot bellied pig is out of the question.

Guess I won't worry about any Muslims visiting my ranch!

26 posted on 10/08/2006 11:17:48 PM PDT by technomage (NEVER underestimate the depths to which liberals will stoop for power.)
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To: World_Events

Don't we have the ADA for this kind of thing?


27 posted on 10/08/2006 11:51:51 PM PDT by MarMema
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To: edpc
"The SPCA kennels are exponentially cleaner than the cells of Abu Ghraib and Gitmo."

That is so untrue. Now if you were to say any mooslim home in the middle east I would agree. My dog is far cleaner than most mooslims I have met.
28 posted on 10/09/2006 12:09:51 AM PDT by MPJackal ("If you are not with us, you are against us.")
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To: Bazooka
he way to handle cases like this would be a boycott. After the cartoon crisis in Denmark (you remember that, don't you?), a lot of people ordering taxi services over the phone, mentioned that they are taking their dog along. Even though they don't really own a dog, they mean to make this point: "Don't send me one of your muslim drivers, and if you do, I'll call an other taxi company."

That is very cool - a creative and effective protest method. We need more thinking like that.

29 posted on 10/09/2006 1:23:07 AM PDT by Northern Alliance
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To: World_Events

What other than killing innocent people isn't against their religion?


30 posted on 10/09/2006 1:28:56 AM PDT by Alfonso1000
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To: World_Events

I heard it was the other way around. The driver smelled so bad that the dog knew the driver was unclean and refused to get into the cab.


31 posted on 10/09/2006 3:09:12 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault ("..this administration is planning a 'Right Wing Assault' on values and ideals.." - John Kerry)
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To: MPJackal

Of course, I meant unclean by the occupant....not the actual physical conditions.


32 posted on 10/09/2006 3:43:48 AM PDT by edpc (Violence is ALWAYS a solution. Maybe not the right one....but a solution nonetheless)
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To: World_Events

If this was to happen in the USA, because of the ADA law, that cabbie would be in violation of that woman's civil rights.


33 posted on 10/09/2006 3:53:46 AM PDT by Biggirl (A biggirl with a big heart for God's animal creation.)
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To: World_Events
From the article:
The driver's refusal resulted in a court case because the law requires all licensed cab drivers to carry guide dogs.[He was fond guilty, fined and levied damages.]After the case Mr Majekodunmi remained defiant and insisted that he would continue refusing passengers accompanied by guide dogs.

This seems simple to me: Pull his license. He's stated he intends to break the law, the license is not a right, Q.E.D. What's the problem here?

And, yes, if he doesn't approve of the way the system that gives him an opportunity to be employed work, he is free to go.


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34 posted on 10/09/2006 4:00:31 AM PDT by Mad Dawg (Now we are all Massoud)
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I am curious what blind Muslims do. Since dog is not allowed. Maybe some breed of cat?


35 posted on 10/09/2006 4:10:55 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: World_Events
I'd love to see what happened if this sort of thing were to happen in the US... First off, you'd have ADA lawyers lined up around the block to sue the cab company. And of course, the ACLU would be suing, but frankly, I have no idea who they'd sue. My guess is that the ACLU would represent both sides, the blind person, whos civil rights had been violated, and the driver, whos religious rights - the ACLU only protects non-Christian religious rights - had been violated, and somehow figure out how to get the government to pay their legal fees.

Mark

36 posted on 10/09/2006 4:18:04 AM PDT by MarkL (When Kaylee says "No power in the `verse can stop me," it's cute. When River says it, it's scary!)
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To: World_Events

I guess that a "rag-head" who goes to the toilet and "pinches it off" and then uses his left hand to clean up the mess is considered CLEAN????????????


37 posted on 10/09/2006 4:23:33 AM PDT by DH (The government writes no bill that does not line the pockets of special interests.)
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To: festus

Actually, this could work out...

The left has long demanded 'rights' for all kinds of people, so now let them dance around these rights violations.

From alcohol in someone's luggage, to refusing to take a drunk patron home (provide a ride scenario), to refusing to deal with a handicap person...

Our culture, respect for OUR culture demands respect for all persons regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation or creed!


38 posted on 10/09/2006 4:31:10 AM PDT by EBH (All great truths begin as blasphemies. GB Shaw)
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To: World_Events

This cab driver needs the flaming bag of dog crap on his front porch gag. Probably put it out with his left hand.


39 posted on 10/09/2006 4:34:32 AM PDT by IamConservative (A mans true character is revealed in what he does when no one is watching.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
guide marmots? guide chickens?

Sheep?

"Hi, this is Rosie, my seeing eye goat."

Sudanese muslims use guide cattle, I'm sure of it. It's the whole African 'cattle are wealth' deal ....

40 posted on 10/09/2006 4:37:30 AM PDT by Mad Dawg (Now we are all Massoud)
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To: MarkL

"I'd love to see what happened if this sort of thing were to happen in the US... First off, you'd have ADA lawyers lined up around the block to sue the cab company. And of course, the ACLU would be suing, but frankly, I have no idea who they'd sue."

They'd probably sue the blind woman for offending the muslim with her dog.


41 posted on 10/09/2006 4:49:01 AM PDT by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: World_Events

Religion can blind people beyond the ability of any other blinding force.


42 posted on 10/09/2006 5:22:28 AM PDT by RoadTest (He that rebuketh a man, afterward shall find more favor than he that flattereth with the tongue.Prov)
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To: bad company

"What religoin was the dog?"

Jehovah's Woofness.


43 posted on 10/09/2006 6:14:48 AM PDT by Salamander (And don't forget my Dog; fixed and consequent.......)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
I am curious what blind Muslims do.

They become terrorist clerics.

44 posted on 10/09/2006 6:20:20 AM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: World_Events
Never, ever trust a man who doesn't like dogs.
45 posted on 10/09/2006 6:20:25 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny
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To: msnimje
Islamic tradition warns Muslims against contact with dogs because they are seen as impure.

I avoid Muslims for that same reason.

46 posted on 10/09/2006 6:27:34 AM PDT by Kenton
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To: sageb1

I guess Muslims in Western society are marginalizing themselves so much that all they'll be able to do within their religious strictures is sit around collecting Welfare. Maybe that's the plan, anyway.


47 posted on 10/09/2006 6:28:28 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: Mad Dawg

"Sudanese muslims use guide cattle, I'm sure of it. It's the whole African 'cattle are wealth' deal ...."

Nah, I doubt it. I'm sure they think blindness is God's will or punishment or something like that and refuse to help the blind at all.


48 posted on 10/09/2006 6:30:38 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: fieldmarshaldj

I know all I need to know about Islam just from the fact that they hate our longest and best companions who have been there for us for over 100,000 years.


49 posted on 10/09/2006 6:32:00 AM PDT by Kozak (Anti Shahada: " There is no God named Allah, and Muhammed is his False Prophet")
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To: World_Events

These people need to decide: become British, or go home.


50 posted on 10/09/2006 6:32:14 AM PDT by B Knotts (Newt '08!)
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