Skip to comments.Five Wives Vodka deemed offensive to Mormons
Posted on 05/30/2012 3:03:29 AM PDT by markomalley
It is made by Ogden's Own Distillery in Utah, where the Mormon church is based. Its label carries the name and an image of five women, an apparent reference to polygamy, a practice abandoned by the church more than a century ago.
Idaho State Liquor Division administrator Jeff Anderson said the brand is offensive to Mormons who make up over a quarter of Idaho's population.
Regulators in Idaho notified Elite Spirits Distributor that the brand's concept is "offensive to a prominent segment of our population and will not be carried," according to a letter sent on Thursday.
"The bottom line is, we represent everybody," Anderson added Tuesday. "It's masterful marketing on their part. But it doesn't play here."
Anderson said state stores already make hundreds of vodka brands available for sale and don't have room for another brand priced at around $20 (£13) a bottle.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
What kind of MORMON are you???
Most I've ever encountered love to wallow in victimhood!
The Navajo might be accepting of this statement; but the Ute Nation isn't convinced...
Super Soul the DJ, he was great in that.
"Polygamy Porter" has been on the supermarket shelves for at least nine years.
This situation (as described) sounds no different than any other complainer we ridicule and speak against here in FR.
Are we going to be barraged with Mormon articles when there is no need for the conversation?
But, since this IS about MORMONs and their apparent POWER, even though in the MINORITY in Idaho, then YES; there WILL be a BARRAGE coming.
(With CAPS!!! and colored, enlarged and bolded fonts; too!)
A friend once told me that all of the world's religious problems boil down to a basic lack of recognition:
1) Jews don't recognize Jesus as the Messiah.
2) Protestants don't recognize the Pope as the head of Christianity.
3) Mormons don't recognize each other in a liquor store. :=)
Well .. be prepared for the disgusted replies from patriot citizens that have eliminated race and religion as ingredients for public office.
I'm sure that Allah will not be one of them...
I’m not sure if your question was meant to be rhetoric, but as I see it, I’m pretty standard in my ward. I’m more concerned about correcting my own mistakes these days than in dealing with past injustice. Sometimes evil things happen to good people so that the evil can be judged justly by God. I can judge only those things I am personally involved in, and need to be slow to do so, even then.
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