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Muslims win toy pigs ban
The Sun (UK) ^ | Friday, October 7, 2005

Posted on 10/07/2005 9:46:47 PM PDT by Mount Athos

Novelty pig calendars and toys have been banned from a council office — in case they offend Muslim staff.

Workers in the benefits department at Dudley Council, West Midlands, were told to remove or cover up all pig-related items, including toys, porcelain figures, calendars and even a tissue box featuring Winnie the Pooh and Piglet.

Bosses acted after a Muslim complained about pig-shaped stress relievers delivered to the council in the run-up to the Islamic festival of Ramadan.

Muslims are barred from eating pork in the Koran and consider pigs unclean.

Councillor Mahbubur Rahman, a practising Muslim, backed the ban. He said: “It’s a tolerance of people’s beliefs.”


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: dhimmi; ukmuslims; workplace

1 posted on 10/07/2005 9:46:49 PM PDT by Mount Athos
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To: Mount Athos
Dang, this news is already A WEEK OLD!

OLD NEWS! YOU HAVE BEEN OLDED!

2 posted on 10/07/2005 9:50:12 PM PDT by xrp (Conservative votes are to Republicans what 90% of black votes are to Democrats (taken for granted))
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To: xrp

nooo i've been olded nooo


3 posted on 10/07/2005 9:52:09 PM PDT by Mount Athos
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To: Mount Athos

Oh, my. This is political correctness scraping from the bottom of the barrel.

No one asked the pigs how they feel on the matter.


4 posted on 10/07/2005 9:53:13 PM PDT by pcottraux (It's pronounced "P. Coe-troe.")
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To: Mount Athos
If they don't like it in the West, maybe they should go back to Hellistan, where they came from.
5 posted on 10/07/2005 9:57:47 PM PDT by chesley
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To: xrp

please stop the shouting. it is obnoxious. *rolling eyes*


6 posted on 10/07/2005 10:07:04 PM PDT by Cobra64
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To: Mount Athos
Looks like the English will have to ban Orwell's "Animal Farm" as it has pigs as characters. Oh well. the English have been in the stew pot long enough so they won't feel it when they are boiled alive.
7 posted on 10/07/2005 10:17:42 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (Some say what's good for others, the others make the goods; it's the meddlers against the peddlers)
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To: Mount Athos

8 posted on 10/07/2005 10:19:50 PM PDT by Conservative Firster
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To: Mount Athos

HAhaHAhaHAha! What a bunch of losers!


9 posted on 10/07/2005 10:31:25 PM PDT by D.P.Roberts
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To: chesley
"If they don't like it in the West, maybe they should go back to Hellistan, where they came from."

Why should they go back? They are here to slowly dominate us, and through our own pc stupidity and spiritual blindness their plan is succeeding.

The Islamic population in the West is growing in leaps and bounds, while Western populations aren't even keeping up the status quo. Islam is constantly gaining new rights to exercise and spread their satanic beliefs in our very midst. They erect new mosques somewhere every week, and have gained the right to wail there call to prayer through loudspeakers in our cities. They can now exercise limited sharia law in Canada. They have gained the right to have Islam taught in California public schools, and as the article reveals they forcing their will on us and we allow it.

In light of all these bloodless gains, I don't see any reason why a religion of domination should leave when victory for them is in plain sight.

So off we go to 'conquer' them in Afghanistan and Iraq by toppling governments and forcing them to mix democracy with Islamac law and tradition. Unfortunately, anything mixed with Islam is still evil and dangerous. Meanwhile, we hand them victories inside our own countries by giving them 'rights' and pandering to them.

Logic and reason have been murdered in the West, and the evil barbarians are clever enough to take advantage of the opening. God save America.

10 posted on 10/07/2005 10:46:21 PM PDT by TheCrusader ("The frenzy of the Mohammedans has devastated the churches of God" -Pope Urban II, 1097AD)
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To: Mount Athos

Where's PETA in all this?

Probably hiding - Arabs eat petas for lunch!


11 posted on 10/07/2005 10:49:08 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: Mount Athos

12 posted on 10/07/2005 10:50:03 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Mount Athos

And just when I was for putting the 'ham' back in Mohammed.


13 posted on 10/07/2005 11:19:04 PM PDT by andie74 (Let's put the 'ham' back in Mohammed.)
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To: Mount Athos
You brits need to get a grip!


14 posted on 10/07/2005 11:26:14 PM PDT by Delta 21 (MKC USCG-ret)
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To: Mount Athos

This is a Labour council we're talking about. Labour in local government is generally insane.

Regards, Ivan


15 posted on 10/07/2005 11:29:04 PM PDT by MadIvan (You underestimate the power of the Dark Side - http://www.sithorder.com/)
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To: MadIvan
This is a Labour council we're talking about.

I wish you were right but according to this blog poor Piglet was banned in Tory-controlled Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council.

16 posted on 10/08/2005 12:01:17 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: ScaniaBoy

My mistake. Appalling.

Regards, Ivan


17 posted on 10/08/2005 12:03:23 AM PDT by MadIvan (You underestimate the power of the Dark Side - http://www.sithorder.com/)
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To: MadIvan

Land of Hope and Glory?


18 posted on 10/08/2005 12:04:26 AM PDT by Peelod (Decentia est fragilis. Curatoribus validis indiget.)
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To: Peelod

I live on the South Coast, which is sort of the Red State area of England. It's still the land of hope and glory here - in my constituency, the Tory won with a crushing majority.

However if he's an utter wimp on Muslims, it won't make much difference.

Regards, Ivan


19 posted on 10/08/2005 12:06:20 AM PDT by MadIvan (You underestimate the power of the Dark Side - http://www.sithorder.com/)
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To: MadIvan

I just finished watching BBC Last Night of the Proms 2004 on DiscoveryHD (amazing technology). The bozo announcer seemed to apologize for the "jingoistic nationalism".

May God save the Queen and her country.


20 posted on 10/08/2005 12:13:01 AM PDT by Peelod (Decentia est fragilis. Curatoribus validis indiget.)
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To: Mount Athos

Thanks for posting this. I didn't read about this a week ago so it's new news to me.


21 posted on 10/08/2005 12:24:22 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: onef

ping


22 posted on 10/08/2005 12:25:08 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Mount Athos

After the NY and London bombs, surely many people are offended to anything related to Islam. What if they voice their objection and the council bans anything related to Islam too... That would be called 'tolerant'.


23 posted on 10/08/2005 1:16:59 AM PDT by paudio (Four More Years..... Let's Use Them Wisely...)
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To: Mount Athos


24 posted on 10/08/2005 1:26:06 AM PDT by ppaul
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To: beaversmom
Check my profile page.

It expresses my sentiments on this subject rather succinctly.

25 posted on 10/08/2005 1:31:02 AM PDT by Do not dub me shapka broham ("I'm okay with being unimpressive. It helps me sleep better.")
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To: Mount Athos

The West is in a cultural war just as surely as in a military war. Both must be won.


26 posted on 10/08/2005 3:38:08 AM PDT by tkathy (Tyranny breeds terrorism. Freedom breeds peace.)
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To: Mount Athos

I'm offended by liberals. Can we ban them in the workplace? Not that many of them work....


27 posted on 10/08/2005 6:06:34 AM PDT by Antoninus II
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To: ScaniaBoy

What is a council that is referred to in the article? Any idea what a council estate is?


28 posted on 10/08/2005 6:28:19 AM PDT by em2vn
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To: em2vn

council estate == British welfare housing project


29 posted on 10/08/2005 6:33:56 AM PDT by SauronOfMordor
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To: TheCrusader

And yet, parts of the West are slowly waking up. I hope


30 posted on 10/08/2005 6:46:42 AM PDT by chesley
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To: SauronOfMordor

Thank you. Are those things self-governed in some fashion.


31 posted on 10/08/2005 11:04:16 AM PDT by em2vn
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