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Sign at Wegmans draws attention (New York supermarket becomes sharia complaint (Wegmans)
WHEC News 10 ^ | March 30, 2012 | Ray Levato

Posted on 04/01/2012 4:35:06 PM PDT by lward99

It’s a first for Wegmans in this area. They’ve put up a sign asking customers buying pork or alcohol not to use a particular checkout line when a Muslim teenager is on duty as the cashier.

The sign went up a week ago at their Lyell Avenue store.

Read more: http://times247.com/articles/rochester-supermarket-becomes-sharia-complaint#ixzz1qpo9ZdRt

(Excerpt) Read more at whec.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: islam; rochester; rochesterny; sharia; shariacompliant; supermarket; supermarketsharia; wegmans
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

“They’ve put up a sign asking customers buying pork or alcohol not to use a particular checkout line when a Muslim teenager is on duty as the cashier. “

Dum bass moslem. There is a clean bottle between the liquor and him. There is also a clean plastic wrap between the moslem and the pork. Do your job or hit the gate!


101 posted on 04/01/2012 10:23:05 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: muawiyah
I guess I just lead a sheltered life, but in almost 60 years of grocery shopping, I have never seen a sign at a register limiting what the customer may purchase, other than the maximum number of items at the express lane.

Now, I have seen separate tobacco & alcohol checkouts, but never for groceries. These were legal requirements, not the wishes of the checker.

It is fundamentally bad business practice to cater to the employee rather than the customer. The religious restrictions of the checker are irrelevant to the customer. If you inconvenience & aggravate customers, they will shop elsewhere. Smart businesses don't do that.

102 posted on 04/02/2012 4:06:52 AM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Blueflag

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103 posted on 04/02/2012 5:30:24 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Sir Clancelot
So, I presume that there is a sign for all the Catholic cashiers, asking customers to refrain from bringing condoms, birth control pills, or other forms of contraception to their check out lines?

Perfect response!

104 posted on 04/02/2012 5:34:36 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Mister Da
Maybe someone could do a follow-up on this. Like I said I've seen the practice around here where they "break in" a new cashier and simply tell folks to NOT try to buy fresh produce or meat at that line, and we have DOZENS of Moslem, Hindu, Buddhist and Christian cashiers all ringing up everything.

We didn't get a picture of the sign ~ and that means ~ this may be an analysis of what was going on as a new cashier with an hajib (scarf) is trained.

Maybe someone could follow-up with that store and see what the story is.

105 posted on 04/02/2012 6:28:36 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: beaversmom

Chicago suburb Oak Lawn banned jell o ~ so, did the Chicago city school system ban it? Couldn’t find an article about the Chicago city schools actually banning anything except home-made lunches ~ (SEE: http://jonathanturley.org/2011/04/11/chicago-school-bans-homemade-lunches-to-protect-students-from-unhealthy-food-choices/ )


106 posted on 04/02/2012 6:39:50 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: beaversmom
There's really only so much craziness to go around although Cook County Illinois certainly has more than its fair share ~

(1) I Had no idea Oak Park had residents ~ thought it was all factories and warehouses, and (2) The banning of home prepared lunches in the far larger Chicago school system is suggestive of someone finally getting tired of all the schools there smelling like sweaty garlic during the winter months. They do have a longer winter than most.

107 posted on 04/02/2012 6:43:53 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: beaversmom

OAK PARK = OAK LAWN scuse!


108 posted on 04/02/2012 6:45:46 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

Maybe just the vicinity school like you found.


109 posted on 04/02/2012 7:10:53 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: lward99

I heard this on Rochester radio station WHAM this morning:

Wegmans announced that the decision to place the sign was a “local decision” (Meaning someone at store level) and that they have informed that person that the sign is inappropriate.

All open lanes are for all customers.

The cashier in question will be assigned a different job.

So there ya go.


110 posted on 04/02/2012 9:05:07 AM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: Nik Naym

Day late and a dollar short as far as I’m concerned. The lyell ave store is in the HOOD. Mostly “minorities” go to that store so they probably see this as a GOOD thing. I always thought Wegman’s was overpriced to begin with but very popular with the “foodies” who happen to be a large segment of “alternative lifestyle” in good ol’ Rottenchester NY. So is this cashier going to object to homosexuals coming through her line as well? Oh wait; it’s in the HOOD so usually gays avoid that area like the plague.

Tops and Aldi’s HERE I COME!! Oh and there’s a marvelous market in Henrietta in the Southtown plaza. Wegman’s selection with Aldi’s prices!!! They get a large share of Muslim customers there too, but so far no out and out CATERING to them!!


111 posted on 04/02/2012 10:16:53 AM PDT by AbolishCSEU (Percentage of Income in CS is inversely proportionate to Mother's parenting of children)
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To: AbolishCSEU

The Hood??? The Lyell Ave. Wegmans store isn’t even in the city.I lived within walking distance of it as a preschooler. Note the annual German festival nearby behind St. Theodore’s.


112 posted on 04/02/2012 11:32:24 AM PDT by crescentbeach
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To: muawiyah

Yeah, they’re supposed to know better.


113 posted on 04/02/2012 8:28:00 PM PDT by Locomotive Breath
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To: lward99

Everyone go to that store, load up on bacon, ham, pork roast, beer and whisky, and go through that specific checkout line. Make pointed comments on how tasty bacon is and how you can’t wait to get home and have some bacon and eggs with sausage.


114 posted on 04/03/2012 10:37:54 PM PDT by Cymbaline ("Allahu Akbar": Arabic for "Nothing To See Here" - Mark Steyn)
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To: lward99

Any Rochester area freepers? I will be in the Rochester area in a few weeks. I might need to stop at the grocery store.... I am a kosher-keeping Jew, but I would be happy to buy some alcohol.


115 posted on 04/05/2012 4:44:35 AM PDT by tkas (Conservative mom)
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To: crescentbeach

Don’t know if you noticed but it’s in the “Gates” area which used to be where Italians and Germans “fled” to during urban “renewal” in the sixties.

Gates and it’s neighbor, Chili, is now becoming predominantly “hood” as the Section 8 and subsidized housing is infiltrating “outer ring” city areas and the suburban areas next to them. (see Irondequoit) The elderly that can’t afford to move or won’t move get preyed upon. Most young affluent couples are moving to Bergen, Rush, Perinton, Fairport and other farther away suburbs/rural areas; the very western and eastern areas of Monroe county or Ontario county

I know because I used to work as a clerk for the Section 8 program in the nineties and they were INTENT on moving the dregs into these areas on the taxpayer dollar.


116 posted on 04/05/2012 8:58:49 AM PDT by AbolishCSEU (Percentage of Income in CS is inversely proportionate to Mother's parenting of children)
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