Vermont: Restaurant Advertising Its Bacon Forced To Remove Sign After “Offended” Muslim Complains
In the Land of the Free you evidently have no right to offend the perpetually offended. What is truly offensive here, however, is not a sign that advertised bacon, but the fact that the restaurant felt it was necessary to remove it …
Qur’an Sura 5:3, “Forbidden to you (for food) are: dead meat, blood, the flesh of swine, and that on which hath been invoked a name other than that of Allah.”
By Hannah McDonald, WPTZ News – “A sign on a lamp post at the bottom of the Winooski Circle displayed the words ‘Yield Sneakers Bacon’ until Friday morning. The bistro owners took it down.
It got there as part of ‘Operation Bloom.’
A city program put it in place to keep its flower beds beautiful. If businesses do some gardening they can post an advertisement where they do it, but the word ‘bacon’ on the Sneakers Bistro sign started a discussion about diversity on…
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