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German Cafes Stop Selling Pork Sausages to Spare Muslim Refugees' Feelings Watch

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    (Original post by joecphillips)
    And the bakery refused to sell a product
    Well, no. It would have sold a cake. It refused to put a particular message on it. It refused a service, not a product.
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    People love using Muslims and ethnic minorities as scape goats for everything negative they hear about. Your post is spot on!
    It's not exactly undue blame or scapegoating when the products were specifically being stopped for muslims.
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    (Original post by MildredMalone)
    It's not exactly undue blame or scapegoating when the products were specifically being stopped for muslims.
    Surely it's the choice of the shop owner/business owner what they do with their own cafe?
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    (Original post by Dumachi)
    A number of German cafes have started to exclude traditional pork sausages from their menus in order not to offend the feelings of Muslim newcomers, Deutsche Welle reported.

    Members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party criticized the initiative and are planning to control that pork is further available at work and university canteens, the article said.

    "The protection of minorities — including for religious reasons — must not mean that the majority is overruled in their free decision by ill-conceived consideration," representative of the party, Daniel Gunther said.

    According to the politician, those who want to refrain from eating pork can do so, but it does not mean that meat should disappear from all menus.

    The consumption of pork is a part of the German culture, he said, strictly opposing the new initiative.

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    http://sputniknews.com/europe/201603...-sausages.html
    It's wrong but a good business decision. If they sell halal to the muslim refugees they'll make much more money considering how many of them are arriving daily.

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    tbh it would be a wonderful gesture if our cafés stopped selling bacon sarnies; it would show these people that they are welcome here.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    tbh it would be a wonderful gesture if our cafés stopped selling bacon sarnies; it would show these people that they are welcome here.
    Perhaps clothes shops could be persuaded to sell only long dresses, and to eliminate swimming costumes, clothes with short sleeves and short skirts. Off-licences and bars could switch to selling soft drinks and bitter coffee, while the law could be changed to allow Kalashnikovs to be sold to facilitate on-street celebration of birthdays by firing bullets into the air. The resulting small number of deaths and injuries would be a small price to pay to show how welcoming we are to the incomers, eh?
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    I wonder what Hitler would have to say about all this carry on
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    (Original post by karl pilkington)
    I wonder what Hitler would have to say about all this carry on
    Why? Are you stuck in a time-warp in the second quarter of the twentieth century?
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    Why? Are you stuck in a time-warp in the second quarter of the twentieth century?
    no I just studied him a lot for GCSE and then again for A level so I think about him
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    Perhaps clothes shops could be persuaded to sell only long dresses, and to eliminate swimming costumes, clothes with short sleeves and short skirts. Off-licences and bars could switch to selling soft drinks and bitter coffee, while the law could be changed to allow Kalashnikovs to be sold to facilitate on-street celebration of birthdays by firing bullets into the air. The resulting small number of deaths and injuries would be a small price to pay to show how welcoming we are to the incomers, eh?
    :five:

    :fuhrer:

    and of course our ISPs should immediately cease allowing people to view idle amusements and profanity.
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    OP is so retarded it hurts, businesses/caterers making a corporate decision to stop selling pork to secure contracts/sales in their areas which likely have a high proportion of muslims, excellent opportunity to make more profit (like halal subways,kfcs and nandos). But nah this is erosion of european values.
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    You appear to be trying to ignore the fact that the report says that the businesses themselves have said that they made their decision because of the Moslems.
    How's this different to KFC and Subway using halal meat over here though?
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    A lot of you seem to forget that whether shops are entitled to do this, and whether we agree with their descision to do so, are very different things.

    Nobody is saying shops should be forced to sell pork, but that it is a poor choice to do so. And as much you can hand wave that its capitalism, if cafes are doing this, it would suggest islam has more capital weight than its small population entails.
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    (Original post by KimKallstrom)
    How's this different to KFC and Subway using halal meat over here though?
    It isn't. I deplore such companies pandering to superstitious sensibilities, especially if they fail to offer the non-superstitious a proper, humane alternative when doing so. making halal meat the default or only option is a disgrace.
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    (Original post by Farm_Ecology)
    if cafes are doing this, it would suggest islam has more capital weight than its small population entails.
    There are other possibilities. Those places could have been approached and threatened, for instance.
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    So long as I can still get my Eisbein and Currywurst I don't particularly care.
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    Maybe it is a purely business decision
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    There are other possibilities. Those places could have been approached and threatened, for instance.
    I suppose what i meant is that they more apparent economic power than they should have. Which might come about from intimidation or fear.
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    Maybe it is a purely business decision
    Of course it is; after all, the migrants are the fast becoming a sizeable demographic in Germany.

    The 'migrant crisis' has been going on longer than a year; there must be over 2 million recent migrants in Germany (1.1 million in 2015, and hundreds of thousands from 2012 onwards), and it'll be larger when they bring their families and friends over. Businesses would be stupid to ignore this.
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    (Original post by Dumachi)
    A number of German cafes have started to exclude traditional pork sausages from their menus in order not to offend the feelings of Muslim newcomers, Deutsche Welle reported.

    Members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party criticized the initiative and are planning to control that pork is further available at work and university canteens, the article said.

    "The protection of minorities — including for religious reasons — must not mean that the majority is overruled in their free decision by ill-conceived consideration," representative of the party, Daniel Gunther said.

    According to the politician, those who want to refrain from eating pork can do so, but it does not mean that meat should disappear from all menus.

    The consumption of pork is a part of the German culture, he said, strictly opposing the new initiative.

    Read More:
    http://sputniknews.com/europe/201603...-sausages.html
    So if i come to your house and am offended by your cat you should kick it out?
 
 
 
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