As bernarda says at GifS "The wimp Brits cave again to multiculturalism." Let's hope we here in the USA don't start doing the same. I think if they start trying to push this stuff here many people would be in favor of inviting them to one big national Pig Roast. LOL!
LINK: A story based on the Three Little Pigs fairy tale has been turned down by a government agency's awards panel as the subject matter could offend Muslims.
Here are more things that "offend" muslims.
Britain's Union Jack offends Muslim because it is comprised of the heraldic crosses of three Christian Saints: St. George - patron saint of England since 1270, St. Andrew - patron saint of Scotland and St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland.
|British banks are banning piggy banks because they may offend some Muslims. Halifax and NatWest banks have led the move to scrap the time-honoured symbol of saving from being given to children or used in their advertising, the Daily Express/Daily Star group reports here. |
|Politicians in British West Midlands banned the display of toy pigs and other pig-related items in municipal offices as a result of a single complaint from a Muslim. Among the banned items were piggy banks, novelty pig calendars and a tissue box featuring Winnie the Pooh and Piglet. |
|Police in central England seized a collection of porcelain pigs from a house's window sill after Muslims complained that they were offensive. |
|In Orlando, Florida, a Christian employee of a business owned by a Muslim was fired for eating a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich.|
|Some British schools have also removed or restricted the following 'anti-Muslim' children's books... |
The Three Little Pigs, Charlottes Web, Babe:The Sheep-pig, Cars and Trucks and Things That Go, Olivia Saves the Circus, Animal Farm."