Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Slow Boiled Frog

The push for Sharia law in the UK continues apace:

Muslim medical students are refusing to attend lectures or answer exam questions on alcohol-related or sexually transmitted diseases because they claim it offends their religious beliefs. Some trainee doctors say learning to treat the diseases conflicts with their faith, which states that Muslims should not drink alcohol and rejects sexual promiscuity. (Some) have even refused to treat patients of the opposite sex.

...Sainsbury’s is permitting Muslim checkout operators to refuse to handle customers’ alcohol purchases on religious grounds... Sainsbury’s is also allowing its Muslim pharmacists to refuse to sell the morning-after pill...
And so it goes.

-- Nick

(via Little Green Footballs)

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