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megimoo
11-16-2010, 04:35 PM
Toy Pig Removed From UK Farm Playsets to Avoid Religious Controversy

"Where Else But That Bastion Of PC, the UK !"

A UK toy shop has become the target of mothers‘ ridicule after it removed a toy pig from a children’s farm set in an attempt to kowtow to religious preferences. (h/t Weasel Zippers)

Can you spot the difference in these before/after images? Hint: "Oink."

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The animal was missing from the Early Learning Centre’s (ELC) HappyLand Goosefeather Farm when a mother bought it as a gift for her daughter’s first birthday.

The set did contain a cow, sheep, chicken, horse and dog, but the pig sty was empty – even though there was a button that made an “oink” noise.

What? No accommodation for Hindus who might find a farm cow offensive?

When the mother named only as Caroline complained, she was told in an email the pig had been removed in case it upset Muslim or Jewish parents.

Eating pork is banned in both religions because pigs are considered unclean.

Thankfully, the company has come to its senses and promised to “reinstate the pig” after parents complained. One parent even condemned the whole episode as “political correctness gone loopy.”

But some defended the toy store’s move even suggested the company should have sold two separate versions of the toy, one with a pig and one without.


http://www.theblaze.com/stories/toy-pig-removed-from-uk-farm-playsets-to-avoid-religious-controversy/

Gingersnap
11-16-2010, 04:39 PM
Or a hypersensitive Muslim parent could have simply removed the pig before giving it to the child.:rolleyes:

Rockntractor
11-16-2010, 05:29 PM
Bastards!:mad:
http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv230/upyourstruly/sittingPig.gif?t=1289946532

NJCardFan
11-16-2010, 07:14 PM
And Hamp doesn't think his country is going to the Muslims?

Rockntractor
11-16-2010, 07:17 PM
And Hamp doesn't think his country is going to the Muslims?

He knows it but just doesn't want to talk about it, I couldn't imagine being conservative in a European country surrounded by socialists, we think we have it bad!

Articulate_Ape
11-16-2010, 07:33 PM
Unbelievable.

Articulate_Ape
11-16-2010, 07:33 PM
And Hamp doesn't think his country is going to the Muslims?

Going?

Odysseus
11-16-2010, 08:12 PM
Or a hypersensitive Muslim parent could have simply removed the pig before giving it to the child.:rolleyes:

That would mean having to touch it. Apparently, even a plastic representation of a pig is unclean and offensive to Allah.

Also, I like how they don't want to offend Jews, either. Trust me, we don't care what Goyim kids play with, as long as it isn't the Junior Dr. Mengele Vivisection Kit (TM).

megimoo
11-16-2010, 08:53 PM
[QUOTE=Rockntractor;335284]Bastards!:mad:
http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv230/upyourstruly/sittingPig.gif?t=1289946532[/QUOTE
They pulled the pig and left the dog.Whazup with that ?

Rockntractor
11-16-2010, 09:04 PM
[QUOTE=Rockntractor;335284]Bastards!:mad:
http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv230/upyourstruly/sittingPig.gif?t=1289946532[/QUOTE
They pulled the pig and left the dog.Whazup with that ?
Yeah, anybody that has ever awakened late at night and walked to the bathroom while raising a new puppy can tell you that dogs are just as unclean!:eek:

Odysseus
11-16-2010, 09:09 PM
[QUOTE=Rockntractor;335284]Bastards!:mad:
http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv230/upyourstruly/sittingPig.gif?t=1289946532[/QUOTE
They pulled the pig and left the dog.Whazup with that ?

Really. I guess they weren't as sensitive as they thought.

PoliCon
11-16-2010, 09:33 PM
Well if you ask me they were well justified. I mean if they didn't pull the pig the offended Jewish parents my blow up the company - right?

Rockntractor
11-16-2010, 11:06 PM
Well if you ask me they were well justified. I mean if they didn't pull the pig the offended Jewish parents my blow up the company - right?

The scene is all too familiar, Hasidic Jew, exploding side burns!

Odysseus
11-17-2010, 12:12 AM
Well if you ask me they were well justified. I mean if they didn't pull the pig the offended Jewish parents my blow up the company - right?

Yes, but by leaving the cow, they have made themselves vulnerable to attacks by Hindus, and I have it on good authority that the chickens will offend philosophers who believe in the primacy of the egg.

noonwitch
11-17-2010, 08:43 AM
Also, I like how they don't want to offend Jews, either. Trust me, we don't care what Goyim kids play with, as long as it isn't the Junior Dr. Mengele Vivisection Kit (TM).


Who makes that? Hasbro or Mattel?

PoliCon
11-17-2010, 12:47 PM
The scene is all too familiar, Hasidic Jew, exploding side burns! Blast those exploding Yids!:mad:


Yes, but by leaving the cow, they have made themselves vulnerable to attacks by Hindus, and I have it on good authority that the chickens will offend philosophers who believe in the primacy of the egg. Well those people deserve to be offended. Everyone knows eggs can't cum. :rolleyes:

Odysseus
11-17-2010, 04:33 PM
Who makes that? Hasbro or Mattel?
Marx, of course. :D

Blast those exploding Yids!:mad:

Well those people deserve to be offended. Everyone knows eggs can't cum. :rolleyes:
Yeah, the roosters get all of the pleasure. :mad: