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Another Islamic custom in place!

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Submitted by Nick (Japan), Sep 29, 2006 at 20:33

To add to your list of weird Islamic customs taking over our lands, the Islamic practice of halal is alive and well and practiced in Wolverhampton, UK.

"He hath only forbidden you dead meat, and blood, and the flesh of swine, and that on which any other name hath been invoked besides that of Allah. But if one is forced by necessity, without wilful disobedience, nor transgressing due limits - then is he guiltless. For Allah is Oft-Forgiving Most Merciful" Quran 2:173

Under Islamic Law, Muslims are forbidden to eat blood. Under halal, the cow ready for slaughter is hung upside down and its throat is slashed to allow all its blood to drain out. This is a most painful and slow death for the animal, which must undergo extreme agony.

The UK method is to first stun the animal, relieving it of any pain.

British families were alarmed to learn that such halal meat is being served in schools in the Wolverhampton area in alignment with Islamic custom because Muslim children go to these schools, and they are now up-in-arms about it. Evidently, Muslims complained to the education board and got their way.

Just another British custom swept aside to make way for Islam.

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