In a post originally entitled “Sharia Law Comes to Wal-Mart,” former Representative Allen West wrote Monday that he was almost refused service at a Texas Wal-Mart this weekend over the cashier’s religious beliefs, a claim he later admitted was mistaken.
West was alerted to danger when he and his daughter approached a checkout lane with a sign declaring “No alcohol products in this lane.” The cashier’s name? “Let me just say it was NOT ‘Steve,'” West wrote.
The caliphate thickens:
I pointed the sign out to Aubrey and her response was a simple question, how is it that this Muslim employee could refuse service to customers based on his religious beliefs, but Christians are being forced to participate in specific events contrary to their religious beliefs?
…Imagine that, this employee at Walmart refused to just scan a bottle or container of an alcoholic beverage — and that is acceptable. A Christian business owner declines to participate or provide service to a specific event — a gay wedding — which contradicts their faith, and the State crushes them.
Alas, this is not Sharia creep just yet. West spoke to a Wal-Mart representative, who informed him cashiers under 21 were prohibited from ringing up alcohol and tobacco products — ironically a puritanical-sounding restriction.
[h/t Media Matters]
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