Allen West and the Sharia Law Incident That Wasn’t

Allen West and the Sharia Law Incident That Wasn’t May 13, 2015

One-term Congressman Allen West knows Sharia law when he sees it. You can’t pull the wool over his eyes. So when he and his daughter went shopping at Walmart recently, the two of them immediately spotted a situation that was clearly, obviously an instance of Sharia law being imposed on them:

Back in Dallas, after we unloaded the U-Haul, Aubrey, a very organized young lady, began the initial arranging of her room. And then came the request — “Dad, I know you haven’t been eating well here, so we need to go grocery shopping.” Dang it! This is what happens when your daughter is pursuing a Masters in Molecular/Cellular Biology. So we were off to the local Walmart Superstore just up the road. We gathered up her desired foodstuffs and headed to the checkout — and then this happened.

There was a young man doing the checkout and another Walmart employee came over and put up a sign, “No alcohol products in this lane.” So being the inquisitive fella I am, I used my additional set of eyes — glasses — to see the young checkout man’s name. Let me just say it was NOT “Steve.”

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?

Boy howdy, that is one astute young lady.

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.

As it turns out, imagining that is exactly what they did. Sometime later, they had to change the title of the blog post and add this correction:

EDITOR’S UPDATE: We spoke to the Walmart store, and apparently employees under 21 years old are prohibited from selling cigarettes and alcohol.

They could, of course, have waited to get an explanation before posting this unfounded accusation, but that would require intellectual integrity.

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