Louisiana GOP Congressmans Restaurant Refuses To Serve Muslim Couple

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    At least that is what the restaurant in Shreveport, La is being accused of. I would wait till all facts are in before forming a opinion. According to the Muslim husband, the restaurant employee said this to him:


    “She asked me point blank ‘Are you Muslim?’ and I said, ‘Yes, I’m Muslim,’ She said ‘We can’t serve you’ and locked the door from inside when my wife was still inside the store,” Husain said.

    GOP Congressman's Restaurant Accused Of Turning Away Muslim Couple | ThinkProgress

    The situation quickly escalated and Husain ended up calling 911. So did a Subway employee. At some point before police arrived, however Husain said the employee unlocked the door and let his wife leave but also made it clear they should take their business elsewhere.

    An officer with the Shreveport Police Department arrived after that. Both Husain and a department spokesman said the officer initially patted Husain down to check for weapons. But spokesman Cpl. Marcus Hines said the officer eventually determined the situation was much ado about nothing. Department records show the officer didn’t even file a report.

    Fleming’s employees deny Husain’s version of events, and claim that security tapes prove that there was no discrimination against the couple. Still, the Shreveport police are ignoring a request for an investigation by the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
     
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    That’s just as disturbing as the alleged discrimination.
     
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    With the limited evidence provided in the story, I would tend to believe the store, simply because the brought up the existence of the security tapes. You know they will be saved, for future use.
     
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    Ya cause how dare anyone have an opinion that you don't like.
     
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    It's Louisiana folks. I believe it.
     
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    That an elected official, charged with representing all the people, who promised to obey the Constitution, should opine that he perceives the United States as a ‘Christian Nation’ is indeed disturbing.
     
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    Could you elaborate a little more?
     
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    He is charged with representing his constituents, not ALL the people. It is a bit late for you to suddenly get Constitution. Most leftists want to do away with it for their government takeover of life. The United States has a predominately Christian following. It is a fact. Deal with it.
     
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    Personally I think this story is ridiculously overrated and the proprietor of a business has the right to serve or not serve whomever they wish... but how hard is it to watch a video tape?
     
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    Pubcrappe. Top to bottom....
     

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