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Absolute disgrace

Muslim bus drivers' ban on guide dogs.  daily express today page 27.
Despite the  disability discrimination act and a recent ruling from the equality and human rights comm, muslim bus drivers in london/berkshire are refusing to allow blind people to take their guide dogs on a bus.

I find that absolutely appalling.
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Re: Absolute disgrace

It's disability discrimination, plain and simple.
Shouldn't be doing a job like that in the first place.
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txs hp . i meant no offence to you i like you but see my recent post under kick them out
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only 1 reply to this post yet most of you are more interested in who you share your b.day with, and the so called freedom/democracy of poster in here.
Do any of  not fel strongly about the banning of guide dogs  or are you typical britishers?  doesnt concern me/let sleeping dogs lie  etc etc.
No wonder this country is sen as a soft touch. no wonder over 1 miilion molovians have applies to come here ( daily express today ).
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Re: Absolute disgrace

It does appear to be ridiculous.
http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/187711/Muslim-bus-drivers-ban-on-guide-dogs
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Perhaps more people would take it seriously if it was reported in the professional media?
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I don't think New Scientist would be interested. Wink
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Perhaps more people would take it seriously if it was reported in the professional media?

Quite! If it's in the paper then it must be true!  Crazy
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don't think New Scientist would be interested. Wink

(not preceding post, not full quote)
You'd be surprised, but I've seen no reference yet. No doubt someone is planning a PhD on a related topic as we write!
New Scientist has it's share of "debate" regarding sensationalising it's content with OTT headlines.  Shocked
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From yesterday's Sunday Times - front page and continued on page 2
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Many thanks  Oldjim    .  may Allah be with you Cheesy
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I guess the conclusion of that is that if you can't stand dogs for whatever reason
1. don't get a job serving the public as some will have guide dogs.
2. Come to think of it, don't get a job at all as some other employees may have them too.  Crazy
3. And whatever you do, don't go blind.  Cool
Note: Edited, by adding numbering, to clarify a joke that has been TOTALLY MISREAD by some!  Cry
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Many thanks  Oldjim    .  may Allah be with you Cheesy

He probably will be Smiley
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From yesterday's Sunday Times - front page and continued on page 2

Did you spot who the article was by?
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Did you spot who the article was by?

*Howls* heh..
Bit of a joke, Modern Lunacy. Typical newspaper sensationalism... Considering its owned by the same person who owns Television X - ill take the "news" with a pinch of salt thanks Smiley