Fred3663 asked in Dining OutOther - Dining Out · 1 decade ago

A Blind man turned away from Indian restaurant ?

A blind man was allegedly turned away from an Indian restaurant - because the owner said it was against his Muslim beliefs to allow dogs into his establishment.

The Disability Discrimination Act, has made it unlawful since 1996 for restaurants to refuse to serve a disabled person - including blind people with guide dogs.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1095583/Bl...

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Sounds like a typical day in the mind of a muslim...

    I mean, why the hell should a Muslim have to follow UK laws? They only live here after all.

    Rules apply to natives only, unless it comes to claiming benefits for their 12 children and stay at home mother and all their elderly relatives...

  • 1 decade ago

    I "see" your point.

    I have been fitted with bionic lenses on thw good old NHS.

    But while they, and I were getting used to them, I took the little Jack Russel for a toddle around to the nearby Chinoise take-away for an easy meal.

    Gods, The dog was banned, I was banned for not being able at the time to read tha menu.

    I tried to explain, but ended up saying "sod you" I will go elsewhere.

    Gods, again, a temporarily blind bloke, with a pet that knows the way, and I am banished .

    I shall go in, once these eyballs have settled into place,order a meal for 12, and walk away, as apparantly I cannot find my credit card without the dog.

    Oh I type this with new eyeballs

    Bob

    Source(s): General Experience
  • 4 years ago

    Hahaha! Thats awesome! ----- ACTUAL AUSTRALIAN COURT DOCKET 12659 --- CASE OF THE PREGNANT LADY A lady about 8 months pregnant got on a bus. She noticed the man opposite her was smiling at her. She immediately moved to another seat. This time the smile turned into a grin, so she moved again. The man seemed more amused... When on the fourth move, the man burst out laughing, she complained to the driver and he had the man arrested. The case came up in court. The judge asked the man (about 20 years old) what he had to say for himself. The man replied, 'Well your Honor, it was like this: when the lady got on the bus, I couldn't help but notice her condition. She sat down under a sign that said, 'The Double Mint Twins are coming' and I grinned. Then she moved and sat under a sign that said, 'Logan's Liniment will reduce the swelling,' and I had to smile. Then she placed herself under a deodorant sign that said, 'William's Big Stick Did the Trick,' and I could hardly contain myself. But, Your Honor, when she moved the fourth time and sat under a sign that said, 'Goodyear Rubber could have prevented this Accident!' ... I just lost it.' 'CASE DISMISSED!!'

  • 1 decade ago

    The member of staff said he refused the man entry not because of any religious discrimination but for hygiene reasons, implying that a dog isn't hygienic.

    Regardless of their reasons, his action was an offence under the Disability Discrimination Act.

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  • 1 decade ago

    this should not be allowed no matter what religion they are, if the restaurant owner was to check is liecence for working for the public he should not be able to refuse a blind man and is dog unless he has a doctor's letter saying he is allegic to animals but he is getting away with this because he is muslim and the council should take is liecence away

  • 1 decade ago

    What happened to the blind gut wasn't nice, but not all Muslim people are like that.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    There was an England once. Now it is just a sad shadow of it's former greatness. Kowtowing to whiny Muslims, allowing them to incrementally usurp your own legal system with theirs, all because you "dare not offend."

    Sad and pathetic, and I see my country heading in the same direction.

  • 1 decade ago

    If it's store policy not to let dogs in, his card is worth nothing.

    He's not discriminating against the disability. He's discriminating against animals. Which is perfectly legal.

    It's like the no shirt, no shoes, no service policy. If I'm blind, and not wearing a shirt, it doesn't mean I get special privileges to go in anyway.

    More over, what's your question?

  • 1 decade ago

    How sad and pathetic.

  • 1 decade ago

    And your question is?

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