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Missing: The Muslim Woman Who Ordered Vermont’s ‘Yield For Bacon’ Sign Removed

by | 26th, August 2014

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TO Vermont, where the Sneakers Bistro in Winooski, Vt. has been forced to remove the sign ordering ‘YIELD FOR BACON’ from a herbaceous border on Main Street. The NY Daily News says a Muslim woman complained that it was an affront to non-pork eaters.

The owner doesn’t sound too bothered, making a comment on Facebook :

“We are here to serve people breakfast, not politics. We removed the sign that was located on public property as a gesture of respect for our diverse community.”

Caleb Wiley, a resident of Winooski, is more put out:

“I respect her religion and her right to believe what she wants but I’m pretty sure the First Amendment extends to bacon and the selling of it.”

Other would argue (and your writer is one) that a ign proclaiming ‘Yield To Bacon’ would be more appropriate, given its deliciousness.

But the story

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