Why the does the word 'halal cause some folk to have a meltdown?

  Lancashire Telegraph 

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Earlier this week I posted a short story on a new halal butchers opening in Blackburn. The reaction I must say was a little disconcerting. I mean, it was only a small shop opening. The kind of regular small business openings that happen week in week out.So, why on earth was so much hatred towards a business that was simply trying to earn a living and bringing some positivity to the town? In fact, shouldn’t we applaud entrepreneurship? Have we become so incensed with the word ‘halal’ that we home in on it with such virulence?If this had been a ‘kosher’ butchers would it have garnered such hatred?I mean, you would think the town was getting a gun shop with slot machines in it.This bullying culture which looks to drown out decent voices is something that has become more and more acceptable on news websites and forums. Sadly, it gives off a false sense of perception of a town and a place and its people. On the whole people are just happy and trying their best no matter what the circumstanc

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