Tennessee: Grade School Bans Pork to Appease Muslims

via Todd StarnesWhy Did a Tennessee Grade School Ban Pork? | FOX News & Commentary.

A Tennessee elementary school banned students from eating ham sandwiches, BLT’s and anything else made with pork, but eventually lifted the ban after parents complained.


Third grade teachers at Sunset Elementary School in Brentwood, Tenn. sent home an “Approved Snack List” for the school year and it specifically banned anything that comes from a pig.snacklist

“No meats containing pork,” read the memorandum. “Starting Monday, August 12, 2013 your child must provide their own snack from the above approved snack list.”

Kids could nosh on raw vegetables without dips or sauces, fresh fruit, crackers, pretzels, and popcorn – but no ribs or pork rinds.

“Only choose a food from the following list to bring into school for snack,” the memorandum stated in bold-face type. “No other food items are permitted.”

One day after the pork ban went into effect, Williamson County Schools posted a message on their Facebook page telling parents to ignore the rules.

“Schools should only be offering suggested snack choices, and that information will be sent home only if your child is in a classroom where there is a food allergy,” the district stated. “Any reference to not allowing pork products in school is incorrect. Please disregard.”

The district said the point of the memorandum was to address food allergies and approved snack lists.

The memorandum did not explain why the school had become a pork-free zone, leading to lots of confusion among parents.

“I’ve never heard of a life-threatening pork allergy,” one parent wrote on Facebook.

The no-pork rule generated lots of conversation on Nashville’s talk radio stations and a number of callers and several hosts wondered if it had something to do with students who might be Muslim.

“Typical list for a Madrassa,” wrote Nashville radio host Michael DelGiorno on his Facebook page.

“If you think this has anything to do with something besides appeasing Muslims then you are either stupid or willfully ignorant,” one of his listeners wrote.

A search of the school’s website returns several results for Islam and Muslim.

One Twitter user responded to the school’s dhimmitude even though they retracted the edict.

twit-porkJust last week the Pillars of Islam (including jihad) were found in a Tennessee public school. Could it be the same one? All posts on Tennessee here.6a00d8341c60bf53ef01901eab7168970b

40 thoughts on “Tennessee: Grade School Bans Pork to Appease Muslims

  1. This is outrageous and we should never continue down this path. Those who choose to give up their freedom’s and right to eat what you want because of Muslims or this Government is insane. Time to stop the madness!!!

  2. Now, the entire WORLD wants to throw up when they even hear the words ISLAM or MUSLIM. Real Americans reject, 100%, anything and anybody having anything to do with the devil-worshiping filth called Islam.

    • The story goes written by an Arab, that when Muhammad was visited by the entity in that cave he claimed it was Satan or an agent of Satan, but his Catholic wife and family convinced him it was a angel from God, it’s the only thing I do agree with that mad-man about. From then on it has been almost fourteen hundred years of non-stop ISIS like atrocities committed against innocent men, women and children and only people with an IQ of rat would believe they will change because they want Liberty, no you idiots they plan on changing all of us, their history supports this. What you see in Europe is Hijrah a type of Jihad by Immigration, I feel for the European women who will suffer rapes on a grand scale, as bad as Muslims men treat their women they detest non-Muslims even more.

  3. Where do we get the stupid idiots that make these idiotic decisions? If these are all elected positions, boy are we in trouble! Someone needs to slap them in the side of the head with a 2 x 4 to get their brain out of the stuck position.

  4. The total list is stupid in requiring only certain brand named snacks. They must be stockholders. And no pork? What a bunch of losers who try to teach our children. They need to go dack to training rocks!

  5. They even list brand names? That’s even crazier! I would immediately pull my kids out of a school that demanded that kind of snack list. I don’t know of a single child that would eat raw veggies without some sort of dip. In these tough times many families would be hard pressed to get name brands, I know we are and my husband has a good job.

  6. This is TOO DAMN MUCH!

    If they don’t like it DO NOT EAT IT!!!

    Start a rumor!

    Yes, start a rumor that everything being served has had pork fat used in it… but, don’t tell anyone… don’t really DO IT… just start the rumor to see how far it will go.

    Then, when they start to raise HELL abou it, just tell the damn bastards, “Sorry, you eat what you want and we will eat what WE want… If you don’t like it that way, just don’t eat… go somewhere else and eat!”

    • Derived from pork or other animals
      Avoid or doubtful (may be derived from animal or vegetable)
      dough conditioners
      mono and diglyceriders
      enzymes or rennet in cheese
      soy lecithin
      soyabean lecithin
      vegetable lecithin
      vegetable shortening
      vegetable mono and diglyceriders
      vegetable enzimes or rennetless cheese.
      May contain alcohol – avoid
      Artificial and imitation extracts and flavorings

  7. Ot is getting worse and worse. Appeasing? Not really, no guts is more appropriate. Stand up for our rights, and if the Muslim families do not like it, have me bring their own lunch. Whoever advised this idea, should be fired or demoted.

    • This is the USA. Unlike some countries, we have no official religion. We welcome all types of people. We are a melting pot. So I see absolutely nothing wrong with this. Jews don’t eat pork either. I’m sure you wouldn’t have a problem if this school had tried to “appease” them.

      • You’re missing the entire point and or you didn’t read the article and or you have no reading comprehension. The entire point is that this is all about appeasing Muslims. Another point is that there is no need to appease Jews because they don’t demand appeasement by others. Muslims are crybabies and demand appeasement from everyone.

      • I don’t have any problem with Muslims being here!

        They should NOT try to change out Nation to comply with THEIR traditions, eating beliefs, habits, etc.

        If they want to be here, they will keep their WAY OF LIFE, and it’s REQUIREMENTS, to themselves and NOT try to shove it down everyones THROAT!!

        If they can’t do that, they should not be here! PERIOD!

        They can live here abiding by OUR LAWS keeping their stuff to themselves and Everything will be just FINE; else, NO WAY!!

      • I attended a school system which was about 20% Jewish. The Jewish kids who wanted to keep kosher simply brown-bagged their own lunches. They never tried to tell anyone else what to bring for lunch.

  8. Not a problem. They all been eating it here for years. Peanut butter crackers, fried chicken, capsules from the doc. We need to tell them its in almost every food here. They need to bring their own food here if they want it pork free. Watch the silly buggers jihad then!

  9. Those of us who lived through WW2 know where the appeasement road leads. Nobody asked the Muslims to come and live in the West, if they want to live by their codes there are plenty of countries they can move to. It is time to get in their face about their food nonsense

  10. the true American people,who for generatios have been born to American parents,are be coming extinct. seems the muslims are trying to take over the world, and it seems like Obarfma,is offering them the U S of A. time to wake up

  11. Tennessee, what has happened to your state? Are you no longer part of the United States? You are turning into England and France, why are you letting the Muslim lifestyle take over your schools and your way of life there? New York is now letting them pray in their streets blocking traffic just like they do in France. Is all ways of American life going down the tubes? They are taking over, one state at a time, New York, Michigan, Washington state, California, now Tennessee and then Who–Florida? WAKE UP!
    The Million Muslin March being planned on 09/11 on Washington, DC— trouble is on the horizon!

  12. This is very ridiculously stupid and insane. If the Muslims do not like the Western lifestyle, it is time to say to them those words: THE DOORS ARE THERE, SO LEAVE!!!!

  13. Someone needs to spy on these in power to see what they eat all day long. What is good for the geese is good for the gander. But name brand???? No home made? Where has home economy gone? Oh, I forgot, this is socialism.

  14. I see zenophobia is alive and well in Tennessee. That’s one of the more unfortunate things that you have picked up from us British. No need to thank us. You should be more concerned about the brands the list insists parents use.

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