One simple question:
DOES THIS OFFEND YOU?
Hospital bans traditional Easter Hot Cross Buns = offensive to non=Christians ie: muslims.
Cross banned from chapel after being in the chapel for over 60 years --at the College of William and Mary in Virginia, USA - offends muslims.
Cross of St George is also used by Barcelona football team from Spain - on their badge - similar to the Inter-Milan incident it was deemed racist and offensive to muslims. Many muslim nations are altering the Barcelona shirts so it will not look like a cross.
Prison officials in Britain are concerned that tie pins worn by officers featuring the St. George's Cross – the symbol on England's flag – could offend Muslims who might associate it with the Crusades of the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries. "
Top brass claimed the tie-pin badges - which cost £1 with proceeds going to the Help for Heroes charity - were OFFENSIVE.
But one officer asked: "How can the Union Jack be offensive?Pride
About 100 officers in the Metropolitan force's SO18 Aviation branch, which patrols Heathrow, bought the inch-square badges.
Seventy per cent of them served in the Forces and many have children fighting in Afghanistan.
Another cop said: "We're wearing the badges with pride. Most importantly, they are to show support for our soldiers at war.
"Nobody has put out orders to remove rainbow symbols that gay and lesbian officers wear. Why discriminate against us?"
A statement from the Met said: "The dress code states only approved corporate badging may be used."
"This ruling is even more absurd coming this weekend on the 65th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
"We must be the only country ashamed to display our national flag."