The European Union, in order to promote a greater tolerance for people of the Muslim faith is banning the use of Pig Latin across the EU. Said EU representative Björn Toulouse:
As many of you may know, the pig is considered an unclean animal to Muslims. Therefore, following the ban of a statue of a pig in the UK, we’ve decided that in the interest in multicultaral harmony we’ve decided to also ban the use of pig latin across the European Union.
The decision was hailed by various Muslim groups as a decision that would
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The ban is expected to go into effect beginning the first of July and penalties range from a fine of several Euros to being tied to a chair and forced to listen to speeches by former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien – a move that has caused several human rights organizations to protest, citing cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Geneva Convention.