Saturday, June 19, 2010

The Qu'ran Forbids Everything That Keeps Stores Open In Poor Communities

Chicago Muslim convenience and grocery store owners and their dilemma over selling booze, lottery tickets, and Slim Jims:
Falah Farhoudeh, owner of Pay Less Grocery, near 69th Street and Ashland Avenue, is one of those trailblazers. Farhoudeh has never sold liquor or lottery tickets. The sandwich shop he runs out of the back of his store doesn't serve pork. But he prominently displays pork skins and soda pop at the front of his store instead of fresh fruits and vegetables.

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