Isn’t it great that Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange made Oklahoma safe for Sharia? Death of Turkish Secularism Update: “Turkey alcohol curbs raise secular fears,” from the BBC, January 12 (thanks to Block Ness):
New rules on the sale of alcohol in Turkey have raised fears its food and entertainment industries may be harmed.
The curbs ban alcohol from sports advertising and events for young people, and sales are limited to licensed shops and restaurants.
Critics say it will become harder for catering companies to organise wedding parties and similar gatherings.
A ruling party official said the rules were put in place to protect young adults from alcoholism.
An opposition spokesman said that an “oppressive mentality” was seeking to control Turkey, suggesting that the ruling AKP party was targeting secular lifestyles.
But Mehmet Kucuk, whose Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Board implemented the changes, insisted there was “no ideological dimension to the issue”….