Well, after all, putting bacon in a mosque is considered a ‘hate’ crime in America, now. And Florida judges have been known to consider sharia law in their rulings. The Quran forbids Muslims to consume pork products…but Muslims have decided it means they can’t touch it or be in the same room with it, either.
UKcomplex Wolfe stands charged with breaking in to the Islamic Society of Central Florida Masjid Al-Munin Mosque in Titusville on New Year’s Eve where police say he slashed at windows and various other items with a machete, then dropped raw bacon all over the floor near the front door before he left.
This is the part he probably didn’t realize though: after further investigation the state attorney’s office has officially labeled this a hate crime. That means that the penalty for Wolfe’s charge, armed burglary, can now be boosted all the way up to life in prison. Of course, it will be up to the judge to decide if Wolfe deserves the maximum if he’s convicted. For now, he’s being held in jail where he’s been denied bail.
In early December, a severed pig’s head was tossed at the front door of a mosque in Philadelphia. Last week, raw bacon was found at a Las Vegas mosque.
Less than a month ago, President Barack Obama criticized the “Islamophobia” that he said some Republicans promote.