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To be uncomfortable about this local response to the Syrian refugee crisis.

(14 Posts)
HowManyMoreTimes Fri 11-Sep-15 22:55:54

A very high profile business in my local area has put the following sign in their window.
'Refugees welcome here, British homeless need not apply'.
For the record, if I had a spare room, I would welcome a refugee family. But equally, I would help a local homeless person/family if I could.
How would you'll about this?

HowManyMoreTimes Fri 11-Sep-15 22:57:03

Should read 'how would you 'feel' about about this?

MissFitt68 Fri 11-Sep-15 22:58:38

Seriously? That's disgusting

MissFitt68 Fri 11-Sep-15 22:59:18

And racist?

LaNouba Fri 11-Sep-15 23:01:58

Take a photo and share on facebook, that should shame the twunts enough to take it down. The Mail would love to run a story on this

Nokidsnoproblem Sat 12-Sep-15 00:00:01

It's clearly a joke...

HelenaDove Sat 12-Sep-15 00:44:38

That cant be true surely.

RachelZoe Sat 12-Sep-15 00:47:06

I would take that as a joke too.

DontStopBelievin Sat 12-Sep-15 01:06:00

That's got to be a poor attempt at a joke. Pointing out that "get all the help you need, if you're a refugee. If you're British and homeless though, jog on as you're not worthy enough."
That's the way I read it anyway.

MiscellaneousAssortment Sat 12-Sep-15 01:19:19

Ooh what's the context? Type of shop, what 'welcome' means in practical terms...

There must be a reason beyond random bigotry surely?

MissFitt68 Sat 12-Sep-15 09:39:39

Which high profile business was it?

JeremyCorbynsStylist Sat 12-Sep-15 09:42:37

Take a photo & put it on FB & Twitter.
They'll be out of business by Christmas.

Shiningdew Sat 12-Sep-15 10:06:10

Great idea Jeremy [hnm]

MissFitt68 Sat 12-Sep-15 12:38:29

Op who is it? Doubt they would be put out of business!

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