Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby oneh2obabe » Mar 25th, 2018, 6:58 am

A petition asking a Canadian ice cream chain to change its “blasphemous” name has nearly 30,000 signatures.

The Toronto chain Sweet Jesus, which first opened in 2015, announced plans to expand into the U.S. in October. But some Christians aren’t thrilled with the company’s presence down South.

“The company’s name and logo are seriously offensive,” the petition on Christian site Return To Order says. “The first S in the word Jesus is a lightning strike, reminiscent of the Nazi style used by the SS, and the T in “SWEET” is often shown as an inverted Cross on the company’s various products … We cannot remain silent while Our Lord is blasphemed!”

Another petition, by Canadian site CitizenGo, has almost 8,000 signatures. It calls the company’s branding “totally offensive and revolting.”

If anything could qualify as ‘hate speech’, this is it!CitizenGo petition.

https://usa-businessnews.com/2018/03/24 ... titioners/
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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby bob vernon » Mar 25th, 2018, 8:29 am

The infidels!!

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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby d0nb » Mar 25th, 2018, 5:43 pm

A class act to be sure. [icon_lol2.gif] They should do very well in LA.
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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby MCB » Mar 25th, 2018, 7:20 pm

They should change it to "Sweet Jebus!" :up:
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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby seewood » Mar 25th, 2018, 7:32 pm

Negative publicity is still publicity. Can't buy the pushback and your name in the news cycle when it is being done free.
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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby vinnied » Mar 25th, 2018, 9:25 pm

I guess if your of the christian faith this could be very bothersome, however in this day and age, most people dont believe, and there popularity is growing leaps and bounds. In saying that though i dont think they should be pushing there ways on young sick children. this is in very poor taste even if there ice cream isnt.
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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby Jflem1983 » Mar 26th, 2018, 6:24 am

Im not religious. I agree the name and symbolism is a bit much. I wouldnt call a business mohameds liquor mart
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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby oneh2obabe » Mar 27th, 2018, 9:08 am

Sweet Jesus is not going to change its name, co-founder says.

Popular ice cream brand Sweet Jesus may have come under fire recently for allegedly promoting “blasphemy,” but the company is not melting under the pressure—they say they have no plans to change their name.

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/0 ... -says.html
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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby gman313 » Mar 27th, 2018, 9:16 am

I will shop there because of the name - love it! religion is the root of all evil and needs to be eliminated

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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby oneh2obabe » Mar 27th, 2018, 9:58 am

2 stores opening in Alberta soon ... Southgate Centre and West Edmonton Mall.

http://www.sweetjesus4life.com/
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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby Omnitheo » Mar 27th, 2018, 11:51 am

Cool I’ll have to check one out.
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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby averagejoe » Mar 27th, 2018, 12:02 pm

gman313 wrote:I will shop there because of the name - love it! religion is the root of all evil and needs to be eliminated



They did try in many countries and eliminate Christianity and it didn't work....ask the Russians, Estonians, Hungarians, German's, Poles, Ukrainians, Croatians, Romanians, Bulgarians, etc, etc, etc....ask them what it was like to live under a atheists regime?
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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby averagejoe » Mar 27th, 2018, 12:03 pm

Omnitheo wrote:Cool I’ll have to check one out.


Always said socialist are prone to be satanic people...wouldn't you agree? :D
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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby Glacier » Mar 27th, 2018, 12:08 pm

It's like banning Lauren Southern from the UK. Much easier shake your finger at foreigners while embracing your own for saying the same thing.

Here's an American ad that is equally 'blasphemous.'

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Re: Sweet Jesus Asked To Change 'Blasphemous' Name

Postby oneh2obabe » Mar 27th, 2018, 12:12 pm

It's an ice cream store - nothing more, nothing less. Shopped at St. Phillip's Bakery for years but that doesn't mean I believe in all the BS thrown about by any one religion.
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