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Ammunition company sells pork-laced bullets as ‘deterrent to radical Islam’

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Posted at 10:18 AM, Jun 25, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-25 10:18:37-04

An Idaho ammunition manufacturer has developed a new line of pork-laced bullets they hope will fight against Islamic terrorists – and claim will keep them from going to heaven.

South Fork Industries of Dalton Gardens, Idaho, labels the “Jihawg Ammo” bullets as “Peace Through Pork” and a “peaceful and natural deterrent to radical Islam”, according to CBS Seattle.

The company took traditional bullets and coated them in pork-infused paint to make them “haram,” or unclean, under Islamic law.

“With Jihawg Ammo, you don’t just kill an Islamist terrorist, you also send him to hell. That should give would-be martyrs something to think about before they launch an attack. If it ever becomes necessary to defend yourself and those around you our ammo works on two levels,” the company said in a press release earlier this month.

The pink and black box bills the bullets as “Freedom’s first choice in defensive ammunition,” and says, “There’s Pig in the Paint.” There’s a related line of gear that feature slogans like “Put Some Ham in MoHAMed” and a target poster that says “Give Em a Spankin with some Bacon.”

But some religious experts debate the theory that the bullets would prevent a Muslim from attaining salvation should they be shot with the pork-laced ammunition.

The “Jihawg Ammo” Facebook page has amassed over 7,000 likes and hundreds of comments.

Read more at CBS Seattle