DMV to Iraq veteran: "ICUHAJI" vanity...

DMV to Iraq veteran: "ICUHAJI" vanity plate encourages violence

There are 5 comments on the CBS News story from Feb 20, 2013, titled DMV to Iraq veteran: "ICUHAJI" vanity plate encourages violence. In it, CBS News reports that:

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles says an Iraq war veteran's personalized license plate encourages violence and is vulgar.

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real central va Marine

Crozet, VA

#1 Feb 20, 2013
HOW does it encourage violence? Please explain it to us.

“Think for yourself.”

Since: Dec 12

Anonymous

#3 Feb 20, 2013
Haji is a honorable address.
How does it encourage violence?
To whom does it incur violence?
Somebody explain please.

“Stop the Brain Rot”

Since: Jan 12

Take a Looonng Vacation

#4 Feb 20, 2013
If the intent was to suggest that he's watching for "Hajis," or Muslims, because they're suspicious or dangerous people generally, then yes it's provocative. Not sure how it's "vulgar," since "haji" is not generally an insulting term, but if this was the vet's meaning I'd deny him the plate.

“Think for yourself.”

Since: Dec 12

Anonymous

#5 Feb 20, 2013
So the State of Virginia is declairing Haji as a derogatory word or is the Muslim Community offended that a non-muslim is using the word?

Who is encouraged to be violent?

“Concerned in Tennessee”

Since: Dec 07

Knoxville, TN

#6 Feb 20, 2013
Yeah the plate is out of line, I would deny it too him as well.

However out of line it is though... I have to admit, it's pretty funny.

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