USPS accused of bias against atheism

Mar 26, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story:

The United States Postal Service is accused of being biased against atheism . A German based atheist shoe company, known as "Atheist Shoes," claims the USPS is discriminating against packages displaying the word "Atheist." In a statement released on March 26, the company claims packages sealed with packing tape displaying the word "Atheist" go ... (more)

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“It's just a box of rain...”

Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#1 Mar 26, 2013
I doubt that this results from USPS policy of any sort. I think that individual workers are to blame and that the USPS should launch an internal investigation and issue an internal memo stating that workers who deliberately delay or misplace items for any reasons, including ideological or religious objections, will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12


#2 Mar 27, 2013
I love how the company did an experiment before jumping to conclusions, that was smart. I would wager that most customers online would prefer one of the better companies like UPS or FedEx anyway, the USPS sucks, that's all there is to it, it needs to be replaced.

Hamilton, UK

#3 Mar 27, 2013

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Since: Feb 11

Pale Blue Dot

#4 Mar 27, 2013
EdSed wrote:
I didn't notice anything hateful of even derogatory towards any religions on the shoes. If the USPS is constantly running a deficit, they should not be alienating any of their customers. Smart business practices should be their priority. Furthermore, taxpayers should not be subsidizing (through claims) the postal service's preventable wrongdoings.

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