Selling Pork and Alcohol

“O believers! Intoxicants, gambling, idols, and drawing lots for decisions are all evil of Satan’s handiwork. So shun them so you may be successful.” [Quran 5:90]

Challenge of the Day #77: Do you think it is haram to work in a store that sells alcohol or pork?

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Tamur
6 months ago

I’m honestly not sure…

Luqman
6 months ago

Yes – it is haram. Allah tells us clearly to “shun them” so that we may be “successful”

Most people I know who work these jobs end up “stuck”. It’s hard for them to reach a level of success in their life. Shunning those jobs forces you to look elsewhere, to obtain better skills. When you sell those things, you are feeding a system that looks to keep people down. It is not benefitting anyone except the owners of those systems.