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06/29/2005

Nike's civil unions support draws "pro-family" ire, though their arch support draws universal praise

by Jeremy Hooper

'Concerned Woman' Robert Knight has his knickers in a bit of a twist over Nike's recent decision to throw support behind a bill that would legalize civil unions in the shoe cobbler's home state of Oregon.

Agape Press credits Knight as saying that "the only way to change the company's mind, is with the voting power of the consumer dollar," which would seem to indicate possible plans for a boycott unless the company withdraws their backing. It would be unlikely for Nike, who has a long history of gay rights support, to bow to the anti-gay pressure. However, we do hear that in order to appease the "pro-family" crowd, the company has decided to fast track production on their forthcoming "Air Jesus":

Family Advocate Condemns Nike's Support for Oregon Civil Unions [Agape Press]

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