RECENT  POSTS:  » READ: Very anti-gay crew vows to never recognize civil marriage equality (even though they so will or face penalties) » NOM #March4Marriage coalition partner, religious liaison: 'Homosexuality is behavior and choice...immoral' » Mike Huckabee blatantly lies about something no civil marriage activist is seeking » Video: Man who once called for ban on gay teachers promotes #March4Marriage; because of course he does » FRC Senior Fellow: We are prepared to 'give our lives' to fight same-sex marriage (i.e. 'our eternal destruction') » Questions 'Face The Nation' should ask Tony Perkins (but likely won't, sadly) » Gorgeous clip from PFLAG Canada recognizes the many marriage memories that never were » On marriage, FRC prays SCOTUS will 'rule in the fear of the Lord' » AFA's new desperation: Marriage equality will turn bible into 'Mein Kampf' » Stop me if you've heard this one: Gay men throw reception for Ted Cruz; Cruz doesn't act as super anti-gay as usual  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

04/20/2011

SPLC 'hate group' plans to inundate Chick-fil-A with paper: Worse for environment or Chick's PR dept?

by Jeremy Hooper

Ya know, it's interesting --- the American Family Association surely thinks they are helping with this effort:

Screen Shot 2011-04-20 At 5.17.42 Pm
[SOURCE]

But one has to wonder: Does the fast food chain, which has been so eager to downplay the eyebrow-raisers that have surrounded their political outreach efforts, really want support from one of the only sixteen groups that the Southern Poverty Law Center has designated as an anti-gay hate group? Is that really the best way to garner positive PR, in wake of the revelation that a corporate retreat center has an expressed ban on gay couples/families or that the company hosts marriage strategy sessions that purposely work against gay equality? Is the AFA really the best group to help sidestep the fact that the company gives a fryerload of cash to all kinds of anti-LGBT groups?

Maybe it is. Wouldn't be our choice. But then again, neither would funding inequality. (**Or, in full disclosure: Neither would chicken for this staunchly vegetarian writer)

***

*UPDATE: From a reader:

201104202103

All this writer can say is, "Watch your cholesterol." Because while I know you think we're going on to different afterlives, I still don't want you reaching yours before your time.

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails