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02/06/2013

Audio: Did Walmart meet with FRC and choose to stop funding gay orgs? Tony Perkins says yes

On his show today, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins says that his organization met with Walmart and that led the megaretailer to stop funding "the opposition": [SOURCE: Perkins Live, 2/5/13] Well now I have some questions...

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05/01/2009

Arkansas: Did prominent CEO place 'Wal' around Adoption Mart?

Did Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke sign the petition that ultimately led the state of Arkansas to ban adoption by same-sex couples? Yes, says KnowThyNeighbor.org: A one, Mike Duke of 16 Pinnacle Drive, Rogers, Arkansas with the birthdate of 12/07/49 appears...

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11/26/2007

Deck the halls with extremism: The war on Xmas season has officially begun!

Remember on Wednesday when we told you that despite Wal-Mart's strides towards gay-friendliness over the past few years, the retailer's perceived turnaround in the face of opposition has led the Human Rights Campaign to this year give the company a...

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11/21/2007

HRC up against a 'Wal'

What a difference a year makes. In the days leading up to Thanksgiving 2006, our socially conservative opposition was encouraging folks to boycott Wal-Mart because they considered some of the company's policies too pro-gay for their liking, But now, the...

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02/08/2007

Dude, enough with the 'Wal-Mart search engine' thing!

Can every single "pro-family" spokesperson, group, and media outlet in existence please let us have your attention? No, no, Mr. Barber -- we don't want to hear any of your flawed hate crimes arguments right now. Ms. LaRue, please pipe...

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01/23/2007

'BP News': Wal-Mart attacking sanctity of their own search engine

From Baptist news source BP News, this little bit of brilliance: WACO, Texas (BP)--If an Internet user types the word “gay” into the search engine for Wal-Mart’s online bookstore, more than 1,000 titles turn up -- including titles from “Gay...

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12/15/2006

Oh, and another thing -- that little smiley faced icon dude once looked at my husband in a flirtatious manner!

In a quote in which she tries to justify why her Christian group is protesting Wal-Mart for its perceived gay-friendliness, Operation Save America's Dr. Pat McEwen says to Agape Press: "They will still give preferential treatment to vendors who are...

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11/27/2006

Pastor calls Wal-Mart 'an enemy of God,' prompting Satan to apply for greeter position

Claiming that "Wal-Mart has succumbed to the demands of the radical homosexual agenda and the abortion industry," Rev. Flip Benham of Operation Save America (pic.) says of the protests that he and a scant number of fellow Christians conducted outside...

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11/22/2006

Rolling back extremism: AFA frees followers to patronize Wal-Mart

The gay-decrying folks at the American Family Association are claiming victory in their war against what they perceive to be Wal-Mart's gay friendliness, and their planned weekend boycott of the Arkansas-based retail behemoth has been called off. All because Wal-Mart...

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11/13/2006

Proud moments in baseless extremism: AFA encourages post-Turkey Day Wal-Mart truancy

The folks at the American Family Association are encouraging their followers to boycott Wal-Mart on the two days following Thanksgiving (traditionally the busiest Holiday shopping days of the year) because they say: In a show of support to help homosexuals...

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11/01/2006

Rolling-back acceptance: Former Wal employee bites the hand that used to feed her

A former Wal-Mart employee, Janet Baird (pic., from WMFD News), has announced that she'll begin demonstrating outside many of the retail giant's stores, in protest of what she perceives to be the company's "gay agenda." She tells conserva-news source WorldNetDaily:...

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10/23/2006

That always infallible litmus test known as the Wal-Mart search engine

The below is from an email we just received from the American Family Association, wherein they decry what they perceive to be Wal-Mart's growing gay-friendliness: And this is from a post we wrote last March, wherein we questioned why the...

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09/01/2006

There are two ways to spell flyer; CWA seems to have used the 'L-I-E' version

Our booleaders at the Concerned Women For America have issued the following pdf flyer for their supporters to distribute about the whole Wal-Mart situation: Fortunately, we also know how to make pdfs:

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Columnist asks Wal-Mart 'why'; we say: 'read your own column objectively to see why gays need these efforts'

In a commentary on Wal-Mart's decision to partner with the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, conservative chatter Kevin McCullough says: On nearly every occasion I've visited a Wal-Mart, I've nearly always seen entire families shopping together – of...

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08/31/2006

Responding to another editor's letters

The following "Letters to the Editor," all regarding the news that Wal-Mart has partnered with the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, come from CNSNews.com. The following replies come from sheer frustration: "I live in northwest Arkansas, Wal-Mart's area...

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08/30/2006

Two can play the 'inundate Wal-Mart employees with paper' game, FRC

In protest of the news that Wal-Mart has partnered with the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce to develop and encourage corporate diversity initiatives, the folks at the Family Research Council are asking their followers to print out and...

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08/24/2006

'Pro-fam's get around to acknowledging pro-gay Wal-Mart effort; shockingly, 'mazel tov' not their response

Responding to the news that Wal-Mart has partnered with the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins has issued this quote: "I don't think this is something that will sell on Main Street America,...

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08/22/2006

Often damned when they don't, Wal-Mart now damned because they did

Jeremy Bishop, program director of the AFL-CIO's gay and lesbian constituency group Pride At Work, is criticizing the news that the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce has entered into a partnership with Wal-Mart. Of the deal, Bishop told...

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08/21/2006

Wal-Mart to rollback intolerance

The National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce has announced a partnership with Wal-Mart Stores Inc., in which the retail behemoth will work with NGLCC to encourage and develop corporate diversity initiatives. And it would seem that the acceptance encouragement...

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03/24/2006

AFA decries Wal-Mart for carrying 'B'back'; Only Products With Which AFA Approves R' Us still in good graces

Our ol' two step pardners at the American Family Association are now attacking Wal-Mart for deciding to stock the Brokeback Mountain DVD when it hits store shelves April 4. Saying the film is not "family-friendly," AFA's Randy "I once accused...

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12/15/2005

AFA biting the hand that rolls back prices?

According to the American Family Association's AFR News, the AFA is expressing "disappointment and concern" over a "pro-homosexual seminar" being held tomorrow at Wal-Mart's Arkansas headquarters. AFA spokesman Randy Sharp (who you might remember for the twisted statements he made...

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