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Planned Parent hood and the "boycott" list. user banned
12th Aug '10

So apparently those who don't agree with Planned Parenthood and their abortion services have made a list of companies to boycott..... :wink: So please, continue to go to these places and buy from them. They're helping to support women with a CHOICE!



Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- The pro-life group that has compiled the national boycott list of companies and corporations that give contributions to the Planned Parenthood abortion business today released its updated list. Several new companies joined corporations that have been longtime Planned Parenthood supporters.
Some of the new companies on the boycott list include Internet giant AOL and Darden Restaurants, a conglomerate that oversees popular restaurants like Bahama Breeze, The Capital Grille, LongHorn Steakhouse, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, and Season 52.
Another restaurateur, Ignite Restaurants, made the list, and it includes Brickhouse Tavern+Tap and Joe's Crab Shack.
Hilton Worldwide made the boycott list and it manages hotels ranging from Doubletree, Embassy Suites, Hampton Inns/Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Hotels, and Homewood Suites.
Other new Planned parenthood-supporting companies to make the list include ING financial services, Kohl's department stores, Mrs. Fields cookies, Staples office supply stores, Toys "R" Us, and Trader Joe's markets.
Kenneth C. Garvey, the director of communications for Life Decisions International, which compiles the list of companies backing the abortion business, said the boycotts have worked over the years because millions in Planned Parenthood funding has stopped.
"As a direct result of the commitment, action and prayers of pro-family people, at least 256 corporations have stopped funding Planned Parenthood," he told LifeNews.com.
LDI estimates that the boycott has cost Planned Parenthood more than $40 million since the Corporate Funding Project (CFP) began nearly 18 years ago.
"This should serve as a testament to those who thought it impossible to change corporate philanthropic behavior," Garvey said.
Some of the companies that make a return appearance on the boycott list include The Gap clothing stores and Freddie Mac, the troubled government-sponsored mortgage firm.
AlphaGraphics, Wells Fargo (including Wachovia), Nike, Time Warner, Bank of America, Walt Disney, Johnson & Johnson, Lost Arrow (Patagonia, etc.), Chevron, and Nationwide Insurance are among the other companies included in the boycott list again.
As was the cast with past editions, the new boycott list includes a "Dishonorable Mention" section, which identifies charitable groups that are associated with Planned Parenthood, by either supporting it financially, co-sponsoring events or programs or allowing it access to its members and supporters.
Those charitable groups include Lions Clubs, the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, Boys & Girls Clubs, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Camp Fire, Girls Inc., Girl Scouts, Kiwanis Clubs, March of Dimes, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Rotary Clubs, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Salvation Army, YWCA, America Gives Back (formerly [American] Idol Gives Back), and YMCA, among others.
"This has not been some sort of 'Jesse Jackson boycott' where we make news for a few days and then go away," said LDI chairman Thomas Strobhar.
"Corporate officials are learning that those who value life are among the most dedicated people on earth. We will not go away until corporate involvement with Planned Parenthood comes to an end," he concluded.




People are so stupid. LOL WALT DISNEY supports a choice! Fucking retards!

James Mama 3 kids; Arizona 2845 posts
12th Aug '10

Damn Ill never be able to eat at my 2 favorite restaurants again Olive Garden and Joes Crab Shack :( :lol: :lol:

Disappearing Meemz 15 kids; Indiana 88176 posts
12th Aug '10

This part bothers me a lot:



As was the cast with past editions, the new boycott list includes a "Dishonorable Mention" section, which identifies charitable groups that are associated with Planned Parenthood, by either supporting it financially, co-sponsoring events or programs or allowing it access to its members and supporters.
Those charitable groups include Lions Clubs, the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, Boys & Girls Clubs, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Camp Fire, Girls Inc., Girl Scouts, Kiwanis Clubs, March of Dimes, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Rotary Clubs, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Salvation Army, YWCA, America Gives Back (formerly [American] Idol Gives Back), and YMCA, among others.

Soooo, they're boycotting charities that help people with cancer and sick kids. :? I'm sorry, but that's just crazy. In the great scheme of things, I'm pretty sure cancer patients and sick kids > unviable fetuses they aren't going to raise anyway.

nutmeg. California 22281 posts
12th Aug '10

I'm seriously BUMMED that Trader Joe's is on that list.
And, Joe's.
Ahhh

LoserMom♥ Due April 26; 2 kids; Punta Gorda, Belize 12466 posts
12th Aug '10

I'll support choice in a few weeks when we eat at Red Lobster. Mmm.

Here we go again :D 2 kids; Oklahoma 1460 posts
12th Aug '10

:roll:



Planned Parenthood is NOT JUST FOR ABORTIONS. Damn people... They give out birth control there too...Which PREVENTS untold number of abortions.



*facepalm*

user banned TTC since Jan 2001; Japan 107255 posts
12th Aug '10
Quoting James Mama:
nutmeg. California 22281 posts
12th Aug '10
Quoting Here we go again :D:
mama gee. 3 kids; Cincinnati, Ohio 29211 posts
12th Aug '10

We support a choice every day since my husband WORKS at Toys R Us. WOO!

James Mama 3 kids; Arizona 2845 posts
12th Aug '10
Quoting ♥ B ♥ Sauce:
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12th Aug '10
Quoting n.e.r.d. girl:
See ya 18 kids; Florida 10612 posts
12th Aug '10

Going to eat at Red Lobster tonight and shop at Kohls. Oh yeah and pay my AOL bill :)

user banned TTC since Jan 2001; Japan 107255 posts
12th Aug '10
Quoting Here we go again :D:
user banned TTC since Jan 2001; Japan 107255 posts
12th Aug '10
Quoting James Mama:
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Quoting PO-PO: