Skip to comments.Target Raises Money for Same-Sex Marriage Group
Posted on 05/24/2012 4:27:24 PM PDT by Zender500
Target, the nations second-largest retailer, could be sending as much as $120,000 to a homosexual activist group through its online sale of pride shirts.
The site says 100 percent of the sales of the rainbow-themed shirts will go to the Family Equality Council, a gay-activist organization. Among other issues, it lobbies for gay adoption, the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act and same-sex marriage.
Randy Sharp, director of special projects for the American Family Association, denounced the retailer for crossing into social activism.
Really what Target is saying is that were going to take sides in this social agenda and were not going to support natural marriage, were going to support homosexual marriage, he said.
On a rainbow flag on the Target website, it declares June is National Pride Month.
The site promises that Target will donate 100 percent of the purchase price for each PRIDE item sold between May 20, 2012 and June 30, 2012 to Family Equality Council (www.familyequality.org), up to a maximum donation of $120,000.
The Family Equality Council is also among the community partners listed on the diversity page of Targets Web site.
The 1,700-plus-store retailer was criticized in 2010 by homosexual activists for a donation to a Minnesota political group, MN Forward, which supported a gubernatorial candidate who opposed same-sex marriage.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Read Targets Diversity Web page.
No Target for you!
Too bad, I (used to) shop there.
Target, please see "Dixie Chicked" in the Urban Dictionary
Was it Target that banned the Salvation Army bell ringers?
Because od this, Target will be out of business before the end of summer.
They didn’t ban the Salvation Army, they stopped all front of the store salutations.
At Christmas they still have a link to the Salvation Army on their web site.
good bye Targnut.
Target has a history of supporting leftist nonsense. Its founding family also gave the world Senator/Governor Mark Dayton, Communist-Minnesota.
Companies just keep cutting their throats. I don’t just mean from the loss of patrons this will cause. The Gay agenda is in lock-step with the socialist agenda. Target is funding the socialists that will eventually gobble them up.
They can do what they want to do. I can do the same.
Wasn’t Target accused by the Gay Gestapo of being anti-gay for some reason or another a few months ago? I geuss this is the payback or should I say the shakedown.
I hardly shop there anyway.
Is it still OK to shop at Wal Mart?
Time to stop shopping at TARGET.
**Was it Target that banned the Salvation Army bell ringers?**
And I haven’t shopped there since they did. Actually my feet have never darkened their doorway.
Pride...one of the seven deadly sins.
J. C. Penney’s...check. Target...check. Marvel Comics...check. DC Comics...check.
Pride goeth before a fall.
Chicagoans protest Target store (Gay Extremists Try to Shakedown Target for $$$)
Posted on Saturday, August 14, 2010 2:18:59 PM by Maelstorm
About 50 people turned out Saturday, Aug. 14 for a protest of the new Target store in Chicago, on Broadway just north of Montrose. They were calling for a boycott of the store because of a recent $150,000 contribution to a fund, Minnesota Forward, that in turn gave that money to right-wing conservative Republican candidate Rep. Tom Emmer in his race for Minnesota governor. While Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel has apologized to employees for the contribution, and while Target is also meeting with the Human Rights Campaign to mitigate damages, they have not requested the funds back, and Chicago activists...
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