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LGBTs call on visible national support Aug 7 to counter Huckabee's CFA day
Equally Wed ^ | Aug 4 2012 | Equally Wed

Posted on 08/04/2012 12:58:58 PM PDT by scottjewell

"Our original goal was to support Starbucks for being so supportive of our community and our rights.

"We specifically chose a brick-and-mortar chain to have visible support around the country on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in direct response to Mike Huckabee’s Chick-fil-A Day."

In an effort to heighten awareness for all companies and nonprofits contributing to the fight for marriage equality, we’ve decided to rename August 7 as National Marriage Equality Day...

This expansion of focus is the result of the direct encouragement of Starbucks Corporate Headquarters who wanted other equality-minded companies and organizations to share in the appreciation.

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National nonprofit organizations fighting for LGBT equality...:

Courage Campaign Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Freedom to Marry Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Lambda Legal Marriage Equality USA National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (The Task Force) National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC) NOH8 Campaign Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) White Knot

A partial list of national and international brands that support LGBT rights (feel free to add more in the comments):

Abercrombie & Fitch Absolut Vodka Amazon.com Delta Disney Ford General Mills Google J.C. Penney JP Morgan Kenneth Cole Kimberly-Clark (maker of Kleenex, Huggies, Kotex, Scott, Depends, Wypall) Kimpton Hotels Levi-Strauss Macy’s Marshalls Microsoft Nike Sears Southwest Airlines Starbucks Target Tiffany & Co. T.J. Maxx"


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This is why we should not cave to conservatives who say, "Just forget the Chick-Fil-A thing":

The LGBTs have no intention of forgetting it on their side.

They are holding this day as a rebuttal to last Wed. and calling on national support to do so.

1 posted on 08/04/2012 12:59:10 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

I thought they already had their day. Oh. Right, It failed. So now its a back door do-over.


2 posted on 08/04/2012 1:03:40 PM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: scottjewell

Might I suggest to those whose “panties are up in a wad” (poor choice of words with this crowd I suppose) over CFA, turn this into something, like, positive, man. Why not start your OWN chain of LGBT-freindly fast food joints and compete? But then again the responsibilities that go with properly running a business are a million times greater than “community activism”.


3 posted on 08/04/2012 1:05:17 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: scottjewell
I see this differntly. I predict that the Chik-Fil-A debacle will disappear in the next week or so.

The cultural radicals and their "moderate" useful fools just got their collective asses handed to them by the bitter clingers. The State Run Media will now want to stop covering the story.

4 posted on 08/04/2012 1:05:35 PM PDT by Lysandru
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To: scottjewell

the homo agenda has been intolerant and deployed NAZI tactics for years and still yes STILL WE HAVE DOPES ON OUR SIDE EVEN ON HERE WHO SAY THEY HAVE NO PROBLEM WITH THEM.

The homostapo have been intimidating businesses for years, they have sued Catholic adoption charities, they have gone after florists, ice cream stores, photographers, wedding cake makers, newspapers and frigging dopes on here wil still shop at Target, starbucks, homo depot etc and all because some are too selfish to give up a coffee, some furniture, some cheap shoddy looking clothes at Target.

Their kiss butt fest failed, they looked stupid so yet again they throw yet again another baby tantrum and now do this crap.

The homostapo just doesn’t get it because they’re so full of atred and bigotry, they don’t understand we don’t want to know their sex life or how they have their sex.
They don’t understand because they go ont their websites and tell each other how persecuted they are and how they should get intot he faces of people.

AND WE STILL HAVE SOME ON OUR SIDE who are COWARDLY, Hannity, some on talk radio , Romney, Noonan, Hume, Drudge who back these queers because either
1. they’re homosexuals
2. cowards.
3.they know a couple of homosexuals and they’re nice{hate that stupid pathetic ignorant comment}
4.they don’t want to upset their elitist pals up in NY City, and other big northern cities.
5 they only care about their own pocket


5 posted on 08/04/2012 1:07:22 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Lysandru

Hmmm, you may have a point there, and I guess we shall soon see!


6 posted on 08/04/2012 1:07:52 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

There is nothing ‘courageous’ about mocking God and the universal truths the underpin our constitution. There is nothing ‘courageous’ about bullying people and businesses to adopt an agenda that is against their heart felt religious beliefs. These people are tyrants.


7 posted on 08/04/2012 1:08:27 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: scottjewell

They can have Startbucks, and we’ll keep patronizing Chick-Fil-A.


8 posted on 08/04/2012 1:08:27 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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To: nhwingut

yeah, looks like...


9 posted on 08/04/2012 1:08:52 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
This is why we should not cave to conservatives who say, "Just forget the Chick-Fil-A thing":
When we stood in line at the CFA in Paramus, NJ I had the sense that we were part of something that's gonna be big. Like being at the Washington Monument listening to Dr. King's I Have A Dream speech kind of big. IMHO CFA appreciation day is comparable to Rosa Parks' simple act of righteous defiance.
10 posted on 08/04/2012 1:10:29 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: scottjewell

The Tower of Babel fell apart because it was made of brick and mortar.

Starbucks is going to be a little pissed because they had a 2% day on Tuesday. Time for Dunkin Donuts to have a banner day if they play their cards right.


11 posted on 08/04/2012 1:11:40 PM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: manc

Yes, it infuriates me, too - that is why I’ve become obsessed with the whole gay agenda’s future fate and keep posting on it. It is the one issue which is repeatedly dismissed by so many who profess to conservatism.

And the gays count on those who say “they have no problem with them”—they laugh behind their backs at them for granting them impunity, and see them as dupes. I do know this for a fact.


12 posted on 08/04/2012 1:12:03 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Lysandru; Jim Robinson
the liberal bias crap we have to call our media will get with the homostapo and then have their cameras at various locations and say “wow the crowds are massive, the people have come out for freedom etc” bla bla frigging bla

Jim How about a list permanently on here of companies which give a lot of money tot he left and the homostapo and surely ALL of US on here can get the word out to friends, family, neighbors, work associates etc and not spend out money on their companies/

13 posted on 08/04/2012 1:12:38 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Impala64ssa

Yes, there was indeed that feeling. So of course the moderates, centrists, or libertarians or whomever begin immediately to say it should be forgotten and that it does not really matter. Grrrr. infuriating.


14 posted on 08/04/2012 1:14:08 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Marriage Equality Day on August 7?

At long last, Billy Bob can get married to his pet sheep.


15 posted on 08/04/2012 1:15:03 PM PDT by heye2monn
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To: TwelveOfTwenty

I’ll admit I tried Starbucks once in a great while. Their regular iced coffee, not the overpriced fancy stuff, is good. It kinda tastes like an iced Cuban cappucino I had at one the bodegas in Ybor City. Otherrwise I’ll stick with Dunkin Donuts’, that stuff hits the spot on a day like today ;)


16 posted on 08/04/2012 1:16:37 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: mazda77

You know there is a sense too that Starbucks didn’t really want the attention of itself. As in:

“This expansion of focus is the result of the direct encouragement of Starbucks Corporate Headquarters who wanted other equality-minded companies and organizations to share in the appreciation.”

To me, it sounds like Starbuck’s was saying, “hey, don’t put the spotlight on us, make it general”.


17 posted on 08/04/2012 1:17:16 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
Good to see a list of companies to avoid. Those companies obviously want the radical leftist gay fringe hate mongers as their customers more than they want normal mainstream Americans. Let their bottom line suffer for a radical agenda of deviancy.
18 posted on 08/04/2012 1:17:38 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: scottjewell

Same as me, years ago I never cared about them but after the way they have gone into a NAZI machine and intimidating folks, etc then I took more notice and the more I find out the more I am determined now to never give in to them, hell I’d go to prison before I ever conform to their mental sickness.

What gets me is supposed conservatives even a couple on here who stae they have no problem with them, after all the issues and lawsuits and changes in laws the homstapo have gone .
There are still folks which ignore this, still say no problem with their agenda.
I can’t stand cowardly people, we all need to speak up and not whisper our views or keep them to ourselves.
Why the likes of Hannity , some on talk radio etc stay silent pises me off to no end.

They’re cowardly silence has helped the homosexuals and they will advance their agenda until people get a clue and speak out.


19 posted on 08/04/2012 1:20:46 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: manc

There are so many companies on the list, I don’t think they will be able to make a visible, dramatic show of support on August 7.

That there are so many companies on the list demonstrates the headway the LBGTs have in the culture war. It will be a disadvantage to them in this specific instance only, as their supporters will be spread thin among many different companies, it will be difficult to make a visible, dramatic show of support.


20 posted on 08/04/2012 1:20:54 PM PDT by jeannineinsd
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To: scottjewell
No doubt Starbucks is thrilled to hear the news. A cafe full of sodomites, sipping mocha frappes, will do wonders for their bottom line.
21 posted on 08/04/2012 1:22:01 PM PDT by Realman30 ("I've already made a donation to Haiti. It's called taxes". . . . El Rushbo.)
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To: scottjewell

I noticed that as well.


22 posted on 08/04/2012 1:23:19 PM PDT by jeannineinsd
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To: Proud2BeRight

Sometimes I wonder if this companies just got railroaded and harassed into signing on, and resent being listed and “outed” like this.

No doubt on Aug 1 some of them suddenly “saw the light” and wished they were on the other side.


23 posted on 08/04/2012 1:23:34 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: jeannineinsd

most of those companies never get my money anyway but I am telling others about starbucks, Apple, Google, Target especially as its back to school soon and many parents now have said they will not get their shoddy all the same clothing from there .


24 posted on 08/04/2012 1:24:39 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: scottjewell

They called a mulligan?


25 posted on 08/04/2012 1:26:00 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: scottjewell

Who said they could have a day for unnatural sodomite pseudo-marriage??? ...and calling it a “national day” to boot! What arrogance! I acknowledge no such thing!


26 posted on 08/04/2012 1:28:29 PM PDT by Edward Teach
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To: scottjewell

The backlash is in full swing now. JC Penney just fired their CEO who thought the gay marriage stance was a good marketing idea. We all know how well that one is working out for their bottom line.

Since these companies are now listed by this group, I would say that the CFA appreciation day scared the crap out of them and I would expect all sorts of under the radar statements are in the works.

This whole thing was such a huge backfire that I would assume any company getting under the rainbow banner is either woefully stupid or engages in self masochism. Either way, their days in business are numbered.


27 posted on 08/04/2012 1:28:29 PM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: jeannineinsd

most of those companies never get my money anyway but I am telling others about starbucks, Apple, Google, Target especially as its back to school soon and many parents now have said they will not get their shoddy all the same clothing from there .


28 posted on 08/04/2012 1:29:08 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: scottjewell
A partial list of national and international brands that support LGBT rights (feel free to add more in the comments): Abercrombie & Fitch Absolut Vodka Amazon.com Delta Disney Ford General Mills Google J.C. Penney JP Morgan Kenneth Cole Kimberly-Clark (maker of Kleenex, Huggies, Kotex, Scott, Depends, Wypall) Kimpton Hotels Levi-Strauss Macy’s Marshalls Microsoft Nike Sears Southwest Airlines Starbucks Target Tiffany & Co. T.J. Maxx"
Hey, guys, thanks for the list.

Having that list directly from you makes it easier to figure out what companies to avoid. This saved me a lot of time rather than looking them up on my own.

29 posted on 08/04/2012 1:30:02 PM PDT by Bob
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“Sometimes I wonder if this companies just got railroaded and harassed into signing on, and resent being listed and “outed” like this.”

The same way Jesse Jackson would shake down companies.


30 posted on 08/04/2012 1:30:41 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: scottjewell

What ***hole declared the 7th “National” Homosexual “Marriage” Equality Day? Did the Kenyan do this as another “In Your Face” to decent Americans?


31 posted on 08/04/2012 1:33:00 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: Bob

Home depot is a msive company who gives their money tot he homostapo and actually has job fairs for them.


32 posted on 08/04/2012 1:33:30 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Bob

Home depot is a massive company who gives their money tot he homostapo and actually has job fairs for them.


33 posted on 08/04/2012 1:33:39 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: scottjewell

The rise and fall of the gay reich.


34 posted on 08/04/2012 1:34:43 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: manc

I don’t see Apple on that list.

I do, however, see Microsoft.


35 posted on 08/04/2012 1:36:22 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: RegulatorCountry; Jim Robinson

Maybe starting a list of verified supporters of these Gestapo
tactics should be a permanent sidebar item?


36 posted on 08/04/2012 1:41:50 PM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: Impala64ssa
Might I suggest to those whose “panties are up in a wad” (poor choice of words with this crowd I suppose) over CFA, turn this into something, like, positive, man. Why not start your OWN chain of LGBT-freindly fast food joints and compete?

Starbutts?

D!c&-Fil-A?

No, wait. I have it.

Long John's Quiver... Two Guys or Two Girls...

The Donut Hole... Big Weiners... Pizza Butt...

Something tells me the idea will fail.

.

37 posted on 08/04/2012 1:41:56 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: mazda77

agreed, there are many on here and elsewhere which have no clue that their money helps the lefts destruction and the Christian bigotry.


38 posted on 08/04/2012 1:58:49 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: scottjewell
The homo groups are clever and use buzz words that resonate with the uninformed, such as 'Marriage Equality' which sounds so innocuous and, well, 'fair'. If the polls are accurate, they are making headway with the general public. However, the brouhaha over Chick-fil-A owner Dan Cathy's perfectly reasonable statement that he believes in the traditional definition of marriage - one man, one woman - and the attempt by the homo groups to not only vilify the man but destroy his popular business, backfired, big-time. The gays lost a lot of sympathy with their over-the-top protests and average folks noticed the hate was coming from the gay groups, not the folks who simply believe in the traditional definition of marriage. Their August 7th protest will flop and the media will move on, quickly.
39 posted on 08/04/2012 2:00:16 PM PDT by Jim Scott (Obama must be defeated)
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To: scottjewell

As if the LGBT-LMNOPs goons weren’t already overly-emotional drama hogs.

Load them up with coffee and watch them become even more obnoxious.


40 posted on 08/04/2012 2:01:22 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Bob

Ford?!?! Dang it, I had decided my next vehicle purchase would be Ford because Chevy took the buyout. Now I don’t know what to do...


41 posted on 08/04/2012 2:01:22 PM PDT by Spirit of Liberty (If you build it, Obama wants credit!)
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To: Jim Scott

Very true. I don’t want the reversal that occurred on Aug 1 to lose its power, so I hope they keep on with their obnoxiousness. I would not feel mean-spirited toward them at all nor harbor any animosity had this all not been such a long, long time in coming.


42 posted on 08/04/2012 2:07:09 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: VanDeKoik

Drama hogs is right. Yes, all they need is Starbucks and a spotlight and they’ll being flying high.


43 posted on 08/04/2012 2:09:07 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: jeannineinsd

I think Starbucks wanted the spot light not to be on them only, but with all the other companies as well. And that’s very telling.


44 posted on 08/04/2012 2:11:47 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: manc

Yes, same as when Glenn Beck said same sex marriage was OK, not to make a big deal of it. Just pandering to the lobbby and the monied sponosors. I am all for speaking out and taking a stand, as you note its going to get worse if we remain silent.


45 posted on 08/04/2012 2:14:24 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

“This expansion of focus is the result of the direct encouragement of Starbucks Corporate Headquarters who wanted other equality-minded companies and organizations to share in the appreciation.”

How kind of Starbucks.

This is hilarious. All they’ll do is distribute the already-small population that would bother with this amongst (too many) businesses. It will look like any other day. No impact. Nothing different (except I’m sure they’ll wear signs and so on).

Compared to people standing in lines *outside* 1 kind of business all over the country!


46 posted on 08/04/2012 2:16:23 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Somebody did. Not sure where exactly its coming from as there are so many Rainbow lobbies I can’t keep track of them.


47 posted on 08/04/2012 2:16:23 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

that’s the good ting about this site.

We know we are not alone,we know what is happening around thisn country and how the radical left are trying to destroy the country, the traditions and the foundations.

One thing I will never shut up about is this now, I’m more determined than I was last week.


48 posted on 08/04/2012 2:17:28 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

I really believe Starbucks was kind of saying, “Thanks, but no thanks - after Aug 1 you ain’t gonna stick us in your spotlight.” They don’t want any part of it, IMO. ;-)


49 posted on 08/04/2012 2:18:41 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Failure again.


50 posted on 08/04/2012 2:19:02 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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