Skip to comments.Coke withdraws from group that backs Stand Your Ground law
Posted on 04/06/2012 7:13:20 AM PDT by bgill
ORLANDO, Fla./NEW YORK (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co is dropping its membership in a conservative national advocacy group that supports "Stand Your Ground" laws such as the one being used as a defense in the Florida killing of an unarmed black teenager, Trayvon Martin.
The move by the world's biggest soft drink maker comes as corporate America faces increased scrutiny from consumers and shareholder activists over lobbying and political spending.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...
I didn’t know they still made royal crown. Have to check if they are associated with any of the forbidden companies.
You folks down south are hard core.
Thanks for the link.
Here’s my “comment.”
Due to your decision to publicly side with malcontents and dissociate your company from ALEC, I must end my fifty year love affair with Coke.
I consider this decision by your company nothing
less than complicity with scandalous media’s attempt to inflame racial animosities, and wish you not only hardship in business, but personal hardship for all those involved in this wanton display of craven cowardice.
We like nothing better than Northerners telling us how THEY think it should be done......
“You folks down south are hard core.”
Sir, Meyers dark rum is sweet and mellow.
I am very familiar with Meyers as I drank many a Mai Tai containing it. I’ve just never tried it straight. I shall correct that deficiency.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.