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American Family Association claims that Office Depot is attempting to 'indoctrinate children'
God Discussion ^ | July 20, 2012

Posted on 07/22/2012 3:55:34 PM PDT by NYer

Office Depot is the latest in the American Family Association's crusade against LGBT-friendly companies. That's because Office Depot announced earlier this month that:

Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) is proud to announce a partnership with Born This Way Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, that is dedicated to empowering youth and inspiring bravery.

The partnership, kicking off during the back-to-school season, will provide students, parents, and teachers with insights and limited-edition products that support Born This Way Foundation’s mission of helping to encourage today’s youth to grow up feeling confident about their individuality.

The American Family Association (AFA), which believes that "a culture based on biblical truth best serves the well-being of our nation and our families," claimed in an action alert issued today that "Office Depot is guaranteeing $1 million to help indoctrinate your children that they are born 'gay.'" AFA instructs its followers to send letters to Office Depot that say,

Office Depot's support for the "Born this way" campaign is terribly irresponsible.

There is zero credible evidence that people are born gay. Homosexuality is a poor and dangerous choice, and has been proven to lead to a litany of health hazards to not only the individuals but also society as a whole.

By backing this social agenda, Office Depot is deceiving our nation's young people into accepting a lifestyle that has proven to increase their chances of becoming victims to alcohol and drug abuse, depression and even suicide.

I urge Office Depot to drop this campaign and leave the raising of children to their parents.

The Florida Family Association, behind a campaign that encouraged home improvement retailer Lowe's to remove its ads from the "All-American Muslim" reality show, is also furious about Office Depot's partnership, demanding to know "What’s brave or kind about telling thousands of sexually frustrated teens that they were Born This Way when a high percentage of them would have ended up taking the straight heterosexual path for life?"


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Extended News; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: education; homosexualagenda; homosexuality; lgbt

1 posted on 07/22/2012 3:55:45 PM PDT by NYer
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To: wagglebee; little jeremiah

Ping!


2 posted on 07/22/2012 3:56:19 PM PDT by NYer (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? - St. Augustine)
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To: NYer

Lady Gag is another liberal Hollywood idiot, who wants to use her slight fame to push an agenda.

We’re supposed to take advice on how to run society from somebody who wears dresses made of meat. We’re supposed to take someone like that seriously, as long as they are pushing a liberal cause.


3 posted on 07/22/2012 4:01:07 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: NYer

Lady Gag is another liberal Hollywood idiot, who wants to use her slight fame to push an agenda.

We’re supposed to take advice on how to run society from somebody who wears dresses made of meat. We’re supposed to take someone like that seriously, as long as they are pushing a liberal cause.


4 posted on 07/22/2012 4:01:34 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: NYer
Contact Office Depot

The Kenyan must go.

5 posted on 07/22/2012 4:03:17 PM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: NYer

They’re out of their ever lovin’ gourds. Who sold them on this bill of goods?

Aren’t they the people with the Easy button? Maybe it should be changed to Sleazy.


6 posted on 07/22/2012 4:06:49 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: NYer

Home Depot should worry more about selling post-it notes than pandering to 2% of the customer base.


7 posted on 07/22/2012 4:07:22 PM PDT by bgill
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To: NYer; AFA-Michigan; Abathar; Absolutely Nobama; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; Antoninus; BabaOreally; ..
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8 posted on 07/22/2012 4:09:24 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

9 posted on 07/22/2012 4:10:36 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Bratch

OK, different company.

What ever seized Office Depot.


10 posted on 07/22/2012 4:12:29 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: NYer

If any of my daughters turned out like “Lady Gaga,” I’d want to believe it was genetic - not anything to do with parenting! - too. No indications of this happening, so far ...


11 posted on 07/22/2012 4:12:55 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Too many birthdays to keep track, and no one willing to take them back." ~NicknamedBob)
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To: NYer
'Be brave, be courageous, accept moral relativism, promote sodomy and the merits of totalitarian statism.. tweet your way to brain dead serfdom because then you'll have no objection to DMV style healthcare and kathleen Sebelius death panel dictates... and don't forget to look cool and smile..

signed Lady Gaga

12 posted on 07/22/2012 4:12:56 PM PDT by Track9
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To: NYer

I have already called the manager of my local Office Depot and the national headquarters of Office Depot to inform them that I will no longer being doing business with them. I hope that all of you will also.

I no longer do business with Home Depot, J C Penny, and Sears for similar reasons. They all know it.

If our nation is to be saved, then Christians will have to do it. We must be willing to confront these evil people and their supporters. There isn’t much time left so act now and mean what you say.


13 posted on 07/22/2012 5:08:51 PM PDT by Saltmeat
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To: Tax-chick

Well, every human or alleged human contains a vexatious thing called a soul that can choose. They ain’t meat robots.


14 posted on 07/22/2012 5:14:17 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

That’s true, but we make our choices in a particular environment, not in a vacuum.


15 posted on 07/22/2012 5:18:17 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Too many birthdays to keep track, and no one willing to take them back." ~NicknamedBob)
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To: NYer
Glad there are no Office Depots Despots around here.
16 posted on 07/22/2012 5:24:16 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: Saltmeat

Us too.

No more Orifice Depot for us.

Nor JCP, Target and Sears.


17 posted on 07/22/2012 5:54:56 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Saltmeat

I hoppe that Office Depot’s stock goes the way of J.C. Penney.


18 posted on 07/22/2012 5:58:47 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Saltmeat; Cowgirl of Justice
I no longer do business with Home Depot, J C Penny, and Sears for similar reasons. They all know it.

They make it tough. We stopped giving our business to some of those companies, have watching anything from News Corp. - Fox and Fox News for promoting the homosexual agenda and for promoting celebrity sleaze as news, 20th Century Fox for pushing homosexuality and an anti-military message, etc.

Fox and Fox News make it easy enough to avoid, but it gets tougher when you get down to retail companies. We don't care for Target for pushing homosexuality and Wal-Mart for selling so much Chinese crap, but it's easy to have a moment of weakness.
19 posted on 07/22/2012 6:23:49 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Gaga needs a Baga over her head/body. I doubt any decent parents want her influence on their child or children.


20 posted on 07/22/2012 6:34:30 PM PDT by Lumper20
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To: NYer

“Born This Way”
What other perverts can chant born that way? Child molesters? Rapist? People into sex with animals?


21 posted on 07/22/2012 8:04:34 PM PDT by DMG2FUN
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To: DMG2FUN
Born This Way

Oh yeah. Boy-rapers are "born that way".

22 posted on 07/22/2012 8:08:53 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Bratch

Um, I hate to mention it, but Staples is one of many companies who have joined the gay and lesbian chamber of commerce list. Another Freeper posted a long list of companies who are kow-towing to homosexuals.


23 posted on 07/22/2012 8:51:13 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: Pining_4_TX

IIRC, Staples has been mentioned as one of the Bain Company success stories.


24 posted on 07/22/2012 11:08:27 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Why can’t they use the born that way lie?


25 posted on 07/23/2012 7:48:45 AM PDT by DMG2FUN
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To: DMG2FUN
Why can’t they use the born that way lie?

They do.

And many of the raped-boys become boy rapers (chicken hawks)...AKA "packers". But God did not make them that way.

26 posted on 07/23/2012 12:55:33 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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