Skip to comments.Home Depot employee says boycott 'is having an effect'
Posted on 08/24/2012 9:58:03 AM PDT by kevcol
AFA was recently contacted by a Home Depot employee who says the boycott of Home Depot is being effective. "We have customers who come into our store and confront our store managers over the HD's support of Gay pride. The AFA is having an effect on HD."
She also shared that many employees disagree with the company's pro-gay-marriage stand. In June, a "Gay Pride Month" poster was put up in her breakroom. "HD is as committed as ever to the changing of laws in favor of same sex marriage.They had absolutely no empathy for those employees who voiced offense with the display. This was mandated by corporate directive. Therefore the display was torn down at least 2 times."
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I was unaware of Homo Depot’s stance until some fellow Freepers made me aware a few months ago. Since then, I don’t go near the place. And from what I’ve seen of the parking lot, I’m not alone. Customers are staying away in droves.
Well that nails it for me. I’ve been shopping at Lowes lately anyway, and I’m loving the quality of their products over HD’s. They have better quality lumber, better quality tools, and a MUCH more helpful staff than HD.
I haven’t stepped foot in Home Depot in years since they started putting work under the table paid in cash tax free illegal alien day labor stations at their new stores.
Not sure you can boycott a company twice
Heh, the nearest HD is also in the same parking lot with Chick fil A!
Yep. I go to Lowes for my everyday hardware needs. For all else, it’s Grainger’s or Big R.
Wow, I wonder if HD Canada is affiliated. I am already boycotting Chiquita bananas for its stand against the oil sands. What is with companies these days taking political positions?
“This was mandated by corporate directive. Therefore the display was torn down at least 2 times.””
Great to see the HD employees taking such direct action against their employer.
The Boycott against Home Depot must continue and grow.
Please also keep in mind that Lowe’s provides Same Sex Sodomite Partner benefits to their Sodomite Employees and we must also Boycott Lowes.
99% of Americans don't even know about these "Boycott's and they don't care anyway if they did.
FACTS: Home Depot Sales beat WS estimates this year and is increasing every quarter.
Home Depot stock price is the HIGHEST IN 12 YEARS and it went up 26% this year alone.
Thanks for the heads up. I guess I’ll save big money, save great big money, when I shop Menard’s!
We have a Lowes in the area as well.
Time to make this news about HD a little more local. I think our neighborhood should be alerted.
I was a loyal HD customer for YEARS before their gay stance (or should I say ‘bend’?). Cut my HD card and mailed it to them with a note, and haven’t been back in a year or so.
You’d have to be desparate for a tool to shop at Homo Depot!
Well their prices keep going up and the quality of what they sell keeps going down. Its one thing to sell cheap chinese made crap cheap, but when you sell the same cheap crap and then charge a premium for it, its not good.
They obviously arent the only company guilt of this, but I gave up shopping at HD for anything meaningful long ago.
Hadn't heard anything like that. Source?
Lowes has better quality stuff, and Ace Hardware is more convenient with better service.
I don’t believe in boycotts, but I did learn in Business 101 that when you buy a product you are voting for it.
I refuse to “vote for” Home Depot.
Apparently I am not alone. ;-)
Trouble with Lowes is that their lumber selection sucks.
Homo Depot has a better selection of species of lumber like Douglas Fir and Fir Plywood.
Lowes only stocks Yellow Pine.
If you are a hetro employee at Staples you can NOT add your hetro life partner to your insurance coverage.
If you are a homosexual and have a homosexual “life partner” you CAN add them to your insurance
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