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Homosexual-rights activists call for boycott of Salvation Armyís annual red kettle campaign
California Catholic ^ | December 5, 2011

Posted on 12/05/2011 1:50:11 PM PST by NYer

>As Christmas shoppers flock to stores, the familiar sights and sounds of Salvation Army bell-ringers with red kettles will prompt many to toss in their coins and remember the less fortunate. But not everyone is in a giving mood.

MSNBC.com reported last week that some LGBT activists are urging people to ignore the bell-ringers because the Salvation Army holds Biblical views that the activists claim are bigoted. The Salvation Army adamantly denies that it discriminates against anyone, including LGBT, who seeks its services or programs. Gay leaders are not satisfied.

Andy Thayer, co-founder of the Gay Liberation Network, said, “We are urging a boycott of the Salvation Army because it uses its selective interpretation of the Bible to promote discrimination against LGBT people in employment benefits and leadership positions within the Army.”

Thayer’s call is being echoed by gay leaders such as Bill Browning, editor-in-chief of the influential LGBT blog The Bilerico Project, who recently posted a piece titled, “Why You Shouldn’t Donate to the Salvation Army Bell-Ringers.”

Like most churches, the Salvation Army affirms the sanctity of traditional marriage. It also believes that it is wrong to demean or mistreat people for any reason, including sexual orientation.

Brad Dacus, president of Pacific Justice Institute, said the boycott is yet another example of political correctness punishing those who seek to share God’s unconditional love with the hurting.

“It’s a sad day in America when gay rights become more important than giving to the needy,” he said.

(Excerpt) Read more at calcatholic.com ...


TOPICS: Ministry/Outreach; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: homonaziagenda; homopsychoagenda; homosexual; homosexualagenda; lgbt; malignantnarcissism; malignantnarcissists; religiousfreedom; religiousliberty; religiouspersecution; sa; salvationarmy

1 posted on 12/05/2011 1:50:20 PM PST by NYer
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To: netmilsmom; thefrankbaum; Tax-chick; GregB; saradippity; Berlin_Freeper; Litany; SumProVita; ...

Perhaps you can drop in a few extra bucks for the LBGT grinches who won’t be giving this year.


2 posted on 12/05/2011 1:51:42 PM PST by NYer ("Be kind to every person you meet. For every person is fighting a great battle." St. Ephraim)
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To: NYer

Am planning to do just that!!!

;-)))


3 posted on 12/05/2011 1:53:56 PM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: NYer
You don't need to seek answers about our nation when it the Salvation Army becomes labeled as a problem group.

We're all doomed.

4 posted on 12/05/2011 1:54:20 PM PST by blackdog (And justice for all.....(Offer not valid in all locations, and prices vary))
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To: NYer

Of course the views they hold about homos are bigoted! They are Biblical and it is a Christian group. No problem. The gays can go raise their own money for gayness.


5 posted on 12/05/2011 1:55:51 PM PST by aMorePerfectUnion (You know, 99.99999965% of the lawyers give all of them a bad name)
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To: NYer

I just donated to S. A. not 30 minutes ago. And, I will do it again.


6 posted on 12/05/2011 1:56:11 PM PST by Know et al (The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.)
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To: NYer

Andy Thayer is a hate-filled bigot.

It amazes me when people can’t see that about themselves.


7 posted on 12/05/2011 1:57:45 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Public employee unions are the barbarian hordes of our time.)
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To: NYer

Like that’s going to hurt. The homos don’t donate anyway.

And who wants to handle disease infested money anyway?


8 posted on 12/05/2011 1:58:03 PM PST by fwdude
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To: NYer

“Gay leaders are not satisfied.”

Are they ever?

The S.A. is one of those groups I always try to donate to, even if I only have a couple of bucks in my pocket. That’s not going to change because some group disagrees with their values.


9 posted on 12/05/2011 2:00:52 PM PST by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: NYer

Our Church is providing bell ringers for the Salvation Army.


10 posted on 12/05/2011 2:02:07 PM PST by Dan(9698)
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To: blackdog

“...You don’t need to seek answers about our nation when it the Salvation Army becomes labeled as a problem group....”

Actually, it speaks volumes as to how far we’ve slid down the slippery slope as a society. Tolerance for this kind of garbage is getting really old in many folks’ mind. Change is coming but not the kind they seek.


11 posted on 12/05/2011 2:04:12 PM PST by lgjhn23
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To: Know et al
I just donated to S. A. not 30 minutes ago. And, I will do it again.

I just gave them two couches in mint condition, some picture frames which were still in their original boxes and other items. Hope they sell it for lots of $$. I have no regrets giving to such a good organization.

I will let my church fellowship know about this boycott on Shabbat so we can give them something extra.

12 posted on 12/05/2011 2:06:22 PM PST by Tamar1973 ("Never care what the other guy has, it is not yours and someone always has more."--isthisnickcool)
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To: NYer

I make it a point of emptying my pockets of change into the kettle, regardless of how much change that may be, which is usually more than a handful.


13 posted on 12/05/2011 2:06:26 PM PST by Monitor ("The urge to save humanity is almost always a false-front for the urge to rule it." - H. L. Mencken)
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To: blackdog

So true. I know gay people would be offended by this. The gay mafia makes all the noise.


14 posted on 12/05/2011 2:07:38 PM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative
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To: NYer

According to the “patron saint” of the LGBTV community only 10% of the population are “queer” so why are the LGBT groups so mad at the 90% of everyone else who need help because the 10% are somehow “excluded”?

Aren’t they supposed to be supporting the 90-somethign percent like their friends at OWS?


15 posted on 12/05/2011 2:08:11 PM PST by GraceG
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To: NYer

That means we need to give more!!!!!!


16 posted on 12/05/2011 2:11:13 PM PST by BlessedMom92
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To: NYer

My guess is that the faggots found out that the Salvation Army is projecting somewhat lower than usual donation levels, due to the continuing bad Obama-conomy.

Then, when the final totals are announced as slightly lower than normal, the fairies will claim it shows big support for their cause.

It’s just how their perverted minds work.


17 posted on 12/05/2011 2:11:35 PM PST by Walrus (Proud "homophobe" - at least until these people get back in their closets)
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To: blackdog
You don't need to seek answers about our nation when it the Salvation Army becomes labeled as a problem group.

We're all doomed.

Throw the Boy Scouts in there, too. I guess anything that has ever appeared in a Norman Rockwell painting is now "bad".

18 posted on 12/05/2011 2:18:05 PM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: NYer

We will contribute more at the kettles this year.


19 posted on 12/05/2011 2:19:53 PM PST by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine)
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To: NYer

It’s always all about them and their perversion. I still can’t understand why anyone listens to these nuts.


20 posted on 12/05/2011 2:30:30 PM PST by Trillian
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To: NYer

Given this boycott, by people who knowingly use perverted and twisted, sick interpretations of Holy Scripture to justify their perversion, I will galdly give 2 and 3 times as much this year to the Salvation Army whenever and wherever I see them.


21 posted on 12/05/2011 2:31:38 PM PST by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: righttackle44

I already did.


22 posted on 12/05/2011 2:40:04 PM PST by Judith Anne (For rhe sake of His sorrowful passion, have mercy on us, and on the whole world.)
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To: NYer

Just dropped some money into a Salvation Army kettle today. Now, I wish I’d had more money in my pockets to give.


23 posted on 12/05/2011 2:45:39 PM PST by grateful
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To: NYer
This is one of the few charities that I really trust. While I was working at a Lowes plumbing department two Salvation Army people came in and I helped them pick out everything they needed for a shower. It was all very utilitarian. They bought two of the basic shower enclosures with the purpose of making a shower that was wide enough that two of them could hold a derelict that couldn't stand on his own and clean him up. I made a $10 donation to the project on the spot.
24 posted on 12/05/2011 2:45:56 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: NYer

Yah know what? (To the LBGT bigots) People should be more respectful of the closely-held beliefs of others, don’tcha think?


25 posted on 12/05/2011 3:04:46 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I'd give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: NYer

Next year they will show up in front of store with their own pink kettles.


26 posted on 12/05/2011 3:05:21 PM PST by Infralutheran
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To: NYer

Can’t Salvation Army just ignore them, and wish them a Merry Christmas?

This makes me glad I dropped some $ in the kettle today!


27 posted on 12/05/2011 3:07:39 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: NYer
here's to the Filthy Disease Ridden Queers...

28 posted on 12/05/2011 3:26:21 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: NYer

Hmmm. I’m predicting record contributions to the Salvation Army this year. I know I will be doubling my contribution.


29 posted on 12/05/2011 4:08:43 PM PST by katwoman5779
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To: NYer

“LGBT activists are urging people to ignore the bell-ringers because the Salvation Army holds Biblical views that the activists claim are bigoted.”

Hmmm...so God is a bigot. Maybe the gay community should take that up with Him.


30 posted on 12/05/2011 4:18:16 PM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: NYer
Perhaps you can drop in a few extra bucks for the LBGT grinches who won’t be giving this year.

Pffft!! Like the LBGT crowd was going to put any money in the Red Kettles anyway.

31 posted on 12/05/2011 8:20:07 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: GraceG
only 10% of the population are “queer”

They just pulled that figure That figure just fell out of their behinds. It's more like 1%.

32 posted on 12/05/2011 8:41:13 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Under Construction)
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To: Jeff Chandler

[ only 10% of the population are “queer”

They just pulled that figure That figure just fell out of their behinds. It’s more like 1%. ]

Which re-enforces my point that they are willing for forsake the 99% in support of the 1%.

Maybe someone should tell OWS, LOL


33 posted on 12/05/2011 8:48:37 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Sergio
Hmmm...so God is a bigot. Maybe the gay community should take that up with Him.

I'd love to buy tickets to watch that debate. ;-)

34 posted on 12/05/2011 11:28:00 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Si, se puede: uno inmigrante ilegale a la vez! Mi corazón sangra como un nabo*. *turnip)
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To: NYer

Personally speaking, I’d like to thank the homo-activists for bringing this to my attention. It motivates me to make sure to go out of my way to donate to the Salvation Army and to encourage others to do so as well.


35 posted on 12/06/2011 8:34:37 AM PST by ReformationFan
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To: NYer

“..and the Witch put a curse on the land, so the that it was always winter...always winter and never Christmas.”


36 posted on 12/07/2011 7:13:18 AM PST by the invisib1e hand (omg - obama must go!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks NYer. Those interested can set up virtual Red Kettles on social media websites -- even if you don't collect anything, it sends the right message. The only snarky sectarian thing I've seen on FR about the Salvation Army was from the now-banned [name redacted]. The Salvation Army is a Wesleyan sect. And I just found this, great for the Christmas season:
Thanks john in springfield.

john in springfield

37 posted on 12/11/2011 8:46:54 AM PST by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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