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Disney faces Pulse, Parkland protest for support of 'NRA sellout' Putnam
Orlando Sentinal ^ | 06/13/18 | Gray Rohrer

Posted on 06/13/2018 3:16:56 PM PDT by Simon Green

Survivors of the mass shootings at Pulse nightclub and Parkland are planning to pressure Walt Disney Co. to withdraw its support of self-described “NRA sellout” Adam Putnam by holding a “die-in” at a Disney property sometime this month.

National Die-In, a group co-founded by Parkland survivors, is in the early stages of organizing the demonstration where protesters lie in a corpse-like pose to emphasize the effect of shooting massacres. The protest would be at a Disney headquarters or Orlando theme park.

“We want to keep doing these protests to show people we aren’t backing down,” Nurah Abdulhaqq, a Georgia teen whose cousin was killed by a gunman in 2016 and co-founder of the group, said Wednesday in an interview with the Orlando Sentinel.

National Die-In alluded to its plans on Twitter by posting “Can you guess where we’re going next?” with a “D” in the style of the Disney logo. David Hogg, the Parkland student who has risen to national prominence, responded with a tweet that said, “it’s D for die in.”

Disney has donated $789,000 to Putnam’s political committee, Florida Grown, since 2015; including $300,000 since Feb. 14, when a gunman killed 17 students and faculty at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, setting off a firestorm of protests calling for greater gun control measures.

Putnam, the state’s agriculture commissioner, is a Republican running for governor this year.

A Disney spokeswoman did not respond to a request for comment.

Student activists have targeted the National Rifle Association for blocking bills to limit magazine capacities and ban assault-style weapons. That has extended to companies that support politicians who back the NRA.

Last month, die-in protests at Publix stores throughout the state led the Lakeland-based grocery chain to suspend all political donations. Publix had given $670,000 to Putnam’s committee.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: adamputnam; banglist; camerahogg; davidhogg; disney; hissyfit; hogg; hoggwash; nra; oink; piggy; squeal; tantrum
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1 posted on 06/13/2018 3:16:56 PM PDT by Simon Green
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Great, the next time a bunch of leftist idiots stage a “die-in”, there needs to be an immediate burial.


2 posted on 06/13/2018 3:19:55 PM PDT by noiseman (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.`)
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To: Simon Green

I REALLY hope this backfires on these little pukes. I WISH we could get Soros’ money out of our politics, but I do suspect these antics only push more people to our side of the political aisle.


3 posted on 06/13/2018 3:20:42 PM PDT by originalbuckeye ('In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act'- George Orwell.)
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Disney has donated $789,000 to Putnam’s political committee, Florida Grown, since 2015...

Disney corporation. or Disney employees?

4 posted on 06/13/2018 3:21:27 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: Simon Green

Publix was like “lol, whatever fags” and ignored them, and no matter how much they impotently rage on Twitter, they have no power to hurt Publix financially, not short-term nor especially long-term.


5 posted on 06/13/2018 3:21:34 PM PDT by Trump20162020
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To: Simon Green

I really think we need to counter protest with gun supporting BBQs - maybe with food trucks just pulling up with NRA supporters and gun literature and the bill of rights.


6 posted on 06/13/2018 3:23:40 PM PDT by Skywise
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To: Simon Green
Student activists have targeted the National Rifle Association for blocking bills to limit magazine capacities and ban assault-style weapons.

The Parkland shooter used 10-round magazines. The Santa Fe shooter used a shotgun and a revolver. In other words, their precious gun control legislation wouldn't have done squat to help in those two shootings. What did help in Santa Fe was a quick response by law enforcement.

7 posted on 06/13/2018 3:24:07 PM PDT by dirtboy
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I guess “Parkland Survivor” is now the IN group for Social Justice——replacing “Poor Single Mother”.

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8 posted on 06/13/2018 3:24:20 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Simon Green

The faggots and imbeciles that are allied with Pulse and Parkland against Disney are about to get bitch slapped.

Disney IS FAGGOTS AND IMBECILES.

They don’t like competition.


9 posted on 06/13/2018 3:25:43 PM PDT by Rome2000 (SMASH THE CPUSA-SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS-CLOSE ALL MOSQUES-GOD WITH US)
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To: Trump20162020

Publix is a stand up company.
Debt free and a pleasure to shop at (no pun) and work with their employees.

They’re the “Chick-Fil-A” of Supermarkets IMHO.


10 posted on 06/13/2018 3:28:38 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Like Enoch, Noah, & Lot, the True Church will soon be removed & then destruction comes forth.)
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To: originalbuckeye
I REALLY hope this backfires on these little pukes. I WISH we could get Soros’ money out of our politics, but I do suspect these antics only push more people to our side of the political aisle.

Leftards excel at misunderstanding the laws of unintended consequences.

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake". - Napoleon Bonaparte
11 posted on 06/13/2018 3:31:21 PM PDT by akalinin
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To: Simon Green

Disney has lawyers.

Have them sue the pants off of whoever is funding and organizing the extortion plots.


12 posted on 06/13/2018 3:31:55 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

Publix is opening a store 18 miles from me ‘soon’. I expect to make the drive on day one.


13 posted on 06/13/2018 3:32:42 PM PDT by outofsalt (If history teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything.)
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To: Simon Green

This is why the Democrats are gonna get their butts handed to them in November. The American people are getting sick of the crazy kook element within that party!


14 posted on 06/13/2018 3:33:16 PM PDT by dowcaet
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They need to protest ISALM if they want to address the real issue. Maybe they should ban MUSLIMS? The Pulse killer was a MUSLIM.

MUSLIMS didn’t need guns to kill 3000 Americans on 9-11-2001.


15 posted on 06/13/2018 3:36:27 PM PDT by boycott
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Wow not only was the Pulse shooter, Omar Mateen, a terrorist and a ISIS supporter but an NRA member? How despicable.


16 posted on 06/13/2018 3:40:16 PM PDT by Captain Compassion (I'm just sayin')
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To: outofsalt

Please do, you won’t regret it.


17 posted on 06/13/2018 3:44:42 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Like Enoch, Noah, & Lot, the True Church will soon be removed & then destruction comes forth.)
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To: Simon Green

De Santis is the guy we want for FL Governor anyway.
Putnam is a Bush League Republican.


18 posted on 06/13/2018 3:55:50 PM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: Lurkinanloomin

I want the most in-yer-face, Constitutional patriot.


19 posted on 06/13/2018 4:05:49 PM PDT by gasport
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To: noiseman

Drum roll! How quick will mouse security remove them? They support red shirt day.


20 posted on 06/13/2018 4:08:53 PM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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