Skip to comments.Coca Cola, IBM among corporations demanding N. Ireland allow same-sex ‘marriage’
Posted on 09/12/2018 4:31:20 PM PDT by Ennis85
NORTHERN IRELAND, September 12, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) Nearly thirty companies from and outside Northern Ireland have signed a letter calling on the province to recognize same-sex marriages within its borders.
Organized by the left-wing Amnesty International UK, the letter argues that redefining marriage is an economic necessity.
A diverse, outward-looking and inclusive society is essential to create a vibrant and competitive economy and a prosperous future for Northern Ireland, it claims. Equality contributes to an environment of creativity and excellence where our LGBT staff feel able to bring their whole selves to the workplace and where their relationships will be respected.
Signatories include Allstate, Axiom, the Bank of Ireland, Citi, Coca-Cola, IBM, Liberty Mutual Insurance, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sodexo, and more.
Without full legal recognition of same-sex marriages retaining and attracting talent can be difficult, Rainbow Project director John ODoherty claimed. The brain drain from Northern Ireland is a recognised fact and it is important that we reflect upon all of its causes, not least of all the fact that Northern Ireland remains the only part of these Islands not to recognise equal marriage.
The brain drain is a common talking point among pro-LGBT activists. The province has no laws stopping employers from offering their own incentives to homosexual employees, however, and pro-family advocates argue that any debatable economic benefits to are more than outweighed by the cultural harm done by redefining the family and diluting marriages link to child-rearing.
Both the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland recognize same-sex marriage, with Northern Ireland being the lone holdout (the province remains a holdout on abortion, as well). Belfasts high court ruled last year that Northern Ireland did not have any international human rights obligation to redefine marriage.
It remains to be seen how long that will remain the case, however; Sky News found in April that 76 percent of poll respondents answered that it should be legal, whereas just 18 percent answered that it shouldnt.
Pepsi, Pepsi, Pepsi!
This is pathetic. Are all these CEOs queer?
Pardon me while I vomit.
I guess it’s official.
Coke just doesn’t taste right unless you have some dude’s **** in your ***.
What are corporations in the United States insisting that Ireland vote to allow same sex marriage? This is absolutely goofy. I have trouble believing that corporations like Coca Cola are getting into homosexual issues like gay marriage. This sounds bogus.
Just make your products and shut up
“Pepsi, Pepsi, Pepsi!”
Unfortunately that stuff is $hit!
Like Coca-Cola trying to push Northern Ireland off all places to redefine marriage made me wonder if this was actually signed off by the upper ups themselves in the US or whether this is actually the doing of either the Irish or European branch?
Corporations are not human. They cannot “demand” anything. The Leftists who run these companies are trying to bully other countries to enact the Pervert Agenda that the USA will be cursed for adopting. They ought to be kicked out of the countries they attack, and of course, no conservative ought to support their products or own their stocks.
Romania just voted in their legislature to define marriage as one woman and one man.
107 votes to 13, it wasn’t even close.
If you spread that on your field you'd get a bumper crop.
Beautiful. Hope Northern Ireland holds out for much much longer.
There is one and only one source of truth.
The scriptures correctly translated into The Holy Bible.
Everything else is corrupted.
Thingies go better with Coke.
It’s outside pressure groups pressuring these companies (using threats, intimidation, social media shaming, organized boycotts.. any number of ways) and made to look as if the companies themselves are demanding “equal rights”. Companies just take the path of least resistance which is acquiescing to these groups.
I’ll let you in on a little secret.
Remember “New Coke” that was roundly hated in the USA?
The still make it. Not called New anymore. Just Coke.
And they sell it in the UK where it is very popular, because it tastes like Pepsi, which is the preferred taste over there.
The outside pressure group in this case is the “Rainbow Project” of N Ireland.
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