Money, Boycotts, Gays

Discussion in '2005 Archive' started by In His Grace, Dec 2, 2005.

  1. In His Grace

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    Anyone know or have a list of companies that I should not support by not spending my money with them because of their support for gay agendas or lack of supporting Christmas.
    As Christians should we boycott or what should we do to send them a message?
     
  2. Ed Edwards

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    Since 1977 i've been boycotting the Florida
    Orange Growers Association. Eat Rio Grande
    Valley in Texas Oranges! Eat California
    Oranges. Do NOT eat Florida Oranges.

    Anita Bryant, Miss America from Oklahoma,
    was the spokesperson for the Florida
    Orange Growers Association, but when she spake
    out against homosexuality on religious grounds,
    she was fired from being the spokesperson
    for the Florida Orange Growers Association.

    Here is some anti-Anita propaganda.
    Caution, this is a pro-gay site and I
    havenot clicked past the page I show.
    The page I show has no obscenitys others
    than the godless attack on Anita.

    http://www.brumm.com/gaylib/anitabryant1977_1.html

    This site shows even though the firing happened
    in 1977, those against Sister Anita have
    NOT forgotten, nor shall I.

    Don't eat Florida Oranges.
     
  3. guitarpreacher

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    I'm still boycotting Mercedes Benz automobiles and Rolex watches [​IMG]
     
  4. hillclimber

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    I gave up boycotts long ago when I got hungry.

    Good one guitarpreacher, me too.

    My wife's not buying Procter and Gambol right now for some reason, though I can't remember why. hummm, she says I never listen to her.
     
  5. bapmom

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    if you decide to boycott you absolutely most not forget to write and/or call the company to inform them of your decision and why. You might also add that you will be encouraging your many friends and relatives to do the same. Otherwise a single boycott has very little or no impact on the offending company.
     
  6. Aaron

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    In His Grace,

    I would suggest you frequent the American Family Association website http://www.afa.net/ . It will keep you up to date on the latest antichristian efforts of retailers and other organizations. It also makes it very easy to write letters to your representatives, and to the executives of the companies you're boycotting.

    Hill Climber,
    If she's boycotting because of the AFA boycott, the AFA lifted their boycott long ago.

    Proctor and Gamble used homosexuality in their advertising, and was actively promoting the gay agenda in local politics. Apparently, it was a rogue executive pushing the agenda. He was fired and Proctor and Gamble have toned down their propaganda.
     
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    Boycotts are not very effective most of the time. After all, look at Ed. he's been boycotting Florida oranges for 28 years to no avail.
     
  8. Aaron

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    The main point in a boycott is what one supports with the resources God gives him, not whether one can twist another's arm into submission.
     
  9. bapmom

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    Actually Aaron, thats exactly what a boycott is. The definition of boycott is refusing to support a company in order to be an active voice against some policy they have that you do not agree with.

    Choosing not to support a company with GOd's resources is of course a valid way to stay separated from unGodly practices in business, but a TRUE boycott is done to effect change in that company.
     
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    Well now, I guess I don't listen very well cause she says she gave that up when AFA did, and she was so glad because P&G is in everything, and shopping turned into a time burner.
     
  11. Rachel

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    I eat FL oranges all the time, right from our back yard. [​IMG]
     
  12. Ed Edwards

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    I guess they don't have FLORIDA ORANGE GROWERS
    ASSO. stamps on them, eh?
     
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    Open the phonebook, start with "A" and go until the last entry of "Z". I think your qualifiers are too broadbrushed, all-inclusive, and nebulous.
    As Christian concumers, we should spend our money with a companies that give us a product we are satisfied with, and should not spend our money that gives us a product we are not satisfied with.

    If an individual wants to add another requisite to that, that consumer is free to do so, so long as I am permitted to continue patronizing whatever company I desire without duress for doing so.
     
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    hmmm... so do I. Not from your backyard, of course, Rachel, but from my MIL's and also my uncle's yards.... ;) [​IMG]

    So Ed, I guess they don't have that FL. Orange Growers Association sticker on them.... [​IMG]
     
  15. Rachel

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    [​IMG] No, no stamp or sticker of any kind! :D :cool:
     
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    You can register with http://www.onemilliondads.com or http://www.onemillionmoms.com (both affiliated with the American Family Association). Then you will be notified of letter writing/e-mail campaigns and boycotts etc. that they are sponsoring. It is a great way to make our collective Christian voices heard.
     

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