AFA lauds vandalism

Timothy Kincaid

August 24th, 2012

The American Family Association is boycotting Home Depot because that company supports its gay employees and their community. Of course no one is actually paying any attention to the boycott, but the AFA always claims success.

Such as here:

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 (photo right) 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.”

Sure, cuz vandalism is a good ol’ American family value.

Snowman

August 24th, 2012

The employee who complained to AFA was probably the one who tore it down, I’d bet money on that. My aunt works for Home Depot as a supervisor and, though Conservative, is not religious. It’s fairly rare that they get any religious nuts working at the one she works at so they do stand out.

At the casino where I work, tearing down notices or posters is considered destruction of company/tribal property and cause for termination on the spot.

I’d have to ask my aunt, but I would imagine Home Depot has a similar rule.

Elaygee

August 24th, 2012

and tearing down an employers poster from its bulletin board is cause for firing the employee so let’s hope he/she publically admits it.

TampaZeke

August 24th, 2012

Pay attention boys and girls:

Chick-fil-A = FREEDOM OF SPEECH

Home Depot = OFFENSIVE DISPLAY THAT HD SHOULD HAVE REMOVED

Rob in San Diego

August 24th, 2012

Perhaps they should show their support for the boycott by slaughtering chickens and eating them…

Tony

August 24th, 2012

If you don’t like company policy then don’t work there. You’d never see me working at Hate Chicken.

Leo

August 24th, 2012

I thought the people who ran corporations had a right to free speech?

Christopher

August 24th, 2012

If Home Depot’s policy were harming their employees in any way I’d have sympathy for the employees. As it is it’s a policy of inclusiveness and tolerance.

And I also sincerely doubt the policy is having an effect on business. From the sound of it a few employees are behaving childishly and a few managers are being yelled at by people with nothing better to do.

Duck

August 24th, 2012

Remember Timothy, it is only a criminal act that should be fully investigated and prosecuted by the local constable when OUR side does it, if the rightwingers/bigots/theocrats do something it is free speech/religious liberty/obeying God’s laws not Man’s. Or some such BS.

Donny D.

August 25th, 2012

The pro-Prop 8 campaign’s website made a BIG deal of the possibility that any pro-Prop 8er’s yard sign might be stolen, exhorting Prop 8 supporters to be hardcore about getting any perpetrator(s) charged and prosecuted. They were clearly trying to whip up animosity against anti-Prop 8 people.

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