The American Family Association (AFA) launched the boycott yesterday because McDonald's joined the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce several months ago and placed an executive on the group's board of directors, in addition to donating to the chamber.Yeah, it is just unthinkable to see why a major corporation would like to market to a population that has more disposable income. Or that they might view "equality for all" as a better ideal than "equality for some."
But the AFA, being the AFA is pitching a fit. McDonald's has a pretty good smack-down.
"Hatred has no place in our culture," McDonald's USA spokesman Bill Whitman said. "That includes McDonald's, and we stand by and support our people to live and work in a society free of discrimination and harassment."I guess AFA is in favor of discrimination and harassment.