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2006-03-14 12:28:26

By Poornima Gupta DETROIT (Reuters) - A conservative Christian group has launched a boycott of Ford Motor Co., saying the automaker had reneged on a pledge to drop its advertising in gay publications and support of gay rights groups. The Tupelo, Mississippi-based American Family Association first threatened a boycott in May, but suspended the move in June after several Ford dealers stepped in to broker a settlement. In December, Ford decided to pull advertising for its Jaguar and...

2006-03-14 09:25:00

DETROIT -- A conservative Christian group has launched a boycott of Ford Motor Co., saying the automaker had reneged on a pledge to drop its advertising in gay publications and support of gay rights groups. The Tupelo, Mississippi-based American Family Association first threatened a boycott in May, but suspended the move in June after several Ford dealers stepped in to broker a settlement. In December, Ford decided pull advertising for its Jaguar and Land Rover luxury brands from gay...

2006-03-14 09:19:33

DETROIT (Reuters) - A conservative Christian group has launched a boycott of Ford Motor Co., saying the automaker had reneged on a pledge to drop its advertising in gay publications and support of gay rights groups. The Tupelo, Mississippi-based American Family Association first threatened a boycott in May, but suspended the move in June after several Ford dealers stepped in to broker a settlement. In December, Ford decided pull advertising for its Jaguar and Land Rover luxury...

2006-02-01 18:55:44

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) - A conservative religious group protesting the anti-U.S. criticisms of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is urging drivers to steer clear of gasoline sold by Citgo Petroleum Corp., the organization's chairman said on Wednesday. The American Family Association launched the boycott of Citgo, the U.S. refining and marketing branch of Venezuela's national oil company PDVSA, in an attempt to cut oil revenue flowing to the Venezuelan government of Chavez,...

2005-12-28 02:35:03

By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - A conservative watchdog group is taking issue with NBC about its upcoming midseason series "The Book of Daniel" for its risqu© depiction of a fictional Christian community. The American Family Assn., a longtime critic of irreverent broadcast television shows dating back to 1970s fare like "Charlie's Angels," began urging people on its Web site last week to send e-mails complaining about "Daniel" to NBC Universal chairman...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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