John M. Becker

Christian Boycotts Good, Gay Boycotts Bad

Filed By John M. Becker | April 01, 2014 8:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Christianists, convenient, double standard, hypocrisy, Joe Jervis, Maggie Gallagher, wingnuts

"REMINDER: When anti-gay and Christian groups call for nationwide boycotts, that is a righteous use of the free market in order to preserve morality, marriage, family, and the American way. But when LGBT groups or citizens use or threaten the use of a boycott, THAT is homofascist intimidation, intolerance, bullying, a stifling of religious liberty, and an attempt to deny the freedom of speech. And don't you forget it."

-- Blogger Joe Jervis, calling out the anti-LGBT right's egregious double standard on boycotts. Jervis was specifically contrasting Maggie Gallagher's self-righteous harrumphing about the calls for new Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich to endorse marriage equality or resign with her convenient silence in the face of literally every conservative boycott effort from World Vision to One Million Moms.

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