Boycott Ford

There are now 20+ pro-family groups boycotting Ford because of Ford’s enthusiastic support of gay marriage. It looks like it’s having an effect on Ford’s bottom line:

As the boycott of the Ford Motor Company picks up steam, the automaker continues to help finance homosexual organizations pushing same-sex “marriage.”

More than 20 pro-family groups are currently boycotting Ford, which also makes Jaguar, Volvo, Land Rover, Mazda, Lincoln and Mercury. The American Family Association, which initiated the boycott, has learned that Ford dealers recently met with corporate officials, and the boycott’s effect on sales was the major topic of discussion.

In fact, while Ford’s financial difficulties are not new, the company’s woes appear to be accelerating. The automaker’s sales dropped 5 percent in March and 7 percent in April, and Ford’s stock has dropped more than 14 percent since the boycott began, reaching the lowest price in nearly 20 years.

This weekend, Ford is financially sponsoring Motor City Pride in Ferndale, Michigan, complete with a same-sex “commitment ceremony” to make a “political statement.” Ford also financially supports pro-homosexual political such as the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, the Human Rights Campaign, the Gay, Lesbian Straight Education Network, and the Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.

Sure, Ford has the right to support a pro-homosexual agenda. And pro-family groups have the right to boycott them. But shareholders are already asking why support of a pro-gay agenda should take precedent over increasing car sales.

By the way, I’m planning on buying a new car this fall, and I won’t be buying Ford.