Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member Latest Breaking News General Discussion The DU Lounge All Forums Issue Forums Culture Forums Alliance Forums Region Forums Support Forums Help & Search

SharonClark

(10,014 posts)
Mon Dec 16, 2019, 11:31 AM Dec 2019

Hallmark Boycott...The hypocrisy of 1 Million Moms

From their website...
OneMillionMoms.com, a division of the American Family Association, was begun to give moms an impact with the decision-makers and let them know we are upset with the messages they are sending our children and the values (or lack of them) they are pushing.

Our goal is to stop the exploitation of our children, especially by the entertainment media (TV, music, movies, etc.). Mom, OneMillionMoms.com is the most powerful tool you have to stand against the immorality, violence, vulgarity and profanity the entertainment media is throwing at your children. It is time to fight back!

We are searching for one million moms who are willing to join the fight for our children. We want our children to have the best chance possible of living in a moral society.

And one of their current campaigns...
Barnes & Noble Disrespects Our President...Such ridicule of our president is unnecessary. This level of mockery has not been given to any other U.S. president. The Bible states we are to pray for our country’s leaders, not belittle them.

“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people — for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior,” (1 Timothy 2:1-3).

Shame on Barnes & Noble for carrying this book. Selling such inflammatory political garbage is reprehensible and only creates more divisiveness in our nation.

8 replies = new reply since forum marked as read
Highlight: NoneDon't highlight anything 5 newestHighlight 5 most recent replies

hlthe2b

(103,041 posts)
1. You do know Hallmark has reversed their position, apologized and is now running the ad?
Mon Dec 16, 2019, 11:34 AM
Dec 2019
https://www.democraticunderground.com/100212786206

As for this group of hypocritical and supposedly 1 million "Moms"... to hell with them.

MineralMan

(146,436 posts)
8. If a Hell existed, they'd see it eventually.
Mon Dec 16, 2019, 11:44 AM
Dec 2019

It doesn't, though, so we'll have to use social media to make our point.

Aristus

(66,893 posts)
3. "We want our children to have the best chance possible of living in a moral society."
Mon Dec 16, 2019, 11:36 AM
Dec 2019

Well, you could try moving to Denmark...

 

mr_lebowski

(33,643 posts)
4. Are you saying Hallmark are associated w/1 million moms?
Mon Dec 16, 2019, 11:37 AM
Dec 2019

What book are they railing about, btw?

I also don't see where that Bible quote says Kings and authority figures mustn't be belittled.

And if it does ... golly isn't that convenient for Kings?

And I'm SUUUUURE that's what these people did when Obama was POTUS. Just prayed, didn't belittle at all

Archae

(46,448 posts)
5. "One Million Moms" is a scam.
Mon Dec 16, 2019, 11:39 AM
Dec 2019

Being run from the offices of "American Family Association."

Which is a scam in and of itself.

Their actual membership is maybe about 20,000 nationwide.

And their vicious bigotry and as you can see in the OP, their appeal to authority (namely Trump) using the Bible shows how willing they are to accept corruption, as long as "he's our boy!"

MineralMan

(146,436 posts)
6. There are not "One Million Moms." There never were.
Mon Dec 16, 2019, 11:43 AM
Dec 2019

It's a bogus organization, completely. The petition sent to Hallmark had only 26,000 signatures, reportedly. And those were online signatures, so who knows who they are?

Hallmark fell for it, but then the social media blowback occurred, and even the most idiotic company had to understand that the numbers of people against what they did vastly outnumbered the bogus 26,000 in the petition from a bogus organization.

Latest Discussions»General Discussion»Hallmark Boycott...The hy...