Major retailer called out for hypocrisy

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com)

Wal-Mart may be a little confused about how to keep from offending people, says a pro-family activist.

"It looks like Wal-Mart has exchanged the Confederate flag for the rainbow flag," says Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality.

Walmart has announced it will discontinue sales of Confederate flag-themed merchandise after the June 17 murder of South Carolina church murders by a suspected racist.

Walmart store 620x300But that announcement rings hollow in the mind of LaBarbera, who takes issue with a Wal-Mart spokesman declaring the retail giant doesn't want to "offend" people.

"And yet Wal-Mart has now embraced homosexual activism very strongly," says LaBarbera, who tracks corporations and their support of homosexual activism.

Wal-Mart, says LaBarbera, is a "platinum" sponsor of New York City's annual homosexual "pride" parade.

The pro-family activist also alleges that Wal-Mart sells homosexual-themed merchandise, such as books and artwork with the "rainbow" flag.

A search of Wal-Mart's website shows the American flag emblazoned with the "rainbow" colors.

LaBarbera, PeterA search for "LGBT" on the website shows a "pride" pendant and other jewelry, and the book "Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens," among numerous other books. 

Yet another piece of jewelry for sale is a Star of David, the traditional Jewish symbol, with the "rainbow" flag.

Many Americans have thought of Wal-Mart as a traditional, family-friendly company, says LaBarbera, "and now they're rushing to embrace homosexual activism even as they condemn the Confederate flag."  

LaBarbera claims Wal-Mart has received numerous complaints about its support of homosexual activism but the company continues to sink money into parades that "celebrate perversions." 

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