Saturday, May 28, 2011

Supporting Planned Parenthood - 2nd post today

I just received my copy of Christian Action News!  When it comes, I try to share any updates to the list of companies that support Planned Parenthood.  Remember, these are companies that fund Planned Parenthood and therefore support the abortion industry.  If you can, do your best to AVOID the following companies.  The list is long here goes:

Bahama Breeze
Bank of America
Bayer Pharmaceutical
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Capital Grille
Chanel Fragrances
Christian Dior
CIGNA Insurance
Clif Bars
Craig Taylor
Dallas Cowboys
Diane Von Furstenberg
Disney/ABC TV
DuPont Products
Este Lauder
Gannett/USA Today
Goldman Sachs
Hearst Publishing
Hilton Hotels
JAX Jaguars
Johnson & Johnson
JP Morgan Chase
Kenneth Cole
Kaiser Permanente
Kimpton Hotels
Laureate Education
Lettuce Entertain
Levi Straus/Dockers
Longhorn Steakhouse
Lost Arrow
Olive Garden
Marriott Hotels
Maui Jim
Merck Pharmaceutical
Midas Auto Repairs
Nat'l Amusement/CBS
Nationwide Insurance
NIKE Sports
NY Times
Pizza Pizza
Polo-Ralph Lauren
Red Lobster
Seasons 52
Select Comfort
Staples Office Supply
Starwood Hotels
Symantec Software
Time Warner
Wachovia/Wells Fargo
Whole Foods
Products from China
(Source:  Life Decisions - updated April 2011

If you are vacation are some details about which hotels/airlines you might want to avoid:

Airlines:  Southwest
Hotels:  All Disney (including Disney Parks, Disney Cruises, Disney Resorts, Disney movies, videos and Disney stores), Hilton Hotels (including Double Tree, Conrad, Embassy Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Holmwood Suites, Home2, Hilton Grand Vacations and the Waldorf Astoria), Kimpton Hotels, Marriott Hotels and Resorts (including JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, AC Hotels by Marriott, Autograph Collection, Courtyard by Marriott, EDITION Hotels, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Marriott Conference Centers, Marriott Vacation Club, Renaissance Hotels, Residence Inn by Marriott, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Ritz-Carlton Destination Club, TownePlace Suites, ExecuStay, Marriott Executive Apartments, Grand Residences by Marriott), Starwood Hotels & Resorts (including Aloft, Elements of Westin, Four Points by Sheraton, Meridien Hotels, Sheraton Hotels, St. Regis, The Luxuray Collection, Westin and W Hotels).
Restaurants:  Bahama Breeze, Capital Grille, Hooters, Longhorn Steakhouse, Olive Garden, Pizza Pizza, Red Lobster, Seasons 52.

"Anyone who knows the good he ought to do and does not do it, sins."
James 4:17


Mary333 said...

Thanks for the list, Nancy. If we avoid these places as much as possible maybe they'll get the message. My husband stopped contributing to United Way at work (they would take it automatically out of their paychecks) and his boss got mad but U.W. supports Planned Parenthood so he stopped giving them money when he realized this. His boss said, "Well, what about all the good things they do?!!" Many people have trouble understanding why this is such a huge issue for Catholics but life always comes first.

Frizzy said...

Love your new look!

I have to say we're hosed just on the insurance companies alone. I'll remember this list when I'm shopping, dining or traveling though.

Anonymous said...

Planned Parenthood isn't just about abortion. I am not particularly religious, myself, but I have enjoyed reading your blog from time to time. You seem to have an incredible outlook on life and your ability to roll with the punches is more than admirable.

Though I understand your position on Planned Parenthood facilitating abortions, I wish that you would accept the fact that the primary reason they even exist is to educate and protect youth from making choices that lead them to abortions in the first place. The organization provides contraception to youth who are brave enough to ask for it; Youth that will make the choice to be sexually active with or without the service. It also provides STI testing, counselling, and treatment for youth smart enough to take advantage. (I understand that though their primary focus is on young adults, they also deal with adults).

I accept and respect your position on this, but just wanted to share mine, as that is what the blog world is all about.

I wish you all the very best as you continue to share your life and yourself with the rest of us!