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Ooops They Did It Again! TARGET Donates 50K To SuperPac Supporting Anti-Gay Ken Cuccinelli

Target Busted Again

Fool me once, shame on you.  Fool me twice, shame on me.

In 2010 that Target Corporation donated $150,000 to a PAC that supported homophobic Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer.  The backlash that ensured against the company forced it revise its corporate giving policies, and even launched a series of Gay Pride shirts in an attempt to restore its gay-friendly reputation  Now thanks to Right Wing Watch  TARGET has been busted again by showing that ut gave over  $50,000 to the Republican Governors Association, which  this year has spent nearly $3 million on behalf of [Ken] Cuccinelli’s gubernatorial campaign.

Cuccinelli as the homophobic attorney general from Virginia has an extensive history of  public homophobic remarks, and is running on a election platform to bring back Virginia’s sodomy laws if he’s elected.

And of course, even after the 2010 debacle this year, Target Corp. still scored a perfect 100 on the HRC’s Corporate Equality Index.

Target has not yet released a statement about the donations. (They need time to spin it)

Read more: http://www.towleroad.com/#ixzz2a65Vpuzy



Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, journalist and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story,

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