The More NOM Hates On Starbucks, The More Starbucks’ Profits Soar

By: Friday January 25, 2013 11:09 am

Oopsie, NOM: “The Seattle-based coffee chain said Thursday its profit rose 13 percent in the latest quarter in line with Wall Street expectations.” Early in 2012 National Organization for Marriage launched the Dump Starbucks boycott campaign in response to Starbucks’ support of marriage equality. Late last year, NOM ranked Dump Starbucks among its “Top Ten [...]

NOM’s Peculiar Definition of “Victory”

By: Thursday December 20, 2012 11:31 am

Today, just two weeks after voters in Washington, Maine, Maryland and Minnesota affirmed their support of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples by rejecting NOM’s anti-gay ballot measure campaigns, National Organization for Marriage (NOM) released a video extolling its “Top Ten Marriage Victories of 2012“. The question is, what victories? Here is NOM’s list: [...]

NOM’s International Boycott of Starbucks is a Total Flop

By: Monday April 16, 2012 10:02 am

National Organization for Marriage’s DumpStarbucks campaign, which is NOM’s attempt to punish Starbucks for supporting marriage equality, went international on April 10, running online ads in Egypt, Beijing, Hong Kong, the Yunnan region of China, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait in the languages Mandarin, Arabic, Turkish, Spanish and Bahala. By April 10th, before [...]

NOM’s “Dump Starbucks” Boycott Flops, Shows NOM’s Poor Judgment

By: Tuesday March 27, 2012 10:37 am

They blew it. National Organization for Marriage (NOM) really doesn’t know how to discern a winnable fight. A week after the inception of its planned international “Dump Starbucks” campaign and several urgently-worded action e-mails from NOM and allies later, all they have to show is about 21,000 signatures. In other words, almost nobody would sacrifice [...]

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