American Girl/ Girls' Inc. promotes abortion,ABC,homosexual agenda


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American Girl / Girl’s Inc. promotes abortion, ABC, homosexual agenda
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I started this thread to continue with updates regarding the American Girl issue.

For those of you who don’t know, American Girl, came out with a new line of Merchandise about a year ago. It is affiliated with a program which promotes “girls rights” They sell an armband, cosmetics, perfume, and other toiletries. It says that a donation from purchase of these products goes to the “I Can” campaign. Part of this campaign is a curriculum for young girls which teaches them abstinance (great right? Yes it would be nice if they left it there) But no, it goes on to say that if they can’t abstain then they are taught about birth control, abortion etc. I called the Offices in DC and New York and sure enough, they say they

Support the Roe V. Wade decision.

**Their curriculum is geared toward protecting a girls right to choose

Depending on the local chapter, they have the freedom to promote planned parenthood and abortion clinics.
**
girlsinc.org/ic/page.php?id=1.2.2

The material presented here wasn’t as detailed as I wanted so I called the offices in both New York and D.C. for confirmation on this.

and here is the link from American Girl for purchasing the “I Can” American girl Bracelet.
store.americangirl.com/shop/ican.php


#2

Thanks, Peace. And by the way, is anyone approaching Bath and Body Works on this issue?


#3

Girls, Inc.'s 2004 annual report, found here girlsinc.com/ic/content/annual_report_2004.pdf, contains corporate contributors (begins on page 16)…let’s gear up and let these companies know too, that their support of Girls, Inc. should be reconsidered.


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After reviewing the financial report and who has contributed to Girls, Inc., I have drafted the following letter:

National Geographic Society
1145 17th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036-4688

RE: Your financial support of Girls, Inc.

Ladies and Gentlemen:

Girls, Inc. makes their Annual Financial Report available on their website. Upon reviewing the 2004 Annual Report, I note that National Geographic is one of many contributors to this organization. I am very saddened to learn this information. I only hope that you have been mislead by Girls Inc. and what they fully represent.

Girls, Inc. does seem to have some wonderful programs for pre-teen and teenage girls when it comes to self-image and self-esteem; however, it was recently learned that Girls, Inc. supports the decision handed down in the case of Roe v. Wade. While they do not overlook teaching abstinence to these young girls, they believe abortion is an option as a birth control method.

Girls, Inc. defends its position by stating the following:

"Girls Incorporated affirms that girls and young women should make responsible decisions about sexuality, pregnancy and parenthood.

We recognize the right of all women to choose whether, when, and under what circumstances to bear children. Reproductive freedom and responsibility are essential to other rights and opportunities, including pursuit of education, employment, financial security and a stable and fulfilling family life. Restrictions of reproductive choice are especially burdensome for young women and poor women. Girls Incorporated supports a woman’s freedom of choice, a constitutional right established by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1973 in Roe vs. Wade. [Emphasis added]."

Girls, Inc. is handing out this information to girls as young as 10 years old. Since when is a 10 year old considered a “woman”? As the mother of a 10-year-old daughter, this appalls me to no end.

Recently, American Girl’s association with Girls, Inc. has hit the national news. If National Geographic is not aware of this, please refer to renewamerica.us/columns/abbott/051021 and abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=1214341.

The association between American Girl and Girls, Inc. has really upset parents and regular customers of American Girl as American Girl claims they present a wholesome, don’t let the girls grow up too fast, image. However, their association with Girls, Inc. has let many down, especially since they refuse to reconsider their association with Girls, Inc.

I hope that National Geographic will reconsider its financial position with support to Girls, Inc. Thank you for your time and consideration in this matter.

While this is directed solely at National Geographic, I will use this as a basis for each letter I send. Please join me in continuing this crusade. No one said change was going to be easy, but if we stick together, persevere through thick and thin, we will effect change.


#5

I started this thread yesterday because I misunderstood the rules for a thread, it said something like "60 posts last one today, I thought they had a new rule about how many posts a thread could have, sorry!

Anyhoo,

Yes, I will join you in protesting, writing letters to all the companies which support Girls Inc. We are going to be mighty busy


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[quote=Peace-bwu]I started this thread yesterday because I misunderstood the rules for a thread, it said something like "60 posts last one today, I thought they had a new rule about how many posts a thread could have, sorry!

Anyhoo,

Yes, I will join you in protesting, writing letters to all the companies which support Girls Inc. We are going to be mighty busy
[/quote]

We are going to be extremely busy! But you know what, the desired end result will be worth it.


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Now we have US Senators voicing their opinions on the issue:

omaha.com/index.php?u_pg=1636&u_sid=2051896

U.S. Sen. Barack Obama can be reached at the following address and phone numbers.

Washington D.C. Office
713 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
(202) 224-2854
(202) 228-4260 fax
(202) 228-1404 TDD

The email address provided on his website obama.senate.gov/, puts you into a list of issues then into an online form. I chose the “Family, Health and Education” link to voice my concerns.

The protest isn’t over yet!


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MSNBC has the story about the Catholic school in Wisconsin, and it has a poll…please stop by here msnbc.msn.com/id/9875504/ and vote in the poll…let everyone know that we stand behind Fr. Malloy’s decision.


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