Bzero (bzero) wrote,

Why You Shouldn't Donate to the Salvation Army Bell Ringers

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As the holidays approach, the Salvation Army bell ringers are out in front of stores dunning shoppers for donations. If you care about gay rights, you'll skip their bucket in favor of a charity that doesn't actively discriminate against the LGBT community.

The Salvation Army has a history of active discrimination against gays and lesbians. While you might think you're helping the hungry and homeless by dropping a few dollars in the bright red buckets, not everyone can share in the donations. Many LGBT people are rejected by the evangelical church charity because they're "sexually impure."

More here.

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Tags: anti-gay, christmas, holiday, politics, religion, salvation army, thanksgiving

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