Conservative Group Calls Off Wal Mart Protest - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

11/21/06

Conservative Group Calls Off Wal Mart Protest

The Associated Press reports a national boycott to protest Wal Mart's support of gay rights groups has been cancelled.

You might have seen an ad in your paper this morning from the American Family Association.

The group that said they were upset over the superstore's $60,000 donation to a gay rights group, and Wal Mart's addition to the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber Of Commerce."

The group had asked people to boycott the store Friday and Saturday.

Wal Mart told the AP from now on, they will not make contributions to controversial issues.

Posted By 10pm News Producer Kelly Hefelfinger khefelfinger@kltv.com

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