Ford supports gays
Conservative Groups Boycott Ford Motor Co. Over Gay Rights Support
Ford's support for the gay lifestyle is well known to homosexual organizations like the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). The group gave Ford a % corporate.
Description:Joe Laymon, Ford's group vice president for corporate human resources, said in December he hoped the decision would "remove any ambiguity about Ford's desire to advertise to all important audiences and put this particular issue to rest. Ford, in a statement, said it was "proud of its tradition of treating all with respect and we remain focused on what we do best, building and selling the most innovative cars and trucks worldwide. In afternoon trading Monday, Ford shares dropped 2 cents, or 0. The American Family Association says it has 2 million online members who have requested e-mail alerts about different issues and it sends a monthly news journal to , homes. The groups set up a Web site urging supporters not to buy Ford vehicles after the automaker said last December it would continue running advertisements in gay publications. The American Family Association , which is leading this latest effort, had originally called for a boycott of Ford last year but suspended it for six months at the request of some Ford dealers.