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Gay activist calls for boycott of retailers supporting Christian Values Network

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
San Francisco based gay activist and blogger Roy Steele is organizing, and calling for a nationwide boycott of retailer’s enrolled in the Christian Values Network (CVN) shopping web portal, including Sears, Walmart, Sam's Club and Target. ...

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Target shareholders pepper CEO over donations to anti-gay politicians

Thursday, June 9, 2011
Target Corp. Chairman Gregg Steinhafel on Wednesday faced some unexpected questions at the company’s annual meeting from shareholders who wanted answers about the company’s funding of anti-gay politicians. ...

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Judge: LGBT activist group can canvass outside Target stores

Friday, April 8, 2011
A San Diego court ruled Thursday that the grass-roots activist group Canvass for a Cause (CFAC) can continue its canvassing outside Target stores. ...

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Target sues marriage equality group for canvassing supporters outside stores

Friday, March 25, 2011
In San Diego today, a court case is set to begin in which Target Corporation is suing the marriage equality activist organization, "Canvass For A Cause" for canvassing supporters outside its stores. ...

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Lady Gaga cancels exclusive deal with Target over anti-gay donations

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Lady Gaga has canceled her exclusive deal with Target to carry the deluxe edition of her next release, "Born This Way," because of the retailer's controversial political donations to an anti-gay candidate. ...

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Target revises policy on political donations, but little has changed

Saturday, February 19, 2011
Target has revised its policy on political contributions, following a furor that arose last year when it was revealed the retailer had donated money to a political action group that supported an anti-gay candidate for for Minnesota governor. ...

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Report: Target continued to fund anti-gay candidates even after CEO apology

Tuesday, December 21, 2010
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Earlier this year, Target Corporation came under fire from LGBT activist groups when it was revealed they had donated money to a political action group that supported Tom Emmer’s bid for Minnesota governor, prompting an apology from Target CEO Gregg ...

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Emmer concedes Minnesota race; Dayton to be first Democratic Governor in 20 years

Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Emmer (left) and Dayton
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Republican Tom Emmer, a staunch opponent of LGBT rights and same-sex marriage, has finally conceded defeat to Democrat Mark Dayton in Minnesota's governor race -- Dayton will become Minnesota's first Democratic governor in more than 20 ...

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Target, Best Buy’s pick for MN governor won’t support anti-bullying legislation

Monday, October 11, 2010
Tom Emmer
The national debate over bullying entered the Minnesota governor's race Saturday during a televised debate in which Republican candidate Tom Emmer said that he would oppose legislation to combat school bullying against gay and lesbian young people. ...

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HRC penalizes Target, Best Buy in latest Corporate Equality Index rating

Monday, October 4, 2010
Retailers Target and Best Buy, along with 3M Corporation, all based in Minnesota, have been stripped of their perfect scores in the Human Rights Campaign‘s (HRC) 2011 Corporate Equality Index. Now in its ninth year, the HRC assesses more than ...

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