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Franklin Graham says to boycott Target: ‘Shop where the genders God created are appreciated’

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targetEvangelist Franklin Graham is calling for his followers to get politically active in response to Target’s recent announcement that it will be dropping gender-based merchandising within its stores.

“I think Target may be forgetting who had made their stores strong,” Graham wrote in a Facebook post Tuesday.

“What’s next? Are they going to try to make people believe that pink or blue baby showers are politically incorrect?” he asked.

Last Friday, Target announced the “exciting” news that it will be dropping nearly all gender-specific signs within its stores.

In other words, there will no more “boy” or “girl” designated aisles for toys or bedding, and merchandise will no longer be displayed on easy-to-spot pink or blue shelving.

“I have news for them and everyone else – God created two different genders,” Graham’s post continued.

Graham predicts there are far more Target customers who will be offended – not to mention inconvenienced – by the politically correct, gender-neutral merchandising.

He urged his followers to contact the retailer.

“Let them know what you think,” he wrote. “Let them know that you are perfectly willing to shop where the genders God created are appreciated.”


The Washington Post reports that Target will stop using gender specific signage in their stores. In order to be…

Posted by Franklin Graham on Tuesday, August 11, 2015


Facebook response was overwhelmingly supportive of Graham’s request.

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Not everyone sees it that way:

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But the sentiment that the growing and seemingly endless politically correct movement is overstepping its bounds was the most prominent on Graham’s page:

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And that’s just it. What the heck is next?  


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