Why the intolerant are not virtuous

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Why the intolerant are not virtuous

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"Activists... have conducted witch-hunts designed to hurt not just the ones who have different ideological viewpoints, but wish to disrupt the charity that people who disagree with them advocate for."

Read http://townhall.com/columnists/kevinmccullough/2011/07/17/why_the_intole... the article by Kevin McCullough at Townhall.com

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http://online.worldmag.com/cat/newsdesk/ Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS, recently partnered with Focus on the Family...

Focus on the Family President Jim Daly interviewed Mycoskie ... where Mycoskie shared his Christian testimony...

... gay rights activists criticized Mycoskie and pressured him to end his relationship with Focus on the Family... Mycoskie responded by apologizing to the homosexual community and distancing TOMS from Focus on the Family.

“Had I known the full extent of Focus on the Family’s beliefs, I would not have accepted the invitation to speak at their event,” Mycoskie said. “It was an oversight on my part and the company’s part and one we regret. We do our best to make sure we choose our engagements wisely, on this one we chose poorly.”

Mycoskie’s decision to end the partnership also demonstrated the growing influence of gay activists. Daly said that the controversy “is an unfortunate statement about the culture we live in, when an organization like ours is deemed unfit to help children in need simply because we hold to biblical beliefs about marriage and family. What will someone decide we’re unfit to do next?”