10 Aug 2009 Tims kills sponsorship of event linked to anti-gay marriage lobby
Globe and Mail, August 10, 2009: When a group of married couples renew their wedding vows this Sunday as part of an anti-gay marriage event in Rhode Island, they’ll enjoy a barbecue dinner and ice cream social, but they won’t be eating timbits. Tim Hortons announced Monday it would withdraw its sponsorship of the coming Marriage Day Celebration, which is to be held in the shadow of a stately mansion in Warwick, R.I. The event is organized by the National Organization for Marriage, a group that lobbies against the legalization of gay marriage, and the sponsors behind an ad campaign released in April that famously equated the gay marriage lobby to a gathering storm. [Continue reading this article here.]
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