I often hear pro-choice people complain when pro-lifers boycott a certain company because they fund pro-choice activities. Well, they really shouldn't complain since they do the same thing. For instance..... from "Ms.", March 1989:
The Pizza Connection
Is a slice of the Domino's pie going to fund anti-abortion activities?
Seems that way. Appearing on a telethon last fall, Tom Monaghan, president and founder of Domino's Pizza, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, donated $50,000 to Michigan Right to Life's "Committee To End Tax-Funded Abortions." Their November referendum passed; Medicaid-funded abortions are now barred in the state.
The donation from Monaghan, a devout Catholic, was "a personal contribution," Domino's spokesman Ron Hingst said. But searching through state records, Zipper also uncovered a $10,000 gift to the committee from Domino's Farms Corporation, a Monaghan-owned company that, though separate from Domino's Pizza Inc., "obviously" makes its money from pizza sales, Hignst said. Domino's was also embroiled in a battle with the Ann Arbor chapter of NOW. In May 1988, the group alleges, Domino's Farms canceled a NOW event at its publicly available facility after learning it would raise pro-choice monies. (A Right to Life fund-raiser had already been held there.) NOW filed a civil rights complaint, charging religious discrimination; the case is pending.
Says Jan BenDor, president of Ann Arbor NOW and the event's organizer, "There's no reason any self-respecting feminist should buy Domino's pizza."
Well, I'm a pro-life feminist, so I think I'll buy lots of Domino's pizza!
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