Another Huge Win for Hogg and Parkland Students in Battle With the NRA

People in Florida love the Publix grocery store chain, but many were willing to forego shopping at their favorite store after news broke last week that Publix was a big political donor to an NRA-backed Republican candidate for governor, Adam Putnam.  There was not only a public outcry, but widespread boycotts were organized all over the state, creating a public relations nightmare for the Parkland, FL based retail chain. read more

Parkland Students Rip Trump on Twitter For NRA Speech

President Donald Trump couldn’t resist going to the national convention of the National Rifle Association (NRA) in Dallas on Friday to soak up adulation from the adoring crowd of 80,000 gun lovers.  He gave a speech that succeeded in stirring up the crowd by stressing that the unfettered right to own weapons was more important than protecting the lives of children or keeping Americans safe from gun violence. read more

Bayer 16th Co. to Drop Ingraham As Gun Control Issue Looms in Midterms

Bayer AG, the massive German conglomerate, confirmed Saturday that the company will no longer be spending ad dollars to support Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show.

Bayer  is at least the 16th company to withdraw sponsorship from “The Ingraham Angle” after the abrasive host attacked Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg last week.

“Bayer US has stopped advertising on Laura Ingraham and we have no plans to resume any time in the future,” the company wrote in a tweet.

After Ingraham mocked Hogg for his college rejections on Twitter, the 17-year-old sent out his own tweet with a list of companies sponsoring Ingraham’s show.  The public pressure and bad publicity made almost all of them withdraw as sponsors. read more