The following comes from an April 11 posting with LifeSiteNews.com.
Plenty of companies have argued that natural marriage is “bad for business”-but they’ll have a tough time persuading J.C. Penney. After a series of radical decisions, the retailer is struggling to survive a 25 percent drop in sales.
It started in 2011 when the company hired Ellen DeGeneres, a vocal proponent of same-sex “marriage” as its spokesperson.
The choice drew fire from organizations like the American Family Association (AFA) because it was a departure from the store’s longstanding values. When AFA’s One Million Moms complained, J.C. Penney’s new CEO, Ron Johnson, stubbornly dug in his heels.