Unintended consequences: Thanks to David Hogg’s ‘die-in,’ Publix to keep funds from Planned Parenthood, pro-gun control group

On Saturday, Faye Higbee reported that thanks to a “die-in” protest held by David Hogg, the anti-gun teen tyrant recently dubbed the “king of the snowflakes,” Publix supermarkets will end — at least temporarily — all politically oriented donations, starting with a candidate supported by the NRA.

It turns out that thanks to Hogg’s actions, the supermarket chain will also withhold funds from groups that support Planned Parenthood, an organization that supports same-sex marriage and an organization that supports gun control laws.

According to CBS:

The regional supermarket chain, which is based in Florida, announced its decision amid a “die-in” at several Publix stores in the state to protest the supermarket chain’s financial support for a gubernatorial candidate who opposes gun control.

Publix said Friday in a statement that it will “suspend corporate-funded political contributions as we reevaluate our giving processes.”

Hogg, by the way, constantly talks about “saving lives” on his Twitter feed.  This time, he may have actually saved a life or two, but not from anyone shooting a firearm.




Nevertheless, he still demanded the chain give $1 million to the Stoneman Douglas Victims fund while vowing to never donate to a candidate supported by the NRA.

“I call on @Publix to donate double the money they gave to Putman [sic] to the Stoneman Douglas Victims fund, $1,000,000. And never support an A rated NRA politician again.”

Moreover, he said he was “shaking in his boots” waiting to hear from the chain:

One person asked:


We suspect the latter…

H/T Twitchy


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