In recent months, JC
Penney's advertising has promoted homosexuality -- both through
print ads and the selection of lesbian comedian Ellen DeGeneres as
the company's spokesperson. Not to be outdone, Target's ad
promoting its wedding registry depicts two men holding hands,
standing nose-to-nose. They are accompanied by the slogan, "Be
yourself, together. Build a Target wedding gift registry as unique
as the two of you."
"It has a family image, and so to all of the sudden have two
guys in a sort of a marital type embrace saying, 'Be yourself,
together,' promoting homosexual so-called marriage, it's just a
very risky thing to do," the AFTAH president asserts. "I hope that
it doesn't pay off for this company or any company that embraces
He stresses that homosexuality is still a sin, regardless of how
many institutions endorse it.