It’s that time of year again when you get annoyed by the sight of bell-ringers representing an organization that hates you. Yes, it’s the annual appearance of the Salvation Army, and they’re hoping to trick you into thinking that they’ve turned over a new leaf. Well, they haven’t.
The S.A. has a page on their site right now called “Debunking the Myth of LGBT Discrimination,” which is all about how awesome they are and always have been to gays. “The Salvation Army believes that all people are equal, regardless of sexual orientation or any other factor, including race, gender and ethnicity,” the page says. They point out that they serve, hire, and happily accept money from LGBT people.
Yeah, that’s great. Here are some facts that they conveniently omit:
So if you’re wondering whether it’s okay to support the Salvation Army, let us make it clear for you:
IT IS NEVER OKAY TO SUPPORT THE SALVATION ARMY.
There are plenty of other organizations that need your money. Here’s a list. If you see Salvation Army employees, report them.