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Subject: Amazon.com links to the Dr Laura web site!
From: George
Date: 08/06/01
Everyone should be aware that Amazon.com currently has their banner ads listing on the Dr.Laura site. Frankly, I along with many others find this very offensive. For a company such as Amazon who portray themselves as being progressive to do this is just astounding to me.

I would appreciate it if readers could consider emailing Amazon to complain if they feel the same as I do.

associates@amazon.com

info@amazon.com

See the open letter below.



An Open Letter to Amazon.Com:

I have been an Amazon.com customer for some years now. I have decided I will never visit or buy anything from the company again. I cannot associate with a company that allows their banner to be placed on the (Dr.) Laura website (drlaura.com). This is a hate site masquerading as "family values".

I am certain you must be aware of the controversy surrounding her radio, TV and web presence, how can you differentiate between this sort of site and a 'pornographic' site (which you prohibit)? What is obscene in this world is hate and bigotry. I think that you should be aware that if you set the precedent of allowing Ms. Schlessinger to associate with you, you clearly open the door to allowing, 'KKK' (http://www.kukluxklan.org/), 'God Hates America' (http://www.godhatesamerica.com/), 'God Hates Fags' (http://www.godhatesfags.com/), 'The American Nazi Party' (http://www.americannaziparty.com/), and other despicable hate organizations to also proudly display the Amazon.com banner. I realize that I am only one small customer amongst many millions and that I will not be missed but I would hope that I am not the only one that takes this action.

I am also canceling all outstanding book orders and will not be taking advantage of the various promotional discounts that you have offered me.

I regret that I must take this position and I would be more than happy to reconsider my position once you have revalued your standards as regards hate organizations.

Very Sincerely Yours,

George Walker



 

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