In July, we mentioned how Flip Benham led his locally based Operation Save America to Jackson, Mississippi, where they protested the only abortion clinic in Jackson -- by which I mean they burned a copy of the Quran and torched a rainbow flag, because you know how much them gay Islamists jes' love killin' babies. Benham, who got Norma "Jane Roe" McCorvey to Flip to the anti-abortion side of the street in 1995, has taken his show elsewhere in recent days: to Wal-Mart's home office in Bentonville, Arkansas. And they ain't there for the inexpensive pitchforks and torches.
Ten days ago, some of the OSA army congregated there to protest Wal-Mart's August announcement that it's teaming up with the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce "in an effort to advance diversity within the store's associate, supplier, and customer bases" -- which, when translated to Benham's native tongue, means Wal-Mart's "being blackmailed by the Devil himself." And, surprise, OSA also ain't pleased with Wal-Mart's decision to carry the Plan B contraceptive -- the morning-after pill. Reads some of Benham's literature: "Yes, Wal-Mart now helps to kill little baby boys and girls, in the privacy of American homes," which, somehow, is part of the "radical homosexual agenda." So...confusing.
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Here are some pics of the recent protests Benham's people have been staging -- and by people, I mean, like, three or four hateful hillbillies per protest. Aw, c'mon. Gimme a break. Whatyda want from me? I'm just a part of the "liberal, lying, demon-inspired onslaught." I can't help myself. --Robert Wilonsky