By Editorial Staff
Published April 2, 2008
DETROIT, MI (EP) – The owner of Domino’s Pizza, a giant 500-store franchise operation, recently donated $50,000 to Operation Rescue, the pro-life direct action group which stages massive sit-in protests at abortion clinics, often closing them for hours at a time. Domino’s Farms, the parent company of the pizza chain, also donated $10,000 to the group.
Domino’s Pizza owner Tom Monaghan, who also owns the Detroit Tigers, has been speaking out against abortion in recent years. Domino’s Pizza spokesperson Kerry McNulty said of the gift to Operation Rescue, “I don’t know why he chose that particular group,” but speculated it was “out of personal conviction.”
The National Organization of Women (NOW) is trying to mount a feminist boycott of Domino’s Pizza. “One day we were buying it, and the next day we were mad at them,” explained NOW press liaison Colleen Dermody. “This is serious. Feminists live on Domino’s Pizza.” The boycott was also promoted in a recent issue of Ms. magazine.
An early April broadcast of a Minneapolis talk radio program offered a look at how the boycott is being received. A caller urged participation in the boycott, and said he would take his one-pizza-a-week business elsewhere. A few minutes later the father of five teenagers called to say that while he didn’t prefer pizzas from Domino’s he would now be taking them his nine-pizza-a-week business to show support for the gift to Operation Rescue, and to make up for people like the first caller.
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