Details emerged on Ford's concessions to the American
Family Association, which threatened a boycott if Ford didn't end its policy of supporting gay causes. According to reporting by The Advocate, Jaguar and Land Rover have pulled ads in gay publications, a decision Ford officials say was made strictly for business reasons, though Volvo would continue to advertise. The Mississippi-based AFA had demanded Ford stop donating cash and vehicles to "gay social activities" such as pride celebrations. It's still unclear if Ford will still make such donations, but woe to Bob in accounting, who probably spent a few nights at the office comparing the loss of the radical religious market with that of gay, professional buyers of high-margin luxury vehicles.
Jaguar, Land Rover ads halted in gay media, Ford confirms [The Advocate]
Ford Bends to American Family Association on Gay Rights Support [internal]