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Ford Motor apparently caved to the religio-fascist thugs drunk-with-power American Family Association, which announced earlier this year it was censuring the automaker for supporting a gay and lesbian rights group. The AFA, which was set to boycott Ford starting today, called off its full-frontal attack for reasons unknown, though Wards Auto surmises Ford likely revised its policy of advertising in certain publications and supporting certain community activities. Still, Web site Gay Wheels continues to list Ford as a gay-friendly brand.

Ford Averts Potential Boycott [Ward's Auto]

Built Ford Gay: Conservative Group Boycotts the Automaker for Pro-Gay Values [internal]