In response, Lowe's stated, "As you know, the TLC program 'All-American Muslim' has become a lightning rod for people to voice complaints from a variety of perspectives — political, social and otherwise. The Dearboen American News. A chain spokesperson said it was because of "concerns, complaints or issues from multiple sides of the viewer spectrum" and did not mention the FFA specifically.
The Hollywood Reporter. You can adjust your cookie choices in those tools at any time. Michigan state representative Rashida Tlaib contacted the company's corporate headquarters, reporting that Lowe's declined to change its decision. Lowe's met with representatives of the petitioners for over an hour but declined their request. USA Today. Archived from the original on December 15, Interview segments with individual cast members are interspersed throughout, in which they explain Adult Boston women singles points of Islam and how they relate to the various situations.
The New York Times. See details. FFA posted an which Lowe's described as a "form letter"  in which the chain noted FFA's communication and informed the group that it would pull its advertising. Detroit Free Press. Retrieved December 15, He further stated he would explore "legislative remedies" if Lowe's did not rescind its decision.
Archived from the original on January 25, Download as PDF Printable version. Following this development, dozens of companies removed their ameeican from the program beginning in late November. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee called upon members to contact Lowe's to urge it to reverse its position. Los Angeles Times. Lowe's values diversity of thought in everyone, including our employees and prospective customers. The series premiere was viewed by 1.
The Washington Post. Pesonals from the original on Archived from the original on December 16, FFA stated that 65 companies removed their advertising from the series, including Kayak. Help Tenerife sex dating to edit Community portal Recent changes file. The series has averaged 1 million viewers per episode.
Each episode follows members of various Shia Islamic families going through the events of their daily lives, with emphasis placed on how their faith affects their actions. Lowe's made the decision to discontinue our advertising on Dec. Archived requires scrolldown. Retrieved January 8, On December 9,born-again Christian David Catonthe "founder Housewives seeking sex tonight Mc Kee Kentucky sole employee" of the Florida Family Association sent e-mails to various companies, claiming that the show is favorable propaganda for Muslims and urging them to withdraw their sponsorship from the show.
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It is never our intent to alienate anyone. TLC General Manager Amy Winter was asked about the possibility of sponsor backlash while the series was in production. Simmons bought advertising time for the episode scheduled to air December 18, She responded, "We usually find with TLC that the backlash occurs as soon as we start marketing something and once viewers experience the show, we get a far different response.
July 29, A member of the Internet civil disobedience group Anonymous hacked the FFA's website in response to the controversy, exposing personal information about FFA newsletter subscribers and donors and qmerican the group for "hatred, bigotry and fear mongering towards gays, lesbians and most dearbkrn Muslim Americans". Archived from the original on January 26, In response to Lowe's decision, celebrities including Russell Simmons and Mia Farrow called for a boycott of the retail outlet.
Lowe's later posted to its Twitter feed: "We did not pull our based solely on the complaints or s of any one group. As we shared yesterday, we have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, and we're proud of that Gresham Oregon visitor will need nsa service commitment.
Archived from the original on January 17, Archived from the original on September 6, Former TLC original programming. The Detroit News. Noting that the participants believed the series was not intended to be educational, THR nonetheless felt that "watching their lives will teach us a lot about the culture of Americans perwonals practice Islam and how they're both similar and unique from us". Cast members also appear in short round table segments in which they discuss general principles of Islam as they relate to specific events depicted in the episode.
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If we have made anyone question that commitment, we apologize. Lowe's received a petition on December 20,calling on Lowe's to reconsider, containingatures. Hidden : Webarchive template wayback links. This information is shared with social media, sponsorship, analytics, and other vendors or service providers.
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