Boycott of Disney goes beyond SBC

July 1996
Christian Century;7/17/96, Vol. 113 Issue 22, p712
Reports on the support given by the American Family Association for the boycott of Walt Disney Company by Southern Baptist Convention. Extension of insurance benefits to employees' homosexual partners; Homosexual theme nights at amusement parks.


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