Skip to comments.Software company refuses service to pro-life group over abortion, marriage views
Posted on 03/18/2013 9:51:07 AM PDT by Morgana
TORONTO, March 18, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A U.S. company that provides software solutions to nonprofit organizations has refused service to the Canadian pro-life group Campaign Life Coalition, accusing it of supporting hate, prejudice and bigotry."
CLC's Jack Fonseca told LifeSiteNews.com that recently Campaign Life Coalition asked an information technology (IT) consultant to help improve its business processes.
"He searched for a database solutions company that specializes in non-profits like ours," Fonseca told LifeSiteNews. The IT specialist found a company called The Databank, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The consultant also found an endorsement from a Jesuit retreat center in Atlanta, Georgia, on the testimonials page of the Databank's website.
"We are very happy with thedatabank so much (sic) that we have encouraged other Jesuit Retreat Centers to use it," said Sharon Machek of Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center.
But Fonseca says that after filling out a form on the companys website to view a free online demo on behalf of CLC, the consultant received an email reply from Bridget Kelly, The Databanks sales manager. It stated, Please continue your search for nonprofit software. Our company values are not a good fit for your organization's mission. There is no need to view our online demonstration today. Thank you.
At that point the consultant wrote a strongly worded e-mail to the company, calling its decision "outrageous. The companys CEO, Chris Hanson, wrote back, and far from apologizing, dug in his heels. Campaign Life Coalition positions on just about every issue are in direct contradiction with not only our personal beliefs and company mission, but also many organizations we currently work with, he said.
Sorry if you feel offended by Bridgets response but Im offended by organizations that seek to violate and restrict the human rights of women, gays, lesbians and others. The only amicable resolution for hate, prejudice and bigotry is to eliminate it.
According to Fonseca, The IT executive, who had no prior connection to CLC and works in the secular world, was absolutely stunned that a company providing a morally neutral product, i.e. database software, would discriminate against a pro-life organization over their moral and ethical beliefs."
But wedding planners and bakeries can’t refuse to do business with gays? I think someone should sue.
Names and addresses of all this co’s employees might help.......
The Databank, eh?
Grist for *our* databank..
Not unlike the bakers, wedding planners, hotels and inns that have refused to provide goods or services for gay weddings.
Go figure, the pro-life company is Canadian, and the pro-death company is American.
It’s a one way street.
Here’s their website:
The links from the articles did not come up when I reposted. This is what the sites are if you go to the page and click on the links.
See, if I am running a software company, and an anti-gun organization wants my solution, I charge them 5 times the going rate. I give them my software, make 2x profit, and send the other 3x to the GOA, NRA, and Georgia Conceal Carry organizations.
Take the damned money and apply it to their foes.
That's how corrupt the murderous leftwingtard pro-abortion crowd has become.
And their Facebook page:
Too many choose to disbelieve God and THEY are the minions of the enemy.
Pity ... all they need is some brain washing .... by the washing of The Word.
(The Databank just wants to ensure that a high % of its potential future customers are aborted before they can use their product...it’s the same exact reason why there are X % of fewer baby & child products purchased, why teachers are laid off & schools closed down, and why illegal immigrants are widely accepted into Western nations...)
And, obviously, if one group is given protected, preferential treatment ("Don't discriminate against homosexuals") and another group is declared fair game ("Pro-life? Shun them! They are icky!") then we have a serious problem.
Do we have a government of laws, or of men? Don't bother. I know the answer. Sigh.
Looks like they only work for ‘leftie’ non-profits.
Can a Canadian company sue an American company for this? Which country would have jurisdiction?
The software company management are idiots.
There are at least 1/2 dozen open source “free as in beer” database programs. Some of them are every bit as good as 90% of the closed source counterparts.
For a half way good consultant, this should be a non-issue.
The reason they’ve done is this they’ve lost their previous consultant. ;)
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