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  • Parents object to lesbian ‘marriage’ in latest ‘American Girl’ kids’ book

    02/06/2021 5:37:50 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 19 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | February 5th 2021 | Lifesitenews
    American Girl, a doll and storybook brand beloved by young girls since the 1980s, has released a “2021 Girl of the Year” named Kira whose story featuring aunts in a same-sex “marriage” has taken parents and children by surprise. “Kira's aunts are married lesbians, and that needs to be known by every adult who hands the book to a child or who allows a child to check it out from the library,” said one book reviewer on Amazon. The character Kira, along with her doll avatar, was revealed as “2021 Girl of the Year” on Good Morning America on Dec....
  • American Girl blasts fake ad showing ‘Karen’ doll with gun

    07/07/2020 2:11:26 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 38 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/6/2020 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    The manufacturer of the popular American Girl dolls says it is “disgusted” by an online parody that depicted one of its toys as a gun-toting white doll named Karen who refuses to wear a face mask while shopping during the coronavirus pandemic. American Girl, which makes 18-inch dolls portraying female youngsters, responded to the fake image last week after it was posted to Facebook and went viral on other platforms. “I saw a post of an American Girl doll, Karen, who refuses to wear a mask and carried a gun as disgusting,” a Twitter user wrote the Wisconsin-based company....
  • American Girl To Publish 'The True Story of Hillary Clinton'

    08/09/2017 9:59:19 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 78 replies
    MRC TV ^ | 8-9-17 | Lianne Hikind
    We are all going to have to just accept that Hilary Clinton is not going away. Especially now that her life story will be forever memorialized in an American Girl book. The book is called "A Girl Named Hillary: The True Story of Hillary Clinton," and is sure to be a lovely read. The book description explains: "The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. It took a lot of determination, courage, and confidence to become the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party. A...
  • American girl confronts diversity claims

    05/28/2014 8:47:57 AM PDT · by armydawg505 · 41 replies
    http://www.vocativ.com ^ | 5/27/2014 | Emily Levy
    When American Girl opted to discontinue two of its historical dolls last week, the brand chose Facebook as its medium of communication: “Soon, we’ll say farewell to Marie-Grace, Cécile, Ruthi and Ivy,” American Girl announced. “Complete your collection while supplies last—quantities are extremely limited.” It wasn’t so simple, though. What the brand failed to address in its statement, but which very quickly became evident in blog posts, was that Cécile, an African-American doll, and Ivy, an Asian-American doll, were two of the only dolls of color in American Girl’s standard collection.
  • A Ray of Hope in Pbama's Downsizing of America

    12/02/2012 10:06:11 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 12-2-2012 | MOTUS
    I went Christmas shopping yesterday, butt I didn’t buy anything. All the hubbub and pandemonium seemed to interfere with my circuits rendering me incapable of completing any transactions. Just as well, as everything I saw looked unsuitable for human consumption. I just couldn’t get into the spirit of the season so I stopped to have a cuppa Joe and watch the world go by. What I noticed going by, other than inordinately tight jeans on both men and women was a lot of people toting big red bags from the American Girl store. I don’t know if you’re familiar, butt American...
  • Tom Petty Demands Michele Bachmann Stop Playing His Song

    06/28/2011 2:46:59 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 115 replies · 1+ views
    Gawker.com ^ | 6/28/11 | Jim Newall
    The management for rock and roll star Tom Petty didn't waste any time after Bachmann's campaign launch yesterday to send a cease-and-desist letter, demanding that she never use his song "American Girl" at campaign events again. These requests are not uncommon for Republican candidates, and it's one of the things that genuinely sucks for them. They can never use the easygoing, overplayed songs that they enjoy on FM radio, and they learn that their favorite artists despise them. Democrats' problem, on the other hand, is that they have to feign gratitude to all the musicians who write bad songs for...
  • 'Homeless' doll costs $95 (hairstyling extra)

    09/24/2009 10:31:00 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 15 replies · 1,021+ views
    New York Post ^ | 9/24/09 | Andrea Peyser
    Barbie she's not. Meet Gwen Thompson, the newest addition to the American Girl canon of dolls -- the wildly suc cessful, extremely expensive brand of faux children that are sold out of a four-story town house in the heart of Fifth Avenue. Little children as young as 4 are addicted to these pricey little monsters. It's like middle-American crack. You have an African-American doll, an American Indian doll. A Jewish one. A doll who "lived" during the Great Depression, and one from the Roaring '20s. And while you were snoozing, the creators of American Girl, which is sold by Mattel,...
  • Sarah Palin to campaign around America after surprise resignation as Alaska governor

    07/05/2009 10:48:57 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 60 replies · 1,726+ views
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | July 5, 2009 | Leonard Doyle
    Alaska's Governor Sarah Palin is expected to travel widely, campaigning for Republican candidates after startling America by suddenly quitting her job. One of America's most unconventional politicians, she left the country reeling on Friday evening by declaring that she is resigning her office this month and deriding the "superficial political blood sport." Almost a year after bursting on to the national scene as John McCain's presidential running mate, Mrs Palin, 45, has now made an unpredictable leap into the unknown. Speculation is at fever pitch that she will seek her party's nomination for the 2012 presidential race. Mrs Palin offered...
  • American Girl's newest doll: a Jewish New Yorker, just like you

    05/27/2009 11:25:34 AM PDT · by Cinnamon Girl · 72 replies · 2,062+ views
    Ha'aretz ^ | Wed., May 27, 2009 Sivan 4, 5769 | Natasha Mozgovaya
    The creators of the American Girl doll have added a new Jewish doll to their line of 14 other historically-themed models. She is Rebecca Rubin, who represents the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants to the United States in the early 20th century. Rebecca joins the other ethnically-themed dolls in the series, each of which is marketed as 'a girl just like you.' The toy line also includes a Native American doll, a daughter of Irish immigrants and an African-American girl. The Jewish immigrant doll retails for $95. In the booklet sold with the doll, she is described as a poor...
  • American Girl alternative enjoys sales boost amidst boycott - "sales nearly triple"

    01/22/2006 8:28:27 AM PST · by Diago · 17 replies · 474+ views
    BP News ^ | Michael Foust
    American Girl alternative enjoys sales boost amidst boycott Jan 5, 2006 By Michael Foust Baptist Press Sales up The Life of Faith book and doll series has seen a sales increase since a pro-life group called for a boycott of American Girl. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--A conservative-led boycott of the popular American Girl book and doll series during the Christmas season apparently led many parents to seek alternatives -- so much so that one Christian company saw its sales nearly triple in the final weeks of 2005. The Life of Faith book and doll series -- sometimes called the Christian alternative...
  • American Girl Tries to Restore Image, Pro-Life Group Declares Victory

    12/14/2005 9:22:54 AM PST · by Diago · 29 replies · 1,712+ views
    American Girl Tries to Restore Image, Pro-Life Group Declares Victory To: National Desk Contact: Ann Scheidler of the Pro-Life Action League, 773-777-2900, 312-965-1030 cell, ann@prolifeaction.org CHICAGO, Dec. 14 /Christian Wire Service/ -- "American Girl is trying to restore its wholesome image with pro-life families," said Ann Scheidler, executive director of the Chicago-based Pro-Life Action League. "Their efforts at damage control show how effective our protest and boycott have been." "In contrast to American Girl's affiliation with pro-abortion Girls Inc, they have just launched a major ad campaign, designed to protect girls from growing up too fast," said Scheidler. "The sudden...
  • Pro-life Victory: American Girl Protests Worked!

    12/14/2005 9:56:30 AM PST · by 1stFreedom · 12 replies · 828+ views
    American Girl Tries to Restore Image, Pro-Life Group Declares Victory To: National Desk CHICAGO, Dec. 14 /Christian Wire Service/ -- "American Girl is trying to restore its wholesome image with pro-life families," said Ann Scheidler, executive director of the Chicago-based Pro-Life Action League. "Their efforts at damage control show how effective our protest and boycott have been." "In contrast to American Girl's affiliation with pro-abortion Girls Inc, they have just launched a major ad campaign, designed to protect girls from growing up too fast," said Scheidler. "The sudden about-face is clearly a response to our boycott of American Girl during...
  • Early Show Describes Girls Inc. Explicit Pro-Choice Statement as "Favoring Open Discussion"

    12/14/2005 5:03:15 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 42 replies · 1,060+ views
    Early Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein December 14, 2005 - 07:04. "We recognize the right of all women to choose whether, when, and under what circumstances to bear children. Reproductive freedom and responsibility are essential to other rights and opportunities, including pursuit of education, employment, financial security and a stable and fulfilling family life. Restrictions of reproductive choice are especially burdensome for young women and poor women. Girls Incorporated supports a woman’s freedom of choice, a constitutional right established by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1973 in Roe vs. Wade." Would you say the foregoing statement, from Girls Inc. [see it here http://www.girlsinc.org/ic/page.php?id=4.3.4...
  • Saturday NYC Alert: Protest at American Girl Place (49th & 5th, 10a-12p, Dec 10)

    12/09/2005 8:43:57 PM PST · by 1stFreedom · 7 replies · 560+ views
    Pro-Life Group To Picket American Girl Place in New York To: National Desk Contact: Ann Scheidler of the Pro-Life Action League, 773-777-2900, 312-965-1030 cell, ann@prolifeaction.org CHICAGO, Dec. 8—The Pro-Life Action League will lead a picket by parents and their daughters at American Girl Place on Fifth Avenue in New York City on Saturday, December 10, from 10:00 a.m. to noon, in protest of American Girl's ties to the pro-abortion advocacy group, Girls Incorporated. "December is the busiest shopping season of the year," said League Executive Director Ann Scheidler. "Our picket will reach thousands of shoppers on New York's Fifth Avenue...
  • Viewership of American Girl Doll Movie Down 50% from Last Year [Will Media Credit Boycott]

    12/07/2005 9:55:09 AM PST · by Diago · 12 replies · 411+ views
    Felicity: An American Girl Adventure, the second WB movie based on a doll, was weak with 4 million viewers, below the network's typical Tuesday and the 6 million who tuned in for last year's Samantha movie.
  • Holiday Time is Prime Time for American Girl

    12/01/2005 4:52:44 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 11 replies · 703+ views
    Madison.com ^ | December 1, 2005 | Judy Newman
    MIDDLETON, WI - Walking through American Girl's Middleton headquarters in December is like getting a peek into the land of Santa's elves - and young girls' fantasies. Upstairs, there's a constant buzz in the call center, as workers field a steady stream of calls to order Samantha, Molly and the rest of the American Girl clan. "You don't have a catalog? That's OK, we can work around that," one call wrangler amiably says to a customer from New Hampshire, who wants an American Girl Today doll with specific features - in this case, blond hair and blue eyes. ". ....
  • Pro-life girls vs. 'American Girl' [Great Photos!]

    11/27/2005 6:38:45 AM PST · by Diago · 25 replies · 2,948+ views
    http://www.renewamerica.us/columns/abbott/051126 ^ | November 26, 2005 | Matt C. Abbott
    Pro-life girls vs. 'American Girl' Matt C. Abbott Matt C. Abbott November 26, 2005 "In the know" readers are likely aware of the American Girl doll company boycott called for by the Chicago-based Pro-Life Action League "in response to the company's refusal to sever ties with the pro-abortion group Girls Incorporated." Other pro-life groups supporting the League's boycott are Priests for Life, Operation Rescue, Stand True Ministries, Aid for Women and Illinois Right to Life. But there are dissenters. One of those questioning the prudence of the boycott is Tom Sheridan, editor and general manager of the Catholic New World,...
  • Wild-eye right drags down iconic American Girl dolls

    11/13/2005 4:42:14 PM PST · by SJackson · 158 replies · 4,122+ views
    Capital Times ^ | 11-12-05 | Joel McNally
    It turns out that when suburban mothers buy American Girl dolls that look and dress exactly like their own little girls, they may unwittingly be purchasing tiny, lesbian partners for their children.... It turns out that when suburban mothers buy American Girl dolls that look and dress exactly like their own little girls, they may unwittingly be purchasing tiny, lesbian partners for their children. At least, that is the fear of the wacko, right-wing watchdogs who keep track of exotic threats to our children that most of us are too naive - or not nearly psychologically twisted enough - to...
  • All dolled up and no place to go

    11/10/2005 3:57:53 AM PST · by Diago · 15 replies · 975+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | November 8, 2005 | Rebecca Hagelin
    This is a WorldNetDaily printer-friendly version of the article which follows. To view this item online, visit http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=47278 Tuesday, November 8, 2005 All dolled up and no place to go Posted: November 8, 20051:00 a.m. Eastern By Rebecca Hagelin © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com A new catalog from the American Girl doll company arrived in the mail recently – something my daughter Kristin and I used to really look forward to. We've ordered from the company many times, and one of my fondest memories is of a trip I made with Kristin to the huge American Girl store in Chicago. The occasion was...
  • American Girl boycotted: Accused of luring youth into radical feminist ideology

    11/04/2005 3:57:52 AM PST · by Diago · 133 replies · 3,314+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | November 2, 2005 | WorldNetDaily.com
    Wednesday, November 2, 2005 American Girl boycottedAccused of luring youth into radical feminist ideology Posted: November 2, 20051:00 a.m. Eastern © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com After repeated unheeded warnings, a pro-life group launched a boycott yesterday against the popular doll maker American Girl for its association with a group that promotes abortion rights and lesbianism. "American Girl has refused to sever ties with pro-abortion Girls Incorporated," said Ann Scheidler, executive director of the Chicago-based Pro-Life Action League, "This leaves us no choice but to call for a boycott of American Girl dolls and accessories for the duration of the 2005 Christmas shopping season."...