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20. Jack in the Box
Most recent commercials have made sexual references. Not very family friendly Jack. .
Lots of violent video games but no mention of Christmas.
Questionable choices for spokesmen. Football player, Ndamukong Suh, has been fined a total of $42,500 by the league for three violations in the first year-and-a-half of his career. In a poll of fellow players conducted by the Sporting News, Suh was named "the dirtiest player" in the NFL. Swimmer, Michael Phelps, was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol in 2004 and was photographed smoking pot in 2009. 17. 3M Products Consistently says holiday and consistently avoids saying Christmas in their Command Adhesive TV commercials.
16. Big Lots
"Lottie" of big holiday commercials but little Christmas in their ads except if your shopping for a Christmas Tree.
15. Boost Mobile
Crude and unusual commercials. No Christmas either.
14. Calvin Klein
Controversial commercial in 2000 pulled for featuring young boys and girls in underwear jumping on a chesterfield. The company pulled them saying these ads were "not fully considered".
13. Carl's Jr.
Regularly have commercials that are sexually provocative.
12. American Apparel
Hires pornographic actors to be models . Actively opposes traditional marriage. In 2009 the company acknowledged hiring 1500 illegal immigrants and was forced to fire these workers from its LA facility..Not family friendly at all.
Uses a medium as it's spokesperson in recent commercials.
10. Old Spice/ Axe (it's a tie)
Bizarre and sexually provocative ads.
9. JC Penny/ Covergirl (another tie)
Actively opposes traditional marriage. Infrequently mentions "Christmas" in ads. 8. Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic You'll find lots of "Merry" and "Holiday" but no mention of Christmas. How about those bizarre mannequin commercials?
7. Disney Corp
Has a history of negatively portraying religious themes. It recently canceled the show, GCB, a Christian-bashing version of ABC's now defunct "Desperate Housewives. Disney actively promotes the homosexual agenda on their news channel(ABC News), Disney Channel (Good Luck Charlie-introduced a homosexual couple) and sports outlets(ESPN). ABC Family Channel is really not recommended for families with young children either.
"American Pie" actor Jason Biggs is currently employed by Nickelodeon as a voice artist for its upcoming “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” reboot. Parents have voiced their concerns over recent sexually graphic and vulgar tweets made by the actor. Nickelodeon stands by the actor still. Also, many of the TV shows on the network often feature non-traditional families. The network also promotes a very progressive political agenda.
5. The Home Depot
In recent years they've seldom used the word "Christmas" in their ads. They have stirred up controversy in recent years for openly setting up booths and participating in gay "pride" parades. For more information visit www.BoycottTheHomeDepot.com
This car company references "Happy Honda Days" in its commercials but doesn't mention Christmas.
Not to be outdone by its competitors, this car company uses the phrase "Hyundai Holidays".
Their car commercials advertise a "Winter Event" which feature Santa Claus and his reindeer but Christmas is obviously absent.
1. Radio Shack
The #1 worst offender. For years this company has advertised during the Christmas Season showing children opening their Christmas Presents underneath the Christmas Tree. For years Radio Shack has purposefully replaced Christmas with the word "holiday" in their TV and print ads.
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The preceding businesses deemed not family friendly due to one or more of the following: assist in social engineering, hold or held policies that are detrimental to the free market economy, limits the free exercise of religion or negatively portrays religious themes, gender degradation of women/men in advertisements, sexually provocative-crude advertisements, ads that promote violence/acts of divination.
Some of the above information taken directly from the respective company's website. AFA.net, Wikepedia, and HotAir.com were also referenced during the formulation of this list.