August 9, 1990

Washington DCToday in League HistoryAugust 9, 1990—At a press conference in Washington, DC, League Director Joe Scheidler joins the Christian Action Council in announcing a boycott of American Express for its pattern of donating to Planned Parenthood and the National Organization for Women. League staffer Jerry Horn coordinates a press conference and picket on Michigan Avenue in Chicago on the same topic, which 50 activists attend. Pro-lifers are urged to cancel their AmEx cards.

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