The Common Good
April 2005

Just Say Boycott

by R. Scott Ogilby | April 2005

Kudos to Danny Duncan Collum for his column (

Kudos to Danny Duncan Collum for his column ("What Those ‘Low Prices’ Cost," February 2005). I agree with all he says about the unjust practices of Wal-Mart. However, I would urge Duncan Collum to stop "considering" a personal boycott of Wal-Mart and take the plunge. I live in Arkansas, the home of Wal-Mart, and I have boycotted the company for years. Sure, it might make life more "inconvenient," but as Christians we know doing the right thing is not always convenient.
R. Scott Ogilby
North Little Rock, Arkansas

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