March 29, 2011

Contact Abercrombie & Fitch today

Selling padded push-up swimsuits for 8-year olds!

One of our coalition partners, Maryland Coalition Agains Pornography sent us the following action item.

MCAP submits, for your consideration, this commentary and action suggestion from the American Decency Association

Abercrombie & Fitch specializes in degrading childhood, desensitizing them, and drawing them into perversity.
Their greatest concern is marketing and making money, seemingly no matter what it takes, even if it means playing with the moral sensibilities of young children. even little girls. Their tactic seems to be: get children to think about sexual things early and to be concerned about their body, i.e., breast size, and you can hook them early and teach them to be good little consumers.

The article below helps once again tell the story. A&F’s trashy history began long ago, when they sold a hot, pornographic catalog even to youth back in 1999 before Jennifer Granholm, then Michigan’s state Attorney General, told them to cease and desist or face prosecution?

Here is A&F’s latest sexual, marketing tryst:

Abercrombie & Fitch Sparks Outcry With Padded Bikini Tops for 8-Year-Olds

“Swimsuit season is looming, and stores are galore with itty bitty bikinis.
But shockingly, one of America’s largest clothing retail chains, Abercrombie & Fitch, is marketing padded bikini tops to girls as young as eight.

Included in the current spring line for Abercrombie Kids (a division of the fashion company specifically dedicated to 8-14 year olds) is the “Ashley” Push-Up Triangle – a triangular-shaped bikini top which comes complete with thick padding for breast enhancement. ….

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2011/03/25/abercrombie-fitch-sparks-outcry-padded-bikini-bras-designed-8-year-olds/#ixzz1Hu0IIN12

You can express your disgust with Abercrombie by clicking on the action link below:

Quick action link sends email letter to A&F:
http://americandecency.org/take_action_form.php?msg_id=93

(1) Express your disgust – notify A&F that you will be boycotting them, contact:

Or write:

Abercrombie & Fitch
Mr. Michael Jeffries
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
6301 Fitch Path
New Albany, OH 43054
Ph: 614-283-6500
Fax: 614-283-6710
Toll Free: 888-856-4480

MICHAEL JEFFRIES, CHAIRMAN AND CEO

TO EMAIL A&F
https://abercrombie.custhelp.com/app/ask

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