ADA, MI – Amway has responded to a call for aÂ global boycottÂ of the direct sale giant by saying that Doug DeVos has a right to do what he wants to with his personal money.
In fact, the company points out the owners “believe the highest calling of any individual is to express their own personal beliefs.”
“As private citizens, the DeVos family supports causes and organizations that advocate for policies aligned to their personal beliefs,” said an Amway spokeswoman in a statement.
She noted the $500,000 donation that’s come under fire was a private gift from the Amway presidentÂ’s personal foundation Â– the Doug and Maria DeVos Foundation – to the National Organization for Marriage in 2009.
Amway’s co-founders — Doug’s father, Rich DeVos, and the late Jay Van Andel — and their families, are staunch Republicans who long have been generous supporters of conservative candidates and groups….Continue Reading HereÂ
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