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Conservative Urban Outfitters Pulls Gay Marriage T-Shirts

Conservative Urban Outfitters Pulls Gay Marriage T-Shirts

It's been a poorly kept secret for years that the guy getting rich off Urban Outfitters'is a super-conservative millionaire who does things like make five-figure donations to Rick Santorum.

It's been a poorly kept secret for years that the guy getting rich off Urban Outfitters' vast array of Bambi lamps and $150 Goodwill dresses is a super-conservative millionaire who does things like make five-figure donations to Rick Santorum.

Over the years the hip-kitsch retail empire has come under criticism for everything from manufacturing its fancy frumpwear in third world sweatshops to biting motifs from indie designers. But one thing's for sure: UO has never let any right-wing loyalties interfere with its ability to make a buck (or 40) on a t-shirt bearing a political, controversial, or stupid slogan (cue flashback to "I Did Justin 3 Times!").

So when the chain suddenly yanked "I Support Gay Marriage" t-shirts from its California stores last week, speculation began accumulating that the corporation's politics may be finally showing up on the sales floor.

Read more about Urban Outfitters here at Out.com.

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