Tim Hortons separates from marriage rally

OAKVILLE Ontario Bakery-café chain Tim Hortons apologized Monday for agreeing to sponsor an event it later discovered was produced by a conservative group seeking to block same-sex marriage.

Tim Hortons dropped out of the event, to be held Aug. 16 in Providence, R.I., and said in a statement that the “event organizer and purpose of the event fall outside of our sponsorship guidelines” because the chain does not sponsor “religious groups, political affiliates or lobby

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