CNN Senior Correspondent
(CNN) - An online movement to boycott BP for its role in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is growing at a rate of better than 25,000 names a day.
"I won't buy their gas any more. I won't patronize a company that's destroying our planet," New Jersey resident Patricia Jarozynski told CNN, one of 118,000 fans of the "Boycott BP" Facebook page as of this writing.
"I think they should pay a price," said Sue Kemper, another "Boycott BP" Facebook fan.
Anger is growing along with the size of the spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP's environmental catastrophe has Public Citizen, the consumer advocacy group, also calling for a boycott against the oil giant, the first time it's taking such action against an energy company.
"The boycott sends a clear message that we as American consumers are not going to tolerate corporate illegal activity," said Tyson Slocum, director of Public Citizen's Energy Program. "We're not going to tolerate a company that has a clear demonstrated track record of willful negligence."
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