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UPS Ends Donations to Boy Scouts

The philanthropic arm of shipping giant UPS said it will no longer give money to the Boy Scouts of America as long as the group discriminates against gays, the second major corporation to recently strip funding from the scouts.

The UPS Foundation made the change Thursday after an online petition protesting its annual grants to the Boy Scouts attracted more than 80,000 signatures. UPS, based in Atlanta, follows computer chip maker Intel in withdrawing corporate support for the Boy Scouts.

The UPS Foundation gave more than $85,000 to the Boy Scouts in 2011, according to its federal tax return.

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  • Sevo||

    That's good.
    The scouts are welcome to any bigotry they chose to promote; they could hate blacks, as far as I'm concerned
    They're not welcome to dough from those who disagree. Like me.

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