UPS’s decision to sever corporate donations to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in protest of the scouting organization’s anti-gay stance pleased a number of prominent advocates, but one group isn’t feeling the love.
On its official website, the Family Research Council slammed the international shipping corporation’s stance in a scathing blog. Defending BSA’s long-standing ban on gay scouts and troop leaders as “putting children’s safety first,” officials write:
“FRC tried to resolve the matter behind the scenes, even contacting Chairman and CEO Scott Davis with a letter of protest — to which UPS promptly replied. Unfortunately, the company only reiterated its position that until the BSA puts a greater priority on the political agenda of LGBT activists than the protection of Scouts, they are not entitled to the same equality UPS claims to endorse.”
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