Lockheed Martin halts donations to Boy Scouts of America

Lockheed Martin signBY ZACK FORD
Think Progress

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin is the latest company to end all of its corporate donations to the Boy Scouts of America, citing the organization’s continued discrimination against gay and lesbian Scout leaders. According to spokesperson Gordon Johndroe, Lockheed’s policies protect against such discrimination, and thus the company is ending its donations to the Boy Scouts, as well as any other organization that refuses full access to the LGBT community.

Spokesman Gordon Johndroe said that the company decided it won’t support nonprofit organizations that don’t align with its corporate policies or commitment to diversity. The company didn’t disclose how much it has given the group.

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