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Disney cuts Boy Scout donations over gay ban

Disney cuts Boy Scout donations over gay ban
Posted March 3rd, 2014 @ 3:05pm

Posted Monday, March 3rd 2014 @ 11am  by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Boy Scout troops are losing Disney's financial support over its continuing ban on gay adult leaders. The Walt Disney Company currently donates to some troops—though not the national organization—through an employee volunteering program, the LA Times reports. Those donations will end next year, the AP reports. "We’re never happy to see Scouting suffer as a result of the BSA’s anti-gay policy, but Disney made the right decision to withhold support until Scouting is fully inclusive," saysEagle Scout Zack Wahls, founder of Scouts for Equality.

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