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True Bravery: UPS: 1, BSA: 0
Arguing that "giving means more than writing a check," UPS has joined a growing list of companies, including Intel and AT&T, severing ties with the Boy Scouts of America because of its anti-gay policy. The UPS action came in the wake of a Change.org petition, one of several bearing over 330,000 signatures, urging the BSA to act on their alleged principles and stop discriminating. Last year, the UPS Foundation gave the BSA $167,000. And to show support for tolerance for all, how to hack your Eagle Scout Award.
"Corporate America gets it better than most: Policies that discriminate aren’t simply wrong - they're bad for business and they're hurting the Scouting community. You would think that after all the Boy Scouts have lost as a result of this policy, they would understand that."