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Citing Discriminatory Policies, Merck Drops Boy Scout Funding

Citing Discriminatory Policies, Merck Drops Boy Scout Funding

The Merck Company Foundation, the charitable arm of pharmaceutical manufacturer Merck and Company, announced last week it was halting all contributions to the Boy Scouts of America until that organization ceases discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation....

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December 12, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, LGBTQ
UPS announces non-discrimination policy: will no longer fund some scout troops

UPS announces non-discrimination policy: will no longer fund some scout troops

The corporate foundation of United Parcel Service has added a nondiscrimination policy to its grantmaking process, a move that could end the shipping giant’s funding for the Boy Scouts of America.

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November 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics
Intel clarifies nondiscrimination policy

Intel clarifies nondiscrimination policy

Intel has revealed new details about its plan to exclude organizations that discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation from its corporate giving, a move that could cost some Boy Scout troops thousands of dollars in donations....

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October 3, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics
LGBT activists claim victory with Intel decision on Boy Scout funding

LGBT activists claim victory with Intel decision on Boy Scout funding

LGBT-rights advocates have declared victory in their campaign to get Intel to stop funding the Boy Scouts of America until that organization eliminates its policy of excluding gays and lesbians....

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September 25, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics
Boy Scouts get big money from foundations with nondiscrimination policies

Boy Scouts get big money from foundations with nondiscrimination policies

Corporate foundations have given millions to the Boy Scouts of America and its subdivisions in recent years despite that organization’s policy of excluding gays and lesbians. Many of those same foundations have policies against giving to organizations that discriminate based...

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September 18, 2012 Center Well, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Who’s in charge? The Beck/Colbert West Point speech military org chart

Who’s in charge? The Beck/Colbert West Point speech military org chart

The President’s West Point speech on Afghanistan pleased some of the people a lot; a lot of the people a little; and a lot of […]...

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December 2, 2009 Blog, Marijuana, Politics

ELECTIONS 2014

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Chris Christie in Colorado to campaign for Bob Beauprez

  DENVER — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took a tour of downtown Denver today with Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez.  The pair stopped off at […]

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Belongings’

A two-year-old child survived by clinging to a ladder.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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