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'CookieCott' targets Girl Scouts in latest cookie sales controversy
'CookieCott' targets Girl Scouts in latest cookie sales controversy

For Girl Scouts leaders, responding to criticism during the annual cookie sale ritual seems to have become as routine as helping the youngsters sell the sweets. The latest charge comes from an old foe of the Girl Scouts, Pro-Life Waco, a Texas organization that supports restrictions on abortions. The group is urging a nationwide boycott of the cookies to send a message about what they see as a say-one-thing, do-another-thing policy at the Girl Scouts national headquarters. Promoted online, in radio ads and fliers as “CookieCott,” the campaign stems from social media posts by Girl Scouts of USA that Pro-Life Waco interpreted as promoting politicians who support abortion...

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