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Disney 'very forthright' on cutting Boy Scouts funding over gay policy
Disney 'very forthright' on cutting Boy Scouts funding over gay policy

The national commissioner for the Boy Scouts of America said the decision by Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. to cut funding for the organization over its ban on adult leaders who are gay was disappointing, but not a surprise. Tico Perez told the Orlando Sentinel that Disney was "very forthright that this was coming down the pike," and that the Boy Scouts hoped to work with the media giant in the future "where our interests align." Disney's decision was made public after the president of a Boy Scouts council in Apopka, Fla., sent local troops a memo on the move. Robert Utsey’s letter was posted on a website for Scouts for Equality, an...

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