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Lockheed Martin ends support of Boy Scouts over ban on gay leaders
Lockheed Martin ends support of Boy Scouts over ban on gay leaders

The Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay leaders is losing the organization more money -- this time from Maryland. This week, Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin, one of the largest private employers in the state, announced it will no longer provide philanthropic support to the Boy Scouts because of the nonprofit organization's "policies that discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation and religious affiliation." Lockheed Martin announced its decision in a statement to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Wednesday. The same statement was shared with The Baltimore Sun on Thursday. “Lockheed Martin is committed to building strong partnerships with non-profit...

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