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New York City And New York State Sue UPS For Shipping Untaxed Cigarettes

Via Reuters: New York City and New York state sued United Parcel Service Inc. on Wednesday, seeking over $180 million in damages and penalties against the shipping company for allegedly delivering nearly 700,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes across the state. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, accuses UPS of cheating the state and city of $29.7 million …

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Tony Perkins: The UPS Boycott Is On

“In this busy shipping season, UPS will have at least one less customer to worry about: FRC. After 11 years as our official carrier, FRC is suspending its contract with UPS for openly discriminating against the Boy Scouts of America. FRC tried to resolve the matter behind the scenes, even contacting Chairman and CEO Scott Davis with a letter of …

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Christian Group Warns UPS: Watch Out Or You’ll Be Shot Like That FRC Guard

The Corporate Morality Center today issued a dire warning to UPS over their new funding decision regarding the Boy Scouts. Attacking organizations which support traditional sexual views may have unintended and possibly life-threatening consequences. For example, a day after the Human Rights Campaign repeated the charge that the Family Research Council was a “hate group,” an employee of another LGBT …

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Tony Perkins Slams UPS

“Despite relentless pressure to make its message more politically correct, the Boy Scouts have kept their commitment to keep the organization ‘morally straight.’ Unfortunately for millions of young boys, not everyone in America respects that decision. Instead, their stance on homosexuality has often made the Scouts the target of harassment, ridicule, and now financial bullying. For more than 100 years, …

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UPS Dumps The Boy Scouts

GLAAD alerts us UPS has dumped the Boy Scouts, who will no longer be getting grants from the shipping giant due to their anti-gay policies.  UPS has posted this statement on their website: The UPS Foundation seeks to support organizations that are in alignment with our focus areas, guidelines, and non-discrimination policy. UPS and The UPS Foundation do not discriminate …

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Scandal: Wingnut Group Associated With Limbaugh & Coulter Selling Their Endorsements For Millions

The American Conservative Union, who bills themselves as “the nation’s oldest and largest conservative lobbying group,” has been busted by Politico for offering to sell their endorsement to FedEx for $2M – $3M. At the moment, FedEx is fighting Congress about changes that increase the power of their employees union. The American Conservative Union asked FedEx for a check for …

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What Can Brown Do For You?

Kudos to UPS for reaching out to gay businesses, but they might need to rethink their slogan. United Parcel Service Inc. has added lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)-owned businesses to its supplier diversity program. The move comes with a partnership with the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), Atlanta-based UPS (NYSE: UPS) said. The NGLCC represents the …

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UPS Reverses On Civil Unions

After pressure from NJ Gov. Corzine and Lambda Legal, UPS has reversed its previous stance denying benefits to the partners of civil-unioned employees. The lawyer representing the UPS employees for Lambda Legal said, “UPS is joined by hundreds of employers around the state in hearing that civil unions are different from marriage and that is to be expected when people …

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