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CookieCott 2014: Anti-abortion groups are boycotting Girl Scout cookies

Published: Thursday, Feb. 6 2014 2:05 p.m. MST

FILE - This Feb. 23, 2007 file photo shows boxes of Girl Scout cookies in Dallas. In Michigan, a group of troop leaders from the former Fairwinds Council in Lapeer and nearby counties had considered boycotting the upcoming cookie sales to bring attention to the plight of Camp O'Fairwinds, which closed when the council merged with Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan. But officials say they've come to an understanding and the sales will start Friday Jan. 1, 2010 as planned. Anti-abortion groups are protesting Girl Scout cookies, The Huffington Post reported.

Matt Slocum, Associated Press

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Anti-abortion groups are protesting Girl Scout cookies, The Huffington Post reported.

The groups participating in CookieCott 2014 are boycotting cookies because of the Girls Scouts’ alleged “support for abortion-rights advocates,” such as Democrat Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, HuffPost reported. These groups, including Pro-Life Waco, are making it clear they won’t support the cookies because the Girl Scouts aren't giving anti-abortion politicians any support.

"It's very clear that they are not citing any pro-life leaders with any praise, even though their official stand is they are not taking any position on abortion," said John Pisciotta, director of Pro-Life Waco.

Read the full article at huffingtonpost.com.

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