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Boy Scouts: ‘No Choice’ But To Fire Gay Scoutmaster – Using BSA ‘To Further Personal Agenda’

by David Badash ● 5:59 PM April 1, 2014
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After firing a Seattle Scoutmaster, the Boy Scouts of America are in the hot seat once again over the civil rights of LGBT people.

Discrimination

Walt Disney World Ends Its Support Of The Boy Scouts

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 1:41 PM February 28, 2014
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Florida’s Walt Disney World has ended its support for the Boy Scouts of America due to the scout’s policy of exclude gay leaders.

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Former Defense Secretary Who Ushered In DADT Repeal To Head Boy Scouts

by David Badash ● 10:37 AM October 31, 2013
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Former Defense Department Secretary Bob Gates, the man who told America that gay, lesbian, and bisexual service members must be allowed to serve openly, is going to be the president of the Boy Scouts.

Bigotry Watch

Robertson: Gays Destroying Boy Scouts For ‘A Few Kids Who Want To Do Sex With Each Other’

by David Badash ● 1:43 PM June 11, 2013
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Pat Robertson says it “breaks your heart” to see gay people, who “amount to, maximum two percent of the population,” destroying the Boy Scouts of America.

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Catholic, Mormon Church Official Policy Now Supports Gay Youth In Boy Scouts — Holdouts Persist

by David Badash ● 12:18 PM June 3, 2013
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The Mormon Church and now the Catholic Church have stated the Boy Scout’s new policy in gay youth is OK and are urging their members to continue to support Scouting.

Discrimination

Anti-Gay ‘Pro-Family’ Group: All Churches Must ‘Pull Out’ Of Boy Scouts

by David Badash ● 4:21 PM May 28, 2013
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Comparing openly-gay boys to “practicing adulterers,” Bryan Fischer called for “everybody that’s involved in Scouting” to “pull out” of the Boy Scouts because they are allowing openly-gay youth to join or stay in Scouting.

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Fischer: Mormon Church Believes Gay Boy Scouts Will Bring Back Polygamy

by David Badash ● 10:57 AM May 28, 2013
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The LDS Church has “gone soft on the homosexual agenda,” Fischer says. “As the homosexual agenda advances, the next domino to fall is going to be the ban against polygamy.”

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NY State Senator Introduces Bill To Strip Boy Scouts Of Tax-Exempt Status

by David Badash ● 6:36 PM May 24, 2013
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A NY state senator has introduced legislation that would strip the Boy Scouts of their tax-exempt status over their refusal to allow gay adults into Scouting.

Civil Rights

Fixed: NOM’s Response To Boy Scouts Allowing Gay Youth

by David Badash ● 4:43 PM May 24, 2013
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National Organization For Marriage president Brian Brown’s statement on the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to allow gay youth into their ranks — fixed.

Civil Rights

Obama ‘Welcomes’ Boy Scouts Decision But Says Leadership Should Be Open To Gays Too

by David Badash ● 4:22 PM May 24, 2013
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President Obama says he “welcomes” the Boy Scouts’ decision to admit openly-gay boys into its ranks, but says that all levels of the organization should be free of discrimination.

Bigotry Watch

NOM: Accepting Gay Youth Is The ‘Beginning Of The End’ For The Boy Scouts

by David Badash ● 11:17 AM May 24, 2013
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NOM’s Brian Brown says yesterday’s decision by the Boy Scouts to accept gay youth into the organization is “sexualizing” the Scouts and is “the beginning of the end” for them.

Civil Rights

Look: LGBT Organizations — And Opponents — Respond To Boy Scouts Decision To Allow Gay Scouts

by David Badash ● 7:26 PM May 23, 2013
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Here are reactions from both LGBT organizations and allies, and opponents to LGBT equality, on the Boy Scouts of America’s historic decision today, to allow gay scouts.

Civil Rights

Here’s The Complete Boy Scouts Historic Statement On Gays In Scouting

by David Badash ● 6:33 PM May 23, 2013
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The Boy Scouts of America voted to remove the ban on gay youth in Scouting.
Here’s the complete Boy Scouts of America Statement on the removal of the ban on gay youth.

Civil Rights

Breaking: Boy Scouts Vote To Drop Ban, Allow Gay Scouts

by David Badash ● 6:09 PM May 23, 2013
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The Boy Scouts of America’s 1400 member National Council this afternoon in Grapevine, Texas voted to allow gay boys into the 103-year old private, faith-based organization.