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Obama's remarks on Boy Scouts of America's tolerance spark debate
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Boy Scouts: We need more time for decision on gay membership ...

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Updated at 11:43 a.m. ET: The Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday it needed "more time for a deliberate review" of its policy banning gay Scouts and leaders, delaying a decision on the controversial membership rules that ...
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Religious leaders divided over Boy Scouts anti-gay policy — MSNBC

Religious leaders divided over Boy Scouts anti-gay policy — MSNBC | The LGBT Boy Scout Debate | Scoop.it
The top five faith-based organizations that contain the largest Scouting membership—the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the United Methodist Church, the Catholic Church, the Presbyterian Church, and the Lutheran Church—have members on...
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Some err on the side of tolerance and diversity, others on the side of strict traditionalism

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Twitter / jeremydys : USA Today Ad Supports Boy Scouts ...

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"Family Blog" post supporting an ad in USA Today that called for action against allowing gay scouts/ scoutmasters 

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Rick Santorum weighs in

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Allowing gays in the Boy Scouts would constitute the murder of American values, says Rick Santorum, whom this article refers to as "America's Favorite Homophobe." With video

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CNN Hosts Challenge Guest’s Assertion That Lifting Boy Scouts’ Gay Ban Will ‘Lead To Human Tragedy’ | Mediaite

CNN Hosts Challenge Guest’s Assertion That Lifting Boy Scouts’ Gay Ban Will ‘Lead To Human Tragedy’ | Mediaite | The LGBT Boy Scout Debate | Scoop.it
Leader of Southern Baptist Convention says admitting gay Boy Scouts and leaders will result in "human tragedy"
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Look which companies dumping Boy Scouts

Look which companies dumping Boy Scouts | The LGBT Boy Scout Debate | Scoop.it
A Free Press For A Free People Since 1997 (Look which companies dumping Boy Scouts http://t.co/cNRSFtXc via @worldnetdaily)
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BSA losing funding left and right over their resistance to allow LGBT members

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Boy Scouts Postpone Decision on Gays

Boy Scouts Postpone Decision on Gays | The LGBT Boy Scout Debate | Scoop.it
Boy Scouts of America, which earlier said it was reconsidering a ban on participation by gays, said on Wednesday it was delaying its decision on the matter until May.
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The Boy Scouts vs. the Supreme Court

The Boy Scouts vs. the Supreme Court | The LGBT Boy Scout Debate | Scoop.it
Can the Defense Department overrule the U.S. Supreme Court? Can the Boy Scouts of America? The short answer is: Of course not.
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My Sons are Boy Scouts — For Now

My Sons are Boy Scouts — For Now | The LGBT Boy Scout Debate | Scoop.it
I’m not sure if my sons will ever make Eagle Scout, although that’s long been a cherished goal. Why? Because I’m not sure we’ll stay in Scouts. That breaks my heart, but better that than compromise the moral law of God, which is fixed in heaven fo...
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The religious argument that Boy Scouts are associated with Christianity (although other faiths are included) so including gays would be against their traditions and oaths

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USA Today Publishes Disgusting Op-Ed Warning of Child Molestation If Boy Scouts Change Policy

USA Today Publishes Disgusting Op-Ed Warning of Child Molestation If Boy Scouts Change Policy | The LGBT Boy Scout Debate | Scoop.it

Editors of USA Today should be ashamed of themselves for publishing a disgusting and inaccurate article by a known bigot that warns opening up the Boy Scouts to gay men will lead to pedophilia. Robert Knight, who formerly worked for the Family Research Council, a Southern Poverty Law Center hate group, penned the poisonous piece.


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"Pedophilia has zero to do with homosexuality or heterosexuality," according to this article in response to an op-ed that promised danger for young boys if LGBT leaders are included in BSA

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Gay Rights Debate Consumes Boy Scouts' Facebook Page

Gay Rights Debate Consumes Boy Scouts' Facebook Page | The LGBT Boy Scout Debate | Scoop.it
A fierce debate over gay rights is being waged on the Boy Scouts of America's Facebook page amid a vote on whether or not to allow gay members.
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Because we all know Facebook is a great place to have a civil, balanced debate...

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Obama: Boy Scouts Should Allow Gays As Members - Huffington Post

Obama: Boy Scouts Should Allow Gays As Members - Huffington Post | The LGBT Boy Scout Debate | Scoop.it

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Sunday that gays should be allowed in the Boy Scouts and women should be allowed in military combat roles, weighing in on two storied American institutions facing proposals to end long-held exclusions.


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Did you know the POTUS serves as honorary president of the Boy Scouts? Guess BSA needs to start listening to Obama...

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Boy Scouts of America Reportedly Plans to Lift its Ban on Gay Members

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The Boy Scouts of America may be close to ending its long-standing policy banning gay scouts or scout leaders, according to NBC News. The rumors are swirling ahead of a meeting of the Boy Scouts' national board set for next week.
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Ban on gays in Boy Scouts might be lifted for financial reasons, not because leadership changed their minds. The change would leave it up to individual chapters to make their own membership rules, so in practice, inclusion might not improve all that much.

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