Boy Scouts of America
Robert Gates, the new president of the Boy Scouts of America, said Friday that he would have moved last year to allow openly gay adults in the organization but said he opposes any further attempts to address the policy now.
Change is coming quickly to the Boy Scouts of America.
The Boy Scouts of America will accept openly gay youths starting on New Year’s Day, a historic change that has prompted the BSA to ponder a host of potential complications — ranging from policies on tentmates and showers to whether Scouts can march in gay pride parades.
The Boy Scouts of America is wrapping up a meeting of experts and leaders focusing on ways to identify and fight child abuse.
Gov. Rick Perry says he’s disappointed with the Boy Scouts of America allowing openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.
The Boy Scouts of America’s National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.
The Boy Scouts of America will convene a two-day meeting of 1,400 local leaders to consider changing its long-standing ban openly gay boys belonging to the scouting movement.
The Boy Scouts of America’s national executive board has delayed a decision on whether to lift its longstanding ban on gay scouts and leaders.
Dozens of people rallied outside the Boy Scouts of America headquarters in suburban Dallas as the group’s board put off a decision on whether to lift a ban on gay members and leaders.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said emphatically Saturday that the Boy Scouts of America shouldn’t soften its strict no-gays membership policy, and dismissed the idea of bending the organization to the whims of “popular culture.”