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File photo of a Boy Scouts patch. (Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts’ Ranks Drop After Year Of Policy Change

The Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday that it lost 6 percent of its membership after an often-bruising year in which it announced it would accept openly gay boys for the first time, over the objections of some participants who eventually left the organization.

02/12/2014

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Perry ‘Greatly Disappointed’ By Boy Scouts Vote

Gov. Rick Perry says he’s disappointed with the Boy Scouts of America allowing openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.

05/23/2013

File photo of the national office for the Boy Scouts of America. (credit: Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Approve Plan To Accept Openly Gay Boys

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.

05/23/2013

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