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Gay Boys Free to Join Still-Bigoted Scouts

Leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to allow gay youths into their organization, which has long denied membership to homosexuals. But is this a victory for gays and their advocates?

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Boy Scouts and Gays

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Activist Zach Wahls Slams Boy Scouts’ Decision Delay on Gay Members

The noted LGBT rights supporter and Eagle Scout’s latest comments come just days after he eviscerated the homophobic arguments presented by the father of a Boy Scout.

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Boy Scouts May Not Survive With Gay Members, Santorum Says

The noted homophobe is urging the Boy Scouts of America not to capitulate to the “intolerant liberal mind” and overturn its discriminatory policy of banning gays from joining the youth organization, saying that this is yet “another example of the left attempting to remove God from all areas of public life.”

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Rove Takes on the Tea Party, Maher Rips ‘Con Men’ Limbaugh and Beck, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including Paul Krugman calls out “insane” NRA and Rick Perry weighs in on the news that the Boy Scouts may be ending its policy of banning gay members.

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Report: Boy Scouts May Change Policy on Gay Members

The youth organization, which just seven months ago affirmed its rule banning Scouts and troop leaders because of their sexual orientation, has come under much criticism recently.

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Boy Scout ‘Perversion Files’ Detail Years of Sexual Abuse

The Boy Scouts of America has been forced to release more than 20 years of secret files that reveal numerous child sex abuse allegations within the organization.

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Obama, Romney Call for End to Boy Scouts’ LGBT Discrimination

It’s rare that Mitt Romney and Barack Obama agree on anything, but both presidential candidates have called for the Boy Scouts of America to end its discriminatory practice of banning LGBT Scouts and leaders.

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Boy Scouts of America Loses in Abuse Lawsuit Trial

An Oregon jury on Tuesday hit the Boy Scouts of America with a $1.4 million verdict and potentially a lot more in punitive damages. Jurors determined that the national organization was negligent in the case of an assistant Scoutmaster who had admitted to abusing Scouts. (continued)

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Trial Brings Boy Scouts of America’s ‘Perversion Files’ to Light

The Catholic Church isn’t the only big organization facing trouble in the sexual abuse department this week. The Associated Press reported Friday that an Oregon man who says he was molested by a Scout leader in the 1980s plans to use some of a stash of around 1,000 “perversion files” ... (continued)

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