Boy Scouts of America
IRVING, TX - MAY 23: The Boy Scouts of America headquarters at 1325 Walnut Hill Lane is shown May 23, 2013 in Irving, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America today ended its policy of prohibitting openly gay youths from participating in Scout activities, while leaving intact its ban on gay adults and leaders.
We have enjoyed our association with Boy Scouts for a lot of years ... and our local leaders are great leaders and we are with them in sharing their disappointment of the direction the National Boy Scouts have decided to go.
This is the reason our church will no longer be chartering our troop or have Scout Sundays. What do gay Boy Scouts grow up to be? Gay Boy Scout leaders.
It's so far short of what feels fair ... It's as if the Boy Scouts are saying they don't have any ability to positively impact lives, and even if someone achieves the highest rank, the moment they become an adult, they can't be a moral example to youth.More quotes »
Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys
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.Of the local Scout leaders voting at their annual meeting in Texas , more than 60 percent supported the proposal.Under the proposal Read more »
Dale: Boy Scouts' new policy on gays only perpetuates the same toxic message
America must accept children for who they are and who they will become. How can it expect anyone to join or support an organization that will ultimately betray them? James Dale was the respondent in U.S. Supreme Court case Boy Scouts of America v. Dale. Read more »
Boy Scouts proposing to lift gay ban for youth
pressure over its long-standing ban on gays, the Boy Scouts of America is proposing to lift the ban for youth members but continue to exclude gays as adult leaders.The Scouts announced Friday that the proposal would be submitted to the roughly 1,400 voting Read more »
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Gay-ban supporters seek options after Boy Scouts' vote
Boy Scouts of America will get no reprieve from controversy after a contentious vote to accept openly gay boys as Scouts. Dismayed conservatives already are looking at alternative groups as they predict an exodus from the BSA. Gay-rights supporters vowed Friday 31 m ago from Dallas Morning News Health Read more »
Scouts look for new home as church ends charter
Church leaders tell WAVE 3 this decision was not a knee jerk reaction. They tell us it was made months ago when the Boy Scouts of America first began talks of ending the ban. Southeast Executive Pastor Tim Hester says it was a difficult decision for the church 53 m ago from WAVE 3 TV Read more »
Priest 'boycotting' Boy Scouts; Cardinal Raymond Burke on 'Homosexuality and the Catholic Church'
C. Abbott Regarding the Boy Scouts of America's very disappointing decision to allow "openly gay" Scouts, Father Richard Perozich of the Diocese of San Diego wrote: I applaud Father Perozich for ceasing his parish's financial support of the Boy Scouts. I hope 5/24/13 from Renew America Read more »
The Boy Scouts leadership caves, as expected
Thompson The Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) leadership, as many of us who oppose the activist homosexual agenda expected, caved to the pernicious homosexual agenda. Now, it is time for the core participants in BSA to turn their attention to forming a new organization, 5/24/13 from Renew America Read more »
And Now It Begins: Catholic Groups Rise Up to Replace the Boy Scouts
the growth in manly virtue will be at the heart of the Scouts of Saint George. The Scouts of Saint George will be like the Boy Scouts of America with hiking, fishing, camping, merit badges, and a highest rank (equivalent somehow to Eagle Scout). Same format 5/24/13 from Patheos Blogs Read more »