First there was the Boy Scouts’ “Respect Copyrights” activity patch, backed by the Motion Picture Assn. of America. Then there was “Crime-Fighting Canines,” a weekly anti-piracy comic strip series for children in which two black Labrador retrievers named Lucky and Flo sniffed out bootleg DVDs. The series was part of a school education campaign led... Read More
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WASHINGTON — The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) selected former Secretary of Defense and CIA director Robert Gates as its next president. The BSA’s newest president will serve a two-year term starting in May 2014. Reuters reported that Gates was a Boy Scout himself in his youth and earned the organization’s highest award of Eagle […]
Former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Robert Gates has been nominated to become the next president of the Boy Scouts of America, pending his approval by voting members of the National Council. If elected, Gates would assume his new role in May 2014.
Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, will be the next President of the Boys Scouts of America, replacing Wayne Perry, Imperial Valley News reports. Gates' role in dismantling the military's "Don't Ask,...
(Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday chose former U.S. Secretary of Defense and CIA director Robert Gates as its next president, who will face the task of repairing divisions in the organization from a heated debate over accepting gay sco...
Robert Gates was named president-elect of the Boy Scouts Of America. Gates will serve both as a member of the Boy Scouts of America executive committee and president-elect, according to Scouting Magazine. Once Gates is approved by the voting members of the National Council of Boy Scouts he will serve for two years as the […]
Robert Gates, the former Defense Secretary and CIA Director, was named the national president-elect of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) on Wednesday. He will begin his two-year term in May 2014. “There is no finer program for preparing American boys for citizenship and leadership than the Boy Scouts of America. Show More Summary
Following a Boy Scouts of American (BCA) decision to allow openly gay scouts, three North Carolina churches have announced this fall that they will no longer sponsor Boy Scout troop.
Olympic medalist Corey Cogdell and world-renowned shooting instructor Chris Batha will be among the celebrity guests of the Second Annual SCI Foundation & Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Sporting Clays Fundraiser. The Sporting Clays fundraiser will be...
(Reuters) - Two leaders of the Boy Scouts of America were ousted from their posts on Monday for knocking over a 170-million-year-old rock formation in a Utah state park in an incident that may result in criminal charges, state officials said.
After being associated with the Boy Scouts of America for 93 years, a church in Pennsylvania has ended its relationship because the venerable kids organization bent to left-wing pressure and is now allowing gays into the group. The Aldan Union Church in Aldan, Pa. has told the Boy Scouts to take a hike because they’d [...]
(Reuters) - An online video of two Boy Scouts of America leaders knocking over a 170-million-year-old rock formation in a Utah State Park has touched off worldwide outrage, state officials said on Friday, and the two men may face charges.
The Boy Scouts of America blasted two Utah leaders who gleefully toppled a boulder from a Jurassic-era rock formation in a state park and said they could face punishment by the organization, in addition to possible criminal charges. “We are shocked and disappointed by this …
Did you know that the Boy Scouts of America are the only group that's allowed to call themselves "Scouts?" (which the exception of the Girl Scouts, of course). Neither did we -- and neither did the Hacker Scouts, who are now going to have to change their name or face lawsuits. Sigh.
A state bill that would have stripped the Boy Scouts of America of its tax exempt status if passed has been tabled by the California Legislature.
The National Organization for Marriage doesn't seem to believe the Boy Scouts of America ever discriminated against gay participants, which raises the question of what could ever convince them. The post NOM: It’s A ‘False Claim’ That The Boy Scouts ‘Supposedly’ Discriminated Against Gay Members appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Boy Scouts of America are becoming more progressive every day. Next year the organization will introduce a brand-new Sustainability merit badge to replace the outdated Environmental Science badge from 1972. And now, scouts can visit...Show More Summary
The inaugural Leadership Convention of Trail Life USA was held in Nashville, Tenn. More than 1,200 attended last weekend, including former scoutmasters, Eagle Scouts and Boy Scouts of America professionals. Trail Life USA will be an outdoor scouting organization for boys ages 5-17. Show More Summary
After years of discord around the issue of openly gay members in the Boy Scouts of America, a new organization called Trail Life USA has formed as a home for those who disagree with the recent decision to allow openly gay Scouts. InShow More Summary