In July, the Boy Scouts of America finally decided to allow gay adult leaders, heralding a burgeoning age of sexual equality. 40 years ago, something similar happened when they forced the Mormon Church to accept black kids into leadership roles in its scout troops. Read more...
Camping began in the early 1900s, inspired by education and recreation clubs like the Boy and Girl Scouts of America. Soon camping became a popular pastime for the general public, which inspired continuous improvement of camping tools and practices. Over the years, recreation companies have continued to invent and manufacture items that enable us to […]
Captain America must have a pretty sweet life, don't you think? He's the leader of the Avengers, and is generally idolized by the world's population. He has stunningly beautiful colleagues, an expansive headquarters, and Boy Scout instincts that tend to keep him out of trouble. Show More Summary
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – For the sixth year in a row, Bass Pro Shops is hosting Boy Scout Month this September at Bass The post Customers can support Boy Scouts of America during Bass Pro Shops September round-up campaign appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
Texas Republican Congressman Pete Sessions, an Eagle Scout, says he disagrees with the Boy Scouts of America’s recent decision to lift its ban on gay adult leaders, but plans to remain part of the organization anyway. Presumably referring to LG… The post Gays Are Trying to Ruin the Boy Scouts for U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, But He Won’t Leave appeared first on Towleroad.
Sessions said laws prohibiting discrimination against homosexuals "were designed to sue the Boy Scouts of America and take us to our knees." The post Congressman Says Anti-Discrimination Laws Were ‘Designed’ To Take Down The Boy Scouts appeared first on ThinkProgress.
You'd have to live under a rock to not be somewhat familiar with the Boy Scouts of America program. The Boy Scouts work to instill values in its young members and one of those values is workers' rights on the job. Mainly, the ability to join and form unions.
The Mormon church will continue its affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America despite the organization’s recent decision to allow openly gay adults to serve as troop leaders. The AP reports: The decision from senior leaders of the Mormon churc… The post Mormons to Stick with Boy Scouts Despite Gay Leader Policy appeared first on Towleroad.
The Boy Scouts of America continued the glacial process of hauling itself into the 21 st century last month by voting to allow openly gay adult leaders, but the question remained whether the Mormon Church, far and away the largest single...Show More Summary
After the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on openly gay adult leaders last month, the Mormon Church said it was "deeply troubled" by the decision and would have to reconsider its affiliation with the group. On Wednesday the church announced that it will stay with the Scouts, as... More »
The Mormon church will continue to support the Boy Scouts of America despite the group's decision to allow gay troop leaders. After a month of deliberation, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- which is the nation's largest...Show More Summary
The Mormon Church said on Wednesday it will keep its close ties with Boy Scouts of America, ending speculation of a split after the organization lifted a ban last month on adult leaders and employees who are openly gay. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which is the largest sponsor...
The Mormon church is sticking with the Boy Scouts of America -- just as long as it is still able to ban gay adults from leadership positions. This is the religious exemption that the Boy Scouts of America promised to its conservative,...Show More Summary
The church ended speculation that it would sever ties with the Boy Scouts of America because of the Scouts’ decision to let openly gay adults serve as leaders.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has decided to remain affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America, despite objections to the youth organization's recent decision to allow openly gay scout leaders.
SALT LAKE CITY – The Boy Scouts of America isn’t going to lose its largest sponsor after all. The LDS Church announced Wednesday (Aug. 26), that the Utah-based faith will stick with the Scouts after threatening last month to bolt from...Show More Summary
A month after the Boy Scouts of America rescinded the ban on gay leaders, religious groups are still trying to figure out whether they want to be associated with an organization that treats homosexuals like humans.
A new poll reveals that a majority of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints want the denomination to end its relationship with the Boy Scouts of America.
Now that the Boy Scouts of America has rescinded the ban on gay leaders, some Christians are freaking out about all the implications. But it wouldn't be the first time they make a big deal about a problem that exists entirely in their...Show More Summary
For 105 years the Boy Scouts of America have been teaching boys and young men how to be successful citizens... The post 12 Things A Boy Scout Can Teach You About Being Successful appeared first on Lifehack.