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Gays Are Trying to Ruin the Boy Scouts for U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, But He Won’t Leave

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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.

Congressman Says Anti-Discrimination Laws Were ‘Designed’ To Take Down The Boy Scouts

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.

What the Boy Scouts Have to Do with Unions

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.

Mormons to Stick with Boy Scouts Despite Gay Leader Policy

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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.

Mormon Church Says It Won’t Leave Boy Scouts Over Policy Allowing Gay Adult Leaders

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

Mormon Church Won’t Leave Boy Scouts Over Gay Leaders

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 »

Mormons Support Scouts Despite Gay Troop Leaders

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

Mormon Church says it will retain ties with Boy Scouts after move to allow gay troop leaders

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

LGBT Mormons See Church's Stance On Gay Boy Scout Leaders As Another (Tiny) Step Forward

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

Mormon Church to Keep Ties With Boy Scouts Despite Concern Over Gay Leaders

5 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

Mormons to Remain With Boy Scouts Despite Split on Gay 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.

Mormon Church Sticks With The Boy Scouts But Still Will Ban Gay Troop Leaders

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Mormon Church: We’ll Keep Working with the Boy Scouts Since They’ll Let Us Reject Gay Leaders

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.

Poll: Majority of Mormons Want Church to Cut Ties With Boy Scouts

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.

Christian Bigot Mat Staver: The Boy Scouts Are Now “a Playground for Pedophiles”

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

12 Things A Boy Scout Can Teach You About Being Successful

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.

North Dakota Catholic Bishop Tells Parishes to Cut Ties With Boy Scouts

A Roman Catholic Church bishop has told the parishes in his North Dakota-based diocese to sever their ties with the Boy Scouts of America following the youth organization's vote to allow openly gay scout leaders.

Bismarck Catholics Withdrawing Support From The Boy Scouts Is Disappointing

Earlier this week I praised a new policy from the Boy Scouts of America which allowed troops to accept homosexual leaders while also allowing troops affiliated with religious organizations to keep their status quo. In Fargo, the Catholic Diocese which sponsors 13 troops urged its leaders to “continue to act in accordance with the Church’s teaching and...

Op-ed: The Mormons and the Scouts Need a Divorce

For too long, the Boy Scouts of America has caved to the Mormon Church's antigay influence. It's time for the two intertwined organizations to go their separate ways. read more

This Mormon Dad Got All Choked Up Because His Son Doesn’t Hate Gay People Enough

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

A former Boy Scout and current father of a scout got emotional when discussing his sons tolerance of the recent lifting of Boy Scout of America's ban on gay troop leaders.

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