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Topic - David Metcalf
Openly gay youths can join the Boy Scouts of America, its voting members decided Thursday, though gay leaders promptly called the change in the century-old program for boys and teens inadequate and vowed to continue to pressure the Scouts to go further.
Mr. Metcalf said his troop will "put our guard up," and pay "very close attention" to how the policy on homosexuality is implemented. "Of course, we will consider"
"I'm very disappointed. I was hoping that the delegates would step up and protect us in a way that the executives had failed to," said David Metcalf, a Scout leader of a Christian home-schooling troop, who talked to WFAA-TV in Dallas with his 13-year-old son.