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Topic - Eagle Scout Zach Wahls
Twenty members of Congress have sent a letter to the Boy Scouts of America, urging it to drop its ban on gay youth and adults.
Traditional-values groups thanked the Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday for delaying a decision on whether to change their membership policy on gays, saying it will permit more voices to be heard on the white-hot social issue.
"We applaud these leaders for taking a stand on behalf of all of the amazing young men who have been denied the opportunity to be a part of the Boy Scouts of America," said Mr. Wahls, who founded Scouts for Equality to persuade the BSA to drop its ban against "open or avowed homosexuals" in its ranks.
The decision Wednesday "is an abdication of responsibility," said Eagle Scout Zach Wahls, founder of Scouts for Equality.