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    BAKER: Boy Scouts waver over their oath of honor

    On Monday, the Boy Scouts of America announced they will be considering lifting their long-standing ban on homosexual members and leaders. The announcement comes as a surprise, given the Boy Scouts' reaffirmation of their stance against homosexual membership just last summer.

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  • "A secret committee of 11 people can't ignore the hundreds of thousands of people around the country — including thousands of Eagle Scouts, Scout families and former Scouts — that want the ban on gay Scouts and Scout leaders removed," said Jennifer Tyrrell, who pulled her 7-year-old son out of Cub Scouts after she was dropped as a den leader in April.

    Boy Scouts will not allow gays to join →

  • As Ms. Tyrrell said about the impending decision: "It is a step toward equality in all aspects."

    BAKER: Boy Scouts waver over their oath of honor →

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