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  • The Boy Scouts of America is considering replacing its long-standing ban on gays with a policy that would let troop sponsors make their own decisions. Traditional-values groups are urging the BSA's leadership not to make the change. The issue will be discussed by the BSA's executive board next week. (Department of Defense via Associated Press)

    HAGELIN: Gay activism seen as threat to Scouts

    The entire nation is watching to see if the Boy Scouts are going to cave under relentless pressure from gay activists whose demands, if successful, will destroy the finest organization for young men our nation has ever known.

  • The Washington Times

    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.

  • Illustration Targeting Values by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    KNIGHT: Liberals' war on Boy Scouts, Chick-fil-A

    Twelve years ago, Bryant Gumbel called me an (expletive) idiot on CBS' "The Early Show" for defending the Boy Scouts after the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed their right to uphold moral standards for leaders and members.

  • Scouts and Scout leaders wave to the reviewing stand during the Boy Scout Association Grand Centennial Parade along Constitution Avenue in Washington on Sunday, July 25, 2010. (AP Photo/The Free Lance-Star, Peter Cihelka)

    Boy Scouts reaffirm ban on gays as members, leaders

    After a confidential two-year review, the Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday emphatically reaffirmed its policy of excluding gays, ruling out any changes despite relentless protest campaigns by some critics.

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