Boy Scouts open ranks to gay youth

Boy Scouts open ranks to gay youth

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Since: Dec 06


#1 Dec 29, 2013
I see a lawsuit coming:

Under the new membership policy, youths can no longer be barred from the Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts or coed Venturers program solely on the basis of sexual orientation. However, gay Scouts will face some limitations.

"Any sexual conduct, whether heterosexual or homosexual, by youth of Scouting age is contrary to the virtues of Scouting," says one BSA document. "No member may use Scouting to promote or advance any social or political position or agenda, including on the matter of sexual orientation."

"The adult leaders have the discretion to arrange private showering times and locations," the BSA says.

Sleeping arrangements also are addressed, with specific decisions left to unit leaders.

"If a Scout or parent of a Scout makes a request to not tent with another Scout, their wishes should be honored," says the BSA
Ralph Bloomingdale

Delaware, OH

#2 Dec 29, 2013
"The adult leaders have the discretion to arrange private showering times and locations," the BSA says.

So should be be scout leaders so we can arrange private shower time with us?

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