Many stopped supporting scouts because of the blatant discrimination. If they were forced to remove boys from the troop as they became sexually aware, how could the churches possibly teach their values?<quoted text>
Why don't all these "many welcoming churches" already sponsor troops?
Of course, rejecting adult homosexuals is also problematic for their values. But they are focusing on the children and the progress that scouts are making. First steps are important, and scouts will undoubtedly accept gay adult leaders in the near future.