Archive for August 2012

Vermont Scout Leaders Earn Their Merit Badges

Boy Scouts of America’s Green Mt. Council More GLBT-Friendly Recently, the BSA reaffirmed its decision to ban openly homosexual members and leaders from its organization. This policy offended President Obama, and presidential nominee Mitt Romney as well as Vermont’s Green Mountain Council. BSA, which is supposed to stand for democracy, inclusion, and leadership, has many…

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Boy Scouts’ Exclusive Policy

Last week, I posted about the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) ongoing policies that ban homosexual scouts and troop leaders from their organization. Because the Supreme Court found that BSA is a private organization, it can discriminate by limiting their membership, now at 2.7 million youth. The Boy Scout policy states that :”Boy Scouts of…

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