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  • Remember when the Boy Scouts said changing their policy wouldn't involve gay scout leaders?

    05/23/2015 1:27:04 PM PDT · by NYer · 51 replies
    Les Femmes ^ | May 22, 2015 | Mary Ann Kreitzer
    Well that was then. Boy Scouts President Robert Gates Calls for End of Ban on Gay Troop Leaders The new policy is coming quicker than you can say Jack Robinson. In effect gay scout leaders are now permitted since Gates says he will not revoke the charter of troops that allow homosexuals leaders.  Any parents who leave their sons in the Boy Scouts are insane. Homosexuals represent about 3% of the population; they commit about thirty percent of child sex abuse. Not every homosexual is an abuser, but those who are look for opportunities to be around children -- especially...
  • Moraga: Gay teen denied Eagle Scout submits petition asking Boy Scouts to change policy

    10/20/2012 3:41:29 PM PDT · by redreno · 72 replies
    mercury news ^ | 10/19/2012 | rick hurd
    PLEASANT HILL -- A gay teenager denied his Eagle Scout award because of his sexuality turned in an online petition with more than 400,000 signatures Wednesday urging the National Boy Scouts of America to change its policies against allowing gay members. Ryan Andresen of Moraga marched into the front office of the Mt. Diablo Silverado Council on Ellinwood Way along with his parents and a former member of the same Boy Scout troop who came out as gay two weeks ago. Assemblymember Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, also attended and presented Andresen with a resolution honoring his achievements with the Boy Scouts....
  • National Episcopal Scouters Association at Jamboree

    07/20/2005 2:00:49 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 21 replies · 207+ views
    Drell's Descant ^ | July 20, 2005 | Fred Goodwin
    National Episcopal Scouters Association The National Episcopal Scouters Association invites you to visit the 2005 National Boy Scout Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia, July 25 to August 2. Over 40,000 youth and adult leaders from all over the US and the world will gather for eight days of fun and Scoutcraft. The National Episcopal Scouters Association will share a booth with the Episcopal Church in the Relationships Exhibits area. The mission of the National Episcopal Scouters Association is to encourage parishes to sponsor Boy Scout Troops, and to encourage youth to earn the Episcopal “God & Country” Award....