Boy Scouts http://wfpl.org en Gay Scout Leader Greg Bourke's Experience and the Deciding to Stay an Eagle Scout http://wfpl.org/post/gay-scout-leader-greg-bourkes-experience-and-deciding-stay-eagle-scout <p>Greg Bourke said he was forced out of the Boy Scouts last year because he is gay, and since then <a href="/post/gay-boy-scout-leader-greg-bourke-starts-online-petition">he's become a national advocate </a>for the organization to accept openly gay Scouts.</p><p>In May, the Scouts agreed to <a href="/post/boy-scouts-vote-admit-openly-gay-members">allow openly gay Scouts—but not Scout leaders.</a></p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:53:28 +0000 Cameron Price 6050 at http://wfpl.org Gay Scout Leader Greg Bourke's Experience and the Deciding to Stay an Eagle Scout Louisville Meeting Spawns Boy Scouts-Like Group After Gay Members Decision http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-meeting-spawns-boy-scouts-group-after-gay-members-decision <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A conservative activist is following through with his promise to create an alternative youth organization to the Boy Scouts of America, following &nbsp;the Scouts' decision to allow for openly gay members.</span></p><p>The yet-to-be-named organization was formed from a private meeting held last month in Louisville. It's leaders announced its forming on Tuesday.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 20:23:33 +0000 Joseph Lord 6055 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Meeting Spawns Boy Scouts-Like Group After Gay Members Decision Southern Baptists Condemn Policy Shift On Gay Boy Scouts http://wfpl.org/post/southern-baptists-condemn-policy-shift-gay-boy-scouts The Southern Baptist Convention approved a resolution at its annual meeting Wednesday to condemn the Boy Scouts of America's decision to allow openly gay boys to become Scouts. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 10:49:22 +0000 Bill Chappell 5754 at http://wfpl.org Albert Mohler: Policy Change on Gay Boy Scouts, Leaders Would Be a 'Disaster' http://wfpl.org/post/albert-mohler-policy-change-gay-boy-scouts-leaders-would-be-disaster <p>The president of the Louisville-based Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is criticizing the Boy Scouts of America's <a href="/post/boy-scouts-considering-lifting-ban-gay-scouts-leaders">decision to re-examine</a>&nbsp;a policy that excluded openly gay scouts and scout leaders.</p><p>Albert Mohler&nbsp;discussed the possible Boy Scouts<a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/01/28/boy-scouts-gay-united-way/1870919/"> change with USA Today,</a> calling it "nothing less than disastrous" for the organization. The newspaper quotes him:&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:39:52 +0000 Joseph Lord 3676 at http://wfpl.org Albert Mohler: Policy Change on Gay Boy Scouts, Leaders Would Be a 'Disaster'