Boy Scouts

1:53 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Gay Scout Leader Greg Bourke's Experience and the Deciding to Stay an Eagle Scout

Greg Bourke said he was forced out of the Boy Scouts last year because he is gay, and since then he's become a national advocate for the organization to accept openly gay Scouts.

In May, the Scouts agreed to allow openly gay Scouts—but not Scout leaders.

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Local News
4:23 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Louisville Meeting Spawns Boy Scouts-Like Group After Gay Members Decision


A conservative activist is following through with his promise to create an alternative youth organization to the Boy Scouts of America, following  the Scouts' decision to allow for openly gay members.

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.

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The Two-Way
6:49 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Southern Baptists Condemn Policy Shift On Gay Boy Scouts

Originally published on Wed June 12, 2013 8:14 pm

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. The resolution, which did not receive unanimous support, stops short of requiring member churches to break with the organization.

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Local News
12:39 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Albert Mohler: Policy Change on Gay Boy Scouts, Leaders Would Be a 'Disaster'

Albert Mohler

The president of the Louisville-based Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is criticizing the Boy Scouts of America's decision to re-examine a policy that excluded openly gay scouts and scout leaders.

Albert Mohler discussed the possible Boy Scouts change with USA Today, calling it "nothing less than disastrous" for the organization. The newspaper quotes him: 

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