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Boy Scouts’ President Calls for End to Ban on Gay Leaders

posted on May 21, 2015

The New York Times’s Erik Eckholm reports, “The president of the Boy Scouts of America on Thursday called for an end to the group’s blanket ban on gay adult leaders.” This request comes in spite of the fact that many Scout troops receive sponsorship from their local religious organizations, some of whom oppose homosexuality. “He said that he was not yet making a formal proposal but that the Scouts’ governing body should take up the issue formally at a future meeting,” Eckholm writes.


Read at The New York Times