On the BSA decision regarding homosexuality

Nearly a month ago, the Boy Scouts of America made an official statement containing “a resolution to remove the restriction denying membership to youth on the basis of sexual orientation alone.”  This means, specifically, that openly gay teenage boys that meet all other membership requirements (including no sexual conduct) cannot be denied membership in the BSA program.

Previous to this, open or avowed homosexuals were not granted membership nor could they be involved in leadership positions.  Openly gay adults are still not allowed to be leaders.

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