Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scout Board Approves End To Blanket Ban On Gay AdultsThe Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.
Boy Scouts Set To Lift Ban On Gay LeadersThe Boy Scouts of America on Monday are expected to lift their longstanding ban on gay leaders. This marks a turning point for the Irving based organization.
Boy Scouts Exec. Committee OKs Ending Ban On Gay LeadersResolution would end the organization's blanket ban on gay adult leaders and let individual scout units set their own policy.
Man Arrested For Soliciting Child Sex Was Texas Boy Scout LeaderThe Longhorn Council of the Boy Scouts of America confirmed Tuesday that a local adult troop leader is the same man currently facing charges of seeking sex with a child.
Mesquite Fire Department Announces Flag Retirement Collection BoxesThe son of a Mesquite Fire Department Lieutenant, recently completed his Eagle Scout project by building a flag retirement box for each of Mesquite’s fire stations
NY Boy Scouts Hire Gay Eagle Scout Despite National PolicyThe Boy Scouts' New York chapter said Thursday that it has hired the nation's first openly gay Eagle Scout as a summer camp leader, a direct and public challenge to the national scouting organization's ban on openly gay adult members.
Local Boy Scout Troop Has Stars & Stripes Flying Across CityThe Boy Scouts of America have a patriotic tradition on Presidents Day – and several other holidays throughout the year. A troop in Keller
Boy Scouts Membership Falls 7 Percent In Decade-Long DeclineThe Boy Scouts of America's youth membership fell 7.4 percent last year, continuing a decade-long decline for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations.
Boy Scouts Settle With Ex-Scout In Sex Abuse CaseAttorneys for the Boy Scouts of America have reached a settlement with a former San Antonio Scout who says he was abused by his adult leader.
Gates Says He Would Have Allowed Gay Adults In Boy Scouts The new president of the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Friday that he would have moved last year to allow openly gay adults in the organization — a step further than the Scouts ultimately took.
Boy Scouts Expected To Announce Gates As New PresidentThe Boy Scouts of America is expected to formally confirm former Defense Secretary Robert Gates as its new president.
Boy Scouts' Membership Drops After Year Of Policy ChangeThe Boy Scouts of America says its membership fell by 6 percent in 2013, a year in which the organization made the controversial decision to accept openly gay youth.