The national president of the Boy Scouts, Robert Gates, says the organization’s longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and is urging change in order to avert potentially destructive legal battles.
The Boy Scouts of America have a patriotic tradition on Presidents Day – and several other holidays throughout the year. A troop in Keller
The 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.
Members of Fort Worth Boy Scout Troop #179 are rattled and frustrated after someone or some people stole their trailer filled with camping gear.
A local Boy Scout Troop is starting off the new year looking for the thief that made off with their trailer, and all of their camping gear.
A man who says he was sexually abused by a Connecticut scout leader in the mid-1970s won a $7 million jury verdict against Irving-based Boy Scouts of America.
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.
The Walt Disney Company will cut funding to the Boy Scouts of America beginning in 2015 because of a policy that bans gay adult leaders in the organization.
The Boy Scouts of America are breaking from a century-old rule. Over the summer, the organization voted to allow openly gay scouts. That rule change takes effect with the new year.
Come Wednesday a new policy allowing gay Boy Scouts goes into effect. The Irving-based Boy Scouts of America voted this year to allow gay scouts, but not gay leaders.
Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has been named the next president of the Boy Scouts of America. The Irving-based organization announced Gates’ appointment to the volunteer position Wednesday.