Boy Scouts Proposing To Lift Gay Ban For YouthUnder pressure over its long-standing ban on gays, the Boys Scouts of America is proposing to lift the ban for youth members but continue to exclude gays as adult leaders.
Opinions On Homosexuality Topic Of Boy Scouts SurveyThe Boy Scouts have sent more than one million surveys to Scout volunteers and parents, trying gauge their feelings on homosexuality and the possible lifting of the organizations ban on gays.
Boy Scouts Executive Board Delays Vote On Gay BanThere were hopes that Boy Scout officials would vote today on changing the policy that excludes gay members and leaders. But late Wednesday morning, the Scouts announced they are delaying a decision because "more deliberation is needed."
No-Gay Scout Policy Debated As Petitions For Change DeliveredJust as leaders with the Boy Scouts of America sit down for meetings in Irving, to discuss removing the national membership restriction on sexual orientation, gay scouts and leaders will deliver signed petitions supporting an end to the ban.
White House: Obama Opposes Boy Scouts' Ban On Gays When it comes to gays and the Boy Scouts, President Barack Obama and the youth organization he serves as honorary president have agreed to disagree.
Lesbian Mom Delivers Petitions At Boy Scouts HQThe fight over the policy to ban participation in scouting, based on sexual orientation, took a symbolic turn in Irving Wednesday morning, inside the Irving national headquarters for the Boy Scouts of America.
Scouts To Review Ban On Gays; No Change ImminentThe Irving-based Boy Scouts of America have agreed to review a proposal that would allow individual units to accept gays as adult leaders.