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May 31, 2013 at 6:02 AM

Boy Scouts lift gay ban on Scouts

Don’t discriminate based on sexuality or religion As a heterosexual Cub Scout who never quite made it to a Boy Scout, I congratulate the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) on its vote to allow gay boys to join this commendable organization [“Scouts’ vote on gays met with celebration, sadness,” page one, May 24]. As the proud…


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April 28, 2013 at 8:09 AM

Boy Scouts voting to lift ban on gay youth, not adults

Sexual preference doesn’t mean age preference Presumably, the Boy Scouts of America’s concern is that a gay adult male scout leader might have sexual relations with the boys [“Boy Scouts might accept gay youth, but not adults,” News, April 20].Most of us are (hopefully) aware that being heterosexual or homosexual has nothing to do with whether…


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