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April 23, 2014 at 2:02 PM

Lawmakers decry Seattle Boy Scouts’ action against gay leader

WASHINGTON — Four Democratic members of Congress have expressed concern over ¬†Seattle Boy Scouts of America’s recent decision to kick out a church for hosting a troop led by an openly gay scoutmaster. In identical letters sent last week to Rob McKenna, president of the Boy Scouts’ Chief Seattle Council, and Robert Gates, the…


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