The Associated Press A gay Eagle Scout from Maryland, a Seattle Scoutmaster who was fired for his sexual orientation and their supporters presented a petition Wednesday at Amazon.com headquarters urging the Seattle company to suspend donations to the Boy Scouts of America. Seventeen-year-old Pascal Tessier of Kensington, Maryland, and 49-year-old Geoff McGrath say donations through the AmazonSmile…More
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A lawsuit filed this morning alleges the Boy Scouts of America has known for the last 30 years that there were thousands of pedophiles operating within their camps and troops. In secret documents — which the national council refused to share with its own local chapters and troops – the names and deeds of 6,500…More
Catholic bishops of Washington state have stated there will be no changes to church teaching in response to recent membership policy changes by the Boy Scouts of America. National Scout leadership voted last month to admit openly gay Scouts as members. “The Catholic Church teaches that all people are to be treated with dignity and respect,” according…More
Our news partner KING5, through investigative reporter Susannah Frame, has obtained secret files that the Boy Scouts of America have been keeping for decades on leaders and other volunteers in the organization who have been accused of sexually abusing children. The files also show a pattern of child abuse in Washington state, according to the…More
Weather: Let’s see: Showers Monday and Tuesday, but Wednesday calls for light rain and maybe some snow. Snow? Thursday through Sunday is either cloudy or partly cloudy. Except for Wednesday, the forecasts beat drenching rain or a snow and ice storm. We know, many of you love the snow. (See the poll we…More