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Boy Scouts Review Policy That Excludes Gays

MSNBC.COM - The Boy Scouts of America is considering a resolution that calls for ending a 102-year-old policy they've grappled with in recent years: banning gay scouts and scout leaders, gay advocates told msnbc.com on Wednesday. Though the organization said it would review the proposal, a spokesman insisted there were no plans to change the policy.

The new policy would throw out the national ban and allow local chartering organizations to decide whether or not they would accept gay youth and leaders, said Zach Wahls, an Eagle Scout who has advocated for the change, citing unidentified people who attended the group's national annual meeting last week where the proposal was made. click here to read more

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