Boy Scouts of America
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Utah men already facing possible criminal charges for purposely toppling an ancient rock formation in a state park have now been removed from their posts as Boy Scout leaders. […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Boy Scouts will place newly built Goshawk traps Monday inside Los Angeles International Airport, to relocate birds of prey and reduce the likelihood of bird collisions with aircraft. The Goshawk trap […]
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Pssssst. Hey, Scout. Tag! You’re a zombie! Participants at the Boy Scouts of America’s National Jamboree are turning each other into virtual creepy crawlies by the thousands this week. It’s part […]
HOUSTON (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention re-elected its first black president, the Rev. Fred Luter Jr., at its annual meeting Tuesday. Luter was first elected in 2012. His presidency comes at a time when […]
(AP) – The Boy Scouts of America will get no reprieve from controversy after a contentious vote to accept openly gay boys as Scouts. Dismayed conservatives are already looking at alternative youth groups as they […]
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America’s National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts. Of the local Scout leaders voting at […]
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday on whether to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California lawmakers are considering taking tax exemptions away from youth groups that do not accept gay, transgender or atheist members to pressure the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on gay Scouts and troop leaders.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Faced with intense pressure, the Boy Scouts said it needed more time for consultations before deciding whether to move away from its policy of excluding gays as scouts or adult leaders. LISTEN to NBC’s Pete Williams analysis.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says the Boy Scouts of America should open its membership to gays and lesbians when its national executive board discusses the issue this week.