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Vote on Gay Scouts Comes at Emotional Moment


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- 515 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership will vote Thursday whether to allow openly gay Scouts in its ranks, a critical and emotionally charged moment for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations and its millions of members.



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Carol H. (229)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 3:31 pm
just heard that they will accept them!!
 

Debra R. (34)
Friday May 24, 2013, 12:13 am
I hope that they would not have to make others learn about being GAY if they don't have to? Why should our children have to deal with this subject just because someone has made a personal decision for their own sexual preference? this is not the business of the BOY SCOUTS or any other Youth ORGANIZATION to deal with?
 

Gloria picchetti (296)
Friday May 24, 2013, 3:23 am
You just can't discriminate against gays.
 

Lynn D. (0)
Friday May 24, 2013, 3:37 am
Thanks --- hope that includes the leaders!
 

maryse s. (0)
Friday May 24, 2013, 3:42 am
I think it has been accepted. Why not? It is not a contagious disease
 

donald Baumgartner (5)
Friday May 24, 2013, 5:16 pm
SHOULD include the leaders!!!!!
 

Timothy W. (273)
Friday May 24, 2013, 5:42 pm
Debra R.
Just to try one more time to get people to understand.....!

Being gay is not something that one chooses. By the way, it isn't the people who want gays allowed that force the need to explain the "whole gay thing." It is people who insist on teaching their children there is something wrong with being who you are.
 

Timothy W. (273)
Friday May 24, 2013, 5:44 pm
By the way some of the people who complain about the scouts allowing gays, are going to have to face the reality that their own child is gay, Do they want to risk having their children to find out they aren't equals or wanted. I can assure you that my parents didn't know I was gay when they taught me to think that gays were inferior.
 

Birgit W. (147)
Friday May 24, 2013, 7:37 pm
Noted.
 

Winn Adams (192)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 11:05 am
They still have a ways to go but it's a start.
 
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