Boy Scouts

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Midday Roundup: Boy Scouts caught between a mouse and a hard place

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Scouting’s woes. Walt Disney World is cutting grant funding to local Boy Scout troops in Florida over a policy that bans gay adults from serving as leaders.

A new leader to chart Scouting’s new course

By Warren Cole Smith
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Boy Scouts | Robert Gates, who led the military in its repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,’ will become the Boy Scouts’ national president next year

Signs and Wonders: Gay groups praise Boy Scouts over Gates’ new leadership role

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Boy Scout developments. In an unusual move, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) tapped former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to be its next…

Signs and Wonders: Truth in advertising

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Dueling billboards. You may have seen billboards by atheist groups with messages such as “Keep Religion Out of Government.” If you haven’t seen them,

Rapid response

By Warren Cole Smith
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Boy Scouts | Trail Life USA acts quickly to fill the void left by a changed Boy Scouts of America

California shelves anti-Boy Scout bill

By Angela Lu
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Boy Scouts | The California State Assembly sent its “anti-Boy Scout bill” to the inactive file Thursday, ensuring the legislation is dead for the remainder of the…

A new direction

By Warren Cole Smith
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Religion | Organizers of a Christian alternative to the Boy Scouts unveil their program

Signs and Wonders: Scouts face California tax exemption ban alone

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Scouts on their own. The Boy Scouts of America already allow homosexual youth in the program. That’s not enough for homosexual activists and their…

Scouts hike fees

By Warren Cole Smith
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Boy Scouts | Chief Scout executive denies the 60 percent increase in annual membership dues is a sign of fiscal crisis within the Boy Scouts of America

Midday Roundup: Photographer releases shots of alleged bomber’s arrest

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Face of terror. A new twist in the ongoing uproar over Rolling Stone ’s flattering cover photo of alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: An outraged Boston…

UK Girl Guides abandon God, pledge to themselves

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Religion | Girlguiding UK, a British scouting organization, has “modernized” its pledge—and loving God did not make the cut. The pledge has referenced God since…

Signs and Wonders: Caterpillar withdraws Boy Scouts support

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Road kill. The Texas-based Boy Scouts of America (BSA) have been attempting to navigate the middle-of-the-road regarding homosexuality, but it looks…

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