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Boy Scout leadership to recommend allowing gay members

Catholic World News - April 19, 2013

The leaders of the Boy Scouts of America will recommend dropping a ban on openly homosexual members, a spokesman for the organization has announced.

The national board of the Boy Scouts will meet in May, with a vote expected on the resolution that would allow gay members.

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  • Posted by: frjpharrington3912 - Apr. 19, 2013 11:22 PM ET USA

    Like the same-sex marriage movement which is attempting to redefine the nature of the oldest human institution on earth, the decision to admit gay members by the BSA will redefine its mission and the scout's oath sworn to uphold that mission; to "preprare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes" To make moral choices admits the existence of a moral law which admits the existence of a moral giver that is God, and who has decreed homosexual acts to be immoral.

  • Posted by: John J Plick - Apr. 19, 2013 5:07 PM ET USA

    Homosexuals continue to deny that their behavior is intrinsically self-destructive, blaming negative life-style outcomes on Christians and others who do hold that the behavior is destructive and should be avoided.

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