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Boy Scouts To Admit Gay Youth Beginning New Year’s Day

Effective New Year’s Day, the Boy Scouts of America will begin accepting openly gay youths.

12/28/2013

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Boy Scouts Of America Votes To Lift Ban On Gay Scouts

The decision on the highly divisive issue came in Thursday evening.

05/23/2013

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Boy Scouts Delay Decision On Controversial No-Gays Policy Until May

Faced with intense pressure from both sides of the issue, the Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday it needed more time before deciding whether to move away from its policy of excluding gays as scouts or adult leaders.

02/06/2013

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How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular Activities

Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.

01/16/2013

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Merck Ends Contributions To Boy Scouts Over Anti-Gay Policy

The Merck Foundation says the Boy Scouts’ exclusion of gays from its ranks and leadership positions conflicts with giving guidelines and the company’s nondiscrimination policy.

12/10/2012

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Boy Scouts Release 20 Years Of ‘Perversion’ Files

More than 100 former Scout leaders from New Jersey are included in the so-called perversion files.

10/18/2012

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Boy Scouts Of America Reaffirms Ban On Gays

The Boy Scouts of America has reaffirmed its ban on homosexuals following a two-year confidential review and the decision hit home in New Jersey, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported.

07/17/2012

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Fierce Internal Pressure May Lead Boy Scouts Of America To Drop Ban On Gays

The U.S. Supreme Court decided years ago the Boy Scouts of America has the right to keep gays out because it’s a private organization. However, it also has the right to change its mind.

06/13/2012

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Thousands Of Boy Scouts Join NJ State Troopers For ‘Camporee’

Thousands of Boy Scouts and troop leaders from across New Jersey converged on the state’s National Guard Training Center this weekend for what’s being billed as the nation’s largest scouting event of the year.

05/21/2011