Boy Scouts Revoke Badges From Child With Down Syndrome, Report SaysThe family of a Boy Scout with Down Syndrome is suing after the organization stripped their 15-year-old son of all his badges.
Boy Scouts' Leader Says Ban On Gay Adults Not SustainableThe president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and called for change in order to prevent "the end of us as a national movement."
102-Year-Old Man Dies Day After Eagle Scout Honor 102-year-old Pittsburgh-area man has died a day after receiving the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America.
Boy Scouts Propose Lift On Gay Ban For YouthThe Boy Scouts of America says their mission is to build character, teach citizenship and develop physical fitness for young people. But now, the organization has proposed a lift on a gay ban for youth.
Ousted Boy Scout Leader Reacts To Potential Policy Change A Bridgeport, Ohio woman ousted as the Den Mother of her son’s Boy Scout group is reacting to the national organization’s possible shift in policy regarding gays and lesbians as leaders.
Boy Scouts Considering Changing No-Gays PolicyThe Boys Scouts of America is considering a dramatic change in its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.
How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular ActivitiesHelp your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.
Boy Scouts Pedophile List RevealedThe release of hundreds of documents related to alleged sexual abuse within the Boy Scouts program decades ago reveals a number of cases centered in the local viewing area.
Boy Scouts Lists People Banned For Alleged Sex AbuseThe Boys Scouts of America have compiled a list of 1,900 volunteers banned from scouts for alleged sexual abuse.
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