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Despite New Policy, Boy Scouts Still Losing Money, Sponsors

Despite New Policy, Boy Scouts Still Losing Money, Sponsors
When Boy Scouts of America delegates voted at last month’s National Council meeting to allow gay youth to become Scouts but to continue banning gay and lesbian adults, the organization put itself in a precarious position.
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Let Them Eat Shrimp: Pastors Who Oppose Gay Boy Scouts are Biblical Hypocrites

Let Them Eat Shrimp: Pastors Who Oppose Gay Boy Scouts are Biblical Hypocrites
The Boy Scouts of America’s decision to rescind its ban on “openly gay” Scouts predictably stoked a mean-spirited and divisive response, notably from misguided types who mistakenly think the Bible should be used as a tool of oppression. However, there are a few other parts of the "Good Book" that these hateful religious leaders should remember.
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Merck Pulls Boy Scouts Funding on the Basis of Discrimination

The Merck Company Foundation, the charitable arm of pharmaceutical manufacturer Merck and Company, announced last week it was halting all contributions to the Boy Scouts of America until that organization ceases discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation.
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