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Boy Scouts’ Rulings Put Boys at Risk (and “Letter to the Molester” and “What Being Molested Cost Me”)

LTRP Note: For 15 years, Lighthouse Trails has had the motto “Bringing light to areas of darkness.” One of those areas (which we call our Sensitive Issues) is bringing to light the reality of child sexual abuse. We believe that the sexual molestation of children is part of what we call “the Death Religion,” which […]

Boy Scouts, Reversing Century-Old Stance, Will Allow Transgender Boys

LTRP NOTE: Posted for informational and research purposes and not as an endorsement of the source. By Niraj Chokshi New York Times Reversing its stance of more than a century, the Boy Scouts of America said on Monday that the group would begin accepting members based on the gender listed on their application, paving the […]

Boy Scouts to Implement Policy Allowing Openly Homosexual Members on New Year’s Day

By Heather Clark Christian News Network WASHINGTON – The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has announced that it will implement its new policy allowing openly homosexual youth to serve as members beginning on January 1st. As previously reported, in May of this year, over 60 percent of the scout national council voted in favor of […]

Pentagon Official Who Pushed for Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Named President of Boy Scouts

By Heather Clark Christian News Network IRVING – A former Pentagon official who pushed for the repeal of the U.S. military’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy has been named the next president of the Boy Scouts of America. Robert Gates served as the Secretary of Defense under then-President George W. Bush beginning in 2006 and […]

Big Surprise – NOT! – “GLAAD Continues Push for Boy Scouts to Allow Openly Homosexual Leaders”

By Heather Clark Christian News Network NEW YORK – A prominent homosexual advocacy group is continuing its push to end the ban on openly homosexual leaders in the Boy Scouts of America. GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) states that while it applauds the recent vote to allow avowed homosexual youth as members in […]

THE VOTE IS IN: Boy Scouts vote to allow openly practicing homosexual members

Elizabeth Weise USA TODAY The Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to allow gay youth to participate in scouting. The historic vote, with 60% in favor, signals another shift in American public opinion about homosexuality but still leaves the organization with many future hurdles. “It brings the Boy Scouts back into the American mainstream,” said […]

Vote imminent as Boy Scouts considers change to policy banning open homosexuals

Associated Press from Fox News With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units. The proposal to be put before the roughly 1,400 voting members […]

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