LTRP Note: Less than a year after the “Boy Scouts reaffirm ban on homosexuals despite relentless protest campaigns,” the organization will be deciding soon on whether to lift that ban. In the video below, the President of the United States says that homosexuals should be able to have access to Boy Scouts and to every walk of life. Today, the pressure is on the Boy Scouts; soon in the future, pressure will be on non-profit 501 (c)3 churches who will be “encouraged” to allow homosexuals access to lead their pulpits (whether the churches want it or not).
By Jeff Mason
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Sunday encouraged the Boy Scouts of America to end its ban on gay members and leaders, days before the group is expected to vote on the controversial and long-standing rule.
In an interview with CBS, anchor Scott Pelley asked the president if he believed scouting should be open to gays.
“Yes,” Obama said simply.
Asked to elaborate, Obama – who last year said he supports the right of same-sex couples to marry – said gays and lesbians should be able to participate in “every institution” that others can.
“My attitude is … that gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does, in every institution and walk of life,” he said. Click here to continue reading.
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