George Bush addresses the Boy Scouts' National Jamboree in 2005, via Wikimedia Commons

It’s time to revoke the Boy Scouts’ congressional charter

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It can ban non-believers, or it can have government endorsement, but it has to choose.
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Boy Scouts vote to allow openly gay leaders, Mormon Church considering exit

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The long-anticipated move has the Latter-Day Saints up in arms.
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Anti-gay Idaho sheriff doesn’t know sodomy laws were struck down in 2003

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Idaho sheriff drops Boy Scouts because he thinks sodomy is still illegal in Idaho – it hasn’t been since 2003.
The AFA's Bryan Fischer.

Mormons want gay Scouts to bring back polygamy, religious right says

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Will Republicans, who routinely genuflect to the American Family Association, speak out?
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Boy Scouts lift ban on gay scouts, still consider us pedophiles when we hit 18

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Boy Scouts still face funding problem as ongoing discrimination will force corporate sponsors to abstain.
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Boy Scouts propose new policy: Gay Scouts okay, gay adults still pedophiles

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So gay Scouts are okay, but once those Scouts grow up, they’re still pedophiles to the Boy Scouts
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Boy Scouts, GOP face same dilemma: How do you shake your bigoted base?

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Americans are increasingly finding the Boy Scouts’ bigotry, and their mere existence, a quaint anachronism.
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Boy Scouts bail, won’t lift ban on gays for now, won’t decide until 2013

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It seems all the religious right (and assuredly, Mormon) pressure worked. The Boy Scouts blinked.
CNN's Carol Costello vs FRC's Peter Sprigg

CNN’s Carol Costello slaps hate-group FRC for linking gays to pedophilia in Boy Scout debate

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Officially-designated hate group FRC tried to claim that gay Scout Masters might rape young scouts.
Obama: Boy Scouts should lift the ban on gays (video)

Obama: Boy Scouts should lift gay ban (video)

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This was on 60 Minutes right before the Super Bowl. Huge audience.
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Will the Mormons knife the Boy Scouts if gay ban is lifted?

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The Mormons should take a clear stand against anti-gay bigotry, and support lifting the Boy Scouts’ gay-ban.
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Idaho gun-nut lawmakers freak out over man with gun in state Capitol (irony alert)

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Idaho’s far-right GOP gun-nuts are experiencing a sudden case of Second Amendment NIMBY.
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Boy Scouts could lift ban on gay scouts as early as next week

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If the Boy Scouts can no longer discriminate against gays, who in mainstream American culture can?
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