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Should the Boy Scouts Stop Banning Gay Men and Atheists?

Jon Langbert, a father in Dallas, was told recently that he was no longer allowed to hold a leadership position in his son's Cub Scout troop because he is gay. He was also asked not to wear his Scout uniform at troop events. "We do have a poli...

Boy Scouts Refuse to Release Files on Child Molestors

The guy who lives down the street next to the playground is a pervert who likes to fondle young boys. You know it. You even investigated him to make absolutely sure. You compiled everything you learned -- and it's some pretty damning stuff -- in...Boy Scouts of America have responded to several complaints of pedophilia over the years and have created their own files for safety reasons. So why won't they hand over their findings to law enforcement?

Boy Scouts Set Up Camp in the Wilds of Times Square

S'mores in the city? Maybe not. Credit: Damon Dahlen, AOL
Lions and tigers and ... taxis, oh my? In honor of the Boy Scouts' 100th anniversary, the 12 brave souls of Troop 36 ditched the wilderness for the bright lights of Broadway. The scouts ...

Philadelphia: Boy Scouts Should Pay for Excluding Gays

A federal trial is getting under way that could settle a long-running dispute between local Boy Scouts and the city of Philadelphia. Credit: Matt Rourke, AP
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Boy Scouts chapter in Philadelphia may have ousted just one gay sco...

Oregon Jury Orders Boy Scouts to Pay Man $1.4M

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Jurors on Tuesday found the Boys Scouts of America negligent and awarded $1.4 million to a former Portland man who was abused by an assistant Scoutmaster in the early 1980s, following a three-week trial in which secret Scout "...

Parents to Blame for Sons Being Molested, Scout Leader Testifies

Who's to blame when a child is abused? Credit: Getty Images
Parents are to blame for their sons being molested by a Boy Scout leader, a Portland, Ore., Scouting official testified last week. Eugene Grant, the president of the Cascade Pacific...

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