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Were Boy Scouts right to lift ban on gays?

Were Boy Scouts right to lift ban on gays?

The Boy Scouts of America have finally ended their prejudiced ban against openly gay adult leaders and employees.   Too bad some religious groups went to keep the discrimination in place. The Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints, the largest of all Boy Scout sponsors, said in a statement it was “deeply troubled” by the move and said the Mormons’ “century-long association with Scouting will need to be examined.” John Stemberger, chairman of the Christian youth outdoor program Trail Life USA, said that lifting the ban would be an affront to Christian morals. Sorry, but the Boy Scouts did the right thing. The year is 2015, folks. Religious...

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