The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.
Vernon “Rick” Rippeon of Westminster suffered a fatal heart attack while hiking in New Hampshire’s White Mountains with his troop, which included his two sons.
A former Keswick scout troop leader has pleaded guilty to three dozen sex charges involving members of his troop.
The Boy Scouts of America will accept openly gay youths starting on New Year’s Day, a historic change that has prompted the BSA to ponder a host of potential complications — ranging from policies on tentmates and showers to whether Scouts can march in gay pride parades.
Rep. Peter King wants even the Boy Scouts to know he’s upset with his Republican Party.
Tired but filled with fresh memories from an experience they’ll likely always remember, thousands of Boy Scouts are heading home after spending 10 days at their National Jamboree in southern West Virginia.
The company’s move wasn’t directly tied to the recent Boy Scouts decision to continue to bar homosexual adults from roles within the organization while allowing openly gay children to be scouts.
The Boy Scouts of America’s National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.
A decision on whether the Boy Scouts of America will keep its policy that excludes gay members and leaders will not be voted on until the organization’s annual meeting in May, the national executive board said Wednesday.
The Boy Scouts of America’s national executive board has delayed a decision on whether to lift its longstanding ban on gay scouts and leaders.