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.
The Boys Scouts of America is considering a dramatic retreat from its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.
When it comes to gays and the Boy Scouts, President Barack Obama and the youth organization he serves as honorary president have agreed to disagree.
Republican candidate Mitt Romney does have a public position on the Scouts’ policy — he politely disagrees with it.