Boy Scouts

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Scouts Considering Retreat From No-Gays Policy

The Boys Scouts of America is considering a dramatic retreat from its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.


President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign event at Grand Junction High School in Grand Junction, Colo., on Aug. 8, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: Obama Opposes Gay Ban In Boy Scouts

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 presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters during a campaign event at Stepto's Bar B Q Shack on Aug. 4, 2012 in Evansville, Indiana. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Romney Believes Gay People Should Be Allowed In Boy Scouts

Republican candidate Mitt Romney does have a public position on the Scouts’ policy — he politely disagrees with it.