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File photo of a Boy Scout uniform. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Proposing To Lift Gay Ban

Under pressure over its longstanding ban on gays, the Boys Scouts of America is proposing to lift the ban for youth members but continue to exclude gays as adult leaders.


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.