Boy Scouts Revoke Badges From Child With Down Syndrome, Report SaysThe family of a Boy Scout with Down Syndrome is suing after the organization stripped their 15-year-old son of all his badges.
Girls Signing Up By The Hundreds In Northern California To Become Boy ScoutsSince the Boy Scouts of America voted to allow girls into its ranks, girls have been signing up by the hundreds in Northern California.
In Historic Change, Boy Scouts To Let Girls In Some ProgramsEmbracing a historic change, the Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts.
Mormon Church Cuts Ties With Boy Scouts After Years Of CriticismThis comes after the church has expressed concern for years about the Boy Scout's policy to accept openly gay leaders.
Boy Scouts Of America Ends Ban On Gay LeadersThe 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.
Boy Scouts Of America Executive Committee OKs Ending Ban On Gay LeadersThe Boy Scouts of America is one step closer to allowing its chartered organizations to select gay, lesbian and bisexual leaders.
Boy Scout In San Diego Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound At CampAn 11-year-old boy at a Boy Scout camp in San Diego died from a gunshot wound to the head Monday morning, and police were investigating whether the shooting was self-inflicted or accidental.
Boy Scouts Open Ranks To Gay Youth On Jan. 1The 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.
Boy Scouts Approve Plan To Accept Openly Gay BoysThe 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.
Boy Scouts Proposing To Lift Gay Ban For YouthUnder pressure over its long-standing 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.
Boy Scouts Could Lose Tax Breaks In Calif. For Ban On Gay MembersA bill aimed at pressuring the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on gay members by making the organization ineligible for nonprofit tax breaks cleared its first vote on Wednesday in the California Legislature.
Boy Scouts Of America Delays Decision On Admitting GaysThe Boy Scouts of America's national executive board has delayed a decision on whether to lift its longstanding ban on gay scouts and leaders.