The Boy Scouts of America has long been targeted by liberal groups playing the discrimination card over its membership restrictions. CBS News reports that the BSA is now reconsidering its stance on gay members.
Deron Smith, a spokesman for the BSA, said, “The policy change under discussion would allow the religious, civic, or educational organizations that oversee and deliver scouting to determine how to address this issue.”
The BSA reaffirmed its policy of excluding gays only last July. At the time, Smith said maintaining the ban was “absolutely the best policy” for the Boy Scouts.
Scouting officials will make a decision about the policy at a national board meeting next week.
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