The Boy Scouts of America has long been targeted by liberal
groups playing the discrimination card over its membership
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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