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The Boy Scouts board of directors said Wednesday it would open some of its programs to girls, including the path to the prestigious title of Eagle Scout, the organization's highest rank. The change marks a major shift for the century-old establishment. The Boy Scouts of America said its decision is an ...
The Boy Scouts determined that the national organization would no longer ban gay scout leaders but would allow local units to make their determination to "respect the right of religious chartered organizations." The religious exemption effectively allows local troops, including those affiliated with ...

Witnesses at a House subcommittee hearing last week debated how – and whether – the U.S. government should regulate commercial space activities to ensure compliance with the 1967 Outer Space Treaty while not stifling innovation. No consensus emerged other than if there is governmental regulation, ...
Cub Scouts prepare to participate in the presentation of the gifts during a Mass marking Scout Sunday at St. Joseph Church in Kings Park, N.Y., Feb. 5. Scout Sunday is celebrated annually by the Boy Scouts of America to recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting.
US abandons Israel as UN votes against Israeli settlements, and Trump responds In this photo provided by the United Nations, members of the United Nations Security council vote at the United Nations headquarters on Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, in favor of condemning Israel for its practice of establishing ...
While the Boy Scouts have officially lifted a ban on gay troop leaders, it left a loophole in the policy that lets religious chartered organizations–which operate 70% of its troops–select leaders based on their beliefs, including those on sexuality. Moreover, it still doesn't allow female scouts, though the ...

“The Boy Scouts of America deeply appreciates our longstanding relationship with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,” said a statement issued on Wednesday by the Scouts's headquarters in Irving, Tex. “The B.S.A. affirms, and will defend, the right of all religious chartered organizations to ...
"The BSA affirms, and will defend, the right of all religious chartered organizations to select their Scout leaders in accordance with their religious beliefs," the Boy Scouts said in a statement. Rick Barnes, Scout executive for the Great Salt Lake Council in Utah, said he was relieved and thrilled by the news.
"This change also respects the right of religious chartered organizations to choose adult volunteer leaders whose beliefs are consistent with their own." Some 2.5 million members and a million adult volunteers comprise the Boy Scouts of America and about 70 percent of its chapters are run by church ...
In May, after Mr. Gates's plea, Edward P. Martin, chairman of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting, said: “We agree with Mr. Gates that there is cause to act. We also agree with Mr. Gates that chartered organizations must be allowed 'to establish leadership standards consistent with their faith.'”.
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has unanimously approved a resolution to end the organization's ban on gay adults working in leadership positions. The vote isn't the first regarding homosexuality for the Boy Scouts. In 2013, the Boy Scouts voted to allow openly gay boys to become scout. Now, the ...
"This change would also respect the right of religious chartered organisations to continue to choose adult leaders whose beliefs are consistent with their own," it said. The Southern Baptist Convention spokesman Roger Oldham said that he was disappointed but not surprised by the decision. The Boy ...
“This resolution will allow chartered organizations to select adult leaders without regard to sexual orientation, continuing Scouting's longstanding policy of chartered organizations selecting their leaders,” it said. The resolution approved by the Executive Committee on Friday follows a U.S. Supreme Court ...
Sunfield Boy Scout Troop #157 dedicated its Eagle's Nest Plaque in Memory of Eagle Scout Paul Courser 1976 - 2010. The troop has been in existence since July 1967 under the chartered organizations of the Sunfield Village Council and currently the Sunfield United Methodist Church. During the Troop's ... Jews
Deron Smith, spokesman for the Boy Scouts of America, said “it would be inappropriate for us to discuss other organizations,” but added “what we're hearing from our councils is that only a handful of chartered organizations have decided not to renew their sponsorship of troops. We are thankful that the ... Jews

"Nationally, only a handful of chartered organizations have decided not to renew their sponsorship of troops," he said. "In the very rare instance that a chartered organization has chosen not to continue … other organizations have stepped up to charter those units and provide uninterrupted service to ...
The Boy Scouts said in a statement that it respected the "deeply held" religious beliefs of its members but encouraged them to read the resolution about the new policy. "We believe this policy is reflective of the beliefs of most of Scouting's major religious chartered organizations and are unaware of any that ...
... a spokesperson for the Boy Scouts of America, said in a statement that the BSA is discussing potentially removing the national organization's restriction, allowing membership and the selection of scout leaders to be determined by local chartered organizations "consistent with each organization's mission, ...
Witnesses at a House subcommittee hearing last week debated how – and whether – the U.S. government should regulate commercial space activities to ensure compliance with the 1967 Outer Space Treaty while not stifling innovation. No consensus emerged other than if there is governmental regulation, ...
US abandons Israel as UN votes against Israeli settlements, and Trump responds In this photo provided by the United Nations, members of the United Nations Security council vote at the United Nations headquarters on Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, in favor of condemning Israel for its practice of establishing ...
"This change also respects the right of religious chartered organizations to choose adult volunteer leaders whose beliefs are consistent with their own." Some 2.5 million members and a million adult volunteers comprise the Boy Scouts of America and about 70 percent of its chapters are run by church ...
“This resolution will allow chartered organizations to select adult leaders without regard to sexual orientation, continuing scouting's longstanding policy of chartered organizations selecting their leaders,” the organization said in a statement. (The organization said it would respect the right of “religious ...
The Boy Scouts said in a statement that it respected the "deeply held" religious beliefs of its members but encouraged them to read the resolution about the new policy. "We believe this policy is reflective of the beliefs of most of Scouting's major religious chartered organizations and are unaware of any that ...
The Boy Scouts board of directors said Wednesday it would open some of its programs to girls, including the path to the prestigious title of ...
It was nearly two years ago when the Boy Scouts of America finally ended its irrational ban on gay scout leaders. With that decision ...
... were adopted by the United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of ... federally chartered organizations, and self-regulatory organizations.
"Our religious chartered organizations continue to have the right to make decisions based on religious beliefs and we will work with families to ...
(Photo: Reuters/Noah Berger)Boy Scout Casey Chambers carries a rainbow flag during the San Francisco Gay Pride Festival in California June ...
As the United Nations voted that Israel's settlement building was illegal, the ... resolution,” said Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon.
... like recent court opinions that some of its legal experts advised could pull its congregations, as chartered organizations, into discrimination ...
... and non-governmental bodies, such as chartered organisations, research institutes, labour unions, and specialised government agencies.
While the Boy Scouts' change will allow chartered organizations to select troop leaders without regard to sexual orientation, it also allows ...
The BSA clarified that chartered organisations will continue to select their adult leaders. Moreover, religious chartered organisations may ...
... Boy Scouts, but also took issue with the organization's decision to leave in place the ability of religious-chartered organizations to continue to ...
"This change also respects the right of religious chartered organizations to choose adult volunteer leaders whose beliefs are consistent with ...
"This change would also respect the right of religious chartered organizations to continue to choose adult leaders whose beliefs are consistent ...
"This resolution will allow chartered organizations to select adult leaders without regard to sexual orientation, continuing Scouting's ...
The BSA said the resolution would let chartered organizations select adult leaders without regard to sexual orientation, continuing its ...
"We believe this policy is reflective of the beliefs of most of Scouting's major religious chartered organizations and are unaware of any that ...
“This would mean there would no longer be any national policy regarding sexual orientation, and the chartered organizations that oversee and ...
... longer ban gay scout leaders but would allow local units to make their determination to “respect the right of religious chartered organizations.
The BSA offers a program for chartered organizations to use. The Chartered organizations set the leadership standards for the leaders of the ...
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... were adopted by the United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of ... federally chartered organizations, and self-regulatory organizations.
"Our religious chartered organizations continue to have the right to make decisions based on religious beliefs and we will work with families to ...
Our religious chartered organizations continue to have the right to make decisions based on religious beliefs and we will work with families to ...
(Photo: Reuters/Noah Berger)Boy Scout Casey Chambers carries a rainbow flag during the San Francisco Gay Pride Festival in California June ...
And unlike the question of gay leaders, there appears to be no opportunity for individual chartered organizations to exercise any discretion.


 

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