1. Boy Scout supportersrally today

    ... Supporters of the Boy Scouts and other pro-family groups are set to meet in front of the United Way ... the Boy Scouts," said a statement released Monday by the American Family Association of California ... encouraged local United Way chapters to end long-standing funding of Boy Scouts chapters because

  2. Philly punishes Scouts over 'gay' issue

    ... . Hill in Virginia (photo: bsajamboree.org) Prompted by opposition to the Boy Scouts' rule ... officials in San Francisco and Boston have made similar decisions displacing the Scouts because ... . Homosexual organizations previously challenged the Scouts' policy, but lost at the U.S. Supreme Court

  3. Bill uses California tax policy to pressure Scouts


    ... policy in an attempt to pressure the Boy Scouts of America into fully accepting gay members ... to accept openly gay scouts while blocking gays from becoming scout leaders. Democratic Sen. Ricardo ... Lara of Bell Gardens said that policy means gays can join the scouts only until they turn 18

  4. Girl Scouts tap cookie money to replenish flags


    ... ] A group of Girl Scouts in Southern California are being hailed as heroes for tapping

  5. Priest 'boycotting' Boy Scouts no financial support


    ... (Renew America) Regarding the Boy Scouts of America's very disappointing decision to allow "openly ... gay" Scouts, Father Richard Perozich of the Diocese of San Diego wrote: From a Catholic spiritual ... this condition as his identity with the right to act on it, the other Scouts need to be protected from him

  6. Cleveland United Way drops Boy Scouts


    ... they are moving to pull their funding next year from the Boy Scouts of America after the group recently ... to the Boy Scouts of America Greater Cleveland Council for Scoutreach, a program that brings scouting ... to fund the program through June 30, 2013, but likely not after that because of the Boy Scouts ban on openly homosexual leaders and youth.

  7. The Boy Scouts' flirtation with destruction


    ... (Washington Times) -- Boy Scouts learn to start fires by rubbing two sticks together. Now ... that would overturn the Scouts ban on openly homosexual members and leaders. A press release on Jan ... . 28 by Scouts spokesman Deron Smith said, This would mean there would no longer be any national policy

  8. Scouts' 'gay' policy brings financial fallout


    ... (Tampa Bay Times) Earlier this year, when the Boy Scouts of America changed its policy to allow ... be a challenge, but we didn't know how great a challenge," said Bill Davis, executive with the Scouts ... the wrath of those who disapprove of the Boy Scouts' decision is the Gulf Ridge Council, which serves

  9. Congressmen back Scouts in ACLU suit

    ... of the Boy Scouts of America's national jamboree. The department's backing of the quadrennial ... event, attended this year by more than 40,000 Scouts, was opposed in a 1999 lawsuit brought ... Amendment, because the Boy Scouts require members to swear an oath to "do my duty to God and my

  10. Boy Scouts shrink 6% after 1 year of allowing 'gays'


    ... (Washington Times) The Boy Scouts of America experienced a modest dip in membership in 2013 ... membership policy on gays. Boy Scouts membership fell by 6 percent last year, leaving it with nearly ... to Scouts as well as a 60 percent increase in annual membership dues. It's "impossible to point to any