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Britain’s Girl Guides Drop Oath to God
Originally Posted: 06/20/2013 - 10:18am | Type: Blog

For more than 100 years, Britain’s Girl Guides took an oath to “love God and serve the King/Queen.” For more than 100 years, Britain’s Girl Guides took an oath to “love God and se ...

Southern Baptists Condemn Gay Scouts Policy but Won’t Force a Boycott
Originally Posted: 06/13/2013 - 11:21am | Type: Blog

Southern Baptists overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to stand with churches and families that drop ties with the Boy Scouts of America over its decision to allow openly gay Scouts, and urged the BSA to remove lead ...

One Scouts Ban Remains Intact: Atheists
Originally Posted: 05/30/2013 - 4:28pm | Type: Blog

The decision by the Boy Scouts of America to accept openly gay Scouts has raised the question: Are atheists and other nonbelievers — the only remaining group BSA still bans — next? ...

Church-Based Scouting Alternatives Attract Interest
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 11:28am | Type: Blog

As the Boy Scouts of America considers whether to change its membership policy to admit gay members (but continue its ban on gay leaders), some denomination-based groups are fielding inquiries from people conc ...