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NEW YORK (AP) — Searching for compromise on a divisive issue, the Boy Scouts of America is proposing to partially lift its long-standing exclusion of gays — allowing them as youth members but continuing to bar them as adult leaders. The...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan agency says the Boy Scouts of America won't need to equip their two-person tents with smoke detectors. Lawmakers who got wind that the fire safety regulation would start affecting Boy Scouts tents this summer say...
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Arizona man who alleges he was sexually abused by his Boy Scout leader on a vacation to southwest Ohio years ago has filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America, accusing the organization of negligence and fraud. The...
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Roman Catholic church in Philadelphia doesn't need another public relations headache after years of priest-abuse and school-closure headlines, but it's got one in the form of a pony-tailed 11-year-old athlete. Sixth-...
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Boy Scouts of America entangled in a furor over its ban on gays, lesser-known youth organizations across the ideological spectrum see an opportunity. They wonder if the turmoil might prompt some families to give them a...
BERWYN, Pa. (AP) — Police are investigating the strong-arm robbery of Girl Scouts who were selling cookies at a Pennsylvania supermarket. The theft happened at a Pathmark store in Tredyffrin (TRUH'-dif-ren) Township, outside Philadelphia, around 5...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Again and again, decade after decade, an array of authorities — police chiefs, prosecutors, pastors and local Boy Scout leaders among them — quietly shielded scoutmasters and others accused of molesting children,...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America plan to begin doing what critics argue they should have done decades ago — bring suspected abusers named in the organization's so-called perversion files to the attention of police departments...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan judge has ruled that a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America over sexual molestation claims may move forward. The Lansing State Journal reports (http://on.lsj.com/NT0bcz ) Ingham County Circuit Judge Joyce...
PIONEER, Ohio (AP) — A man serving as an adult leader with the Boy Scouts of America at a children's summer camp in northwest Ohio has been found dead in his tent. The Erie Shores Council of the Boy Scouts organization says the man was found at his...
NEW YORK (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama, who is honorary president of the Boy Scouts of America, opposes the youth organization's policy of excluding gays as members and adult leaders. The Boy Scouts say they respect Obama's...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Supporters of a lesbian mother will present a petition at the Boy Scouts of America's annual meeting in Orlando to protest her removal from a troop in Ohio. Deborah Tyrrell's supporters will present the petition with more...
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