The Boy Scouts of America will get no reprieve from controversy after a contentious vote to accept openly gay boys as Scouts.Full story
NBCNews.com's Miranda Leitsinger and radio talk show host Michael Smerconish discuss a decision by the Boy Scouts of America, following a vote, to lift a ban on openly-gay leaders in their organization.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America voted on Thursday to lift a century-old ban on openly gay scouts in a major victory for gay rights activists, but the decision means a sea of change for an organization that depends heavily on faith-based groups. Full story
Violent sexual abuse, rape, and young boys scared into silence are some of the disturbing details outlined in two separate lawsuits set to be filed Wednesday that take aim at the Boy Scouts of America. KING’s Heather Graf reports.
Boy Scouts of America leaders met in Orlando to debate whether the organization should allow openly gay members and leaders. Amanda Ober, of WESH, reports.
The Boy Scouts of America are putting off a change in their policy on admitting gay scouts and leaders. The organization’s board of directors will take up the issue again later this year. NBC’s Pete Williams reports.
The Boy Scouts of America delays until May a vote on whether to end a ban on gay members NBC's Jay Gray reports.
Former Eagle Scout and assistant Scout Master James Dale explains why the Boy Scouts of America may have decided to wait until May to vote whether to lift its ban on gay members and Scout leaders.
Former Cub Scouts den leader Jennifer Tyrrell, who was ousted from Scouting because she is openly gay, becomes emotional as she responds to a reporters question Thursday, May 23, 2013, in Grapevine, Texas. Local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow ope
Zach Wahls, executive director of Scouts for Equality, a pro gay organization, fields questions at a news conference after a resolution passed to allow openly gay scouts in the Boy Scouts of America at the Boy Scouts' National Annual Meeting in Grapevine, Texas May 23, 2013. The Boy Scouts of Americ
Zach Wahls, executive director of Scouts for Equality, a pro gay group, reacts after a resolution passed to allow openly gay scouts in the Boy Scouts of America at the Boy Scouts' National Annual Meeting in Grapevine, Texas May 23, 2013. The Boy Scouts of America voted on Thursday to lift a ban on o
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow w