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Boy Scouts should be better prepared for change

"MHP" guest (and husband) James Perry, an Eagle Scout during his boyhood, reflects on the Boy Scouts' move last week to allow openly gay youth as members--but not openly gay adult scout leaders.Full story

Boy Scouts of America ends ban on openly gay scouts

  The organization has dropped its ban on gay scouts but kept its ban on gay scout leaders in place. Zach Wahls of Scouts for Equality shares his reaction.

Boy Scouts of America votes to end century-old ban on gay scouts

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

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  Boy Scouts lifts ban on openly gay children, but not adults

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell, Scouts for Equality's Zach Wahls, and the Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart discuss what the decision will mean for the future of the Boy Scouts.

  FBI's 'Most Wanted', Part 3

Chris Hansen reports on a world-wide FBI manhunt for a most unlikely Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitive, Jason Derek Brown. A one-time Eagle Scout and Mormon missionary, Brown is the primary suspect in a 2004 Phoenix murder.

  FBI's 'Most Wanted', Part 6

Chris Hansen reports on a world-wide FBI manhunt for a most unlikely Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitive, Jason Derek Brown. A one-time Eagle Scout and Mormon missionary, Brown is the primary suspect in a 2004 Phoenix murder. 

  Scouts dishonor: Boy Scouts delay vote on allowing gays

Eagle Scout and founder of Scouts for Equality, Zach Wahls, weighs in on the Boy Scouts' decision not to vote on allowing gay members. Daniel Hernandez, the intern who saved Gabby Giffords life, also joins the discussion with MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell to talk gun control

  No vote yet on ending Boy Scouts anti-gay policy

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts talks to Eagle Scout and LGBT activist Zach Wahls and NBC's Pete Williams about the Boy Scouts' decision to delay a vote on ending the organization's ban on gay members.

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