Tuesday, April 22, 2014

NYT: Scout Troop Loses Charter Over Gay Leader

OK, this just doesn't work anymore. When did we get in a time machine back to 2004?

Via The New York Times:
The Boy Scouts of America, which voted last year to allow gay scouts but not openly gay scout leaders, has revoked the charter of a church-sponsored troop here for refusing to fire its adult gay scoutmaster. The decision, which one gay rights organization said was a first since the policy change last year, essentially bars the Rainier Beach United Methodist Church and its 15 scouts from using logos, uniforms or names associated with the Boy Scouts as long as the scoutmaster and Eagle Scout Geoffrey McGrath, 49, remains in charge. 

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