Boy Scouts Reaffirm Policy Banning Gays

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•29 Jul 19, 2012

Following a two-year review, the Boy Scouts of America reaffirmed its practice of denying membership to all openly gay scouts and scout leaders, saying such a policy was "in the best interest of Scouting." What do you think?

  • “If there’s one thing human sexual preference is powerless against, it’s a policy banning it.”

    Nishat Goodman –
    Midwife

  • “As I tell all my sons when they turn 10, you have to choose: It’s either the gays or the Boy Scouts. You can’t have it all.”

    Alexei Bacon –
    Vintage Automobile Dealer

  • “I guess all the gay people who were going to join the Boy Scouts are just going to have to join the army instead.”

    Andrew Zelenev –
    Tattoo Artist

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