Category Archives: Boy Scouts

Almost-Eagle Scout Denied Award Because He is Gay

Friday, October 5, 2012 Ryan Andresen, 17, had recently completed the requirements to earn his Eagle Scout award which included his final project of building a “tolerance wall” for victims of bullying like himself, but his Scoutmaster would not sign … Continue reading

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LAPD Cuts Ties to the Boy Scouts of America

Sunday, December 27, 2009 It’s rare for me to praise any police department but this is one of them. The Los Angeles Police Department has ended its nearly 50-year relationship with the Boys Scouts of America, pledging not to tolerate … Continue reading

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