Members at the Boy Scouts national convention in May will consider a proposal that would leave in place the prohibition on homosexual Scout leaders but would allow youth who identify as gay to join, it was announced Friday (April 19).
The proposed policy, unanimously approved by the Boy Scouts executive committee, differs significantly from a proposal that was discussed in February that would have allowed openly gay leaders and youth to join. That policy would have made it a "local option," whereby each sponsoring organization would decide the policy. Under the new proposal, there is a national standard and no local option.
"No youth may be denied membership in the Boy Scouts of America on the basis of sexual orientation or preference alone," the proposed resolution states in part....
Quite a few conservative churches have a Scout troop, as of course more liberal ones. I would suggest that The Boy Scouts USA will become a completely secular organization if they forget that The Bible Says Homosexuality is Sin. Many of the laity in even more liberal churches won't forget that.