Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts Make Another Change: Condoms at Scout Jamboree

In recent weeks, the Boy Scouts of America announced the organization would admit girls to take part in its programs. And now, Charisma News reports that condoms will be made available for its 2019 World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia and alcohol permitted in some areas.

WILMINGTON, NC - APRIL 9: Boy Scouts at Forest Hills Elementary School say the Pledge of Allegiance as they host the Azalea Queen and official party during the Azalea Festival, on April 9, 2015 in Wilmington, North Carolina. For the past 20 years, each year, a school is picked for …

Man Sets Himself on Fire, Dies in a Climate Change Suicide

A gay man and attorney who worked on high-profile LGBT cases, including a challenge the Boy Scouts ban on homosexual members, set himself on fire on Saturday at a public park in New York City to protest fossil fuels and climate change, according to a suicide note.

The body of lawyer and environmental activist David Buckel was found in Prospect Park New York burnt to death. Picture: YouTube

Boy Scouts President Calls for Openly Homosexual Scout Leaders

Federal Courts repeatedly upheld the right of private voluntary organizations like the Boy Scouts to deny membership to openly homosexual members. Under pressure from corporate donors, the media, and some in government, the Boy Scouts bowed to pressure and changed its policy on membership.

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Judge Furious with CA Supreme Court Ban on Judges in Boy Scouts

The California Supreme Court, interfering in the affairs of the Boy Scouts, decided on Friday to bar judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts because of the organization’s “invidious” discrimination against gays, triggering an angry outburst from one judge and like-minded opposition from others.

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