Boy Scouts vote to allow gay members

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Robert Volk, School of Law

The Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to allow gay youth to participate in scouting. The historic vote, with 60% in favor, signals another shift in American public opinion about homosexuality but still leaves the organization with many future hurdles…

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“It’s a chicken and egg thing. Their policy has given them the sponsors they have because those are the groups that believe in conservative ideals.”

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