Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts Of America Ends Ban On Gay Scout LeadersIn a unanimous vote, the Boy Scouts of America's executive committee approved a resolution to end the group's ban on gay adult leaders.
Philadelphia Council Bypasses National Boy Scouts With Acceptance of Gay LeadersLocal Boy Scout leaders in the Philadelphia region are adopting a membership and employment policy that opposes discrimination based on sexual orientation.
West Philadelphia Boy Scout Troop Begins Unforgettable Trip Out WestNine boys from Boy Scout Troop #152 in West Philadelphia began the trip of a lifetime on Saturday. They headed to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico for a 12-day getaway.
Boy Scouts To Vacate Philly Home Under SettlementA Boy Scouts group has agreed to vacate its longtime Philadelphia headquarters as part of a settlement reached after a long legal battle with the city.
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Germantown Scout Troop Will March Again In Obama's Inaugural ParadeAt 60 years old, Troop 358 of Grace Baptist Church of Germantown is one of the oldest African-American Boy Scout troops in America, says chairman Charles Whiting.
Delaware Man Sues Boy Scouts, Mormon Church Over Sexual AbuseA 28-year-old Delaware man has filed suit against the Boy Scouts and the Mormon Church in connection with the sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of a scoutmaster when he was a teenager.
Boy Scouts of America Sticks By Its No-Gays PolicyThat national policy trickled down to a lengthy controversy here in Philadelphia.
Judge Orders City of Phila. To Repay $877,000 in Legal Fees to Boy ScoutsThe City of Philadelphia has been ordered to pay hefty legal fees to the local Boy Scouts chapter, which was involved in a federal trial over the national Boy Scouts' controversial policy of banning gays.
4,000 Boy Scouts Expected This Weekend at Valley Forge EncampmentThe "Washington’s Birthday Encampment and Pilgrimage" is the oldest continuous scouting event in the world.
City's Sale of Boy Scouts' HQ Headed For Next Likely Legal SkirmishA pending deal to sell the city-owned landmark headquarters building to the BSA for $500,000 died with the turn of the calendar year, since Philadelphia City Council let the legislation languish without action.
Gay, Lesbian Leaders Unhappy After Meeting About Boy Scout HeadquartersMayor Nutter met privately Wednesday with members of Philadelphia's gay and lesbian community who are unhappy with his decision to cut a deal with the local Boy Scouts over their city-owned headquarters.