“The last time we discussed the Boy Scouts’ compliance with our non-discrimination policy was in 2000,” UWCR president and CEO Joseph Capita said in a news release. “Over the last 12 years our community has changed and although we accepted the ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy as meeting our non-discrimination policy 12 years ago, we no longer believe we can accept that position as complying with our policies.”
By Scouts for Equality
On 09, Aug 2012 | In Campaign News | By Scouts for Equality
Amid the most polarized political climate American has seen since Reconstruction, the fact that the Presidential candidates of both major parties have come together to oppose the BSA’s anti-gay policy speaks volumes about both the moral validity and critical importance of ending this ban.
By Zach Wahls
On 07, Aug 2012 | In Campaign News | By Zach Wahls
Scouts for Equality’s campaign against the BSA’s anti-gay membership policy continues to truck along, picking up support–as of this week–from more than 1,000 Eagle Scouts.