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Robert Gates Elected President of Boy Scouts of America

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates was officially elected national president of the Boy Scouts of America this week. Gates is the 35th person to hold the title. In his new position, Gates will be the head of the organization’s National Executive Board for two years. Gates was once a member of the National Executive Board, as well as …

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Ann Curry In Hiking Accident, Talks Boy Scout Rescue

Ann Curry suffered a scary injury last month while hiking through Harriman State Park in New York, but luckily for her, there was a troop of Boy Scouts nearby who knew exactly what to do. “We work on these requirements, and here’s an opportunity where it was a true test of all those first class, second class first-aid requirements. They …

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Ann Curry Rescued By Boy Scouts After Injury

Last month, television news anchor Ann Curry was hiking in New Jersey when she fell and broke her ankle. Luckily, a group of Boy Scouts, New Jersey’s Troop 368, were right around the corner and came to her rescue. “We were hiking along, and we came to a trail intersection and a lady was sitting on the ground with her …

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Ann Curry Rescued by Boy Scouts After Hiking Injury

Ann Curry, former co-anchor of The TODAY Show and news reporter for NBC was injured while hiking a few weeks ago and was rescued by a troop of Boy Scouts. Curry was out on a hike in New York’s Harriman State Park in April when she fell and broke her ankle. Scouts from Troop and Crew 368 from Berkeley Heights, …

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Boy Scouts Welcome Gay Scouts in 2014

As of today, January 1, 2014, the Boy Scouts of America, one of the largest youth organizations in America, will allow gay scouts. Over the past few years, BSA has lost several of their financial sponsors when they decided to maintain a ban on homosexuals from serving as scout leaders. While this ban is still in place, the decision to …

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Boy Scout Leaders Are Kicked Out After Toppling Rock Formation [VIDEO]

A group of Boy Scout leaders may find themselves facing felony charges after toppling a rock formation at Utah’s Goblin Valley State Park. The rock formation was estimated to be around 170 million years old before Glenn Taylor, one of the Boy Scout leaders, gave a boulder a shove and knocked over the formation. Taylor claims he toppled the formation …

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Southern Baptists Oppose Gay Boy Scout Policy

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) this week officially expressed “opposition to and disappointment” with a recent Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policy change with regards to homosexual scouts. Back in May, the BSA National Council voted to remove a ban on openly homosexual scouts, though openly gay scout leaders are still banned. The organization faced pressure to change the policy …

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Bill Gates On Gay Ban In Boy Scouts: It Should “Absolutely” Be Lifted

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, who also happens to have been in the Boy Scouts, thinks the Boy Scouts of America should end its ban on gay members and leaders. He said so, quite matter-of-factly, at a Politico event in Washington D.C. this week. When asked what he learned from scouting, Gates said, “How to tie knots, how to …

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