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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 9:57 am | Updated: 12:33 pm, Tue Feb 5, 2013.

NEW YORK — The Boy Scouts of America's proposed move away from its no-gays membership policy has outraged some longtime admirers, gratified many critics and raised intriguing questions about the iconic organization's future.

Will the Scouts now be split between troops with gay-friendly policies and those that keep the ban? What will a National Jamboree be like if it brings together these disparate groups with conflicting ideologies? Will the churches long devoted to scouting now be torn by internal debate over the choices that may lie ahead?

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      • Alvin posted at 3:55 pm on Thu, Jan 31, 2013.

        Alvin Posts: 98

        To allow openly homosexuals to be a part of Scouting is like sending the Fox to guard the hen house. In my opinion, if they get their way, you might just as well disband the orginzation.

         

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