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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Boy Scouts and Gay Ban

  • Aired: 05/17/2013
  • 04:35
  • Rating: NR
“If you’re training gay scouts to be, presumably, gay leaders, but then you don’t want gay leaders in the scouts, that’s an odd message to send,” says United Methodist pastor Charles Parker, a former scout. But opponents of the proposal to accept gay scouts say it flies in the face of a basic scouting tenet: the oath boys take to be “morally straight.”
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Seventy percent of all scouting units are sponsored by religious organizations.
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