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Anti-Gay Activists' Biggest Fear In Fight Over Boy Scouts...

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Religion Dispatches
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May 3, 2013

The Family Research Council, probably the premiere anti-gay organization, is throwing their efforts into high gear, holding a “Stand with Scouts Sunday” event this weekend....According to The FRC’s logic, allowing gay scouts (even while excluding gay leaders) will drive away the more religious sponsoring organizations.

What they fail to mention is that many (and a growing number) of religious denominations and organizations support a fully inclusive scouting policy. Lutherans, Episcopalians, Presbyterians, and most branches of Judaism have formal policies that allow LGBT people into membership and leadership within the denomination.

Anti-gay activists would like to equate faith (particularly Christianity) with a discriminatory Boy Scouts policy. Click here to see where people of faith actually fall.