USA Today
May 22, 2013
The change to the Boy Scouts of America's membership policy is not the result of pressure from outside; it is the result of extensive dialogue within the Scouting family. Parents, adults in the Scouting community and teens alike tend to agree that youth should not be denied the benefits of Scouting. The resolution is not about adults; it is about what is best for young people.
This op-ed was written by Wayne Perry, Presidents of the Boy Scouts of America, urging members to repeal the ban on gay scouts.