Obama: Scouts Should Let In Gays and Lesbians

The president urges group to drop longstanding ban

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Feb 3, 2013 4:40 PM CST

(Newser) – President Barack Obama says the Boy Scouts of America should open its membership to gays and lesbians when its national executive board discusses the issue this week. Obama praised the scouts as "a great institution" that promotes young people, giving them lifelong leadership training...   Read full story »


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