Mormon Church OK With Gay Boy Scouts

Cites 'thoughtful, good-faith effort' on issue
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Apr 26, 2013 6:06 AM CDT

(Newser) – A proposal that would allow gay Boy Scouts is getting a high-profile thumbs-up ahead of its May vote. The Mormon Church supports the move, it says. "We have followed the discussion and are satisfied that BSA has made a thoughtful, good-faith effort to address issues that, as they have said, remain 'among the most complex and challenging issues facing the BSA and society today,'" the church said in a statement—which, the Los Angeles Times notes, doesn't mention sexuality. The proposal does not allow for gay leaders. (Read more Mormon stories.)

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