Author Topic: Mormon church is pulling older teens from Boy Scouts' programs  (Read 67 times)

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I know that they are a big supporter but I think scouting in the end will be better without them. . . .Maybe they should consider that combined  there are more Atheists / Agnostics than there are Mormons in the United States.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/11/health/lds-teens-boy-scouts-trnd/index.html

But it comes at a time the church has expressed reservations about the Boy Scouts' decision to allow gay and transgender troop leaders.

Two years ago, when the Boy Scouts of America voted to remove its national restriction on openly gay leaders and employees, the LDS Church said it was "deeply troubled" by the decision. It called the admission of openly gay leaders "inconsistent with the doctrines of the Church."
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