Boy Scouts http://kuow.org en Boy Scouts Of America's Policy On Gay Troop Members And Leaders http://kuow.org/post/boy-scouts-americas-policy-gay-troop-members-and-leaders <p></p><p>Ross Reynolds talks with Richard Ellis, the author of <a href="http://www.kansaspress.ku.edu/elljud.html">"Judging the Boy Scouts of America,"</a> about how and why the Boy Scouts of America developed its current policies on gay troop members and gay troop leaders. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:09:00 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Hannah Burn 32337 at http://kuow.org Boy Scouts Of America's Policy On Gay Troop Members And Leaders Massive Lawsuit Filed Against Boy Scouts Of America Includes Local Charters http://kuow.org/post/massive-lawsuit-filed-against-boy-scouts-america-includes-local-charters <p>A lawsuit filed Thursday in King County Superior Court alleges that the Boy Scouts of America continues to cover up a culture that ignored serial pedophiles in its ranks.</p><p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:30:25 +0000 Patricia Murphy 19431 at http://kuow.org Massive Lawsuit Filed Against Boy Scouts Of America Includes Local Charters NW Churches Grapple With Boy Scouts’ OK To Gay Members http://kuow.org/post/nw-churches-grapple-boy-scouts-ok-gay-members-0 <p>Since the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban against gay youth members in May, a handful of churches around the Puget Sound area have decided to&nbsp;cut ties with the organization. Meanwhile, some churches have indicated they are&nbsp;awaiting guidance from national leadership before they make any changes to their existing charters with Scouting units. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 18:12:08 +0000 Liz Jones 14879 at http://kuow.org NW Churches Grapple With Boy Scouts’ OK To Gay Members Washington Delegation Supports Vote To Allow Gay Members Into Scouts http://kuow.org/post/washington-delegation-supports-vote-allow-gay-members-scouts <p>For the first time in 22 years, openly gay members will be allowed to join the Boy Scouts. Leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted 61 percent in favor of eliminating sexual orientation as criteria for youth membership.</p><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 00:05:03 +0000 Jim Gates 13649 at http://kuow.org Washington Delegation Supports Vote To Allow Gay Members Into Scouts Boy Scouts May End Ban On Gay Scouts And Leaders http://kuow.org/post/boy-scouts-may-end-ban-gay-scouts-and-leaders <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Boy Scouts of America are thinking about ending their ban on gay scouts or scout leaders.&nbsp; How are scouts responding in the Northwest?&nbsp; Were you ever involved with the Boy Scouts?&nbsp; How would this change affect you? Ross Reynolds takes your phone calls.</span></p><p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:20:00 +0000 Ross Reynolds 7331 at http://kuow.org Boy Scouts May End Ban On Gay Scouts And Leaders Boy Scouts’ List Of Alleged Child Abusers Opened To Public http://kuow.org/post/boy-scouts-list-alleged-child-abusers-opened-public <p>A court-ordered release of the Boy Scout’s <a href="http://kellyclarkattorney.com/files/">so-called “perversion files”</a> lists 25 men in Washington state.&nbsp; The complete files identify more than 1,200 Scout volunteers who were accused of child abuse and banned from the organization. These once-secret documents give the pubic an unprecedented look inside the scouting organization.</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 00:34:43 +0000 Liz Jones 1973 at http://kuow.org Boy Scouts’ List Of Alleged Child Abusers Opened To Public