The Boy Scouts voted today to drop their long-standing prohibition on gay members (gay adult leaders will still not be allowed). A lot of scout troops are sponsored by churches, many of which have taken stances on homosexuality. Apparently, for some churches, that stance will now include dropping their Scout affiliation.
Essentially, these churches are saying that if LGBTQ kids want to join scouts, they're not welcome. They're not welcome because the church doesn't want them in their troop.… [more]