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Boy Scouts and Gay Ban

Clip: 05/16/2013 | 4m 35s

“If you’re training gay scouts to be, presumably, gay leaders, but then you don’t want gay leaders in the scouts, that’s an odd message to send,” says United Methodist pastor Charles Parker, a former scout. But opponents of the proposal to accept gay scouts say it flies in the face of a basic scouting tenet: the oath boys take to be “morally straight.”

Aired: 05/16/13

Rating: NR

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