Boy Scouts of America

Cub Scout Is Exiled After Pressing Legislator on Guns and Race

When a group of Cub Scouts met with a Colorado state senator this month, they asked her about some of the most controversial topics in the nation: gun control, the environment, race and the proposed border wall between the United States and Mexico.<p>But questions from one Cub Scout, Ames Mayfield, …

News (U.S.)

News quiz: Around the world and far, far beyond

Welcome back. There were many big stories this week, from yet another hurricane, a horrific attack and much more.<p>Before we get started, let’s check in on some stats from last week.<p>The question that nearly everyone answered correctly? The big decision by the Boy Scouts of America.<br>• About 67 percent of …

News (U.S.)

Boy Scouts of America should let boys be boys

Do the leaders of the Boy Scouts of America understand the first word of their organization’s name?<p>With its recent announcement that it will admit girls, the Boy Scouts organization has not simply shown a profound disregard for its admirable roots. It has further abandoned boys to a culture that …

Opinion

What's Wrong With The Boy Scouts Goes Deeper Than Social Issues

What’s wrong with the Boy Scouts?<p>As an Eagle Scout, the son of an Eagle Scout, and a professional with the Boy Scouts of America for about eight …

Conservative View

Podcast Ep. 187: Jacindamania

In our latest podcast, Jessica and I discussed the past week in politics and atheism.<p>We discussed:<p>— The new Prime Minister of New Zealand, <b>Jacinda</b> …

Jacinda Ardern

The Boy Scouts of America Becomes Gender Neutral

The Boy Scouts of America recently announced their intention to make the entire organization gender inclusive by 2019. Girls and boys will soon be …

LGBTQ

Cub Scout Expelled After Daring to Question a GOP State Senator

An 11-year old cub scout in Colorado was kicked out of his den after asking a state senator pointed questions at a Boy Scout-organized event earlier this month, <i>The Denver Post</i> reported Thursday. Ames Mayfield reportedly asked GOP Sen. Vicki Marble questions about her 2013 comments at a legislative …

Cub Scouts

Licensing Hotline: October 2017

<b>Macmillan’s Imprint Adds Mysticons</b><p>Macmillan Children’s Book Group has signed a licensing deal with Nelvana that gives it world English-language …

Simon & Schuster

Reminder: This is JOTA Weekend

With nearly 600 stations in the US registered to take part in Scouting’s 60th Jamboree on the Air (<b>JOTA</b>) October 20-22, and many more planning to …

Amateur Radio

No, We're Not All the Same

Posted: Oct 17, 2017 12:01 AM<p>"Liberty, equality, fraternity" was the watchword of the French revolutionaries. They'd never heard of the Boy Scouts of …

Conservative View

Forget the Media Hype — Boys Scouts Will Still Be Boys

The decision to allow some participation by girls was made by families of current members, not activists or leftist lawyers.<p>When word went out late …

Conservative View

The Uses and Abuses of Hate

Posted: Oct 17, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Given its prominence in current public discourse, one would think that hate, not love, is a many splendored thing.<p>The …

Conservative View

A primer on the Scouts

The Boy Scouts of America’s recent announcement that it will soon begin accepting girls was met with surprise and some criticism. While many hailed …

Boston

Boy Scouts of America votes to enroll girls, but will they sign up?

Sixteen-year-old Akima Khuong tried the Girl Scouts for several years, but the program didn’t quite fit.<p>“I didn’t like it because we didn’t get as …

Girl Scouts

Series of fires reported in historic Alabama town

Authorities are investigating a series of fires in an Alabama town, including one that damaged a historic former school building.<p>The Selma …

Entertainment

Girls allowed in the Boy Scouts? Locals organizations react

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>On Wednesday, the Boy Scouts announced that their board had unanimously decided include girls in its flagship programs. The …

Girl Scouts

The Boy Scouts' War on Boys

This may sound cheesy to some, but to me as a very young teenager, I remember it being a very big deal. It was towards the end of Boy Scout summer …

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Board Member: Boy Scouts Must First Fix Their Problems

The leadership of the Boy Scouts of America has decided to allow girls to join its organization. It’s a terrible idea that should be reversed.<p>Instead …

Girl Scouts

FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump outlines new Iran strategy, strikes major blow to ObamaCare

<b>TOP OF THE MORNING</b><p>It's Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 - Friday the 13th. Welcome to Fox News First, your first stop for today's news. To get your early morning news emailed directly to your inbox, click here.<p>Here's your <b>Fox News First 5</b> - the first five things you need to know today:<p><b>President Trump targets</b> …

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Eagle Scout: RIP Boy Scouts of America. You were great for 100 years

<b>Editor's note:</b> The following column originally appeared on The Resurgent.<p>We all knew this was coming. The Boy Scouts of America stood for over a century on its strong foundation of Judeo-Christian values, growing boys into young men, and young men into leaders. However, in recent years the BSA has …

LGBTQ

How I Learned To Accept My Sexuality Through The Boy Scouts Of America

"'I’m a homosexual,' were my first words as I placed my drink down next to his."<p>It was a humid evening in Indiana and the first night of a five-day national Boy Scout conference. I was sitting at a large table at the local bar surrounded by friends I hadn’t seen in at least a year. We spent most of …

LGBTQ

Pat Robertson Warns God Will Destroy America if Scouts Let Girls Play With Boys

"Thou shall not teach thine girls valuable life skills at the same time as boys in an extracurricular activity."<p>VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA — …

Religion

Boy Scouts infuriate Girl Scouts by inviting girls into the pack

The Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday broke a century of tradition and reached across gender lines by inviting girls into their pack.<p>The move may be …

LGBTQ

Axios AM

1 big thing: Sandberg speaks<p>Illustration: Rebecca Zisser / Axios<p><b>The story of the decade</b> is unfolding like a novel: A U.S. enemy sought to manipulate …

Business

Boy Scouts allowing girls into Cub program, but will keep them separate

The Boy Scouts of America will now allow girls to join the ranks of its Cub Scouts program, as well as create a Scouting program for older girls, the …

How The Boy Scouts Kept Me In The Closet – And Why I'm Coming Out

"As I became a young adult leader in Scouting, I began to lead a double life."<p>There is no greater sin than for a man to wear cargo shorts in the year 2017. Equipped with more pockets than dignity, cargo shorts bring together the worst of style and portability into a single pair of trousers. Like …

LGBTQ

Only 27% of workers do this really healthy thing on vacation and teenagers crave this status symbol just like their parents - MarketWatch

Happy Wednesday, MarketWatchers! Check out today’s top stories.<p>Personal FinanceThere’s been a shocking surge in the number of obese children<p>A new …

Business

Boy Scouts will allow girls to join their ranks

Hold on to your badges. The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has announced that the organization will start allowing girls to join their ranks, and the …

Boy Scouts of America Make Historic Announcement

The Boy Scouts of America has announced they will accept girls now into their ranks, saying in a statement that, "Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors approved welcoming girls into its Cub Scout program and delivering a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them to earn the highest …

LGBTQ

Mensa offers to hold Trump-Tillerson IQ showdown

Mensa recently showed PR pros how to grab their 15 minutes in the spotlight. The organization of certified geniuses announced this week that it would …

Public Relations