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Thousands of Boy Scouts march with flags for the playing of the national anthem during the Boy Scouts of America’s 2010 National Jamboree at Ft. AP Hill, Va. The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that it was considering replacing its long-standing ban on gays with a policy that would let troop sponsors make their own decisions.

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Scouts’ future uncertain if ban on gays is dropped

The Boy Scouts of America’s proposed move away from its no-gays membership policy has outraged some longtime admirers, gratified many critics and raised intriguing questions about the iconic organization’s future.


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