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  •  the United Methodist Church, also (0+ / 0-)
    Leaders of two United Methodist agencies — United Methodist Men and United Methodist Board of Church and Society — welcomed news that the Boy Scouts of America is considering ending its decades-long ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.

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    United Methodist Men promotes the use of scouting ministries and civic youth-serving agencies across the denomination. The Board of Church and Society advocates for the denomination’s social witness.

    whole article here

    The UM Church as a whole has a lamentable policy on GLBT inclusion, but we're dragging the church into the light. Statements like these in support of inclusion for the Boy Scouts show progress is being made.

    Zach is an amazing young man. His parents and the Boy Scout troop he participated in should all be proud of how he turned out. If the national Scouting organization has any sense, they'd emprace him, too - as representing the best of what they have to offer.

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