PostPartisan: Boy Scouts


Posted at 07:04 PM ET, 05/23/2013

The Boy Scouts vote for gay inclusion — up to a point

Today, the organization voted to drop its ban on gay scouts. But what happens when they become adults?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:04 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boy Scouts, LGBT

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Not impressed by Boy Scouts' plan on gays

One proposed baby step forward with another step not taken could result in no real change at all.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:34 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boy Scouts, LGBT

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Boy Scouts follows defense playbook on gays

A survey of Boy Scouts is reminiscent of that done by the Pentagon in the run-up to the end of 'don't ask, don't tell.'

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:46 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boy Scouts, Gay rights, LGBT

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Still no merit badge for Boy Scouts on gays

Rather than vote to end its ban on participation by gays and lesbians in scouting, the BSA's national executive board punted.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:17 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boy Scouts, LGBT

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 02/04/2013

The Boy Scouts' no-brainer decision on gays

"Scouting executives should look to our president to see what it means to lead," said former Eagle Scout James Dale.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:06 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Boy Scouts, LGBT