Membership Standards Update

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On behalf of the Boy Scouts of America, a special thanks to all who participated in the Membership Standards Study Initiative. On May 23, 1,232 voting members of the Boy Scouts of America voted on a resolution that maintains its current membership policy for all adult leaders and states that youth may not be denied membership in the BSA on the basis of sexual orientation. The resolution passed with 757 votes, a 61percent majority.  Through the process, the BSA conducted the most comprehensive listening exercise in its history, gathering perspectives from inside and outside of the Scouting family. The BSA will continue to post information on the implementation of the new policy on Scouting.org.  Read more…..