- Posted February 5, 2013 by
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Obama calls on Boy Scouts to Gay up the Troops
President Obama called on the Boy Scouts to open their ranks to homosexuals
“Yes,” the president replied. “Gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everyone else does.
His response came during an interview ahead of Super Bowl XLVII. CBS News’ Scott Pelley asked the president if scouting should be open to gays.
The Supreme Court upheld the Boy Scouts’ rights to determine their own membership standards – but that hasn’t stopped opponents from putting fierce pressure on the group
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