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LDS Church Reviewing Boy Scout Proposal


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(SALT LAKE CITY, UT) – Leaders of the LDS Church are reviewing a new proposal from the Boy Scouts of America that would allow for openly gay youth to join the organization. Under the measure, which many consider a compromise, the BSA would maintain its ban on gay adult leaders. Scouting authorities say there are more Mormon Boy Scouts nationally than any other religious denomination. The LDS Church forbids same-sex relationships but has also supported non-discrimination ordinances based on housing and employment

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