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Gay Members Can Become Boy Scouts Says Obama

Gay Members Can Become Boy Scouts Says Obama

Posted on 12 Feb 2013 at 10:59am

President Barack Obama said that discrimination of any kind is unacceptable and that gays should also be allowed in Boy Scouts while women should not be denied combat roles in the military.

Obama’s comments came in support of the proposals received by American institutions to put an end to the long held exclusions. Obama’s backing for gay rights is not something new. A good part of his re-election campaign had been revolving around marriage equality and now he has voiced his belief that similar equality should be given to gay members in Boy Scouts as…