Boy Scouts considering retreat from no-gays policy; unit sponsors could set membership rules

  • Article by: DAVID CRARY , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 29, 2013 - 5:45 AM

NEW YORK - Facing diverse and ceaseless protests, the Boy Scouts of America is signaling its readiness to end the nationwide exclusion of gays as scouts or leaders and give the sponsors of local troops the freedom to decide the matter for themselves.

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