Boy Scouts' ranks drop after year of policy change to accept gay youth

  • by: NOMAAN MERCHANT , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 12, 2014 - 5:00 PM

DALLAS — The Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday that it lost 6 percent of its membership after an often-bruising year in which it announced it would accept openly gay boys for the first time, over the objections of some participants who eventually left the organization.

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