Boy Scouts http://wamc.org en 3/13/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/31313-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are Dr. Alan Chartock, WAMC news team members David Guistina and Ian Pickus. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Our topics are: Harvard E-Mail Scandal; Boy Scouts send out gay survey to parents and members, US Security threat report, Pope watch, and UA Danes to NCAA Championships.</p><p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59739 at http://wamc.org Boy Scouts Delay Decision on Gays http://wamc.org/post/boy-scouts-delay-decision-gays <p>IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America's national executive board has delayed a decision on whether to lift its longstanding ban on gay scouts and leaders.</p><p>BSA said Wednesday the organization will take action on the resolution at its national meeting in May.</p><div><p>The organization said last week it was considering a shift of its policy, which has led officials to remove gay leaders and scouts. That announcement pushed years of debate over the policy to an even higher level.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:51:48 +0000 Associated Press 57290 at http://wamc.org Boy Scouts Delay Decision on Gays Vox Pop : Open Forum - Lifting the Ban on Gay Boy Scouts : 1/29/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-lifting-ban-gay-boy-scouts-12913 <p>The Boy Scouts of America appear poised to lift a longstanding ban on gay scouts and scout leaders as soon as their national executive board meeting, scheduled for next week.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 56742 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum - Lifting the Ban on Gay Boy Scouts : 1/29/13 Three Adirondack Men Receive Highest Boy Scout Heroism Award http://wamc.org/post/three-adirondack-men-receive-highest-boy-scout-heroism-award <p></p><p></p><p>A heroism medal that is rarely handed out by the Boy Scouts of America has been presented to three men in the Adirondacks.&nbsp;<br><br>A formal Court of Honor was held at Paul Smiths’ College to recognize the efforts of three scouts who rescued one man, and attempted to rescue a second, following a whitewater kayaking accident in the Adirondacks in October 2011.&nbsp; Dave Tallman presented the trio the highest medal of heroism from the Boy Scouts of America. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 17:40:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 56405 at http://wamc.org Three Adirondack Men Receive Highest Boy Scout Heroism Award