boy scouts of america http://wamc.org en 4/22/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/42214-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant, Libby Post and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Biden in Kiev<br />Sex Crimes Fight<br />Boy Scout Charter<br />Aereo<br />Teen Stowaway</p><p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 88719 at http://wamc.org 4/22/14 Panel Boy Scouts To Allow Openly Gay Youths In 2014 http://wamc.org/post/boy-scouts-allow-openly-gay-youths-2014 <p>On January 1, openly gay youths will be allowed into the ranks of the <a href="http://www.scouting.org/" target="_blank">Boy Scouts of America</a> for the first time.</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 23:06:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 80896 at http://wamc.org Boy Scouts To Allow Openly Gay Youths In 2014 5/24/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/52413-panel <div><p>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC's Ray Graf and University at Albany Journalism Professor and investigative reporter, Rosemary Armao.<br><br>Topics include:<br>President Obama's national security address<br>The IRS/tea party scandal<br>The Boy Scouts of America allow gay scouts, but not gay scout masters<br>Anthony Weiner comes back on the political scene</p></div><p></p> Fri, 24 May 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 65484 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 Question of the Day - Gay Scouts and Troop Leaders? http://wamc.org/post/question-day-gay-scouts-and-troop-leaders <p>Last summer, The Boy Scouts of America officially banned the participation of homosexuals as scouts or troop leaders.</p><p>The BSA will revisit the policy in their national executive board meeting and are expected to reverse that decision.</p><p>What do you think?</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:16:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 56727 at http://wamc.org