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Great Trail Council: Reject BSA anti-gay policy

We, the Scouts and community members of Great Trail Council urge the Council to reject the Boy Scouts of America's anti-gay policy.

Among service organizations, the Boy Scouts are increasingly isolating themselves with their discriminatory policy. Organizations including the Girl Scouts, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, as well as the 4H Club all welcome gay kids as well as adult leaders.

We love the Boy Scouts, but we can’t support this policy. That's why we urge you to speak out against the ban on gay Scouts and leaders and adopt an inclusive policy like other troops, packs, councils, and lodges across the country have done -- so the Boy Scouts can maintain its relevancy, improve recruitment, and truly live by the principles it teaches its members.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Boy Scouts of America
    Great Trail Council
  • Council Scout Executive
    Mike Jones
  • Assistant Scout Executive
    Mike Panasiti
  • Development Director
    Jody Gildersleeve
  • Council Program Director
    Jim Shimko
  • Business Manager
    Bill Soinski
  • Executive Secretary
    Megan King
  • Senator
    Sherrod Brown

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