Boy Scouts’ Gay Membership Policy Brings Financial Distress

Earlier this year, when the Boy Scouts of America changed its policy to allow openly gay members, a local council braced for repercussions. “We knew back in May that it might be a challenge, but we didn’t know how great a challenge,” said Bill Davis, executive with the Scouts’ West Central Florida Council, serving Pinellas and West Pasco counties. “So far, the biggest fallout is the financial loss. We need about $75,000 to balance our budget this year.” Also feeling the wrath of those who Read more […]