Boy Scouts Changes Name After 114 Years-Reason: “Inclusion”


The sad day has come when the group which was once the pillar of boyhood developing into manhood has come to an end. “Boy Scouts of America” has now become an all-inclusive group that allows girls and gay youth to “join its ranks”. Read below to grasp the magnitude of this atrocious reality.

Life as we know it will never be the same.

Goodbye forever to the “Boy Scouts of America”

“The Boy Scouts of America is changing its name for the first time in its 114-year history. The Texas-based organization is announcing at its annual meeting in Florida on Tuesday that it will become Scouting America.” (AP Video: Kendria LaFleur)

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America announced after 114 years that it will change its name and will become “Scouting America” in an effort to emphasize inclusion as it works to move past the turmoil of bankruptcy and a flood of sexual abuse claims.

The rebrand is another seismic shift for an organization steeped in tradition that did not allow gay youths or girls to begin joining its ranks until relatively recently. Seeking to boost flagging membership numbers, the Irving, Texas-based organization announced the name change Tuesday at its annual meeting in Florida.

You can read the rest of the story by clicking here. By JAMIE STENGLE (Associated Press)

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