The Boy Scouts Of America Will Welcome Girls And Allow Them To Earn Eagle Rank

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In recent years, activists have worked to make the Boy Scouts of America a more inclusive organization. After allowing women to serve as Scoutmasters and volunteers for local groups in the 1980s (following a lawsuit), the organization has (since 2013) reversed its policies and allowed LGBT scouts and volunteers. In another pre-emptive move, the Scouts will soon allow girls to become Cub Scouts and work their way up to Eagle Scout, the group’s highest rank, after an unanimous...

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