Boy Scout policies need to change for the future

Gretchen Burns | managing editor It has recently come to my attention that the Boy Scouts of America have thought about revoking its ban on openly gay people participating. I feel that not only does this ban go against the morals that scouting teaches, but it limits the help that this scouting organization could obtain. As a lifelong Girl Scout member, I feel that the similarities in scouting still stand. If a person were homosexual, that would not limit ability to lead a Scout troop. How would being gay stop a leader from being able to teach knots, or teach survival skills while camping, or leadership skills? If you know what you are doing, your…