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Scouting's gay ban was justified and right
The Sun's recent editorial on the Boy Scouts of America ("Scouts and equality," May 23) leaped right over the Scout Mission Statement, "To prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime…," because it conflicted with the newspaper's view. And the Scout Oath — "Mentally awake and morally straight" could not validate the editorial's position either. So the authors jumped to the Scout Law which they thought gave them wiggle room for their position.
May 28, 2013