A delayed board decision by the Boy Scouts of America to drop its national ban on gay leaders and scouts, from my perspective, may be its least important decision.
This is an update on an article that I wrote:
Inappropriate behavior in the junior police program, Explorers, is not that rare. It mirrors the behavior of its parent organization, Boy Scouts of America. Both organizations’ conduct adds up to a shameful expose of poor self-regulation.
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