equal rights for homosexuals
We, group 63 of Murry Bergtraum\'s Participation in Government class, are deeply concerned with America\'s conduct. All American Citizens deserve to be treated the same way, as well as be given the same opportunities and advantages. An American Organization by the name of Boy Scouts of America have a strict policy against homosexuals who want to volunteer as a Boy Scout leader, this is unacceptable because a patriotic organization such as this one should accept all as one and that means homosexuals too. Homosexuals are just as human as any other person and deserve to be treated that way. However, the Boy Scouts of America, does not believe this is true and from a recent phone conversation featuring of our group members and a representative from Scouting.org, this is what we found out. Q. May an individual who openly declares himself to be a homosexual be a volunteer Scout leader A. No. The Boy Scouts of America is a private membership organization; leadership in Boy Scouting is a privilege and not a right. Boy Scouts believes that homosexual conduct is not compatible with the aims and purposes of Scouting and that a known or avowed homosexual does not present a desirable role model for the youth in the Scouting program. Boy Scouts will continue to select only those who meet Boy Scout standards and qualifications for membership.