The Boy Scouts of America recently used their discriminatory policy against gay scouts and scout leaders to remove a successful scout leader and mother, Jennifer Tyrrell, from her post when she raised concerns about improprieties in the finances of her local troop. Jennifer stood up for equality and so will we.
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Change.org says it is time for the Boy Scouts of America to reconsider its policy of exclusivity against gay youth and leaders – and The General Convention of the Episcopal Church agreed in way back in the year 2000 when it passed Resolution C031 which included the resolve: "encourage the Boy Scouts of America to allow membership to youth and adult leaders irrespective of their sexual orientation;"
Please take action for justice for our families today! Let the Boy Scouts know that as an Episcopalian you stand for equality!
Rev. Harry Knox
Interim Executive Director