Last week, former CIA Director and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates – who now serves as President of the Boy Scouts of America — set off a firestorm when he vocalized support for including gay scoutmasters in the organization. CBN News reported on this story, and quoted Gates as saying, "I must speak as plainly and bluntly to you as I spoke to presidents when I was director of the CIA and secretary of defense. We must deal with the world as it is, not as we might wish it to be.”
We have written extensively about the Boy Scouts and their evolving positions on issues that matter to Faith Driven Consumers. With this latest revelation by Mr. Gates — we would like to draw your attention to a previous blog post detailing faith-friendly alternatives to BSA, some of which we created as a response to policy changes by the Scouts over the last few years.
Click here for the list of faith-friendly alternatives to the Boy Scouts of America.