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Arlington Heights Church Supports Lift of Boy Scout Ban Against Gays

United Church of Christ in Arlington Heights leaders passed out literature and encouraged congregation members to contact the Boy Scouts and express opposition to the ban on homosexual leaders and scouts, the Chicago Tribune reports.

As the Boy Scouts of America organization plans to meet this week to discuss lifting the ban on homosexual participants, an Arlington Heights church made a strong stand on Sunday in support of the elininating the ban, the Chicago Tribune reports. 

United Church of Christ leaders handed out materials Sunday to congregation members, the Tribune reported, and called on them to contact the Boy Scouts to express their support in allowing homosexuals into the program. 

Burt February 04, 2013 at 06:40 PM
We all need to embrace the gay way of life which is mostly sexual. Marriage is on the decline and women don't need men any more. No date for the prom? take a guy! Learn to make a purse at arts and crafts for your mom! It is every Americans right to force your beliefs on to everyine else ..as they say the new normal is abnormal
Luis A. Galvez February 10, 2013 at 05:03 PM
I was a Webelo, Cub Scout and Boy Scout. The guys making all the fuss about sex were always the straight ones. (That's the reason why we are seeing all these hazing occurences come under fire lately.) I was always too scared and shy to deal with my sexuality at that time and the straight guys made me feel uncomfortable. It would have been nice to have been able to talk to someone about my feelings at that age and not to be made fun of. Times are changing and although most people don't like change it is inevitable and in this case for the better for even at least one gay person to feel safe and welcome.
francisco February 11, 2013 at 06:48 AM
I read the comment the bible doesn't mention the word homosexuality neithe does it mention child molestation, rape, beastality, incest, and a host of unspeakables, but I guess since the particular word like molestation,rape,incest etc...not mentioned it makes it alright to do. Please you can play word games if you want but you know exactly what it means when the bible says a man shall not lay with amother man. Tell me
francisco February 11, 2013 at 06:53 AM
No will never accept the gay lifestyle as being normal under any circumstances why not use all that energy and effort to fight poverty in the inner cities that is a worthy cause. I am believer in Gods word that's how I was raised.

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