Day: January 31, 2017

BSA to welcome transgender scouts

BSA to welcome transgender scouts

The Boy Scouts of America organization has issued an announcement, reversing a century-old practice and recognizing the place of transgender boys in the cubs and scouting movement. …Cub Scouting and Boy Scouting are specifically designed to meet the needs of boys. … Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs […]

Updated: Episcopalians respond to refugee ban

Updated: Episcopalians respond to refugee ban

Across the Episcopal church, bishops have been issuing statements in support of refugees and Muslim migrants, and deeply critical of the President’s Executive Order restricting their arrival in the US. Bishop Greg Rickel, of the Diocese of Olympia in western Washington, wrote I cannot support the president’s order placing restrictions on refugees based on their […]