Diverging values lead to Mormon retreat from Boy Scouts

Diverging values lead to Mormon retreat from Boy Scouts

Scouts’ stance on girls, gay youths fractures shared values
In 2013, Andrew Garrison, 11, looks over the Rockwell exhibition at the Mormon Church History Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah. Twenty-three original, Boy Scout-themed Norman Rockwell paintings were on display to celebrate the 100-year relationship between Scouting and the Mormon church.
In 2013, Andrew Garrison, 11, of Salt Lake City, looks over the Rockwell exhibition at the Mormon Church History Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah. Twenty-three original, Boy Scout-themed Norman Rockwell paintings were on display in Salt Lake City to celebrate the 100-year relationship between Scouting and the Mormon church.
In 2014, a Boy Scout wears his kerchief embroidered with a rainbow knot during Salt Lake City’s annual gay pride parade. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Boy Scouts will mark an end to a close relationship that lasted more than a century built on their shared values. The religion will move its remaining boys into its own scouting-type program.

Diverging values lead to Mormon retreat from Boy Scouts

In 2013, Andrew Garrison, 11, looks over the Rockwell exhibition at the Mormon Church History Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah. Twenty-three original, Boy Scout-themed Norman Rockwell paintings were on display to celebrate the 100-year relationship between Scouting and the Mormon church.
In 2013, Andrew Garrison, 11, of Salt Lake City, looks over the Rockwell exhibition at the Mormon Church History Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah. Twenty-three original, Boy Scout-themed Norman Rockwell paintings were on display in Salt Lake City to celebrate the 100-year relationship between Scouting and the Mormon church.
In 2014, a Boy Scout wears his kerchief embroidered with a rainbow knot during Salt Lake City’s annual gay pride parade. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Boy Scouts will mark an end to a close relationship that lasted more than a century built on their shared values. The religion will move its remaining boys into its own scouting-type program.

Diverging values lead to Mormon retreat from Boy Scouts

In 2014, a group of Boy Scouts march during the Salt Lake City’s annual gay pride parade. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Boy Scouts will mark an end to a close relationship that lasted more than a century built on their shared values.
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