Jennifer Tyrrell hugs her son Cruz Burns, 7, outside Boy Scouts national offices in Irving, Texas.
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Jennifer Tyrrell hugs her son Cruz Burns, 7, outside Boy Scouts national offices in Irving, Texas.

Boy Scouts consider retreat from no-gays policy

The Associated Press

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NEW YORK — The Boy Scouts of America may soon give sponsors of troops the authority to decide whether to accept gays as scouts and leaders – a potentially dramatic retreat from a nationwide no-gays policy that has provoked relentless protests.

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