Boy Scouts deemed too gay to attend conservative summit

By : Jeremy Williams
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Family Research Council Action held the Values Voter Summit, the premier political conference for evangelical Christians, in D.C. Sept. 25- 27, and while many conservative icons and Republican presidential candidates were invited to partake in the festivities, the Boy Scouts of America were deemed too liberal to be asked back, according to Mother Jones.

The Boy Scouts, who for many years were asked to present the American flag as part of the color guard, were replaced by Trail Life USA. This “outdoor adventure and character development group” was created last year as a Christian alternative because of the Boy Scouts inclusion of gay scouts and scoutmasters. Trail Life USA is run by John Stemberger, head of the anti-gay hate group Florida Family Policy Council (part of Focus on the Family).

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