End of Boy Scouts? Christian Coalition Creates New Scouting Group

by | Sep. 10, 2013

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A Christian group is offering an alternative to the Boy Scouts of America for those upset with Scouting's new policy on sexual orientation, but the new group's policy is similar and more than 99 percent of Boy Scout units are still with the 100-year-old program.

Trail Life USA is "a Christian adventure, character and leadership movement" for young men based "on timeless values derived from the Bible," according to its website.

The new group formed in response to the Boy Scouts' decision to include boys who experience same-gender attraction. The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership made the decision in the spring. The new policy goes into effect on Jan. 1, the same day Trail Life USA launches.

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