Mormon author Jason Wright: What the Boy Scouts of America decision means for your son

The Boy Scouts of America's decision last week to strike the restriction denying membership to youths on the basis of sexual orientation presents a tremendous opportunity for parents of young men.

Regardless your family’s position on the hot-button issue, the change in policy gives parents and sons at least three fantastic discussion topics.

First, young men must understand that with regards to sexual behavior, absolutely nothing has changed. The BSA’s official statement is clear: “The resolution also reinforces that Scouting is a youth program, and any sexual conduct, whether heterosexual or homosexual, by youth of Scouting age is contrary to the virtues of Scouting.”

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