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Boy Scout decision on gay leaders is 'passing buck' to local councils

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May 21, 2015 ... IU professor Beth Gazley says that letting Boy Scout troop sponsors set their ... expert: Boy Scout decision on gay leaders is 'passing buck' to local councils ... “ The BSA announced today that it will take no action against these local ... The Scouts are practicing a policy of letting local councils decide what...

Debate surges as Boy Scouts weigh ending policy against gay ...

www.cnn.com/2013/02/04/us/boy-scouts-policy/

Feb 5, 2013 ... The organization's executive board could decide on the issue as it meets this week ... "Hopefully the BSA will make the decision to be more inclusive! ..... " Nowhere are Scouts taught to simply pass the buck, as the BSA seems ...

Psychology explains why so many leaders pass the buck—and who ...

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Dec 14, 2016 ... Rather, our natural inclination is often to pass the buck to someone else. ... Delegating unappealing decisions can be an effective way of avoiding blame for ... As Truman put it, “The president—whoever he is—has to decide.

Ex-Scout to Boy Scouts: Reverse gay ban | HLNtv.com

www.hlntv.com/article/2013/01/30/boy-scouts-america-gay-policy-eagle-scout-return-awards

Jan 30, 2013 ... So when the Boy Scouts of America decided to reaffirm its policy banning ... it up to local councils to decide if they'll admit gay Scouts and leaders. ... Nowhere are Scouts taught to simply pass the buck, as the BSA seems to be ...

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA V. DALE - Legal Information Institute

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But that law does not “impos[e] any serious burdens” on BSA's “collective effort on behalf of .... And at the other extreme, avoid passing the buck. ..... principle of free speech is that one who chooses to speak may also decide 'what not to say.

Equality NC: Equality NC Responds: Boy Scouts Consider Ending ...

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Equality NC Responds: Boy Scouts Consider Ending National Anti-Gay Policies ... national Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced that the organization will soon ... sponsoring organizations the freedom to decide whether to admit gay scouts. ... localities to set their own policies of exclusion, the BSA is passing the buck by ...

6 Reasons Why This Gay Former Eagle Scout Supports the New ...

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Jan 31, 2013 ... Under the proposed revision, "The Boy Scouts would not, under any ... that support them would decide whether to allow gay participants or keep excluding them. ... but I continue to hope that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will adopt it. .... hands of this issue by passing the buck to local groups — especially ...

Science Explains Why People Pass The Buck When Making A ...

www.fastcoexist.com/3062682/science-explains-why-people-pass-the-buck-when-making-a-tough-decision

Aug 15, 2016 ... Don't you hate it when people pass the buck on important decisions? ... "One possible benefit of delegation is that one can put choices in the ...

Will the Mormons knife the Boy Scouts if gay ban is lifted?

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Jan 31, 2013 ... The Mormons need to come out and support the Boy Scouts lifting the ban on ... That's a bit like saying you ban blacks, but if you can pass as white, you'll be permitted entrance. ... But what will the Mormons do if the national Scouts defer to locals to decide whether to ..... So yes, the BSA is passing the buc...

Mother Complains After Boy Scouts Recruit During School Hours

www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2009/09/20/mother-complains-after-boy-scouts-recruit-during-school-hours/

Sep 20, 2009 ... My son will never be a Boy Scout and I wish that I had been notified that .... He could've just lied and said it wasn't true, but he decided to be a hero and admit it. ..... It's passing the buck on your own morality to those in charge.