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Boy Scouts and the Making of American Youth

For more than a century, the Boy Scouts of America has had something of a monopoly on neckerchiefs, knot-tying, merit badges and all manner of backcountry skills for boys, treating snakebite and frostbite alike. No more. The protracted debate over whether to allow gay Scouts and Scout leaders has angered many church leaders and parents […]