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Boy Scouts revokes church charter for refusing to oust openly gay Scoutmaster

| Monday, April 21, 2014
Geoffrey McGrath
SEATTLE -- The Boy Scouts of America said it has revoked a Seattle-area church's charter because its troop leader is openly gay.

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Seattle mayor, city council back ousted gay Scoutmaster

| Thursday, April 10, 2014
Geoff McGrath
SEATTLE -- Seattle's mayor and City Council have thrown their support behind a Boys Scouts troop leader in Seattle whose membership in the Boys Scouts of America was revoked last month because he is gay.

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Pro-LGBT church: Boy Scouts violating our religious freedom by ousting gay Scoutmaster

| Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Geoffrey McGrath
SEATTLE -- The pastor of an LGBT-welcoming church says the Boy Scouts of America is infringing on her church's religious freedom in its efforts to oust their openly gay Scoutmaster.

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Gay Scoutmaster refuses to step down, church stands by his decision

| Monday, April 7, 2014
Geoffrey McGrath
SEATTLE -- The Boy Scouts of America may have revoked his membership, but openly gay Scoutmaster Geoffrey McGrath is continuing his role as a leader with the support of his church.

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Boy Scouts oust first openly gay Scoutmaster since welcoming gay youth

| Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Elaine Thompson, APGeoff McGrath points out an "inclusive scouting" badge worn on his Boy Scout scoutmaster uniform shirt for the Seattle troop he led, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Bellevue, Wash. The Boys Scouts of America has removed McGrath, an openly gay troop leader, after saying he made an issue out of his sexual orientation.
SEATTLE -- The Boy Scouts of America on Monday booted an openly gay Scoutmaster, believed to be the first openly gay leader to be ousted since the BSA voted last year to accept openly gay scouts, but maintain a ban on gay and lesbian leaders.

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