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Surrounded by area scouts, Jonathan Saenz, president of Texas Values, reads the press release to that crowd announcing that the Boy Scouts of America will be postponing its decision to admit gays at the “Save Our Scouts” Prayer Vigil and Rally in front of the Boy Scouts of America National Headquarters in Irving, Texas, Wednesday, February 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Rodriguez) Copyright 2013, The Associated Press.

Scouts delay decision on admitting gays until May

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IRVING, Texas (AP) — Caught in an ideological crossfire, the Boy Scouts of America is delaying until May a vote on whether to ease its policy of excluding gays as Scouts and adult leaders. Any eventual decision is likely to anger major constituencies and worsen schisms within Scouting.

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