Letter: Scouts right to ban gay leader

May 3, 2014 

While some may just shake their head and look the other way, the Boy Scouts have instead decided to take a stand and fight for anything and everything they believe in, and that is exactly what they should do. As positive role models for children around the world, it is their duty to promote the right and refuse the wrong.

The Boy Scouts gained a lot of respect from me just for the fact that they informed an individual that he was no longer able to be a leader of the Boy Scouts after he announced that he was gay.

This is exactly the kind of support that this world needs -- more organizations like the Boy Scouts that will live up to their own moral and social standards, instead of allowing the wrongdoings to happen right in front of their own children's eyes.

KAYCEE SHOCKEY, Othello

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