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US Boy Scouts Uphold Ban on Gay Members

Posted July 18th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Boy Scouts of America has reaffirmed its policy of banning openly homosexual youth from its membership ranks, saying it “reflects the beliefs and perspectives” of the 102-year organization. In a statement released Tuesday, the Boy Scouts say it reached the decision after a two-year study of its policy conducted by a committee of volunteers […]

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Video of Near-Naked Chinese Boy Running in Snow Sparks Furor

Posted February 9th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Home video showing a four-year-old Chinese boy forced by his parents last month to run almost naked through the snow of New York City is sparking controversy and allegations of child cruelty. The short video, posted on YouTube and other video-sharing websites, shows the crying boy running toward his parents in his underwear and shoes, […]

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