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     This site went on-line on August 6, 2001. It is a successor to another site (Scouting Issues Research) that had been created in 1997. To assist frequent visitors in checking out new material, this page is available to note when new pages have been added/modified to the site. This page does not reflect any news items of interest. Please check the Breaking News page for recently added news items.



July 31, 2012

The following pages have been updated: Barnes-Wallace, Cradle of Liberty, Episcopals on BSA, Judaism on BSA, Membership, and Eagle Scout Awards. A new page on previous Eagle Scouts who returned their medals has been added.

July 30, 2012

A blog has been added to the web site.


July 29, 2012

Added a page on returning Eagle Scout Awards and one that lists links to News Articles on the recent BSA reaffirmation of its discriminatory policies.Updated information on various pages: Scouting in Canada, Non-Discriminatory Groups, and reactivated the Cartoonists section.

July 20, 2012

     Added a page with video clips, an article about BSA's racial policies, added some comments, and some recent news items.

July 18, 2012

     Added news since November 2010 and updated the BSA's membership figures.

November 1, 2010

     A page featuring an e-mail from a BSA mother has been added.

October 25, 2010

     After an almost year-long hiatus, the web site has been update with news of the past 12 months, as well as BSA's 2009 year-end membership numbers.

May 18, 2009

     The BSA's 2008 membership figures have been added to the site.

August 2, 2008

     Historical background and BSA documents regarding the 1978 expulsion of two Explorer Scouts for being gay has been added. Click here.

June 25, 2008

     An essay on BSA's position on racial discrimination has been added to the web site. Click here.

June 16, 2008

     After a two-year period of no updates, the site has recently been updated with recent events. Changes and additions have been made to too many pages to list here. Suffice it to say, if you have a specific interest in a subject, please take a moment to review those pages.
     A new section (Post-Dale) has been created to offer the visitor easy access to those activites that have taken place since the Dale decision.


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