Boy Scouts Move to Accept Girls Prompts Backlash

Last edited 11th October 2017

Boy Scouts Move to Accept Girls Prompts Backlash

The Boy Scouts of America have announced plans to admit girls into the century-old youth club, allowing them to achieve the same high rank as boys.

The historic decision was agreed upon unanimously by the group's board of directors on Wednesday, triggering a fierce backlash online.

Under the new rules, girls can join the Cub Scouts at a young age, and eventually graduate as Eagle Scouts.

The Girl Scouts of the USA are among critics of the move.


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