By the numbers: Boy Scouts of America

POSTED: 10:47 AM PST Feb 06, 2013    UPDATED: 10:16 AM PDT May 21, 2015 

The president of the Boy Scouts of America called for the organization to end its ban on gay adults in remarks at the organization's national business meeting Thursday. Take a look at the numbers behind America's largest youth organization.

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Among more recent controversies, the BSA came under fire last year after Jennifer Tyrrell, an Ohio den leader, was dismissed by her local Boy Scout officials for being a lesbian. On Feb. 5, Tyrell presented a petition she said was signed by 1.4 million people supporting the change to the BSA policy.


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