Some Eagle Scouts protest the Boy Scouts’ gay ban by returning their badges. Not these Oregon leaders.
A Boy Scout must be trustworthy, loyal, helpful and the
like. But to obtain the highest honor, the rank of Eagle Scout, a Scout
must also prove his service has had an impact on his community.
WW's own Arts and Culture Editor Martin Cizmar (pictured) briefly became an internet celebrity last week, when an image he posted on his personal Facebook page went viral after getting noticed by a writer at his former paper, the Phoenix New Times.On Thursday, July 19, Martin, a former Eagle Scout in his home town of Tallmadge, Ohio, returned his Eagle Scout badge to the Boy Scouts of America, after ...
Some Laurelhurst residents don't want their neighbors to support one of the Boy Scouts of America's local holiday season traditions—picking up Christmas trees for recycling. The objections in this "Dear Neighbors" letter (PDF) being circulated in the Northeast Portland neighborhood from residents Richard Kuhns and Mary Quigley focus on the Boy Scouts' stance against Scouts and parent volunteers ...