New Hampshire Department of Justice. Retrieved November 8, The United Methodist Churchthe second-largest sponsor of Scouting units, has taken no public position on the controversy surrounding allowing openly gay leaders in Scouting, although in recent years the Church itself has had an ongoing internal debate regarding whether or not to accept LGBT clergy. California lawmakers ice bill targeting Boy Scouts". Archived from the original on June 29,
The membership policies of Scouting organizations also vary regarding the inclusion of girls, see Coeducational Scouting.
July 18, History of the Boy Scouts of America. Timpanogos Wordpress.
Some within the Scouting movementas well as long-time Scouting supporters, parents, chartered organizations, and religious organizations have expressed opposition to the policies in ways ranging from protests to forming organizations that advocate greater inclusiveness.