Supreme Court rules Scouts may exclude gay scoutmaster

June 28, 2000

Upholds Scouts’ First Amendment right to control their message

Washington, D.C. – In a landmark victory for First Amendment rights, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the Boy Scouts may prohibit homosexuals from serving as scoutmasters. The Court’s 5-4 decision in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale reverses the New

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