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We don't blame her!!
Carly Rae Jepsen was set to perform at the Boy Scouts of America National Scout Jamboree concert in Mount Hope, West Virginia this summer, but considering that they're very closed minded when it comes to gay rights — she decided to cancel her appearance.
The Call Me, Maybe singer tweeted:
So the funny woman attempts to sway their rigid minds with a bit of logic!
We already sided with her, but she convinced us all over again - it was amazing!!
See it for yourself and ch-ch-check it out by clicking PLAY directly (above) !!!
Come on now!
After the Boy Scouts of America got us excited with news that they may lift the ban on gays, they're now stating that they need more time to come to a decision.
The vote on whether or not to release the ban on gay memberships is being delayed until May, and to try to smooth things over, the scouts said:
The Boy Scouts of America always endeavor to Be Prepared, but it seems they were not quite ready for the public's reaction to their ban on gay scouts and leaders.
As recently as July of last year the Scouts re-affirmed their No Gays Allowed policy, but the times they are a-changin'!
Many charities, businesses, and United Way groups have stopped donating to the Boy Scouts due to their discriminatory practices, causing the organization to rethink their ways.
The BSA's board of directors are reportedly "actively considering" changing their national policy to allow individual charters to allow in homosexual members if they so choose. Spokesman Deron Smith says: