What wonderful, heart-warming news!! BE PREPARED for some changes, Boy Scouts of America!
The CEO of Ernst & Young James Turley - a prominant figure on the Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of America organization - released an official statement IN FAVOR of lifting the gay scout/scout leader ban!!!!!
“Ernst & Young is proud to have such a strong record in LGBT inclusiveness. As CEO, I know that having an inclusive culture produces the best results, is the right thing for our people and makes us a better organization. My experience has led me to believe that an inclusive environment is important throughout our society and I am proud to be a leader on this issue. I support the meaningful work of the Boy Scouts in preparing young people for adventure, leadership, learning and service, however the membership policy is not one I would personally endorse. As I have done in leading Ernst & Young to being a most inclusive organization, I intend to continue to work from within the BSA Board to actively encourage dialogue and sustainable progress.”
Turley’s statement is a reaction to