Michael Williams, a Republican candidate for Georgia governor, said the Boy Scouts of America's decision to drop the word "Boy" from their name was the "latest example of culture rot". The group as a whole will remain Boy Scouts of America, but when it comes to their program, they will be dropping boy and changing it to Scouts BSA.
Chief Scout Executive Mike Surbaugh tells the New York Post, "We wanted to land on something that evokes the past but also conveys the inclusive nature of the program going forward", he said.
The Boy Scouts of America has more than 2.4 million youth participants and almost 1 million adult volunteers, according to its website.
"I joined Girl Scouts when I was about 8 years old as a Brownie, and it was through my experience in scouting that this passion [for science] grew".
In a letter to Boy Scouts of America last year, the Girl Scouts accused the organization of seeking to "upend a paradigm that has served both boys and girls so well through the years by moving forward with a plan that would result in fundamentally undercutting Girl Scouts of the U.S.". In its peak years, BSA had more than 4 million participants.
The Girl Scouts, on the other hand, feels this creates confusion.
"I remember seeing one of the women talk and thinking, 'Wow, I want to be just like her.' These experiences were some of the many ways in which Girl Scouts has shaped my outlook on the STEM fields: that a girl can do STEM, and she can do it well".
"It's the program that makes a difference for our youth, so as long as they don't alter that, we're good". It's the Boy Scouts program that is for teens ages 11 to 17 that is changing its name, and that's because as of February 2019, girls will be allowed to join in on the fun.
Not only is the name of the program changing, it will now be open to girls.
"It's basically changing with the times, if you look at the YMCA they have a lot of programs at The Y, it's just The Y now, you don't have to be young, you don't have to be male, you don't have to be a Christian to be a part of that program".
A Girl Scout for nine years, she is now a Girl Scout Senior in Troop #30949. Several months before that, the group announced it would accept and register transgender youths into its organization.
"How do you manage these strategic tensions?" she asked.
The Blue Mountain Council says it's an exciting time to be a part of the Boy Scouts of America! "We both need to increase our membership numbers".
Students at many public schools in Arizona will miss a fifth day of classes Wednesday as a statewide teacher walkout continues . The letter said the movement "created the largest increase in school funding since the recession, but it's still not enough".
Madrid face playing the game without first-choice right-back Davi Carvajal who suffered a thigh strain at the Allianz Arena . Jupp Heynckes will be without Arjen Robben , Arturo Vidal and Kingsley Coman who are on the sidelines through injury.
China lays claim to a number of disputed islands and territories, which often results in touchy situations during routine drills. The Philippines' presidential palace said it did not have confirmed reports on the missile deployment.
Fred Guttenberg , father of Jaime Guttenberg, one of many 17 individuals murdered on February 14, additionally went after the NRA. Some also pointed out that armed protestors were allowed at speeches by former President Barack Obama.
"People were heading to the mosque for prayers when the suicide bomber struck", said the official who preferred to be anonymous. Mubi has been repeatedly targeted in attacks blamed on Boko Haram since it was briefly overrun by the militants in late 2014.
The police investigation is not finished, said Lombardo, the elected head of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. They are seen knocking at the door to make Paddock aware of their presence, before shouting 'Breach Breach Breach!'.
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Heavy has ranked the top contenders , and the horses are listed in order of least to greatest chance to win the Kentucky Derby. O'Brien wasn't at the draw and Mendelssohn won't hit the Churchill Downs dirt strip until Wednesday after clearing quarantine.
Ms Phelan said she did not want to see an inquiry or tribunal into the affair that would be dragged out and protracted for years. All of the other women affected would also be informed by today and given an appointment with a clinician free of charge.
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The case has stirred strong emotions both in Britain and overseas , with hundreds of thousands signing petitions supporting him. After his death on Saturday, the hospital released a statement offering its "heartfelt sympathy and condolences" to the family.
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