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You caller mentioned homophobia and religion in the Boy Scouts being a problem. A friend working with the Girl Scouts mentioned to me that the Mormon Church took control of the national Boy Scouts a couple decades back, and that intolerance has increased. She said the Girl Scouts are not controlled by the Mormon Church, and are a far more open minded and tolerant organization.
In effect, the Mormon Church has politicized the Boy Scouts. It may be a pipe dream, but it would be good for this country to eliminate tax breaks for religious organizations that act in the political realm.
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