11/12/2013 01:43 pm ET

Why I Let My Son (Finally) Join The Boy Scouts


My son started asking back in first grade: “Mom, can I join Boy Scouts?”

He asked again the next year, and the year after that. My husband was open to it, but Liam kept hitting the brick wall of me. I will not allow my boys to join an organization, I explained, that refuses someone membership because of whom he loves.

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