By the numbers: Boy Scouts of America

Published On: Feb 06 2013 12:47:10 PM CST   Updated On: May 24 2013 10:23:09 AM CDT

The Boy Scouts of America recently decided to allow openly gay youths to join scouting. Take a look at the numbers behind America's largest youth organization.

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Among more recent controversies, the BSA came under fire last year after Jennifer Tyrrell, an Ohio den leader, was dismissed by her local Boy Scout officials for being a lesbian. On Feb. 5, Tyrell presented a petition she said was signed by 1.4 million people supporting the change to the BSA policy.

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