Scott Walker Wants Boy Scouts to Stick to Policy of Banning Homosexual Troop Leaders

The Wisconsin governor, who earned his Eagle Scout badge, said the organization's previous membership policy "protected children."

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at Red Rock Harley-Davidson on July 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Walker launched his campaign on Monday, joining 14 other Republican candidates for the 2016 presidential race.

Photographer: Ethan Miller

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is expressing opposition to a resolution unanimously approved by the executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America this week that would end a ban on gay adult leaders and let local troops set their own policies.

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