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More than 1 million petitions delivered to Boy Scouts of America calling for gay inclusion

Boy Scouts of America: Reinstate Cub Scout leader who was removed for being gayPressure is ramping up on the Boy Scouts of America to allow openly gay scouts and adult leaders to participate in the organization.

Today, four former leaders and scouts delivered 1.4 million signatures from four separate petitions calling on the organization to allow openly gay members.

“Today, I’m helping deliver more than 1.4 million petition signatures to the Boy Scouts of America, urging the national board to end the ban on gay youth and parents and give me the opportunity to once again serve my son’s Cub Scout Pack," Jennifer Tyrrell said via a prepared statement released to media.