The Boy Scouts of America Turns 100

A century after its inception, the Boy Scouts of America, one of the largest youth organizations, maintains its relevance despite the challenge of membership decline
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The Boy Scout motto is "Be Prepared." According to its advocates, the influence the organization has had on its members is positive, although critics believe its restrictions on membership are controversial, having led to lawsuits in both federal and state courts.

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