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Boy Scouts to Gays: We Still Don't Want You

Boy Scouts to Gays: We Still Don’t Want You

The Boy Scouts of America will continue to bar gays from their troops and leadership positions, officials announced, citing the conclusion of a two-year review that affirmed the exclusion was “absolutely the best policy for the Boy Scouts.”

The troop leaders who announced the decision said the review was conducted by a diverse committee who found that most of the scouts’ families wanted to address the issue of “same-sex orientation” in their own way. A spokesman for the Human Rights Campaign blasted the decision, calling it a choice to “teach division and intolerance.”

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Critics of Arizona Immigration Law Take One More Swipe in Court

Opponents of Arizona’s immigration law have filed a request asking a U.S. district judge to block authorities from enforcing the single provision that was upheld by the Supreme Court decision in June. The coalition of civil-rights groups and immigration advocates say the provision, which requires police officers to check the immigration status of people they stop, would lead to racial profiling and unfair targeting of Latinos.

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Poll: Most Americans Want Tax Cuts for All

Latinos favor extending tax cuts for all Americans, even the wealthy, by 62 percent to 36 percent, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. On average, the majority of Americans, 52 percent, say they want all of the Bush-era tax cuts extended. President Obama has pushed for eliminating the tax cuts for incomes higher than $250,000. But the new poll found his strongest supporters, including Latinos and the youth, mostly support tax cuts for all, the McClatchy Tribune reports.

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More College Students Stay at Home to Save Tuition Costs

Out-of-control college tuition and a poor economy has forced many incoming freshmen to opt to live at home or choose cheaper schools, The Daily reports. The average spending by families on college is down by 5 percent, according to an annual report for Sallie Mae.

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