"Enclosed you will find what was at one time one of the treasures of my life — my Eagle Scout Medal," begins a letter from the Rev. Gene Huff of San Francisco to the local Boy Scout Council. "It was pinned on my chest by my late mother, Alice Huff, on the stage of a public park in a small city in Oklahoma in 1943 when I was a fifteen-year-old lad. While this medal was once a precious symbol of how much scouting meant to my personal growth and development as a young man, I am now returning it to the Boy Scouts of America because I can no longer acknowledge any ties with the scouting movement due to its now court-sanctioned discrimination against those who acknowledge... More >>>