News Release

Church Responds to Boy Scouts Policy Vote

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responded today to the Boy Scouts of America vote on its membership policy with the following statement:

A letter signed by the First Presidency of the Church is being sent to all Latter-day Saint congregation leaders throughout the United States. The letter will include the reaffirmation of Church policies and standards referenced in today's public statement.

 

See also: Church Leader Addresses BSA on "Duty to God"

"On Faith" Column: Scouts Policy Should Be Seen for What It Is: A Reaffirmation of Core Values

Style Guide Note:When reporting about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, please use the complete name of the Church in the first reference. For more information on the use of the name of the Church, go to our online Style Guide.