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Obama Keeping Honorary Position as Boy Scout President Despite Opposing Ban on Gay Members

An ever evolving stance? Mitt Romney also opposes the Boy Scouts' ban

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President Obama has joined his rival Mitt Romney in opposing the Boy Scouts' policy of banning gay members, a White House spokesman told the Washington Blade.

"The president believes the Boy Scouts is a valuable organization that has helped educate and build character in American boys for more than a century," White House spokesperson Shin Inouye told the paper in a statement on Wednesday. "He also opposes discrimination in all forms, and as such opposes this policy that discriminates on basis of sexual orientation."