Boy Scouts of America and Monmouth Council, BSA v. Dale
Decided by the United States Supreme Court on June 28, 2000, in favor of ACRU’s position. This case involved the landmark ruling by the Supreme Court holding that the Scouts could not be forced to retain openly gay adult scout leaders under antidiscrimination laws. The Scouts have a right of freedom of expressive association to appoint adult leaders who do not contradict the message and doctrines of the Scouts.
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