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View Resource Boy Scouts of America et al. v. Dale

During the summer of 2000, the high court released a number of momentous decisions, ruling on "partial birth abortions," the Boy Scouts's ban on gays, the Miranda warning, California's "Blanket" primary, and hate crime sentencing standards. In Boy Scouts of America v. Dale, a 5-4 decision, the court decided that the Boy Scouts have a right to bar gay men from becoming scout leaders, reversing a...