Anti-Gay Boy Scout Leader Arrested for Molesting Boys
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This post, written by Paddy, originally appeared on Cliff Schecter's Brave New Films Blog
It just has to be hard fact by now that anytime someone obsesses about gay people in pretty much any way you're going to find....
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6 - A scout leader who once sued the City of Berkeley for challenging a national Boy Scout ban on members who are gay or atheist has been arrested on felony charges that for at least five years he sexually abused young males in the troops he led.
Mr. Evans sued the city in his role as a leader of the Sea Scouts, an affiliate program of the Boy Scouts. The city, after providing free berthing for a Sea Scouts boat for 60 years, said in 1998 that a Boy Scout policy barring gay scouts and atheists violated Berkeley's rules against discrimination. The city said the Scouts would have to leave the berth or pay $500 a month rent.