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Boy Scouts of America v. Dale
Citation:530 U.S. 640 (2000)
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The Boy Scouts, a private, nonprofit organization, had its stated mission to serve others by helping to instill values in young people and to prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime in achieving their full potential. The Boy Scouts seek to instill its values by having its adult leaders spend time with youth members, instructing and engaging them in various activities. New Jersey required the Boy Scouts to admit James Dale, who had publicly disclosed his homosexuality to the group.
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