Friday, May 19, 2017
The overhaul is stunning, because Scouting has been an indelible, seemingly inseparable, part of the LDS Church's Young Men program for 104 years, but it isn't a major surprise. Church leaders quietly have considered dropping Scouting from its Young Men and Primary programs for many years for multiple reasons.
I remember back in Idaho there were many, many LDS scouts. If you met an Eagle scout, chances were he was a Mormon.