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Significant drop in funds for Utah Boy Scouts causes layoffs for some employees; some wonder whether the drop in funds is due to the recent permission of gay Scout leaders.

"One of the largest Boy Scout councils in the country is laying off employees because donations are down -- possibly a side effect of tension between the Scouts and the Mormon church over this summer's decision to allow gay Scout leaders.

"The fall fundraising driver for the Utah National Parks Council is only about halfway over, but council president Stan Lockhart said preliminary data shows a substantial drop in donations."--The Associated Press

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