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Boy Scouts and Gays. Free speech in college

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The Boy Scouts of America have postponed a decision on letting in gays.  They are torn between two powerful constituencies - changing opinions and inflexible churches.  What should they do?  We talk about it.

Brooklyn College has schedule a debate on a movement to punish Israel for its treatment of Palestinians provoking calls for firing its President and banning speakers. Is the debate or teh criticism a  fundamental misunderstanding of the university and free speech?

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