Dozens of heartfelt letters and silver eagles have arrived in Irving, Texas in protest of the Boy Scouts of America policy of exclusion.
Earlier this week we told you about Martin Cizmar, the Eagle Scout who sent his medal back to Boy Scout HQ in Irving Texas in protest of the group's recently reaffirmed ban on gay members. At that point, several other men who had achieved the highest honor in scouting had followed suit, sending back their own hard earned silver eagles.
The medals continue to pile up in Irving Texas, as Maggie Koerth-Baker of Boing Boing has chronicled. Here are some excerpts from the letters she has collected. From Dr. Zachary Maichuk: