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Tampa church evicts Scout troop over decision on gays

Tampa church evicts Scout troop over decision on gays

TAMPA, Fla (TBO.com)- Troop 4 in Tampa has been a mainstay in scouting circles for nearly a century, teaching youth everything from archery to outdoor skills to character-building.

Now its leaders are looking for a new home.

The Holy Trinity Presbyterian Church, located at the foot of the Davis Islands bridge, told Boy Scout Troop 4 leaders this week it would not be renewing its sponsorship because of the national organization’s decision not to ban openly gay Scouts.

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