Scouts pledge ‘duty to God;’ reporter draws a blank

The highly contentious issue of the Boy Scouts of America and gay scouts became a religion story because so many Scout troops and Cub Scout packs are sponsored by churches, synagogues and other houses of worship (click here for previous GetReligion links). Indeed, members of the Religion Newswriters Association voted it the ninth-most important religion [Read More...]

Ho ho ho and Merry F-word!

On its Money section cover today, USA Today celebrates a business that’s using an R-rated word to market its products during the Christmas shopping season. The headline in the print edition: Urban Outfitters swears by naughty holiday catalog The top of the story: For Urban Outfitters, the choice of being naughty or nice in its 2012 [Read More...]


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