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This Cub Scouts Pack 457 trailer sits in the parking lot of North Boulevard Church of Christ. The church elders have asked the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts to relocate in response to the national youth organization deciding to accept gay adult leaders.

MURFREESBORO — North Boulevard Church of Christ asked Boy Scouts to meet elsewhere after the national youth organization decided to accept gay adult leaders, a Boy Scout official confirmed.

"The North Boulevard Church of Christ after a great deal of thought and a great deal of discussion among their elders decided to drop their charter with the Boy Scouts of America and the Middle Tennessee Council," Larry Brown, a Boy Scout executive, said during a phone interview.

Church elder Walter Jenkins said during a phone conversation that it was best to let senior minister David Young be the one to respond. Messages were left twice in person at North Boulevard Church of Christ for Young once by phone, but he was unavailable for comment.

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