About 2.8 million girls between the ages of five and 17 belong to the Girl Scouts and its associated organizations, according to Girl Scouts of the USA.
"The hate and discrimination displayed by the Girl Scouts' deliberate exclusion of teenage boys is a travesty that needs to stop now," said Clarence Knustler, attorney for the boys. "The claim that discriminating is essential to their ability to convey what they want to convey to their members is appalling."
One of the boys named as a plaintiff in the suit, 16-year-old Kyle Nadler, said the lawsuit boiled down to a question of freedom of association.
"I just figured joining the Girl Scouts would be a good way to, you know, meet some chicks and all," said Nadler, a junior at Lew Wallace High School in Gary.Read more at CNSNews