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Posted: February 3, 2013 at 4:47 a.m.

Rick Perry, the Republican governor of Texas who also is an Eagle Scout, said at a Scout gathering in Austin that the Boy Scouts of America shouldn’t soften its strict no-gays membership policy and dismissed the idea of bending to the whims of “popular culture.”

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