During a segment on Sunday's "Meet the Press," Rick Perry told Chuck Todd that the Boy Scouts would be "better off" if they didn't have openly gay scoutmasters.
The Boy Scouts are set to change their policy on gay scoutleaders and Todd asked if Perry stood by a previous opinion on sexual orientation in the organization. "Openly active gays, particular advocates, present a problem. Because gay activism is central to their lives. It would unavoidably be a topic of conversation within a scout troop.