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Boy Scouts Of America Vote To Allow Gays Scouts Into Organization

GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23: Boy Scout leader John Stemberger, founder of onmyhonor.net, speaks to reporters at the Gaylord Texan Resort May 23, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America today ended its policy of prohibitting openly gay youths from participating in Scout activities, while leaving intact its ban on gay adults and leaders. Onmyhonor.net website says it supports "Scouting's timeless values and their opposition to open homosexuality in the Scouts. (Photo by Stewart House/Getty Images)

Public reacts to Boy Scouts change

The Boy Scouts of America voted to allow openly gay youth members to join the program as scouts.  However, the ban on gay adult leaders was not lifted during the vote on May 23.