Boy Scouts Of America Vote To Allow Gays Scouts Into Organization
GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23: Jennifer Tyrrell of Bridgeport, Ohio, a Cub Scout den leader who was kicked out in 2012 for being openly gay, embraces her son Cruz Burns, 8, before a news conference at the Great Wolf Lodge 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. (Photo by Stewart House/Getty Images)
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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.