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.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Activists Rally At Boy Scout Memorial In DC For Inclusion Of Gays In Scouts
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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)
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)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Activists Rally At Boy Scout Memorial In DC For Inclusion Of Gays In Scouts
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: A member of Scouts for Equality holds an unofficial knot patch incorportating the colors of the rainbow, a symbol for gay rights, during a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Activists Rally At Boy Scout Memorial In DC For Inclusion Of Gays In Scouts
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: A member of Scouts for Equality holds an unofficial knot patch incorportating the colors of the rainbow, a symbol for gay rights, during a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23: Jennifer Tyrrell (L) of Bridgeport, Ohio, and as Pascal Tessier, 16, of Kensington, Maryland, talk at a news conference held at the Great Wolf Lodge May 23, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America today ended its policy of prohibiting openly gay youths from participating in Scout activities, while leaving intact its ban on gay adults and leaders. Jennifer was kicked out of the scouts as a Cub Scout den leader in 2012 for being openly gay. Pascal, who was told by Scout leaders that because he was openly gay, he could not attain the Eagle Scout rank, but was permitted to remain a Scout, will now be able to resume his pursuit of the Eagle Scout rank. (Photo by Stewart House/Getty Images)
Boy Scouts Of America Vote To Allow Gays Scouts Into Organization
GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23: Jennifer Tyrrell (L) of Bridgeport, Ohio, and as Pascal Tessier, 16, of Kensington, Maryland, talk at a news conference held at the Great Wolf Lodge May 23, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America today ended its policy of prohibiting openly gay youths from participating in Scout activities, while leaving intact its ban on gay adults and leaders. Jennifer was kicked out of the scouts as a Cub Scout den leader in 2012 for being openly gay. Pascal, who was told by Scout leaders that because he was openly gay, he could not attain the Eagle Scout rank, but was permitted to remain a Scout, will now be able to resume his pursuit of the Eagle Scout rank. (Photo by Stewart House/Getty Images)
GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23: Alan Hoyle, of Lincolnton, North Carolina holds up a sign opposing gays in the Boy Scouts at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center 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 F. House/Getty Images)
Boy Scouts Of America Vote To Allow Gays Scouts Into Organization
GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23: Alan Hoyle, of Lincolnton, North Carolina holds up a sign opposing gays in the Boy Scouts at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center 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 F. House/Getty Images)
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. The 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)
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. The 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)
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)
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)
GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23: Dave McGrath (L) of Ammon, Idaho and his son Joe, 21, talk with David Ginsborg (R) of San Jose, California, a member of the Boy Scouts Council Board for Silicon Valley, Monterray, and the Bay Area May 23, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas. The McGraths rode their bikes all the way from Idaho to the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center to show their support of the decision by the Boy Scouts of America today that ended its policy of prohibiting openly gay youths from participating in Scout activities. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)
Boy Scouts Of America Vote To Allow Gays Scouts Into Organization
GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23: Dave McGrath (L) of Ammon, Idaho and his son Joe, 21, talk with David Ginsborg (R) of San Jose, California, a member of the Boy Scouts Council Board for Silicon Valley, Monterray, and the Bay Area May 23, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas. The McGraths rode their bikes all the way from Idaho to the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center to show their support of the decision by the Boy Scouts of America today that ended its policy of prohibiting openly gay youths from participating in Scout activities. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)
GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23: Dave Rice (L), 84, of Petaluma, California and Dave Knapp (R), 86, of Guilford, Connecticut listen at a news conference announcing that the Boy Scouts would permit openly gay youths to particpate in scout activities, at the Great Wolf Lodge May 23, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas. The Scouts left intact its ban on gay adults and leaders. Knapp was removed in 1993 for being openly gay while Rice was removed in 1998 or supporting gay rights issues. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)
Boy Scouts Of America Vote To Allow Gays Scouts Into Organization
GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23: Dave Rice (L), 84, of Petaluma, California and Dave Knapp (R), 86, of Guilford, Connecticut listen at a news conference announcing that the Boy Scouts would permit openly gay youths to particpate in scout activities, at the Great Wolf Lodge May 23, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas. The Scouts left intact its ban on gay adults and leaders. Knapp was removed in 1993 for being openly gay while Rice was removed in 1998 or supporting gay rights issues. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Activists Rally At Boy Scout Memorial In DC For Inclusion Of Gays In Scouts
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Activists Rally At Boy Scout Memorial In DC For Inclusion Of Gays In Scouts
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Activists Rally At Boy Scout Memorial In DC For Inclusion Of Gays In Scouts
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Activists Rally At Boy Scout Memorial In DC For Inclusion Of Gays In Scouts
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action" May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to hold a two day meeting tomorrow with 1,400 local adult leaders to consider changing its policy of barring openly gay teens from participating in the Boy Scouts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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