Boy Scouts vote to admit openly gay youth
New York Times News Service via Peninsula Daily News staff
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More than 1,400 delegates from scout councils across the country adopted the plan, proposed by their top leaders after a year of growing public pressure and bitter internal debate.
Gay rights advocates inside and outside the scouting organization called the decision a milestone, but vowed to continue pressing the scouts to end the exclusion of gay adults.
Religious and conservative scout leaders and parents accused the organization of caving in to political pressure, and some said they would leave the Boy Scouts.
READ MORE: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/24/us/boy-scouts-to-admit-openly-gay-youths-as-members.html?emc=na
Last modified: May 23. 2013 3:31PM