The Boy Scouts of America have taken the first of two steps required to lift the ban on GLBT scout leaders. Yesterday, 13 JUL 215, the BSA 17 member executive committee voted unanimously to approve a new policy to allow local troops and a troop’s sponsoring organization to approve GLBT adult leaders.
A wide majority of Americans support the Boy Scouts of America’s proposal to admit gay scouts for the first time, and most oppose the organization’s plans to continue to bar gay adults from serving as scout leaders, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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