Boy Scouts Lift Blanket Ban on Gay Adults

The Boy Scouts of America has ended the group's zero-tolerance policy on openly gay adult leaders and employees.
A new policy, which takes effect immediately, comes three years after the organization removed its prohibition on gay youth.
The policy will still allow local Boy Scout units chartered by religious organizations to make their own choices.
The executive committee had urged an end to the ban because of "sea change in the law with respect to gay rights.

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