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Members of the Boy Scouts salute during a flag raising. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Vote To Allow Openly Gay Members

In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation’s leading youth organization.


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Texas Judge Backs Order On Boy Scout Abuse Files

A Texas judge has reaffirmed an earlier ruling requiring the Boy Scouts of America to turn over “perversion” files kept on abuse claims, though it’s unlikely that will happen soon.


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Former Boy Scouts Support Gay Policy Change

A former scout leader says it’s time the Boy Scouts lift the ban on gay members and leaders, and for the first time in a century, the organization is talking about it.

CBS 11–01/28/2013