No word on changing the policy to allow gay leaders, but this is a step in the right direction. Reuters:
The Boy Scouts of America called to end a long-standing ban on openly gay members, a spokesman said on Friday, but the organization’s board must still vote in May on whether to ratify the resolution.
If the vote is approved, “no youth may be denied membership in the Boy Scouts of America on the basis of sexual orientation or preference alone,” Deron Smith, the organization’s spokesman, told Reuters.
And, thanks to Joe, we don’t have to worry ourselves wondering what America’s Most Unhinged Anti-Gay Bigot (Men’s Freestyle category) thinks about this:
Thanks for clearing that up, Bryan.