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Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts waving flags at the 41st annual Pride Parade on June 28, 2015, in Seattle (Photo by Elaine Thompson/AP).

Boy Scouts end ban on openly gay leaders

Facing declining membership, legal threats, and -- likely, above all -- “rapid changes in society,” the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) on Monday voted to formally end its longstanding blanket ban on openly gay adult leaders.The move comes two years after the 105-year-old youth organization approved a policy welcoming gay kids -- though still...

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