What’s next for the Boy Scouts after voting to accept gay youths?

The Boy Scouts of America organization changed course on Thursday, voting to accept gay members after months of pressure to do so.

For decades the Boy Scouts prohibited members who were openly gay, but 61 percent of Scouting’s National Council of 1,232 delegates thought it was time to lift it.

Host Carmen Russell-Sluchansky spoke with David Cortman, senior counsel at Alliance Defending Freedom, and John O’Connor, executive director of Equality California, to get both sides of this controversial issue.

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About Carmen Munir Russell-Sluchansky 360 Articles
Carmen is a multimedia journalist based in Washington, DC whose work has appeared in a variety of outlets including National Geographic, NBC News, the BBC, Asia! Magazine, The China Post, Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel.