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Boy Scouts set to end ban on gay leaders




The California Supreme Court ban prohibits state judges from belonging to nonprofit youth organizations that practice discrimination. That includes Boy Scouts, which has restricted gay troop leaders.
The California Supreme Court ban prohibits state judges from belonging to nonprofit youth organizations that practice discrimination. That includes Boy Scouts, which has restricted gay troop leaders.
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On Monday, the Boy Scouts is expected to formerly end its ban on gay scout leaders, ratifying a decision that has been months in the making.

The deal, however, still allows local scouting groups, such as those run by conservative churches, to keep gay adults from leadership roles.

Zach Wahls, an Eagle Scout and executive director of Scouts for Equality, a group that supports the change, joined the show with more.

To listen to the full interview, click the blue audio player above.