Boy Scouts Vote On Gay Members
The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America is deciding whether to change the group's long standing ban on openly gay boys.
Scouting leaders from around the country are gathered at a resort in Texas for their annual national meeting.
Later today scout officials will vote on a resolution that would not allow youth scouts to be excluded based only on sexual orientation.
The ban on gay adult leaders would remain in place.
Conservatives and some religious groups have opposed the plan, which is backed by gay-rights supporters.
1,400 national council members will cast their vote today.
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