Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys

Thursday, May 23, 2013 | 5:21 p.m. CDT; updated 5:49 p.m. CDT, Thursday, May 23, 2013

GRAPEVINE, Texas — In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation's leading youth organization.