LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Members of the Boy Scouts of America are expected to ratify a longstanding ban on Monday that has prevented gay adult leaders from participating in the organization.
In 2000, the Supreme Court ruled boy scouts could fire gay leaders, which subsequently caused corporate sponsors to leave the organization.READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Demand Still Rising, Experts Predict Decline
Membership also declined as a result of the movement.READ MORE: NFL Announces All-Pro Rosters; Kupp, Donald, Ramsey Make First-Team
About three years ago, gay boy scouts were granted permission to participate, however, gay leaders remained banned from the organization.MORE NEWS: 'Our Hearts Are Heavy:' Sandra Shells, ER Nurse Attacked Near Union Station, Dies From Injuries On Sunday
Earlier this month, an executive committee unanimously voted to end the ban.