The Washington Post reports that the Boy Scouts of America has voted to end a 22-year-old ban on openly gay youth. However, as a testament to the enduring power of homophobia, the organization has decided to keep its ban on adult leaders in place.
The bishop of the Catholic diocese of Arlington, in Northern Virginia, issued a statement Thursday evening saying the vote “would likely force us to reconsider” staying in scouting.
That sort of sums the whole thing up, no?
(By the way, Bishop — Don't let the door hit you in the ass.)