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Local eagle scout reacts to vote overturning ban on gay scouts

SEATTLE – Openly gay youths will now be allowed to join scouting after an historic vote overturned a 103 year old ban on gay members.

The policy change takes effect January 1, 2014, but it still maintains its ban on gay adult leaders. Jesse Pacem, a local Eagle Scout with the group “Scouts for Equality,” talks about his reaction on the historic vote.

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