HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Southern Baptist Convention overwhelmingly passed a resolution on Wednesday expressing opposition to gay members of the Boy Scouts.
The non-binding vote took place during the organization's annual convention and meeting in Houston and requires no action by its member churches.
Some 108,000 Boy Scouts in nearly 4,000 units are sponsored by Baptist churches, according to the Boy Scouts website.
Boy Scouts of America earlier this year reversed its longstanding policy and will allow gay members. It continues to ban gays in adult leadership positions.
(Reporting by Amanda Orr; Writing by Karen Brooks; Editing by Greg McCune and Maureen Bavdek)
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