... local Boy Scouts leaders like Justin Short, an assistant scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 405 in Omaha, celebrated the decision as one that will expand the Boy Scouts’ membership and offer more convenience for parents.

Cub Scouts especially is family-focused, said Tom Earhart, the charter organization representative for Troop 405 and a Round Table Commissioner with the Mid-America Council.

“This is really just allowing those sisters who’ve already been involved to continue to do so, but now they’ll be able to earn the ranks like their brothers,” Earhart said.

Klecker, Mara. “Some Midlanders Celebrate Boy Scouts' Outreach to Females, but Girl Scout Troop Leader Still Backs Separate Programming.” Omaha.com, 12 October 2017.