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Local Boy Scout Leader Resigns Following Council's Decision on Gay Members
ClarksvilleNow.com ^ | May 9, 2013 | ClarksvilleNow.com Reporting

Posted on 05/09/2013 9:12:03 AM PDT by Kaslin

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Bill Moser, who has been a scout leader in Clarksville for many years, has resigned his post Wednesday, May 8 after the Middle TN Boy Scout Council voted against allowing openly gay members.

The following is Moser’s letter of resignation, obtained by ClarksvilleNow:

"The Boy Scouts of America provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. I have been actively involved with scouting for over 50 years, and my personal experience with Scouting has reinforced my belief that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society. Teaching or practicing intolerance IS NOT in the Scout Oath or Law. The Scouting trail begins in the 1st Grade with the Tiger Cub program and ends at age 18 for youth participation.

I personally do not believe a six year old boy has a clue about sexuality. I also believe the policy advocated by the Middle Tennessee Council which would require Scout’s who discover they are Gay to either resign or violate the 1st Scout Law (Trustworthy) is WRONG.

I therefore RESIGN my position as Chairman of the Cogioba District Camping Committee and its associated Committee position on the Middle Tennessee Council’s Camping Committee."

Moser said he will continue to serve as Troop 500's Charter Organization Representative at the discretion of the Church's Session


TOPICS: Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: boyscouts; bsa; goodriddance; homosexualagenda

1 posted on 05/09/2013 9:12:03 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Exercising intolerance is absolutely NECESSARY in a sane, civilized world. This guy is an idiot.


2 posted on 05/09/2013 9:14:14 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Kaslin

Don’t let the door hit you on the way out.

Tolerance is accepting something that may annoy you but can’t really do you harm. Homosexual behavior can do harm, so it is not tolerable.


3 posted on 05/09/2013 9:16:06 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Kaslin

We need that graphic of Curly Bill Broachus saying....”Bye”


4 posted on 05/09/2013 9:21:25 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Kaslin

Happened to find this twit’s tweets:

https://twitter.com/billmoser_cmh

He seems to hate all Republicans about as much as he hates Charlie Daniels.

He’s got the 90% lie down well, too.

A real Hussein Head loon.


5 posted on 05/09/2013 9:23:09 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: JimRed

Maybe they should question some of Moser’s former scouts about his lifestyle. Maybe the BSA was infiltrated over 50 years ago...


6 posted on 05/09/2013 9:23:33 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: JimRed

What are you talking about? Don’t you think it makes perfect sense to put sexually active queers who are seniors in high school (and old enough to tote rifles in America’s foreign adventures of yesteryear) in tents with pre-pubescent sixth graders?


7 posted on 05/09/2013 9:24:39 AM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: Kaslin

Good. Guy is a gun-hating liberal loon and shouldn’t be anywhere near the Boy Scouts.


8 posted on 05/09/2013 9:28:09 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Kaslin

Be gone, We desire neither your counsel nor your countenance.


9 posted on 05/09/2013 9:28:29 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: Kaslin

Good. Now, he can start his own organization and call it Scouting for Boys.


10 posted on 05/09/2013 9:30:47 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Kaslin
Teaching or practicing intolerance IS NOT in the Scout Oath or Law

This is always the modus operandi....change the definition of words and load them with your postmodern feelings about your individual "truth".

11 posted on 05/09/2013 9:30:49 AM PDT by Drawsing (The fool shows his annoyance at once. The prudent man overlooks an insult. (Proverbs 12:16))
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To: Kaslin
On my honor, I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight {need a new word here}
12 posted on 05/09/2013 9:31:34 AM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: Kaslin

13 posted on 05/09/2013 9:32:16 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: circlecity

Ask and ye shall receive.


14 posted on 05/09/2013 9:32:41 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Kaslin

As G.K. Chesterton stated many decades ago (and he was a man of the greatest Common Sense): Tolerance is only a “Virtue” to the man without Convictions.

As CS Lewis stated ( and all wise people since Socrates)-—those who elevate “ONE” Virtue above all others—is NOT virtuous. They are evil. (Marxists elevate Equality which can be a virtue—but when you remove Justice and other virtues—it becomes a Vice).

You can NEVER separate Virtues—ever. Promoting Vice (sodomy) and acting like it is genetic and Good-—is stating that all behaviors are “genetic” and therefore there is no such thing as “Good and Evil” (Sexual Morality) (Free Will and God’s Laws).

By elevating a dysfunctional, unnatural behavior to little children will severely warp their reality and the way they “see” human beings. It is a sick-—corrupted Afghani-type worldview.


15 posted on 05/09/2013 9:35:31 AM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: ConservativeInPA

To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight {need a new word here}

flexible.

Thanks, Hussein! /s


16 posted on 05/09/2013 9:35:37 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Kaslin

Pray tell ... how does one promise to keep oneself "morally straight" as is required by the Scout's Oath if one does not practice intolerance of those things which are not "morally straight"? This man is an idiot, and as such, his retirement from scouting leadership is cause for celebration. Intolerance is not always a bad thing. In fact, all too often, it is a good thing. Shame our "enlightened" contemporaries are so blind to that fact.


17 posted on 05/09/2013 9:36:50 AM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: Kaslin
I don't get this "if you discover you're gay" business. The definition is too slippery.

If a boy has transient random feelings or thoughts but conscientiously controls those reactions and interacts normally with other boys, that's fine. It's a phase some boys go through, IMHO.

If the boy is agitated by desirous drives or has passionate crushes on other boys, he ought to be advised to leave the troop. If not, not.

"Gay" means "an open, public affirmer /advocate / promoter of homosexual behavior." And if that is the definition, all gay boys, adolescents, men --- members and leaders --- should be out, as in "gone". And their "straight" "allies", too.

18 posted on 05/09/2013 9:36:54 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (asdfgh)
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To: JimRed

Check his loafers. They may be light and airy, with a fondness for show tunes?


19 posted on 05/09/2013 9:38:43 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Kaslin

Fifty years a scout leader and never understood the scout motto.

Amazing.

Buh-bye!


20 posted on 05/09/2013 9:41:17 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: treetopsandroofs

Wow, need a shower after reading part of his trash.


21 posted on 05/09/2013 9:41:21 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: JimRed

Supervising homosexual teenagers or adult leaders on camping trips is difficult. They are driven to satisfy their urges by any and all means possible. You can’t keep up with them. Best way to deal with either is they stay home and leave you and others alone.


22 posted on 05/09/2013 9:42:52 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: hattend
Fifty years a scout leader and never understood the scout motto.

Scout Oath...not motto

23 posted on 05/09/2013 9:43:06 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Kaslin
>> I personally do not believe a six year old boy has a clue about sexuality. I also believe the policy advocated by the Middle Tennessee Council which would require Scout’s who discover they are Gay to either resign or violate the 1st Scout Law (Trustworthy) is WRONG. <<

But I thought they were "born that way"? Here you seem to be arguing that homosexuality DEVELOPS later in life. Which is it?

>> I therefore RESIGN my position as Chairman of the Cogioba District Camping Committee and its associated Committee position on the Middle Tennessee Council’s Camping Committee." <<

So you've known for years that the Boy Scouts don't allow openly gay scouts, but have decided to resign from the organization NOW? While you're at it, the United States government doesn't recognize gay marriage, either. Now might be a good time to renounce your citizenship in favor of a more inclusive country like Iceland

24 posted on 05/09/2013 9:49:42 AM PDT by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: Kaslin

“Well, buh bye” should be the Scouts response IMO.


25 posted on 05/09/2013 9:51:30 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Proud contributer to the Free Republic Q-2 Freepathon.)
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To: F15Eagle
...with a fondness for show tunes?

I LIKE my show tunes, but I only wear shoes with LACES! Loafers (especially the ones with the tassels) are for sissies!

26 posted on 05/09/2013 9:55:04 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed

lol


27 posted on 05/09/2013 9:57:16 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Kaslin

There are going to be a whole lot more of these if BSA changes their membership policies, albeit from another perspective. Probably including mine. I will not be part of an organization that triumphs deviant behavior among youth.


28 posted on 05/09/2013 10:11:52 AM PDT by cyclotic (In a society of wolves, you do not fight back by creating more sheep-Dan Bongino)
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To: cyclotic
I will not be part of an organization that triumphs deviant behavior among youth.

Same here. I'm a Merit Badge counselor. I'll resign from that if the BSA allows queers in.

29 posted on 05/09/2013 10:20:29 AM PDT by JoeFromSidney ( New book: RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY. Buy from Amazon.)
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To: Kaslin
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Bill Moser, who has been a scout leader in Clarksville for many years, has resigned his post Wednesday, May 8 after the Middle TN Boy Scout Council voted against allowing openly gay members.

Interesting....I have a friend from Clarksville who was molested by a scout leader... I should ask him if this was the guy!!

30 posted on 05/09/2013 10:22:21 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Ben Carson/Rand Paul in 2016)
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To: Kaslin

It’s one thing if a Scout who happens to be gay, keeps it low key, and otherwise performs all of the duties and doesn’t make his sexuality a big deal.

But we all know that is not how it works, they will demand that the Troop accomodate their sexuality and celebrate it.


31 posted on 05/09/2013 10:23:06 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ExCTCitizen

Good Riddance

i think many more would resign if they DID accept homos


32 posted on 05/09/2013 10:23:08 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Kaslin

Bye!!!


33 posted on 05/09/2013 10:33:56 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: JoeFromSidney

I’m a Scoutmaster, troop founder, father of Life (working on Eagle) and Star Scouts.

Sick and upset beyond belief. Add depressed, dejected, disappointed, furious, angry, disbelieving and probably a few others.


34 posted on 05/09/2013 11:33:17 AM PDT by cyclotic (In a society of wolves, you do not fight back by creating more sheep-Dan Bongino)
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To: Kaslin

Common sense says you would not put a heterosexual man in charge of teen girls on campouts. Likewise, men who are attracted to other men shouldn’t be put in charge of teen boys on campouts. Simple!


35 posted on 05/09/2013 11:49:14 AM PDT by Londo Molari
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To: dfwgator
accomodate their sexuality and celebrate it.

yep. They'll not ever be satisfied.

From intolerance, to tolerance.

From tolerance, to accomodation.

From accomodation, to acceptance.

From acceptance, to applause.

36 posted on 05/09/2013 12:08:10 PM PDT by wbill
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To: Kaslin

Don’t let the tent fold and one of its posts stab you in the ass on the way out.


37 posted on 05/09/2013 12:44:04 PM PDT by Kazan
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To: Kaslin
The ~294 local councils will send their voting delegations (a minimum of 3 each per council) to the annual National Council biz meeing in 2 weeks. Since BSA National announced its new inclusive homosexual youth membership resolution, local council executive boards have been meeting to decide how their delegations should vote.

4/11/2013 - The AZ and TN state legislatures unanimously passed resolutions in support of the BSA and its current exclusive membership policy.

4/19/2013 - The BSA National Executive Committee announced its new membership resolution which would permit open homosexual youth to join BSA but not open homosexual adults.

4/23/2013 – The Los Angeles Area Council submitted a recommendation and membership resolution to BSA National which advocated acceptance of both open homosexual youths and adults into BSA.

4/24/2013 - BSA Northeast Region Executive Vice President Jay Lenrow submitted a resolution to end BSA’s longstanding ban on adult homosexual leaders.

4/25/2013 - Rick Barnes, council scout executive for the Great Salt Lake Council, said, "The executive committee for the council will meet on May 8 to discuss the proposed BSA resolution and the statement by the LDS Church."

4/29/2013 – The Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council executive board announced it would cast 4 votes FOR the membership resolution to admit open homosexual youth members and 1 vote against the resolution.

4/29/2013 – The Sam Houston Area Council executive board announced it would AGAINST the membership resolution to admit open homosexual youth members.

5/06/2013 - Hugh Travis, council scout executive for the Middle Tennessee Council, announced the council excutive board delegation would vote AGAINST the membership resolution to admit open homosexual youth members.

One article I read said that 2 local councils in NY state announced they would vote FOR the membership resolution to admit open homosexual youth members. But the councils were not identified. Anyone out there know which 2 they are?

Everyone, please post any notices you see about how local councils intend to vote. Thank you.

38 posted on 05/09/2013 2:30:22 PM PDT by MacNaughton
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5/08/2013 - The Great Salt Lake Council issued the following statement on the subject of the membership resolution after its council executive board met and voted on the matter:

“We acknowledge and commend the BSA for seeking input from membership at all levels as well as public input on Scouting and its membership policy. We are appreciative of the opportunity to participate in the process and that our voice was heard. … “Also, we believe that ‘Duty to God’ and moral behavior must continue to be core values of the Scout Oath and Law, as the proposed resolution indicates. This morning the Great Salt Lake Council unanimously passed a motion to allow each of our 15 voters to vote their conscience as to what is in the best interest of our youth members, the council, and the BSA. … “We will work closely with our Scouting family and remain totally committed to Scouting’s mission and delivering our quality programs to more than 100,000 members and leaders.”

39 posted on 05/09/2013 2:51:00 PM PDT by MacNaughton
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