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Not Your Mother’s Girl Scouts
Accuracy in Academia ^ | October 19, 2010 | Malcolm A. Kline

Posted on 10/19/2010 9:51:34 AM PDT by Academiadotorg

Americans may still see the Girl Scouts of America (GSA) as an apolitical group but the group’s leader has acknowledged a marked change in the GSA. “We’re not your mother’s Girl Scout troup,” GSA executive director Marty Evans has said.

“In 1972, they dropped loyalty to their country from their oath in favor of ‘I will do my best to be honest and fair,’” J. C. Willke writes in the October 2010 issue of the Life Issues Connector newsletter. “In 1975 the first Catholic Archdiocese cut off all support for the Girl Scouts because of their sex-ed program.”

“During 1993, the Girl Scouts made ‘God’ optional in the Girl Scout promise.”

“On my honor, I will try to serve God and my country, to help all people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout law,” the GSA manual still reads but goes on to advise, “When reciting the Girl Scout Promise, it is okay to replace the word God with whatever word your spiritual beliefs dictate.”

“They still sell cookies, but here are some new badges to earn: ‘domestic violence awareness, stress management, girl power and decisions for your life’ (teen pregnancy, etc.),” Willke states. “Let’s note a few examples of these changes:

* “In Pennsylvania, Junior Girl Scouts (age-12) can attend a workshop on puberty designed by Planned Parenthood to earn their ‘becoming a teen’ badge.

* “In Connecticut, Girl Scouts honored a Planned Parenthood official for promoting ‘healthy practices’ in local troops.

* “In Amarillo, TX, Girl Scouts have sponsored Planned Parenthood sex-ed seminars for 4th through 8th graders.”

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TOPICS: Education; History; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: abortion; academicbias; culturewar; democrats; girlscouts; liberalfascism; liberals; moralabsolutes; plannedparenthood; progressives; wiccan
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1 posted on 10/19/2010 9:51:37 AM PDT by Academiadotorg
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To: Academiadotorg

The Girl Scouts are nothing like the Boy Scouts.


2 posted on 10/19/2010 9:53:03 AM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: Academiadotorg

In Cincinnati, they had MASTURBATION LESSONS until I called G. Gordon Liddy to look into it, and he got it shut down!!


3 posted on 10/19/2010 9:53:33 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Academiadotorg

Disgusting.


4 posted on 10/19/2010 9:53:36 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Academiadotorg

Planned Parenthood International, earlier this year, said girls should learn to enjoy sex by age 10.


5 posted on 10/19/2010 9:53:41 AM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: Ann Archy

What makes you think it really ended? What about other places?


6 posted on 10/19/2010 9:54:26 AM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: Academiadotorg

The nation has gone so insane that nobody should bother having kids (especially girls) unless they can raise them in a commune in near-total isolation from others.


7 posted on 10/19/2010 9:54:35 AM PDT by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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8 posted on 10/19/2010 9:55:50 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Academiadotorg

when my girls were in scouts and i was a leader, i was not happy that the organization was disparaging stay-at-home moms. (which i was one, and so were the other leaders in our large troup).

the organization wanted leaders that were “working” women.

my question to them was, who do you think is doing most of the volunteer work? stay-at-home moms.


9 posted on 10/19/2010 9:56:22 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline.)
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To: Ann Archy

That wasn’t enough.

Anyone who teaches a 9 year old how to masturbate needs to be shot on sight.


10 posted on 10/19/2010 9:56:34 AM PDT by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: machogirl

Anyone who lets their daughter join is just asking for problems


11 posted on 10/19/2010 9:58:01 AM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: Academiadotorg

GSA executive director Marty Evans has said. “In 1972, they dropped loyalty to their country from their oath in favor of ‘I will do my best to be honest and fair,’”

Marty Evans is pathetic and I HATE PC/progressive crap! We HAVE to take back our country from these lunitics!


12 posted on 10/19/2010 9:58:09 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Soothesayer

The safe schools czar wants to start in kindergarten these days


13 posted on 10/19/2010 9:58:41 AM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: Ann Archy

That’s the sex positive agenda as espoused by Planned Parenthood, SEICUS, Kinsey, Reich, and others. Seeking to see everyone sexually active and experimenting at every age. They see orgasm as a birthright to be enjoyed at every age.

They oppose abstinence as unhealthy (NOT because it doesn’t work but because it is contrary to their OWN amoral teaching).


14 posted on 10/19/2010 9:59:05 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ask yourself,where does Saudi Arabia fit on a scale of "passive" to "moderate" to "extremist" Islam?)
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To: Academiadotorg

And we are criticized for not allowing homos to get near our Boy Scouts!


15 posted on 10/19/2010 10:01:25 AM PDT by Redleg Duke (RAT Hunting Season started the evening of March 21st, 2010!)
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To: Academiadotorg

My wife and a friend did girl scouts for our girls for a couple years, but the organization was so bad, they just got out.

http://www.ahgonline.org/pages/page.asp?page_id=18722

American Heritage Girls was founded in 1995 in West Chester, Ohio by a group of parents wanting a wholesome program for their daughters. These parents were disillusioned with the increasing secular focus of existing organizations for girls. They wanted a Judeo-Christian focused organization for their daughters and believed that other parents were looking for the same for their daughters. This became the catalyst for the birth of the organization we have come to know as the American Heritage Girls.


16 posted on 10/19/2010 10:02:54 AM PDT by LearnsFromMistakes (Yes, I am happy to see you. But that IS a gun in my pocket.)
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To: GeronL

It ended in that place....it may have started up someplace else later....I’m sure!


17 posted on 10/19/2010 10:03:52 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Academiadotorg

18 posted on 10/19/2010 10:04:50 AM PDT by DCPatriot ("It aint what you don't know that kills you. It's what you know that aint so" Theodore Sturgeon))
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To: wagglebee

They also have a kind of sex education badge ..depending on the leader abortion could also get an approving nod..

I have one granddaughter in “brownies “ it worries me to death that she will stay with the scouts..


19 posted on 10/19/2010 10:04:50 AM PDT by RnMomof7 (Some call me harpy..God calls me His)
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To: Academiadotorg

I’ve never heard of the girl scout oath. I just checked some old gs manuals and none of them mention an oath. There is a gs promise and as of the 1975 edition of the Cadette manual, it contained service to God, my country and mankind.


20 posted on 10/19/2010 10:08:22 AM PDT by FourPeas (Pester not the geek, for the electrons are his friends.)
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To: Academiadotorg

In Denver, Gold awards (top award, similar to Eagle in Boy Scouts) were given on more than one occation for 200 hrs of community service which pushed the gay / lesbian agenda into their school system. Further SCHOLARSHIPS were given to some of those girls.

Other girls who did their community service projects on a library reading program, food drives, etc also received the Gold but went lacking for any scholarship money.

My daughter got her silver award but after seeing that sad display has since dropped out of girl scouts.... with my support.


21 posted on 10/19/2010 10:16:16 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: Academiadotorg

This is why I will not contribute money to them. I will not buy cookies and I feel very very sorry for the little girls I see because their mothers are too blind to see what a real woman and Girl Scout is. The Girl Scouts are a propaganda brainwashing club.


22 posted on 10/19/2010 10:20:32 AM PDT by Pilated
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To: Academiadotorg

“In 1972, they dropped loyalty to their country from their oath in favor of ?I will do my best to be honest and fair,??

Code words and indoctrination for “social justice” aka marxism...


23 posted on 10/19/2010 10:21:43 AM PDT by piytar (There is evil. There is no such thing as moderate evil. Never forget.)
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To: Ann Archy

It either ended or it went stealth. You’d be surprised at what schools and stuff will do without telling parents.


24 posted on 10/19/2010 10:22:33 AM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: machogirl
That's ridiculous. When my girls were in scouts, I assisted the leader, who was a stay-at-home mom. I have to work, so there's no way I could commit the time to be a decent troop leader! Good for you and the other working-at-home moms.
25 posted on 10/19/2010 10:24:40 AM PDT by greatplains
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To: GeronL

my girls did daisy and brownies, they didn’t want to go on.
this was a decade ago. the badges for brownie and daisy weren’t objectionable then.

i did the cub/weeblo scout thing too. i enjoyed both of them, but my boys didn’t want to continue on. the leader was too boring they said.


26 posted on 10/19/2010 10:29:47 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline.)
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To: greatplains

i complained to our council. they said that’s what the organization wanted. we had our meetings at night so the parents that weren’t able to attend during the day, could come and observe or help.


28 posted on 10/19/2010 10:32:01 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline.)
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To: GeronL

Even if we ignore for a moment the babies that they have slaughtered, 10 year old children are being effectively molested by PP and the nation couldn’t care less. We have an organization so evil that it surpasses the Nazi propaganda in barbarity. What are Americans doing about it? Whining about petty discomforts! So much for the myth about the average person being “decent”. Everywhere I look there is nothing but filthy worthless cowards.

The baby boomer generation and my generation are the worst bucket of disease to ever infect the world. I’m hoping that the coming nuclear war will turn everyone sterile. That is the final hope...


29 posted on 10/19/2010 10:41:51 AM PDT by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: RnMomof7

You should worry every second about your granddaughter.

She is as good as dead.


30 posted on 10/19/2010 10:43:28 AM PDT by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: GeronL

Our troop is not like this. Both girls want to quit, but mom won’t let them. They prefer 4-H. The one thing I like about G.S. is that they sponsor a day at the University Hospital where the girls learn about medical careers. Youngest wants to be a surgeon.


31 posted on 10/19/2010 10:44:49 AM PDT by exhaustguy
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To: taxcontrol

I used to buy lots of their cookies because I thought it would help the kids. Now I feel really sick.

I just contributed to the corruption and death of innocents.

Somebody please kill me.


32 posted on 10/19/2010 10:46:15 AM PDT by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: RnMomof7

the unit my daughter was in during her year in brownies did nothing but make sit upons for an entire year

at the end of the year, they handed out a bunch of patches they never earned and the unit disbanded. When I wanted to help out several times, I was told that my help was NOT needed. over and over again.

outcome: my daughter was bored out of her mind and did not want to be part of the GSA again. I was lucky on that end.


33 posted on 10/19/2010 10:55:44 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: FourPeas

If I remember right: On my honor, I will try, to do my duty, to God and my country. Something something every day, and to obey the girl scout laws. (girl scout in 1958-63.


34 posted on 10/19/2010 10:58:41 AM PDT by yellowroses
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To: GeronL

Makes me glad that I have boys.


35 posted on 10/19/2010 11:02:59 AM PDT by wbill
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To: RnMomof7
It's very clear that the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts have gone in two totally opposite directions. I won't even buy Girl Scout cookies anymore and I LOVE Girl Scout cookies.
36 posted on 10/19/2010 11:05:55 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Academiadotorg

Our family left the GS last year because the kooky commie crap they were putting in their training materials: anti-gun, global warming, skinny-minnie dieting, you know the score. We went to a Christian girl’s organization, American Heritage Girls. We also homeschool, and there was an AHG group composed of mostly homeschoolers.


37 posted on 10/19/2010 11:51:52 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer
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To: American72

Ping!


38 posted on 10/19/2010 12:13:59 PM PDT by BnBlFlag (Deo Vindice/Semper Fidelis "Ya gotta saddle up your boys; Ya gotta draw a hard line")
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To: Ann Archy

ACK ACK ACK ACK!!!

Girl Scouts are just an arm of the feminazi-lesbians now.


39 posted on 10/19/2010 12:48:13 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.CSLewis)
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To: LearnsFromMistakes

Do you know anything about Campfire Girls? I’ve heard they’re good too.


40 posted on 10/19/2010 12:49:49 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

I don’t know much of anything about campfire girls. I thought they were just the younger version of girl scouts, don’t really know.


41 posted on 10/19/2010 1:44:57 PM PDT by LearnsFromMistakes (Yes, I am happy to see you. But that IS a gun in my pocket.)
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To: Soothesayer

I know.. I have 7 children, that baby’s mom is my only liberal , non church goer.. so she does not even have a counter balance there.. poor baby


42 posted on 10/19/2010 4:16:36 PM PDT by RnMomof7 (Some call me harpy..God calls me His)
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To: RnMomof7

I will never have children. It’s bad enough knowing that most children will suffer horribly and have no hope. To then have to worry about your own is unbearable.


43 posted on 10/19/2010 4:19:27 PM PDT by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: Soothesayer

It is worth the time, money and effort.. even with the girl scouts :)


44 posted on 10/19/2010 4:24:10 PM PDT by RnMomof7 (Some call me harpy..God calls me His)
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To: wagglebee
It's very clear that the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts have gone in two totally opposite directions. I won't even buy Girl Scout cookies anymore and I LOVE Girl Scout cookies.

The women's movement stole the girl scouts.. and they are trying to clone themselves..

i also no longer buy girl scout cookies.. I will not give one penny to them

My other granddaughters went to a church based kids program ..seperated them by sex and age.. and had Christian moms and dads as the leaders..

I know that catholics have CYO for the older kids..may be time to adapt some of the kids programs that have been developed to that church and keep the girls safe..

The girl scouts is a recruiting program for liberated females ...

45 posted on 10/19/2010 4:30:25 PM PDT by RnMomof7 (Some call me harpy..God calls me His)
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To: television is just wrong

I was a camp fire leader in MY day.. I almost drove myself nuts trying to develop projects.. LOL


46 posted on 10/19/2010 4:35:41 PM PDT by RnMomof7 (Some call me harpy..God calls me His)
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To: RnMomof7
Excellent post, I agree completely. It is imperative that Christian parents protect their children.
47 posted on 10/19/2010 4:39:27 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: RnMomof7

I was a wolf, bear, webelo leader, then I turned it over to my husband when they went to the troop.

I was up until June, the Registrar at the local Boy Scout Council. The best one they ever had. I was told that too.


48 posted on 10/19/2010 4:58:16 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: Academiadotorg

I opened my daughter’s “Agents of Change” Girl Scouts manual to a photograph and bio of none other than Dolores Huerta. The GS are abandoning entirely the badge programming so that even our Conservative Christian leader will have no other programming to offer her scouts.


49 posted on 11/16/2010 8:32:53 AM PST by Tidbit
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To: Soothesayer
I will never have children. It’s bad enough knowing that most children will suffer horribly and have no hope. To then have to worry about your own is unbearable.

I don't intend my comment to be disrespectful or mean in any way - but yes, if that is your principle thought when considering whether or not to have them, DO NOT HAVE THEM.

"most children will suffer horribly and have no hope"? In the most pessimistic sense, that may be true for children outside of your influence - but if you believe that about children that are WITHIN your sphere of influence, you are not doing enough to provide that hope.
50 posted on 11/16/2010 8:41:43 AM PST by beezdotcom
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