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Boy Scouts of America will officially welcome gay members on New Year's Day....
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Posted on 12/28/2013 8:26:03 PM PST by Morgana

FULL TITLE: Boy Scouts of America will officially welcome gay members on New Year's Day as they grapple with questions about group showers and tentmates

The Boy Scouts of America will accept openly gay youths starting New Year's Day, marking a historic shift that spells major changes to policies on tentmates and showers.

Yet despite their be-prepared approach, BSA leaders are rooting for the change to be a non-event, comparable to another New Year's Day in 2000 when widespread fears of digital-clock chaos to start the new millennium proved unfounded.

‘My hope is there will be the same effect this Jan. 1 as the Y2K scare,’ said Brad Haddock, a BSA national executive board member who chairs the policy implementation committee. ‘It's business as usual, nothing happens and we move forward.’

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: boyscouts; bsa; homosexualagenda; pedophileagenda; pedophilia; scouting; scouts
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Duck Dynasty should start their own scouting program.
1 posted on 12/28/2013 8:26:03 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Patriot scouts sounds like a good name.


2 posted on 12/28/2013 8:27:58 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Morgana

The day the boy scouts died.


3 posted on 12/28/2013 8:27:59 PM PST by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: Morgana

BSA RIP.


4 posted on 12/28/2013 8:28:03 PM PST by onedoug
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To: Morgana

rip bsa


5 posted on 12/28/2013 8:29:03 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Morgana

The lawsuits from:

Gays Scouts having/attempting to have sex with other scouts.

No scouts wanting to be in the “same tent” as a Gay Scout.

Male Scout leaders and gay scouts who are above the age of consent (16).

The first gay Eagle Scout who turns 18 and then demands to become an assistant Scout Master.

Will END the Boy Scouts.


6 posted on 12/28/2013 8:29:44 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: Morgana
Admitting impressionable young boys who think...or are convinced by others...that they're “gay”? What could *possibly* go wrong?
7 posted on 12/28/2013 8:31:42 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Morgana

GOODBYE FOREVER from this scout and father!


8 posted on 12/28/2013 8:32:04 PM PST by golux
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To: Morgana

Boy Scouts organization is dead to me.


9 posted on 12/28/2013 8:32:22 PM PST by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Morgana

Fabulous!


10 posted on 12/28/2013 8:34:41 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: umgud


11 posted on 12/28/2013 8:36:05 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Morgana; RichInOC; Prince of Space; JoeFromSidney; TNMountainMan; alphadog; infool7; Heart-Rest; ...
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Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.

12 posted on 12/28/2013 8:36:40 PM PST by narses (... unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life within you.)
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To: Morgana

Any father that allows his son (or worse, encourages him) to join or continue with the Boy Scouts is an unfit father. Akin to accessory to child molestation, the way I see it.


13 posted on 12/28/2013 8:36:58 PM PST by Paulie (Buy local, bank local, exert your influence locally; the left will fold like a cheap suit.)
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To: Morgana

That’s a wonderful idea!


14 posted on 12/28/2013 8:37:17 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (Even Forest Gump got into Alabama...)
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To: Morgana

Dated a couple of Eagle Scouts through the years. One of which, in our small town (and has a family), is head of the local BSA. I’ve spoken to him about this and he said they’re considering folding due to the (not my words, his)....”p*ssyfication of the Boy Scouts”. He is worried for his son and the bad influence. Can’t blame him at all. He and his wife (and we a friends) are good folks. Just trying to raise their family as best they can given this effed up society we have to compete with.


15 posted on 12/28/2013 8:38:53 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: onedoug
as always, the big leaders of BSA who make nice salaries and benefits are just kowtowing to TPTB and going along to get along....

I can't imagine a young boy, age 7 or 8 knowing he's gay or otherwise....

but we do know that when they get to be 14 or 15 they may have an inkling...

would I really want that kid romping around with my kid?...no...

and we do know that adult homosexuals often seek positions of power over young boys and teens....

time for the whole thing to end I guess....

16 posted on 12/28/2013 8:40:52 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: Morgana

OK boys, it will be most important to understand, when the patrol leader says “fall in behind”, you should all practice situational awareness and constantly scan to the front and rear.


17 posted on 12/28/2013 8:42:19 PM PST by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: Morgana

As Scott Lively has said, this was the last American institution to fall to the gaystapo agenda, the first having been the American Psychiatric Association.
Start with the nerds, end with the children.

I hope no Freeper still has kids in this organization, which has clearly taken on a political predatory nature. I don’t do business with them or the girl scouts ever, on principle alone.


18 posted on 12/28/2013 8:43:11 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
seriously, why does there have to be a "national" organization....why can't there be church groups....open only to church members of good standing.....a very loose organization with little more than a notepad of names...

have the fathers plan camping outings, and skill fairs just between their friends and their sons....

19 posted on 12/28/2013 8:43:14 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: FreedomStar3028
Don McLean - American Pie
20 posted on 12/28/2013 8:43:20 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Morgana

Tolerance for those with homosexual attractions. Absolutely. Celebratory acceptance of those same people who surrender to those attractions with homosexual acts or overt practice of gay lifestyle never.

Everyone has many or few attractions for different sexual acts. Pedophilia, homsexual, adulterous and on and on are just some of them. In times past most people refused to engage in the acts which attracted them, but rather shrugged them off as part of the human condition. Nowdays, many people really believe if you feel like doing such things, .not to do so is to deny who you are. So they act on the attraction, re-inforce it and then want society to applaud.


21 posted on 12/28/2013 8:43:25 PM PST by amihow
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To: Morgana

One man’s welcome mat is another man’s coup de grace.


22 posted on 12/28/2013 8:46:43 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Morgana

Sodomy Merit Badge....


23 posted on 12/28/2013 8:46:56 PM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Morgana

Be prepared! That’s the Boy Scout’s marching song,
Be prepared! As through life you march along.
Be prepared to hold your liquor pretty well,
Don’t write naughty words on walls if you can’t spell.

Be prepared! To hide that pack of cigarettes,
Don’t make book if you cannot cover bets.
Keep those reefers hidden where you’re sure that they will not be found
And be careful not to smoke them when the scoutmaster’s around
For he only will insist that they be shared.
Be prepared!

Be prepared! That’s the Boy Scouts’ solemn creed,
Be prepared! And be clean in word and deed.
Don’t solicit for your brother, that’s not nice,
Unless you get a good percentage of his price.

Be prepared! And be careful not to do
Your good deeds when there’s no one watching you.
If you’re looking for adventure of a new and different kind,
And you come across a Boy Scout who is similarly inclined,
Don’t be nervous, don’t be flustered, don’t be scared.
Be prepared!

—Tom Lehrer, very lightly rewritten by me


24 posted on 12/28/2013 8:47:47 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Morgana

Supported the BSA my whole life.

Buckling under to the homo lobby like they did, and embracing deviancy and perversion, they’ve not only branded themselves as abject cowards, but they’ve spit on everything they once stood for. They are a disgrace to God and country.

I hardly have the words to even express my contempt for them.


25 posted on 12/28/2013 8:52:33 PM PST by greene66
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To: Chode

Sodomizers should just start their own Queer Scouts of America, own their own bakeries, photography studios, bridal shops and C&W night clubs.

Because they don’t do this, shows me they want me to acknowledge their sin as acceptable, which I will not do.

They need to let me have my personal space just as I give to them. In the ‘70’s they said “stay out of our bedroom”. In the here and now they want to put their bedroom in my face and my living room TV.

They have gone too far in this and will lose this game. Back to the closet with you all!


26 posted on 12/28/2013 8:53:55 PM PST by JouleZ (You are the company you keep.)
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To: Morgana

I wonder if beatings will increase within the Scouts.


27 posted on 12/28/2013 8:54:20 PM PST by matt1234 (Hitler blamed the Jews. Obama blames the Tea Party.)
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To: Morgana

I wonder if they’ll start doing parades in little pink Speedos.


28 posted on 12/28/2013 9:00:35 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (The Truth Is Out There. Just don't let anyone know that you're looking for it.)
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To: Morgana
We used to belong to BSA and continued to support them, through out the years.

Not. Any. More.

Agree completely with a DD Scouting Program.

29 posted on 12/28/2013 9:03:34 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: JouleZ
100%!!!
30 posted on 12/28/2013 9:20:16 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Morgana

First infiltrate public schools, colleges, and universities, then the professions- law and medicine, control the judiciary; and then go after private institutions (Boys and Girl Scouts), and finally takeover the “Protestant” churches (Evangelicals, Anglicans, Protestants etc). Game over.


31 posted on 12/28/2013 9:40:46 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Morgana

At one time, I considered remembering the BSA in my will; never thought they would give up their “morally straight” oath. Lesson learned: Satan can and will destroy any earthly institution.


32 posted on 12/28/2013 9:59:25 PM PST by twister881
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To: twister881

As I already posted in a letter to the editor of my local paper, I can no longer support the BSA due to their betrayal of their Law and Oath which state things like being “morally straight” and “reverent to God”.

I spent over 13 years as an adult leader with my boys units. I held many different titles (den leader, cubmaster, assistant Scout master, to name the major ones) and worked with many great adults and boys. I was fortunate enough to watch my two boys earn their Eagle rankings. I had planned on continued volunteer work with the Troop that my boys were in, but now I can not support them.

I did receive some cold shoulders for voicing my belief, but most of the leaders I had worked with, feel the same way and most likely will also be leaving the organization. I can not imagine how the higher ups think this move will make boy scouts more popular. My boys were outgoing, self confident, athletes, but even they felt the pressure to leave Scouts in High School because it was looked at as not “cool”. NOW, with it embracing the homosexual agenda, it will only make it worse for quality boys to want to be a part of during the tough High School years.

Sick. Sad. A sign of the times.


33 posted on 12/28/2013 10:14:50 PM PST by ScubieNuc (When there is no justice in the laws, justice is left to the outlaws.)
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To: Morgana

That is really a great idea.


34 posted on 12/28/2013 11:09:31 PM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: Morgana

fta... ‘It’s business as usual, nothing happens and we move forward.’
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These guys need to start a new organization called the Gay Scouts of America and the REAL BSA should just expell them and continue the traditional scouting.

When I was in the scouts in the 1950s, there were no openly gay guys. If there had been, they might have suffered a nasty fall over a cliffside while on our 5 and 10 mile hikes in rugged country.


35 posted on 12/28/2013 11:24:51 PM PST by octex
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To: RichInOC

Oh, Tom! Love him.


36 posted on 12/29/2013 12:01:08 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: greene66

Lord Baden-Powell started the Boy Scouts to fight against everything they have now become. The executive board members who voted for this will burn in Hell


37 posted on 12/29/2013 4:11:26 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Morgana

Time to abandon the BSA and form a new scouting association: perhaps call it Indian Guides.


38 posted on 12/29/2013 4:18:19 AM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Morgana
I have pleasant memories of the BSA from when I was growing up in the 1970s. Camping trips (even in winter!), sleeping under the stars, archery and rifle ranges, orienteering, long hikes in the woods. They even gave you merit badges for things like fishing, hunting and wilderness survival. You could even earn merit badges for such arcane things as Indian Lore and Whitewater Rafting.

Learning how to fellate your fellow Scouts or Scout leader was just not on the menu of offerings back then. Sorry to be so graphic about it but that's exactly the kind of thing this supposedly "progressive" policy will lead to.

Back when I was in Scouts, nobody had a need to identify themselves sexually. We were too busy being Scouts and having fun to be concerned about who was and wasn't homosexual. Why should it be different today?

My two boys were in Cub Scouts but never went on to become full Boy Scouts because even back then, the handwriting was on the wall. Not just with respect to homosexuals but the entire program was becoming sissified. The last straw for me was when a parent (mom or dad) was required to attend any overnight camping trip with their son. If I have to chaperone my son on a camping trip, I'm going to take him on a camping trip myself and do it my way.

I must have gone on a dozen camping trips between when I was 8-15 years old and never once did I have mom or dad tagging along.

39 posted on 12/29/2013 4:48:01 AM PST by SamAdams76
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To: Steelfish

“Boy Scouts of America believes that no member can grow into the best kind of citizen without recognizing an obligation to God.” stated in 1911

Everything Godly in America is the midst of full force demonic attack right now.

Ephesians 6:12
12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.


40 posted on 12/29/2013 5:15:55 AM PST by Bluebird Singing
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To: 2banana

They are already dead.


41 posted on 12/29/2013 5:24:21 AM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: Morgana

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bradley_Haddock

So, Mr. Bradley Haddock, a lawyer, was employed by the “evil” Koch bros. until 2009. He, himself, is an Eagle Scout. Why do I always end up thinking that some sort of “compromising information” transforms the opinions and actions of so many people in high-up positions?


42 posted on 12/29/2013 5:35:09 AM PST by Bluebird Singing
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To: onedoug
There is NO F’n way i’d allow a gay scout master to take my kid off into the woods camping for a weekend. NO WAY, NO HOW.

If you cannot stick to your principals....good riddance BSA.

43 posted on 12/29/2013 5:37:37 AM PST by servantboy777
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To: 2banana

The threat of lawsuits to the Scouts — you sum it up well.

Also, politically correct corporate donors will pull out of the Boy Scouts (so to speak) in sympathy for the 18-year old Eagle Scout who is deprived of his constitutional rights to be an assistant Scoutmaster.

That’s why our forefathers fought and died on the battlefield, is it not?


44 posted on 12/29/2013 5:54:27 AM PST by heye2monn
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To: 2banana

Before 2014 is over, the BSA will have become overcome with homosexual scout leaders. This policy of denial for homo-leaders was forfeited last May.


45 posted on 12/29/2013 5:55:27 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: cripplecreek

“Patriot scouts sounds like a good name.”

Can’t use the word “scouts” - by an act of Congress, that’s reserved for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Bizarre, but that’s what we’ve got.


46 posted on 12/29/2013 6:05:03 AM PST by highball ("I never should have switched from scotch to martinis." -- the last words of Humphrey Bogart)
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To: Morgana
I've already resigned as a merit badge counselor.
47 posted on 12/29/2013 10:30:50 AM PST by JoeFromSidney
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To: Morgana
Here's a Christian alternative. http://www.traillifeusa.com/. I don't know how far along they are in getting organized. Might be a good time to get involved and help them get established.
48 posted on 12/29/2013 10:33:38 AM PST by JoeFromSidney
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To: Morgana
Back in 1999 I was a visiting professor in Turkey. During a school holiday I took a tour. One evening I was walking along a beach and saw what looked like a council fire laid out, ready to be lit. I waited a few minutes, and sure enough, some Scouts showed up. They were Muslims, though. I didn't know there were Muslim Scouts. Anyway, I'll bet they're not going to invite the queers to join up.
49 posted on 12/29/2013 10:36:58 AM PST by JoeFromSidney
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I didn't know there were Muslim Scouts.

There are plenty of Muslim Scouts.

At the 2007 World Scout Jamboree, I camped next to Muslim Scouts from Algeria and across the 'street' from Muslim Scouts from Malaysia.

At the time, Scouting existed in some form in every country of the world except six: Cuba, People's Republic of China, Myanmar/Burma, North Vietnam, Cambodia, and Andorra.

It's the communists who have a problem with Scouting, not the Muslims.

50 posted on 12/29/2013 10:53:43 AM PST by Scoutmaster (I'd rather be at Philmont)
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