Skip to comments.ACLU Loses In Latest Boy Scout Attack
Posted on 09/09/2006 6:54:19 PM PDT by Jay777
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I got in last year at 43.
They needed a experienced leader to take a group to Minnesota's Boundary Waters. Was an interesting interview...
The Boy Scouts teach that self-reliance is dependent upon acknowledgment of human imperfection, and a reverent acceptance of a Higher Power (doesn't matter to us which one you choose) as an example of perfection to emulate.
We call this concept, in a word, humility.
The Scout Oath includes the words "On my honor, I will do my best, to do my duty, to G-d and my country." Taking that oath is part of being a Boy Scout. It doesn't specifically say "what G-d," which is why Boy Scouts were found in nearly every country of the world, generally with the exception of many communist countries.
If you don't want to take that oath, to profess a belief in G-d, you don't have to. In fact, I think that you should form your own "Athiest Scouts," where you don't have to take that oath. In fact you could set up an oath disavowing any belief in G-d for your members.
Nothing, but pitching a tent is a very tiny part of what Boy Scouts teach.
Is the BSA teaching self-reliance or religion?
Yes to both, they teach self reliance and Christian mores.
My thoughts precisely (I think the stark irony of your post was lost on most here.)
When is the ACLU going to be barred from receiving tax--payer funds for financing lawsuits against the Boy Scouts and Christians??
I haven't heard any ACLU condemnation of the DNC tactics regarding The Path to 9/11. Have you?
We won't hear any complaints from the ACLU about the Left trying to stifle any revelation of their ineptitude at confronting evil.
"Suppose they decided being a black kid was a basis for not being a scout, either. Would they still be allowed to recruit at schools? what does believing in a Sky God have to do with learning to pitch a tent? Is the BSA teaching self-reliance or religion?"
A poor attempt to distract from the point at hand.
"When is the ACLU going to stop molesting the Boy Scouts?"
They never will, since the ACLU has already proven their loyalty to NAMBLA.
"Ahem, ACLU drove me to be a monthly contributor to Boy Scout of America...Hehehe."
Same here. Since the Boy Scouts have come under attack, we support them every chance we can.
aclu=atheist communist libertine union
"Suppose they decided being a black kid was a basis for not being a scout, either"
What? The BSA does not discriminate against anyone. Yiu aren't making sense with your argument
Actually, it's a win for liberty and justice.
The f-ing lawyer puts the KKK and the boy scouts in the same group? To hell with that scum!
Is that what you told them when they kicked you out of Cub Scouts?
I think the ACLU is going to start losing more and more of these idiotic law suits.
People are just fed up!!
Excellent point, JCE. Did you see the article posted, IIRC, yesterday, about the House proposing a bill which would DEFUND THE FREAKING ACLU - taking our taxn $ away from it? I added the keywords ACLU and probably godhater/s, as is my wont. I'll try to find it and put a link on this thread.
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