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Girl Scouts Convention Has Pro-Abortion, Ultra-Feminist Agenda, Say Ex-Members
Christian Post ^ | 11/1/11 | Alex Murashko

Posted on 11/07/2011 8:56:51 AM PST by Mikey_1962

A mother and her two daughters, all former Girl Scouts who say they are disillusioned with the organization’s connection to less-than family values, claim the U.S. group’s 52nd National Convention next week in Houston is a farce.

Christy Volanski and her daughters, Sydney and Tess, formed a sort of watchdog group earlier this year with their online site, “Speak Now: Girl Scouts,” as their platform in attempt to expose the group’s pro-abortion stance.

Volanski, who also served as a Girl Scout leader in the last three years of her daughters’ eight year membership, told The Christian Post that Girl Scouts of the USA does not attempt to present a balanced viewpoint when it comes to issues of abortion, sexuality, and marriage.

“For the last several conventions they have promoted this same type of ultra-feminist, abortion rights activists, and pro-homosexual speakers,” said Volanski, who resides in Houston. “There are many speakers that we consider problematic for pro-life families bringing their daughters to this event.”

Speakers at the convention, planned for Nov. 8 - 13, include Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who lives with her same-sex partner Kathy Hubbard, campaign treasurer for Planned Parenthood. Parker’s upcoming bid for re-election as Houston Mayor is endorsed by Planned Parenthood, according to plannedparenthoodfacts.org.

“The most troubling part to me is that Girl Scouts claim that they don’t take a stand on issues like abortion, contraception, girls’ sexuality, yet they promote all these type of speakers and role models for the girls,” Volanski said. “In addition to that they are sending the girls to websites that promote abortion.

“They claim to be somewhat neutral on these issues, but the facts reveal a totally different story,” she said. “They promote things that we as Christians do not teach.”

Earlier this year, a Girl Scouts spokesman denied the allegations. “Girl Scouts does not take a position on abortion or birth control. The national umbrella organization, Girl Scouts of the USA does not have a relationship with Planned Parenthood on a national level and does not plan to have one,” the spokesman said.

However, Volanski said she views the upcoming convention and the group itself as being unbalanced morally and ethically.

“There’s no attempt to balance at all. There’s no one to represent the pro-life movement. There’s no one to represent the sanctity of marriage between a man and a woman,” she said. “I’m concerned about what girls are going to be exposed to at the convention.”

Volanski is not deterred by the way the Girl Scouts portrays itself to the public.

“We have a whole group of concerned families around the United States that are keeping an eye on the Girl Scouts. Most of them are former Girl scouts or Girl Scouts leaders,” she said.

Membership in the Girl Scouts of USA may be dwindling. The faith-based American Heritage Girls reports that 40 percent of its membership are former Girl Scouts, Volanski said.


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: abortion; abortions; feminazi; feminaziagenda; feminazis; feminazism; girlscouts; gsa; homosexualagenda; lesbofeminazis; lesbonazi; lesbonaziagenda; lesbonazis; lesbonazism; moralabsolutes; plannedparenthood; proaborts; psychoticfeminists; radicalfeminists
Growing up in the Inner City for be the Boy Scouts were a real positive influence. This doesn't sound good at all.
1 posted on 11/07/2011 8:56:53 AM PST by Mikey_1962
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To: Mikey_1962

This is why our daughter isn’t in Girl Scouts. She’s in American Heritage Girls instead.


2 posted on 11/07/2011 9:00:11 AM PST by djrakowski
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To: Mikey_1962

Girl Scouts USA is now serving as an arm of NOW and Planned Parenthood.


3 posted on 11/07/2011 9:02:50 AM PST by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: Mikey_1962
“They claim to be somewhat neutral on these issues, but the facts reveal a totally different story,” she said. “They promote things that we as Christians do not teach.”

Those on the ultra-Left really do see themselves as fair, balanced, neutral, and everyone else as extreme. They really do think that the pro-abort stance (i.e., killing babies in the womb) is the "neutral" one, and that being pro-life is wacko-extremism.

Just because that's how they see it does not mean we have to sit down and shut up (as much as those on the Left would like that to happen).

Bravo to this brave Mama and those like her all around America, who will take their stand against the encroach of evil in our day! Hooray!

4 posted on 11/07/2011 9:07:31 AM PST by .30Carbine
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To: Mikey_1962

Very sad...

The Left has been very adept at indoctrinating our young to their cause, and those parents who contradict their stances are seen as bigoted and hateful.


5 posted on 11/07/2011 9:08:18 AM PST by ScottinVA (Hurrah me boys, for FREEDOM! `Tis the risin` o` the moon!)
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To: bimboeruption

Just making little Fuhrer Maidens.


6 posted on 11/07/2011 9:09:11 AM PST by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: Mikey_1962

No one buys Girl Scout cookies anymore because of this.....at least I don’t.


7 posted on 11/07/2011 9:09:45 AM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation
No one buys Girl Scout cookies anymore because of this.....at least I don’t.

My wife has to buy each year at least a few boxes from the granddaughters.

8 posted on 11/07/2011 9:11:20 AM PST by NewinTexsas
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To: Salvation

“No one buys Girl Scout cookies anymore because of this.....at least I don’t”

Same here. And it causes no end of trouble in our family when our niece tries to sell us cookies. My sister-in-law insists that their troop isn’t pushing a liberal agenda, but I think she’d rather bury her head in the sand than take a stand against the perversion being pushed by the organization.


9 posted on 11/07/2011 9:12:04 AM PST by djrakowski
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To: Mikey_1962

My daughter was in the scouts about fifteen years ago. At that time, I thought that the organization was shifting leftward. I have read many articles since then to confirm my feeling. I would not recommend the organization to anyone.

http://www.nationalreview.com/home-front/281729/male-and-female-he-created-them/cathy-ruse

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/229313/girl-scouts-gone-wild/kathryn-jean-lopez

http://old.nationalreview.com/23oct00/lopez102300.shtml


10 posted on 11/07/2011 9:13:04 AM PST by Essie
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To: djrakowski

You should link to them!

http://www.ahgonline.org/

Any pro-life girl’s family who doesn’t know in AHG should look into it.


11 posted on 11/07/2011 9:15:45 AM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: netmilsmom

“Any pro-life girl’s family who doesn’t know in AHG should look into it.”

D’oh! Thanks! What would I do without you, dear FRiend? Thanks for posting the link!

And it’s a great organization, deserving of our full support. This is our second year and we love everything about it!


12 posted on 11/07/2011 9:19:55 AM PST by djrakowski
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To: Mikey_1962

WOW. So the top speaker to the Girl Scouts is a pervert. That begs the question do you as a parent endorse perverion to your children? If not why would you have them in this organization?


13 posted on 11/07/2011 9:20:41 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Mikey_1962

I wonder how many short-hair, not-so-hidden, lesbians will be there looking to recruit. Does anyone know if they’ve breached GS leadership?


14 posted on 11/07/2011 9:26:19 AM PST by nonsporting
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To: Mikey_1962

Did they give any instances of what they considered to be the Girl Scouts’ “pro-abortion agenda”?


15 posted on 11/07/2011 9:30:23 AM PST by worst-case scenario (Striving to reach the light)
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To: djrakowski

:)

At your service!!!


16 posted on 11/07/2011 9:31:45 AM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: Mikey_1962
Growing up in the Inner City for be the Boy Scouts were a real positive influence. This doesn't sound good at all.

Don't be confusing the Boy Scouts with the Girl Scouts! The Boy Scouts have fought political correctness tooth and nail. The Girl Scouts have actively promoted it.

17 posted on 11/07/2011 9:32:57 AM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: SECURE AMERICA; All

Well here you go- check out the entire radical perverted GS Convention speaker list for yourselves

http://www.girlscouts.org/convention/whats_happening/speakers_and_entertainers.asp

Of course the Mayor of Houston is speaking- it’s a national convention in her city - she is the mayor- yeesh
What do you think she’s going to speak about? Gay marriage?
We sure wouldn’t want GS to listen to remarks welcoming them to Houston by the Mayor of Houston- she’s GAY- they might get funny urges or something


18 posted on 11/07/2011 9:40:23 AM PST by silverleaf (Common sense is not so common - Voltaire)
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To: Salvation

My troop is closing in on 2,000 boxes- people can’t buy them fast enough. Yesterday a lady bought a case of them to send to her son’s unit in Djibouti Africa

She said the troops LOVE to get GS cookies.

Last year we sent 3 huge shipping boxes of cases of cookies to Afghanistan and they were gone almost instantly according to the CO

The USO cupboard at BWI is jammed with GS cookies, free (donated) to every troop and family passing through. Operation Welcome Home also gets cookies directly passed out from the girls to the troops
Many BIG smiles

Your business isn’t missed


19 posted on 11/07/2011 9:45:57 AM PST by silverleaf (Common sense is not so common - Voltaire)
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To: Mikey_1962

Very sad....I was in the Girl Scouts from 2nd grade through 12th grade...was a very good experience for me....but...this was the 50’s and 60’s.


20 posted on 11/07/2011 10:08:16 AM PST by goodnesswins (My Kid/Grandkids are NOT your ATM, liberals! (Sarah Palin))
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To: Mikey_1962

My two God-daughters were pulled out toot sweet, when I first read about this a year ago on FR.
It’s bad enough with the school system, but I’ll be damned if I will pay a RED cent to these people who profress to teach girls about doing the right thing.


21 posted on 11/07/2011 10:12:47 AM PST by MarineMom613 (RIP Sandra Sue, my fur baby 12/31/1999 ~ 7/2/2010 - See you on the other side!)
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To: Mikey_1962

This is going to hurt membership and cookie sales. You can’t just murder your customer base and expect to beat next year’s cookie sale record. Anybody knows that, right?

I hear they are offering pit-bull breeding, small engine repair, how to build hers and hers closets in a ‘his and hers’ world, and variations on the she-mullet and next years Girl Scout Jamboree.


22 posted on 11/07/2011 10:15:00 AM PST by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: Mikey_1962

GSUSA might be shifting to the Left in part to please the very large donor sources the organization feels it needs to continue to survive nowadays. As in understanding many seemingly inexplicable things, follow the money, especially in non-profits. Product sales help fund troops and Scouting at a more local level, and at a local level Scouting may well still reflect and be responsive to a conservative population which still remembers and practices traditional Girl Scouting in many parts of “flyover country.”
Does anyone have the membership figures for Girl Scouts for the last ten years or so, by the way? The organization certainly does.


23 posted on 11/07/2011 10:16:23 AM PST by Coyote Choir
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To: Mikey_1962

The girls are barely there.

They have prostituted themselves for the money they need to survive.

They also don’t take a position on lesbian growth as a Girl Scout


24 posted on 11/07/2011 10:17:35 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: MarineMom613

Yes, what a waste of $12 a year to people who profess to teach girls about doing the right thing


25 posted on 11/07/2011 10:25:37 AM PST by silverleaf (Common sense is not so common - Voltaire)
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To: cripplecreek
Just making little Fuhrer Maidens

Absolutely.

Kinder, Küche, Kirche.

26 posted on 11/07/2011 10:27:46 AM PST by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: Coyote Choir
ohh, it's just under 3 million, the largest all female leadership organization in the world, 10 million strong GS/Girl Guides worldwide, 50 million American women have been members since 1912

unfortunately we turn girls away and maintain waiting lists of little girls because we do not have enough adults willing to volunteer to lead troops

If membership is dropping it is because there are so many opportunities now for girls in sports etc, that did not exist when GS was in its heyday, and a lot of kids are so overscheduled with sports music dance and enrichment that being part of a GS troop and camping just seems like low priority, God Forbid Little Iodine miss a soccer game to go camping....

and here are some of those damnable liberal sponsors of this year's convention, you might want to boycott Coca Cola, Exxon Mobil, Ford, Justine Magazine. Mutual of Omaha, Kappa Delta OMG

scary leftists

http://www.girlscouts.org/convention/sponsor_exhibitor/sponsors.asp

27 posted on 11/07/2011 10:37:49 AM PST by silverleaf (Common sense is not so common - Voltaire)
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To: silverleaf

Are you equating well spent pr money from corporations for a convention of potential customers with grant money sought by GSUSA? That seems like a bit of emotionally driven conflation of funding issues.


28 posted on 11/07/2011 12:15:36 PM PST by Coyote Choir
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29 posted on 11/07/2011 12:34:39 PM PST by Maverick68
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To: silverleaf

May God have mercy on you for supporting abortion.


30 posted on 11/07/2011 2:08:30 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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The Girl Scouts "went bad" many years ago, only getting worse. Got taken over by pro-homosexual, pro-abortion ultra leftists. Not your mother's Girl Scouts any more. Run, run away! There are other girl organizations like Campfire Girls that are still good.

31 posted on 11/07/2011 2:49:05 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: silverleaf; Salvation

I agree with Salvation.


32 posted on 11/07/2011 2:52:47 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: silverleaf

I don’t care about the GS sponsors, I care about the leftist junk they fill girls’ minds with.


33 posted on 11/07/2011 2:53:52 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: little jeremiah

I’ve never heard of the camp fire girls, thank you.


35 posted on 11/07/2011 3:31:28 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman. I HATE OUR BIAS MEDIA)
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To: manc

MOre and more girls are going to the Campfire Girls to avoid the Girl Scouts which have become nests of perversion. Of course there are no doubt some clubs or whatever they’re called that are okay, but the dang literature they distribute is toxic. Best to totally avoid.


36 posted on 11/07/2011 7:27:38 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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37 posted on 11/07/2011 9:31:08 PM PST by ReformationFan
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