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AFTAH Appeals to Ernst & Young CEO to stop pushing Homosexuality on Boy Scouts
Americans for Truth ^ | June 27 2012 | Peter LeBarbara

Posted on 06/28/2012 5:34:47 AM PDT by scottjewell

“Either resign from the Scouts’ Executive Board or stop undermining the BSA with your pro-homosexual advocacy”

Ernst & Young CEO Jim Turley is seeking to apply his corporation’s pro-homosexual ethos to the Boy Scouts. TAKE ACTION: 1) Contact the Boy Scouts of America [972-580-2000; 8:00 AM-4:30 PM Central Time] and commend them for not giving in to pro-homosexual activists by retaining their “morally straight” policy against open homosexuality in the Scouts; and 2) Contact Jim Turley through Ernst & Young [Contact Page HERE; or, through their global site HERE], and urge him to stop his campaign to turn the Boy Scouts into a pro-homosexual organization — which would devastate the BSA (see AFTAH letter below).

I sent a version of this letter today to Jim Turley, CEO of Ernst & Young, who is reportedly lobbying the Boy Scouts “from within” to change their policy against homosexuality. Turley and Ernst & Young’s progressive, “global,” pro-”gay” values conflict with the Boy Scouts’ wholesome moral values — so naturally he is working to overturn the Scouts’ values! Please read this Townhall column by Chuck Norris taking Turley and his close ally, President Barack Obama, to task for their “gay” advocacy, which now again makes the beleaguered Boy Scouts a major target of aggressive LGBT activists. For their part, the Boy Scouts issued a press release stating, “Contrary to media reports, the Boy Scouts of America has no plans to change its membership policy. The introduction of a resolution does not indicate the organization is “reviewing” a policy or signal a change in direction.” [See full BSA release HERE.]

My letter follows:

Dear James Turley, CEO of Ernst & Young,

I respectfully ask you to pull back from your pro-”gay” lobbying directed at the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and leave this fine organization alone with regard to its longstanding “morally straight” policy against openly homosexual and atheist members and Scoutmasters. You are abusing your role on the Scouts’ Executive Board by publicly advocating that the Scouts change their homosexuality policy. At the very least, your actions are helping to energize other, more militant, activists in their ongoing (and often hateful) campaign against the Scouts. For the sake of the Scouts, it is incumbent upon you to either resign from the Scouts’ Executive Board or stop undermining the BSA with your pro-homosexual advocacy.

For many years now, the Boy Scouts have endured tremendous persecution and harassment at the hands of homosexual activists, including being dragged into a protracted legal battle that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court (which in 2000 upheld the BSA’s freedom to adhere to its own moral code). We ask you to refrain from opening up that wound again in the name of a modern “tolerance” that is shockingly intolerant of Judeo-Christian moral and religious teachings.

You err in assuming that homosexuality is mainly a “civil rights” issue; it is actually a matter of changeable, unhealthy, volitional behavior — and a contentious moral issue. Most parents simply would not be comfortable with the idea of ”modeling” that unnatural behavior to their sons through Scouting activities. (It should go without saying that it is not “bigotry” but rather common sense for parents to be wary of sending their sons on camping trips with adult homosexual men.) A pro-homosexual posture by the Scouts (in the name of “non-discrimination”) would drive away many parents and prospective Scouts.

The BSA does not need this distraction: open homosexuality is hardly consistent with the wholesome values that most parents associate with the Boy Scouts. It is unfortunate that your company, Ernst & Young, like so many major corporations, has effectively chosen to promote immoral homosexual conduct and ideology in the name of “diversity.” (And I am curious as to whether Ernst & Young’s brand of “diversity” welcomes and respects its employees of faith who oppose homosexuality.) Please do not foist a similar ethos on innocent boys, whose parents enroll them in the Scouts not to subject them to politically correct social engineering — but to build up their character.

Thank you for considering the views of the “silent majority” of parents who, although not nearly as vocal as “gay” militants, nevertheless will make their voices heard by abandoning the Boy Scouts if this noble organization is radicalized to accommodate open homosexuality and gender confusion.


Peter LaBarbera

Americans For Truth About Homosexuality

TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: boyscouts; homosexualagenda
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To: elcid1970

Yes, it is likely regional. Good point about Townhall, and I do not know how to answer that. I only know that I have seen droves of pro-gay posters on many sites where I would not have expected to see them in such numbers, so to my view was clearly strategic.

21 posted on 06/28/2012 11:24:57 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Well Scott, I agree with you on the euro nanny state.

But as a poli sci major, I must correct one thing.

We are NOT a democracy of any sort. We are a Constitutional Republic. There is a major difference, but when the progressives succeeded in pushing through the 17th amendment, the lines got really fuzzy.

So I don’t fault you for thinking we are some kind of democracy, the propaganda machine is on full press mode to make the whole of the US think we are. I even hear pundits who should know better making that error so you are in good company!

22 posted on 06/28/2012 12:19:20 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimze, my handle is a Hate Crime. Hope they don't like it.)
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To: ConradofMontferrat

Ha, right you are! I guess I should brush up on my own political science and US History!

I guess we are supposed to be a Constitutional Republic who adhere to the principles of democracy, at least in theory if not always in practice; However, the European model is being aped by the left, and the Republic is being left behind.

Good for you for knowing your facts so well. ;)

23 posted on 06/28/2012 2:29:10 PM PDT by scottjewell
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Forgot to add : we are a representative democracy within the framework of a Constitutional Republic. But you are right— we ain’t a direct democracy and are nothing without the Republic.

24 posted on 06/28/2012 2:33:14 PM PDT by scottjewell
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