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Should the Boy Scouts be able to ban gays?
MSN ^ | 7/18/2012

Posted on 07/18/2012 6:48:53 PM PDT by South40

Should the Boy Scouts be able to ban gays?

• Yes

• No

• I'm not sure

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: boyscouts; homosexualagenda

1 posted on 07/18/2012 6:49:04 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40

Absolutely.


2 posted on 07/18/2012 6:51:52 PM PDT by blam
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To: South40

Should the Boy Scouts be able to ban gays?

60 %
Yes
135,869 votes

35 %
No
77,897 votes

5 %
I’m not sure
10,272 votes


3 posted on 07/18/2012 6:53:16 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: South40
Duh!

It's known as freedom of association.

Should the NRA be allowed to exclude gun control advocates / nuts?

I don't even know why this is a question in a poll.

4 posted on 07/18/2012 6:53:31 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: South40; RonF; AppauledAtAppeasementConservat; Looking for Diogenes; wisconsinconservative; ...
Should the Boy Scouts be able to ban gays?

60 % Yes
135,869 votes

35 % No
77,897 votes

5 % I'm not sure
10,272 votes

Total Responses: 224,038

5 posted on 07/18/2012 6:54:44 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: South40

Who in their right mind would want a bunch of homosexuals to take their sons camping?


6 posted on 07/18/2012 6:55:49 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Who is Barack Hussein Obama?)
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To: South40

If they changed...
1. I believe they would lose at least 50% of troop within the week.
2. The cost of liability insurance would skyrocket
3.This Scoutmaster would be burning his uniform
4. If these activists want gay leaders, start your own group. Oh wait, they won’t cause it’s a whole lot of work.


7 posted on 07/18/2012 6:56:21 PM PDT by cyclotic (People who live within their means are increasingly being forced to pay for people who didn't.)
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To: South40

Of course. Who says they can’t?


8 posted on 07/18/2012 6:58:15 PM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: South40

Yes, let the turd burglars stick with the sloppy floppy buns.


9 posted on 07/18/2012 6:59:35 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: blam

Let’s see....gay men in close proximity to young boys. What could possibly go wrong?

Homosexuals don’t reproduce.....they recruit.


10 posted on 07/18/2012 7:00:58 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: South40

... arsonists and murderers too.


11 posted on 07/18/2012 7:01:44 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: South40

... arsonists and murderers too.


12 posted on 07/18/2012 7:01:44 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: South40

Bear...? Woods...?


13 posted on 07/18/2012 7:04:09 PM PDT by aomagrat (Gun owners who vote for democrats are too stupid to own guns.)
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To: South40

An emphatic Yes !!!!!!!!!!


14 posted on 07/18/2012 7:05:28 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: South40

Absolutely


15 posted on 07/18/2012 7:12:35 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: South40; 2ndDivisionVet; A knight without armor; Alexander Rubin; all the best; AmericaUnite; ...
Another on the Boy Scouts standing tall.

FREEP THIS POLL ***PING!*** FRmail me if you want to be added or removed from the Fearless Poll-Freeping Freepers Ping list. And be sure to ping me to any polls that need Freepin', if I miss them. (looks like a medium volume list) (gordongekko909, founder of the pinglist, stays on the list until his ghost signs up for the list)

16 posted on 07/18/2012 7:14:27 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: South40

Should the Boy Scouts be able to ban gays?

1.
Yes

60 %
Yes
141,691 votes
2.
No

35 %
No
80,821 votes
3.
I’m not sure

5 %
I’m not sure
10,662 votes


17 posted on 07/18/2012 7:20:23 PM PDT by tubebender
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To: South40
Where is the button for: None of my *BLEEPing* business.
18 posted on 07/18/2012 7:21:49 PM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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Yes.
It’s their club so it’s their rules.


19 posted on 07/18/2012 7:36:33 PM PDT by llevrok (2012 : Elect Adults)
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To: South40

Should the Boy Scouts be able to ban gays?

  1. Yes
     
    60 %
    Yes
    145,960 votes
  2. No
     
    35 %
    No
    83,096 votes
  3. I'm not sure
     
    5 %
    I'm not sure
    10,940 votes

Total Responses: 239,996


20 posted on 07/18/2012 7:41:42 PM PDT by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: South40

The poll is irrelevant. SCOTUS already ruled on this issue, therefore it is “settled law” which can never again be questioned.


21 posted on 07/19/2012 1:26:01 PM PDT by vikingd00d (chown -R us ./base)
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To: South40

Of course


22 posted on 07/19/2012 1:40:38 PM PDT by stuartcr ("When silence speaks, it speaks only to those that have already decided what they want to hear.")
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To: South40

The poll is already gone, I guess they didn’t get the result they wanted.

In answer to the question, “YES!” First off, it is known as freedom of association. Second, if they allowed this it’d destroy the Boy Scouts (which, come to think of it, IS THE ENTIRE REASON FOR PUSHING THIS CRAP).


23 posted on 07/19/2012 1:40:38 PM PDT by Ancesthntr (Bibi to Odumbo: Its not going to happen.)
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To: South40

The simple fact is that orgs like the Boy Scouts should not be about sexual orientation. I would bet tens of thousands of homosexuals have been Boy Scouts. I know a cousin who was/is a homosexual and a Boy Scout. But nobody knew it at the time. Because he didn’t broadcast it. The whole thing is a farce. If your goal when attempting to join the Boy Scouts is to advertise some sexual deviancy, then pick another org to join.


24 posted on 07/19/2012 1:47:26 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: Fast Moving Angel

35% don’t believe in the Constitution and freedom.


25 posted on 07/19/2012 1:53:30 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Ancesthntr; South40; All

Yep, too late for me too. Consolation that it ended well, though. (I daresay it’s ended. I heard on woai radio yesterday that some gal with her son (0_o) was protesting (I think in Dallas).


26 posted on 07/19/2012 1:54:16 PM PDT by KGeorge
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To: driftless2

You can’t persuade me that homosexuals don’t want to pull down organizations like the BSA for the dual puposes of gaining public acceptance for their immoral lifestyle, and (2) cruising for recruits.

Exhibit A: Jerry Sandusky.


27 posted on 07/19/2012 2:01:29 PM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: vikingd00d
The poll is irrelevant.

Polls like this are never irrelevant. Had the left gotten its desired result they, with help from a complicit liberal media, would have used it to advance the sham known as 'gay rights'.

It's important that polls like this be tempered with reason. And that can only come from conservatives who don't subscribe to the leftist agenda.

28 posted on 07/19/2012 2:58:55 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: South40

I guess the polls are not going the way they’d like. Both this one and the other one have already been changed.


29 posted on 07/19/2012 3:53:46 PM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: South40

Sandusky and Penn State elites want gay men to have access to young boys...

Camping works for them too...


30 posted on 07/19/2012 4:05:37 PM PDT by GOPJ (Political correctness is simply George Orwell's Newspeak by a non-threatening name. FR- Bernard Marx)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I’ve tried a logical argument when people complain about the BSA policy, but I find they don’t do well with logic.

If someone says they want to allow a homosexual to lead the scouts, I ask them if they would send their 12-year-old daughters on an overnight camping trip with a 24-year-old single male. If they don’t immediately blanche, I remind them to think about what kind of single 22-year-old guy wants to go camping with young girls.

But that’s exactly the same situation if you send a homosexual leader with young boys.

The argument about homosexual boys is colored by the annoying fact that labelling younger boys as homosexual is actually a trick of the homosexual community. Most boys will have questions about sexuality, and they will naturally be curious, and will grow out of it as they become mature. So if we argue that 12-year-old homosexual boys can’t be in the scouts, we are unfortunately giving in to the homosexual agenda.

Still, it’s easy enough to argue — would you send your 14-year-old daughter on a campout where they slept unsupervised in a tent with a 16-year-old boy? That is exactly what you are doing if you put a 14-year-old boy in a tent with a 16-year-old homosexual boy.

I also like to make this logical argument. Let’s assume your goal is to prevent any opportunity or appearance for sexual attraction. We’ll use the shower as an example.

If you have all heterosexual boys, it’s easy. You can put as many heterosexual boys together in a shower, and they won’t be attracted to each other.

If you introduce a single heterosexual girl, you need a 2nd shower — that’s obvious. But, you could introduce as many heterosexual girls as you want, and you still only need two showers.

Now, what if you put a homosexual boy in the mix? Well, if you only have one, you just need a second shower. But what if you have a second homosexual boy? Well, they can’t go in the 1st shower, but they can’t go in the 2nd shower. Now you need a separate shower for every single homosexual boy. In other words, you can’t create a “gay-only” troop and solve the problem,. because then all your boys are sexually attracted to each other.

Theoretically, you could put one homosexual girl in with one homosexual boy — neither would be attracted to each other. But you can’t get another homosexual girl in the mix either.

That’s because there is a fundamental difference between opposite-sex attraction and same-sex attraction. Most people completely ignore this “pairing” problem But it is really a major issue with cultural socialization.

Because we know that when you add a sexual component to a social setting, it distracts. Put several girls in a room together, they will socialize. Throw an attractive male in the room, the girls will stop socializing, and start competing.

Well, in a homosexual community, everybody is competing. You can’t put more than two homosexuals together before you have the potential for sexual competition. Thus, homosexual communities are fundamentally sexual in nature, while the heterosexual communities can be organized easily into large asexual components.


31 posted on 07/19/2012 4:51:55 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Bookmarked, outstanding post.


32 posted on 07/19/2012 5:01:21 PM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political party's in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: dynachrome

The cowards at MSNBC pulled the poll.


33 posted on 07/19/2012 6:15:04 PM PDT by MeganC (If you are hell-bent on delaying maturity you will likely succeed.)
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To: South40

There is little question that a part of the gay lifestyle yet remaining in the closet includes their obsession with young boys. What other group is there that devotes an international organization to the same sex rape of kids. The answer is, there is none other than that formed by male queers. What choice do these pervs have but to deny open membership. They would never come out of the closet on this issue, yet they continue seeking adoption of young boys and inclusion in every organization where boys are available. Wake up to these deviants. They are coming to grade schools near you.


34 posted on 07/19/2012 8:19:23 PM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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