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Boy Scouts of America should allow gay members, says Obama
The Hill ^ | 2/03/13 | Keith Laing

Posted on 02/03/2013 5:57:37 PM PST by Libloather

President Obama called Sunday for the Boy Scouts of America to open its ranks to those who are gay.

Asked in a pre-Super Bowl interview if he thought the group should end its ban on gay scout leaders and members, Obama responded with a direct: “Yes.”

“My attitude is that gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does, in every institution and walk of life,” Obama said.

Obama’s comments come as Boy Scouts leaders say they will discuss whether to change their long-standing ban during an upcoming meeting.

Obama made equal rights for gays and lesbians a central part of his second inaugural address last month, becoming the first president ever to discuss gay rights in an inaugural speech.

“Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law — for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well,” Obama said during his remarks after taking the ceremonial oath of office.

During his first term, Obama also became the first sitting president to back same-sex marriage and formally ended the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy.

The Boy Scouts decision to revisit the ban has attracted criticism from one prominent GOP leader, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, himself an Eagle Scout.

Perry on Saturday spoke out against lifting the ban. “I think most people see absolutely no reason to change the position and neither do I,” he said, according to a report in the Dallas Morning News.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: access; bho44; bhohomosexualagenda; boy; bsa; gay; homosexualagenda; obama; scouts
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And this is why US presidents should be natural-born citizens.
1 posted on 02/03/2013 5:57:41 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Does this mean he wants to join?


2 posted on 02/03/2013 5:59:08 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: Libloather

He wants to join?


3 posted on 02/03/2013 5:59:42 PM PST by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: Libloather


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4 posted on 02/03/2013 6:00:20 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Libloather

He also thinks there should be a merit badge for Treason.


5 posted on 02/03/2013 6:00:51 PM PST by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: Libloather

Yup, he’s just being an exemplary global citizen here, pursuing the latest enlightened thing.

/sardonic if you didn’t get my drift, of course it’s an abomination. but it’s so easy to get misunderstood here.


6 posted on 02/03/2013 6:01:46 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Libloather

7 posted on 02/03/2013 6:03:47 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Libloather
“My attitude is that gays and lesbians should have access [to little boys and girls] and opportunity the same way everybody else does, in every institution and walk of life,” Obama said.
8 posted on 02/03/2013 6:03:53 PM PST by umgud
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To: Libloather

Shut yer pie-hole, Mr. President. The last thing we need to do is give a bunch of homosexuals fresh recruits.


9 posted on 02/03/2013 6:04:02 PM PST by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Libloather

When I was a kid, I wouldn’t have wanted anything to do with a homosexual Boy Scout troop.


10 posted on 02/03/2013 6:05:07 PM PST by Standing Wolf
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To: Libloather
“Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law ...

And what about your pedophile brothers and sisters and your brothers and sisters who practice beastiality? Oh, and what "journey" is this?

11 posted on 02/03/2013 6:05:35 PM PST by Dartman (Mubarak and Gaddafi are going to look like choirboys when this is over)
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To: umgud

Ok Barry...I’ll go along with homo’s in the boy scouts when you demand and enforce parity. the NAACP must have conservatives whites in decision making positions. Christians must be the leader of CAIR. Short men must be allowed to be forwards in the NBA. etc. etc. etc.


12 posted on 02/03/2013 6:07:32 PM PST by Josa
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To: Bryan24

Obama would love nothing more than to turn the BSA into the Brown-shirted Sturmabteilung for his much dreamed about National Civilian Security Force.

They already wear brown shirts with the only thing missing being the proper indoctrination and sodomization to help them become more militant while looking fabulous.


13 posted on 02/03/2013 6:09:32 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Libloather; Revolting cat!

If Obama had a son, he’d be gay.


14 posted on 02/03/2013 6:10:16 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Libloather
Perhaps the Boy Scouts should admit/permit gay kids who want to recover from this developmental illness of gayness.

We all knew kids who were trending toward gayness. IMHO, joining the USMC would have cured most of them of the overbearing influence of strong mothers (and under-whelming influence of weak fathers).

15 posted on 02/03/2013 6:10:16 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: Dartman

Oh, that would be the journey to hell that he’s leading us on.


16 posted on 02/03/2013 6:11:18 PM PST by OKSooner ("Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell No!!")
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To: Libloather

Private organization, right? Then they should do as they please. Celebrate diversity (of thought) - acknowledge and support their freedom to choose.


17 posted on 02/03/2013 6:12:21 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Libloather
Romans 1:18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,
Romans 1:19 because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them.
Romans 1:20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.
Romans 1:21 For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God, or give thanks; but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
Romans 1:22 Professing to be wise, they became fools,
Romans 1:23 and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for an image in the form of corruptible man and of birds and four-footed animals and crawling creatures.
Romans 1:24 Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, that their bodies might be dishonored among them.
Romans 1:25 For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
Romans 1:26 For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural,
Romans 1:27 and in the same way also the men abandoned the natural function of the woman and burned in their desire toward one another, men with men committing indecent acts and receiving in their own persons the due penalty of their error.
Romans 1:28 And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,
Romans 1:29 being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips,
Romans 1:30 slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,
Romans 1:31 without understanding, untrustworthy, unloving, unmerciful;
Romans 1:32 and, although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.

The homosexual leftists driving this entire agenda are making God really angry about now. As a result, we are ALL in big trouble.

18 posted on 02/03/2013 6:15:33 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Libloather

Wow - who would have thought that The President had a lifelong desire to become a boy scout... Guess if they change their policy, he can become one finally...


19 posted on 02/03/2013 6:15:33 PM PST by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: Libloather
That's so gay.

Anyhow, he's lining himself up for a job as Scout Master for the Bugger Scouts. HIV isn't a merit badge for "bravery" you pillow biting poofter.

20 posted on 02/03/2013 6:16:45 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: Libloather

When Scout Masters can join the Girl Scouts. Or when pigs fly. Which ever comes first.

Why don’t people make this connection. Having the opposite sex (real or manufactured) supervise children is bound to have bad results. Certainly, there are good and ethical people but the risk is there.

And for what reason? Increase the risk to innocent children for some perceived discrimination of an adult!


21 posted on 02/03/2013 6:18:00 PM PST by dhs12345
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To: Libloather
President Obama called Sunday for the Boy Scouts of America to open its ranks to those who are gay.

Obama should SHUT UP!!

BSA is not the happy hunting ground for NAMBLA!

22 posted on 02/03/2013 6:19:52 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Libloather
Was he a Boy Scout?

I didn't know Moslems allowed it?

23 posted on 02/03/2013 6:20:25 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: Libloather
“Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law — for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well”

Certainly our gay brothers and sisters should be treated equally under the law...but so should pornographers.

This doesn't mean that gays can demand membership to all character-based organizations.

Sure, we should treat all people well. But homosexuality is a mental and physical illness (it is a sexual addiction/developmental illness...it is an unnatural perversion).

Obama wants homosexuals to be treated kindly because he has a special connection with that illness...he is one.

Humanity cannot grow and become strong unless we are willing to face our weaknesses/illnesses...and confess them and fight them.

Embracing our weaknesses as OK can only weaken our species.

24 posted on 02/03/2013 6:20:25 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: Libloather

Mr. President, you should personally inaugurate your old church pals Donald Young, Larry Bland, and Nate Spencer as the first homosexual scout leaders...

Oh, wait. They’re all dead


25 posted on 02/03/2013 6:20:59 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Libloather

I’ve lost track of the Party line ... are we still supposed to pretend we believe Zero is heterosexual, or are we allowed to nod politely at Michelle while snickering to ourselves about the obviousness of the whole thing?


26 posted on 02/03/2013 6:24:11 PM PST by Tax-chick (And I'm like, "So we die. Whatever.")
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Obama is doing everything in his power to destroy the US and our institutions.
27 posted on 02/03/2013 6:24:47 PM PST by oldtimer
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To: a fool in paradise
If Obama had a son, he’d be gay.

WIN!

28 posted on 02/03/2013 6:25:56 PM PST by Tax-chick (Anoreth goes, "But they'll kill us, Mom!" And I'm like, "So we die. Whatever.")
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To: Libloather

a wonderful little sermon from our “Christian” and “American” POTUS for our Sunday mass or prayer services

-————”a fish rots from the head” (olde Danish proverb...)


29 posted on 02/03/2013 6:26:00 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Libloather

I don’t have any Gay Brothers or Sisters.

I guess that makes me a Bitter Clinger. We Bitter Clinger’s don’t get equal treatment from Obama’s Government or the Liberal Sycophants in the Press.


30 posted on 02/03/2013 6:27:49 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (I only Fear a Government that doesn't Fear me.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I don’t know if your comment is serious, but in fact, Moslems have troops of Boy Scouts in the United States. These are generally limited to Moslem youth. (In Girl Scouts, it’s not improbable to find a Moslem girl in a school-organized troop, because Moslems who let girls do anything are like, reform Moslems.)

Boy Scouting is found in many Moslem-majority countries, such as Pakistan, which have a British-colonial heritage. They were re-established in Iraq, after the fall of Saddam Hussein, by British and American soldiers. I could go on, but you get my point, I’m sure.


31 posted on 02/03/2013 6:30:18 PM PST by Tax-chick (Anoreth goes, "But they'll kill us, Mom!" And I'm like, "So we die. Whatever.")
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To: Libloather

This man who is an expert on women in combat, now says gay scoutmasters are best. He is an expert on most everything. <sarc/


32 posted on 02/03/2013 6:32:00 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: Libloather

Since the bat-eared-b*stard could never have been a scout (he couldn’t follow, or even understand even one of the scout’s oath rqmts), it is none of his quota baby business what an honorable organization does.

Shove it, Obamadork.


33 posted on 02/03/2013 6:33:45 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Libloather

OK, shut up, Barky.

Why don’t you fix the important things instead of butting (no pun) into this.


34 posted on 02/03/2013 6:34:07 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Libloather

no


35 posted on 02/03/2013 6:36:02 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Libloather

which means that he would allow his daughters to be supervised by a young hetrosexual male during their girl scout overnighters.....


36 posted on 02/03/2013 6:38:13 PM PST by terycarl
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To: Libloather

I believe Obama, unbeknownst to his glassy-eyed supporters, is intentionally leading homosexuals to the slaughter. If one steps back and looks at the bigger picture from a historical and long term perspective, there is more going on. The shortsided view is that a few votes will be gained in hollywood and the urban areas by siding with a very tiny minority of the population, that is magified in importance by the media. Once society gets enough 24/7 all homosexuality all the time, pushed in our faces at every turn, society will rebel and demand that homesexuals be silenced, and the “orthodoxy” of islamic beliefs will look apealing to many.


37 posted on 02/03/2013 6:38:37 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Libloather

Why not allow pedophile teachers at Sidwell?


38 posted on 02/03/2013 6:38:59 PM PST by MtnClimber (I did not vote for 0bama, someone else did that!)
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To: Tax-chick

If Obama had a son, he’d be gay. Just like his stinking down-low turd of a dad.


39 posted on 02/03/2013 6:39:38 PM PST by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: wetgundog

Exactly.


40 posted on 02/03/2013 6:40:59 PM PST by Tax-chick (Just what this family needs: more smugness.)
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To: Libloather

He perverts, corrupts or destroys everything he touches.


41 posted on 02/03/2013 6:41:06 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Muzzies are in the lesbian-run Girl Scouts as well as soon-to-be homosexual-run Boy Scouts.



42 posted on 02/03/2013 6:44:38 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: SandRat

Wouldn’t even start negotiations with this pervert ~ and say, when is he going to stretch a Gun Free Zone around the White House? What’s his delay


43 posted on 02/03/2013 6:44:53 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: faithhopecharity

The Collected Wisdom of Banacek
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykuGCT2uixk


44 posted on 02/03/2013 6:47:32 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: oldtimer; MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I believe his meteoric rise to power has been with the assistance of the prince of this world. The more you listen to him and watch his agendas, the more it seems quite likely.

I fear for the mortal life of this nation at the hands of God.


45 posted on 02/03/2013 6:49:41 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Libloather

Zer0, shut your f’in piehole and deal with Jobs, Iran, Syria, Isreal, and all your cabinet RATs who are jumping ship!


46 posted on 02/03/2013 6:52:25 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Tax-chick
I don’t know if your comment is serious...

I was mainly insinuating that Ubama is a Moslem.

You don't seem to disagree.

47 posted on 02/03/2013 6:57:42 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: Libloather
And this is why US presidents should be natural-born citizens.

Unfortunately his republican opponent had supported homosexualizing the Boy Scouts and military for the last 20 years.

The Boy Scouts had enemies at the top of both tickets.

48 posted on 02/03/2013 7:03:59 PM PST by ansel12 (Cruz said "conservatives trust Sarah Palin that if she says this guy is a conservative, that he is")
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To: BigCinBigD

> He wants to join?

As a Scoutmaster


49 posted on 02/03/2013 7:08:46 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Standing Wolf

Even in today’s liberalized, hyper-PC world, do most boys really want that now?


50 posted on 02/03/2013 7:13:48 PM PST by ReformationFan
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