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Boy Scouts Approve Plan To Accept Openly Gay Boys
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Posted on 05/23/2013 3:20:16 PM PDT by Pyro7480

Edited on 05/23/2013 4:27:29 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

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To: Old Sarge
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151 posted on 05/23/2013 4:03:01 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: warsaw44
Allowing homosexuals to serve openly in the military has resulted in a 20% increase in the number of male on male rapes reported.

I doubt parents want to submit their young boys to a 20% increased chance of being raped.

The organization is now dead.

152 posted on 05/23/2013 4:04:18 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: GeronL

You might as well let girls in then, the whole idea was to have a non-sexual all heterosexual boys group...If you add gay boys, the whole thing changes.

I don’t see what the fuss is all about.
Why can’t certain Scout troops just “leave” the national organization, still follow all the traditions and processes of the “Boy Scouts”..they could call themselves “The Traditional Boy Scouts”.........
.....the ‘mixed’ troops could call themselves “The New Boy Scouts” and then parents could choose.

If the “Traditonalists” don’t take federal money..no problems.


153 posted on 05/23/2013 4:04:36 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Go Galt!)
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To: All

I spent 11 years as a Scoutmaster, attended Wood Badge, & worked on council for a total of 34 years in scouting. As of today all ties & donations will sadly end. I just can’t imagine or condone any parent allowing their eleven + year old sons on camp outs with the possibility of be molested by older gay scouts.


154 posted on 05/23/2013 4:06:39 PM PDT by sleddogs
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To: Pyro7480

Not one more cent from me.


155 posted on 05/23/2013 4:06:40 PM PDT by aomagrat (Gun owners who vote for democrats are too stupid to own guns.)
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To: Theodore R.

Nope, what will happen is that membership will utterly collapse.

The gaystapo knows this. The BSA do not. They haven’t figured out what the others know - that the BSA doesn’t need these sponsors. They can get by on less money and more boys.

The ones who are pushing this agenda are not the people who would put their children into scouting. The BSA will figure this out soon enough when enrollment dwindles away to nothing.


156 posted on 05/23/2013 4:07:01 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: GeronL

The gay-rights activists will not be satisfied with membership in good standing and being allowed to fully participate like everyone else. They want to be able to openly promote homosexuality.


157 posted on 05/23/2013 4:07:09 PM PDT by eaglescout1998
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To: phormer phrog phlyer
parents should ask it there are any queers in the Pack/Troop and if so, move their son's to a queer free Pack/Troop...
158 posted on 05/23/2013 4:08:27 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Pyro7480

It’s going to take multiple generations to fix the mess that radical liberalism has made of this country. Don’t give up.


159 posted on 05/23/2013 4:08:44 PM PDT by WinOne4TheGipper (Lord, confuse the wicked, confound their words, for I see violence and strife in the city.Psalms55:9)
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To: eaglescout1998

Exactly


160 posted on 05/23/2013 4:08:55 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Pollster1
A Scout is trustworthy, loyal ~..... never met a trustworthy gay, and their loyalty extends no further than their nether regions.

My understanding is that the key to this is in the major donor organizations which consist of marketing companies taken over by homosexual activists.

The only thing those folks do is finance the professional staff which was EXPANDED back in the 70/80 period in anticipation of there being a drop in volunteers.

Well, they just got that ~ a drop in volunteers. Nobody goes out in the woods with a homosexual boyscout, or leader, NOBODY ~ if not for morality at least out of fear of lawsuits.

The key donors have their professional staff. And that's what they've got.

161 posted on 05/23/2013 4:09:08 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Gay State Conservative
Meet the leader of Scout Troop 241,San Francisco

Jamborees just won't be the same...

Ugggggh!!
162 posted on 05/23/2013 4:09:22 PM PDT by RedMonqey ("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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To: greene66
 Boy Scouts of America 

Butt Scouts of Amerika

163 posted on 05/23/2013 4:09:40 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Pyro7480

He is not going to have mercy on people who defy Him and practice what He calls an abomination. IF, if they repent this sordid sin, He will forgive. But, if they keep it up, then it is the lake of fire for them.


164 posted on 05/23/2013 4:11:54 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: Pyro7480

This will mark the end of the scouts.


165 posted on 05/23/2013 4:12:05 PM PDT by clamper1797 (Evil WILL flourish when good men WILL not act)
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To: ThePatriotsFlag

My feelings on the Scouts are similar to yours,
I was involved with them on and off for 40 years, I would frequently recommend them to parents of boys as an ally for their son, I will not do that anymore. Very sad, like the death of a friend.


166 posted on 05/23/2013 4:12:16 PM PDT by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: re_nortex

Unfortunately the gaystapo is trying to outlaw attempts to correct children’s sexuality.


167 posted on 05/23/2013 4:13:13 PM PDT by oohebo
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To: eaglescout1998

“They want to be able to openly promote homosexuality.”

Kevin Jennings to the rescue, NAMBLA membership application in hand.

http://www.theobamafile.com/_associates/KevinJennings.htm


168 posted on 05/23/2013 4:13:24 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: oohebo

Kalipornia already did


169 posted on 05/23/2013 4:13:50 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: laweeks

I’m with you. Never again will I support the Scouts or anything they are associated with. Unbelievable. Never ever thought they would do this.


170 posted on 05/23/2013 4:15:16 PM PDT by animal172
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To: Pyro7480

Speechless.


171 posted on 05/23/2013 4:15:43 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: fwdude

They should change the name to ‘Boy Toy Scouts’.. For Thithy Thcout Masters, that is.


172 posted on 05/23/2013 4:17:05 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GeronL

What is needed is for a critical mass of former Boy Scouts, to re-form the Boy Scouts.

Let the Rainbow warriors have the old, pretend Boy Scouts.

Form a new, real Boy Scouts.

I am completely serious.

Do it.


173 posted on 05/23/2013 4:17:15 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Pyro7480; All

Nope, no mercy...

I see the ranks in the BSA dropping by a significant amount before much longer...

And it will be spun by the homosexual community and the media as those folks are homophobes, haters and all other sorts of negativity...

We knew this would happen anyway...


174 posted on 05/23/2013 4:17:23 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: muawiyah
I'm just an outsider reading opinions. It seems that if the BSA wanted to do things in a reasonable way, they would've passed something that sexuality and sexual orientation are topics that are off limits. Anyone wants to talk about or act out anything sexual, they'd have to understand that's not what scouts is for, and go elsewhere.

This will destroy BSA. JMHO

175 posted on 05/23/2013 4:17:41 PM PDT by grania
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To: RinaseaofDs
Once this hits their pocketbook, I think they’ll take another look.

That is the reason for this change in the first place. Gay activists alone could not have directly brought this about. Instead, they have pressured numerous corporations who make up a substantial amount of the funding for the Boy Scouts. It was the corporations that pressured the national board. Several on the board are heads of very large public companies.

You just have to wonder if those same corporations will pay for the litigation when the 17 year old gay Scouts age out, want to become leaders and are turned down. I doubt it. Within 3-5 years they will change the rules again and allow openly gay leaders as well.

176 posted on 05/23/2013 4:17:55 PM PDT by newheart (The worst thing the Left ever did was to convince the world it was not a religion.)
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To: Pyro7480; mickie; flaglady47; seekthetruth
A competitive conservative, non-partisan organization (AMAC - Association of Mature American Citizens) sprang up when the greedy AARP turned socialist and decided to promote ObamaCare.

So, it CAN be done.

In regards to the Boy Scouts.....with the right financing, contributions, motivation, etc. some determined group could start a competing scouting organization. I believe there would be a rush of parents yanking their sons out of the Scouts and enrolling them in "morally straight" troops.

When I was a yout, I belonged to the Campfire Girls which competed with the Girl Scouts....so, again, it CAN be done.

Leni

177 posted on 05/23/2013 4:18:01 PM PDT by MinuteGal (Say Hey Trey!)
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To: Pyro7480
What brilliant decision this is. Decent people will withdraw their sons from the Scouts and homosexual activists will still be badgering the BSA to allow homosexual scoutmasters.

I'd guess the BSA will lose more than half of its members.

Time for a Christian alternative.

178 posted on 05/23/2013 4:18:39 PM PDT by Kazan
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To: Pyro7480

Buh-bye, Homo Scouts.
Congratulations, Democrats.


179 posted on 05/23/2013 4:18:43 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Clintonfatigued; Impy
>> Morally straight does not mean rectal buggery. Next step is getting openly gay scoutmasters, and the gay pedos will flood in unimpeded. <<

I was a boy scout in the early 90s. I'll probably go up the attic, find my old uniform, and mail it back to them. The BSA is dead to me and their "morally straight" oath means nothing now.

180 posted on 05/23/2013 4:19:13 PM PDT by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: Pyro7480
Tomorrow my attorney will be instructed to delete BSA as a beneficiary in my will.

I hope someone has the initiative to start an alternative to the BSA...one that believes in and promotes American and Christian values.

181 posted on 05/23/2013 4:19:23 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: Pyro7480
Why can’t they just start thier own organiztion? Don’t respond. I already know the answer.
182 posted on 05/23/2013 4:19:37 PM PDT by animal172
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To: Pyro7480
The Boy Scouts have just destroyed themselves.
I will no longer support or donate money to the Boy Scouts Of America.
When they repent from their EVIL SUPPORT of HOMOSEXUALS, I might think about reconsidering my support.
183 posted on 05/23/2013 4:20:34 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: All; fwdude
I smell fraud in this vote.

I do not know about fraud but you can be damn well sure that at a minimum there was corruption involved comprised of collusion between government and leftist organizations assisted by academia and mass media that resulted in intimidation of the members that voted. The IRS scandal shows all what is really going on here in this country!

184 posted on 05/23/2013 4:21:22 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: tpmintx

My dad was a Scoutmaster in Circle 10 Council. He loved Scouting as did my brothers.(I remember our family going to Philmont one year for a big family jamboree and I remember thinking how cool it was. I was just a little girl at the time but my older brothers were right in the middle of their scouting years. ) He would be devastated if he were still alive today. My eyes are just tearing up as I think about him and all of this. Why do these creeps have to destroy everything that was good and decent in our country?


185 posted on 05/23/2013 4:21:48 PM PDT by boxlunch
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To: Pyro7480
Earlier today, I heard a NBC radio report about this matter prior to the decision. The following story was sexual assaults in the Army followed by the voices of Claire McCaskill and Susan Collins on the matter. Put those stories together and you have a painted image from the lefties. Straight men are bad and everyone else is a victim.
186 posted on 05/23/2013 4:22:08 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Pyro7480

This is awful. My middle son earned his Eagle last night. We’ve given the youngest a year to get his. We’d like it to still mean something. This will ruin scouting and the first openly gay young man to come into our troop, my boys will leave. Everyone at our troop on all levels was opposed to this. I don’t know how they got 60% of the vote. I cannot understand how any parent would want their child exposed to this. I’m so upset about this.


187 posted on 05/23/2013 4:22:46 PM PDT by Millicent_Hornswaggle (Retired US Marine wife)
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To: Pyro7480

God Bless America Foundation controls the rights to Irving Berlin’s famous song, which earns $100,000 - $800,000 a year. According to the link below, the foundation was going to withhold royalities to the Boy Scouts unless they accepted homosexuals.

Follow the money.

http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/susan-milligan/2013/05/22/god-bless-america-and-the-boy-scouts


188 posted on 05/23/2013 4:23:14 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever ((Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!))
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To: Pyro7480

Well it’s the end of the Boy Scouts,,now some rainbow group will sue them to change the name...it’s over. This was a very very foolish decision.


189 posted on 05/23/2013 4:23:40 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: Pyro7480
The Boy Scouts have just destroyed themselves.
I will no longer support or donate money to the Boy Scouts Of America.
When they repent from their EVIL SUPPORT of HOMOSEXUALS, I might think about reconsidering my support.

190 posted on 05/23/2013 4:24:02 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Kazan

Does the BSA understand that this is not the end..they will not stop until leaders, masters can waive their gay flag as well. BSA naive to think they’ll stop & be satisfied with this change..their goal is to break the BSA.


191 posted on 05/23/2013 4:25:21 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: stars & stripes forever

The Boy Scouts needs competition.

Now.

Real scouts. Adopt as much of the old organization as possible. Mimic it for all intents.

Where not possible, do better.

We need a new alternative.


192 posted on 05/23/2013 4:25:22 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Pyro7480

By-by boy scouts... now gay scouts. I recommend if you have your boys in the boy scouts, its time to get them out of there and do something else.


193 posted on 05/23/2013 4:25:31 PM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: Pyro7480

They have seen their last dime from me. Not one thin one.


194 posted on 05/23/2013 4:25:47 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: little jeremiah

You can’t legislate friendship, camaraderie, or support. And trying to get through the Boy Scout ranks without these is not going to happen.

If a boy is homosexual, and doesn’t make an issue of it, it will likely be ignored, unless he cannot control his behavior.

However, if he does make an issue of it, he is introducing an extraneous topic to scouting. The boys are there to learn to be Boy Scouts, not for other purposes. The more he insists on the other boys focusing on his aberration, the more they are going to resent it.


195 posted on 05/23/2013 4:26:11 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: stars & stripes forever

God Bless America Foundation???? How about God-less Amerika Foundation.


196 posted on 05/23/2013 4:27:08 PM PDT by Maudeen (Proverbs 3:5-6)
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To: drewh
"“While people have different opinions about this policy, we can all agree that kids are better off when they are in Scouting."

Sadly .... not any more.

197 posted on 05/23/2013 4:27:31 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

I’m done with them. They feel it is ok to have someone attracted to my son sleep with him. It is over. I was an eagle scout and my son will not, follow in my footsteps


198 posted on 05/23/2013 4:27:47 PM PDT by edcoil (If you can't change the rules, then ignore them.)
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To: ThePatriotsFlag

Might want to reevaluate the institutions in this country you may have served ... Come out of her my people.... consider this a blessing and an opportunity from Our creator to extract yourself further from the Babylonia america institutions you may still be affiliated with.... this country is a problem....its institutions are rotten vile putrid in the eyes of God..not just our govt or politicians..because they are of men. not of God... may these punches to your gut open your eyes and bless your pilgrimage out of this babylon..... it isn’t easy but gets easier with news like this.... when you can see no true good in this nation (apart from God) you will then see the true mercy and goodness of God in that He hasn’t wiped this nation out like Sodom and Gomorrah .... YET...


199 posted on 05/23/2013 4:27:51 PM PDT by delchiante
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To: lowbridge
...for now.

It's a ridiculous decision. Homosexuals are OK as members but not as leaders? What kind of mixed message does that send? The Scout leadership tried to please both sides of the issue, but like a lot of compromises it will do nothing but anger both sides. This will mean the death of Scouting as we know it.

200 posted on 05/23/2013 4:28:31 PM PDT by DoodleDawg
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