Skip to comments.Boy Scouts Approve Plan To Accept Openly Gay Boys
Posted on 05/23/2013 3:20:16 PM PDT by Pyro7480Edited on 05/23/2013 4:27:29 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
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I doubt parents want to submit their young boys to a 20% increased chance of being raped.
The organization is now dead.
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.
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.
Not one more cent from me.
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.
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.
It’s going to take multiple generations to fix the mess that radical liberalism has made of this country. Don’t give up.
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.
Butt Scouts of Amerika
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.
This will mark the end of the scouts.
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.
Unfortunately the gaystapo is trying to outlaw attempts to correct children’s sexuality.
“They want to be able to openly promote homosexuality.”
Kevin Jennings to the rescue, NAMBLA membership application in hand.
Kalipornia already did
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.
They should change the name to ‘Boy Toy Scouts’.. For Thithy Thcout Masters, that is.
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.
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...
This will destroy BSA. JMHO
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.
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.
I'd guess the BSA will lose more than half of its members.
Time for a Christian alternative.
Buh-bye, Homo Scouts.
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.
I hope someone has the initiative to start an alternative to the BSA...one that believes in and promotes American and Christian values.
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!
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Boy Scouts needs competition.
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.
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.
They have seen their last dime from me. Not one thin one.
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.
God Bless America Foundation???? How about God-less Amerika Foundation.
Sadly .... not any more.
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
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...
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.
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