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Attorney General Eric Holder blasts Boy Scouts for anti-gay discrimination
Dallas News ^ | June 10, 2014

Posted on 06/11/2014 8:43:49 AM PDT by NCjim

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America perpetuates “the worst stereotypes” by barring gay people from becoming Scout leaders.

“The continuation of a policy that discriminates against gay adult leaders — by an iconic American institution — only preserves and perpetuates the worst kind of stereotypes,” Holder said in a speech to the gay civil rights group Lambda Legal in Washington.

Holder did not announce any legal action against the Boy Scouts. A Supreme Court decision 14 years ago said the Scouts, as a private entity, had a right to discriminate against gays.

Last year the Irving, Texas-based organization softened its policy toward gays in a compromise move. After initially saying it intended to allow gays to serve as both Scouts and Scout leaders, it instead allowed openly gay boys to participate in Scouting but continued to prohibit those 18 and older from serving as leaders.

In an approach similar to the “don’t ask don’t tell” arrangement in place in the U.S. military until three years ago, the group has said it will dismiss gay leaders only if they publicly announce their sexual orientation.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: boyscouts; bsa; homosexualagenda; moralabsolutes
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1 posted on 06/11/2014 8:43:49 AM PDT by NCjim
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To: NCjim; Chode

They sure are out to destroy this organization. Was a great one too.


2 posted on 06/11/2014 8:45:08 AM PDT by Morgana ( Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: NCjim

Eric Holder is an insect that needs stepping on.


3 posted on 06/11/2014 8:45:51 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: NCjim
Is Holder willing to allow his own son to sleep in the same tent as a gay man? If not he should STHU!
4 posted on 06/11/2014 8:45:55 AM PDT by defconw (LUTFA!)
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To: Morgana

can’t have organizations with those values in a democrat paradise.


5 posted on 06/11/2014 8:46:28 AM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: NCjim

>>”The continuation of a policy that discriminates against gay adult leaders — by an iconic American institution — only preserves and perpetuates the worst kind of stereotypes”

Behind all stereotypes is a truth. Gays are sexually attracted to men, and frequently to young men. Holder, you are arguing for the potential rape of young men and boys to satisfy your false ideas about equality.


6 posted on 06/11/2014 8:46:31 AM PDT by struggle
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To: NCjim

They might as well. Conservatives aren’t coming back whatever


7 posted on 06/11/2014 8:46:39 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Morgana
They sure are out to destroy this organization.

Why sure, because there certainly aren't any real problems to focus on in this country.

8 posted on 06/11/2014 8:47:11 AM PDT by uncitizen
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To: Morgana

Had the BSA remained steadfast in their tradition “morally straight” policy, they would have found a new generation of enthusiastic supporters.


9 posted on 06/11/2014 8:47:24 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: NCjim
But pro-gay discrimination is okay?

10 posted on 06/11/2014 8:47:28 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: NCjim

We don’t need or want perverts around our young men Eric.

That is all.


11 posted on 06/11/2014 8:47:36 AM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: NCjim

I can see where protecting children from pedophiles would offend Holder and his boss.

Oh I know, they’re not pedophiles, ‘cause they say they’re not.


12 posted on 06/11/2014 8:48:20 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: NCjim
You know you've gone through the looking glass when serious-as-a-heart-attack news stories read like satire.
13 posted on 06/11/2014 8:48:24 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: NCjim

Go back to running guns Holder, and protecting black panthers at election polls. Stay away from clean, honest American boys who have yet to be corrupted by the likes of you.


14 posted on 06/11/2014 8:48:35 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: NCjim
“The continuation of a policy that discriminates against gay adult leaders — by an iconic American institution — only preserves and perpetuates the worst kind of stereotypes,” Holder said in a speech to the gay civil rights group Lambda Legal in Washington.

Dear Mr. Holder - Does the Center for Disease Control discriminate against sodomites as well? Because they are saying that the lifestyle of homosexuals is deadly! Get back to us with that answer soon.

While you are at it Mr. Holder could you please check with the local blood bank? Do the blood banks of America and around the world "discriminate" against the sodomites in our society? If so could you possibly tell us why they can "discriminate" against sodomites but the Boy Scouts of America cannot?

People need to FOCUS LIKE A LASER on these points to these radical leftists that are hellbent on destroying our Republic. They are evil and need to be smacked in the head with the truth about sodomy! It is a diseased lifestyle.

15 posted on 06/11/2014 8:49:23 AM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals crazy!)
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To: NCjim

We can expect much more of this over the next 2 years

Obama will face even more opposition in Congress, and knowing his personality and politics, his attitude will be “screw it - I’ve got nothing to lose.” He will not moderate to help other Democrats nor does he care about the long-term effects on the USA.

Expect the rhetoric, extreme politics and questionable/illegal Presidential orders to become more numerous and more extreme.


16 posted on 06/11/2014 8:49:54 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: NCjim
Holder should keep on blasting everything near and dear to the American heartland. The toxicity of this regime's hatred toward all things American, things that advance immorality and deviancy and aligning himself with people who despise America and Americans (whether it be by allegiance to another country or terrorist threat) are beginning to seriously add up.
17 posted on 06/11/2014 8:50:28 AM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: NCjim

The 1st amendment protects US citizens right to peacefully assemble. That also encompass the right TO NOT ASSEMBLE. But hey, since when has this administration listened to the constitution.


18 posted on 06/11/2014 8:50:30 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: NCjim
A leader is someone that knows something I want to know, is doing something I want to do and is going somewhere I want to go ... because that is someone I want to follow.

Leaders have followers

The enemy has been co-opting our language long enough.

NO FAGGOT IS A LEADER !!!

19 posted on 06/11/2014 8:50:49 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: NCjim

Please someone in the District of Corruption, anyone - IMPEACH this crook and TERRORIST Defender.


20 posted on 06/11/2014 8:51:02 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: NCjim

You would think he has more pressing issues.


21 posted on 06/11/2014 8:51:07 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: NCjim
If they don't like BSA policy, Holder and his militant gay allies should form their own rival scouting group,

"The Man-Boy Camping Club of America"

Then let the market decide.

22 posted on 06/11/2014 8:53:07 AM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: struggle
The purpose of the boy scouts is to provide opportunities for boys to be transformed into moral men, not to provide leadership opportunities for adults or fresh meat for gays.

At least, that was the way it was supposed to be until the B.S.A. announced their compromise. Show me a boy who has to declare the he is "openly gay" and I'll show you one who cannot possibly keep the morally straight part of the scout oath.

B.S.A. needs to decide now if the scout oath is more important that Holder's perverted view of equality. It should be patently apparent by now that there is no room for compromise.

23 posted on 06/11/2014 8:53:17 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: NCjim
I used to be of the mindset to 'live and let live' with homosexuals. You don't bother me and I won't bother you. But you know what? "THEY KEEP BOTHERING ME!".

So you homosexuals and homosexual advocates have two options:

1. You keep it to yourselves and we leave you alone.

2. We make you leave us alone.

24 posted on 06/11/2014 8:54:10 AM PDT by Envisioning (It's the Jihad, stupid......)
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To: NCjim

With all the horrific problems in this country, are we going to continue to let them steer the conversation to gays and race? Time to fight back, publish all of Holder’s anti-American antics, ask him why he’s focusing on the beliefs of a private group when the country’s going to hell in a handbasket.


25 posted on 06/11/2014 8:54:10 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: NCjim

This administration is pathetic


26 posted on 06/11/2014 8:54:43 AM PDT by woofie
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To: NCjim

That oligarch’s boy Eric Holder, doing what he’s been told to do, destroy any vestige of the societal taboos which made America great. Morality is a hindrance to the globalist’s degeneracy.


27 posted on 06/11/2014 8:55:19 AM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: NCjim

This shows the utter foolishness of trying to accomdate the left. Nothing but complete capitulation is enough. The BSA though they’d take a “cut the baby in half” compromise to preserve their corporate funding and all they accomplished was to turn EVERYONE against them.


28 posted on 06/11/2014 8:56:25 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: NCjim

C’mon Holder....pick on someone you’re own size....


29 posted on 06/11/2014 8:58:08 AM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: NCjim

Holder: Poster man for NAMBLA!

North
American
Man
Boy
Love
Association

Gack!


30 posted on 06/11/2014 8:58:14 AM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: NCjim

Another once-great American institution is sacrificed on the altar of political correctness.
They will force it to accept gay scoutmasters, and no sensible parent will let their sons join.


31 posted on 06/11/2014 8:59:00 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: NCjim
SAYGAMIC
32 posted on 06/11/2014 8:59:51 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: NCjim
Boy Scout Oath or Promise

On my honor, I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.


Where in the world could homosexuality fit in there?
33 posted on 06/11/2014 9:00:03 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: NCjim

One nation, indivisible, with faggotry and sodomy for all.


34 posted on 06/11/2014 9:00:09 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Cheerio
Please someone in the District of Corruption, anyone - IMPEACH this crook and TERRORIST Defender.

It is downright criminal that this cretin already hasn't been thrown the hell out of office (like his boss, but that's another issue)

35 posted on 06/11/2014 9:00:40 AM PDT by Marathoner (What are we waiting for? Where are the Articles of Impeachment?)
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To: NCjim

I thought you all negros were against homosexuality, least that’s the crappola pushed by obammy and you all’s religious jargon.
Guess that’s a load of hooey.


36 posted on 06/11/2014 9:00:54 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: NCjim

LOOK! Squirrel!

Anything and I mean anything to take the eyes off of what this CRIMINAL administration is doing or has done.

Not that I give a crap about the BSA any longer, they destroyed themselves from within and willingly so.

Trail Life USA, not as big but based on solid Christian principles is the way to go for any true Conservatives out there.


37 posted on 06/11/2014 9:02:04 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: Morgana

Their poll numbers are going down so they have to get their base in a tizzy.

Get ready for more war on women crap to surface.


38 posted on 06/11/2014 9:02:24 AM PDT by No Socialist
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To: NCjim
It's very simple:

Parents just do not want ScoutMasters diddling the boys in their charge.

39 posted on 06/11/2014 9:15:13 AM PDT by YHAOS
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To: NCjim

The perverted left has mainstreamed homosexuality now the next step to pedophilia has started with the Obama administration.


40 posted on 06/11/2014 9:16:11 AM PDT by FreedomGuru (Time for torches and pitchforks.)
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Holder: It's wrong if you won't let faggots take your little boys camping!


That's what I hear.
41 posted on 06/11/2014 9:21:03 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: NCjim

House, start impeachment proceedings against Holder. It will never pass the Senate or King Obama, but the hearings will expose Holder as a communists criminal.


42 posted on 06/11/2014 9:26:12 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: NCjim

I hate the stereotype that men who are attracted to males are a greater risk to teenage boys than men who are attracted to women and not to other males. I can’t imagine how that belief became so prevalent (except that the only males who molest boys are males who are attracted to other males, but other than that, there is no evidence at all for this belief).


43 posted on 06/11/2014 9:26:23 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Morgana

This former Scout is disappointed with the BSA’s actions over the past year, but Holder really needs to stop embarrassing himself like this.


44 posted on 06/11/2014 9:29:14 AM PDT by darkangel82
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To: NCjim

ttorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America perpetuates “the worst stereotypes” by barring gay people from becoming Scout leaders.

Well dumb ass most parents do not want perverts around their childrem


45 posted on 06/11/2014 9:32:02 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American - Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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Parents are aware that queers die an average of 15 years earlier than do normal, heterosexuals.

Being normal parents, they will not take any avoidable risk that their children might be seduced by a queer. If that is discrimination, the normal are all for it.

Live with it, Eric.


46 posted on 06/11/2014 9:41:00 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: defconw
Is Holder willing to allow his own son to sleep in the same tent as a gay man? If not he should STHU!

Or will he let his daughter sleep in the same tent as a heterosexual male?

47 posted on 06/11/2014 9:42:43 AM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: NCjim
perpetuates “the worst stereotypes”

Yes, as if Holder and Obama are doing their part to put to rest the stereotype of the stupid black man.

48 posted on 06/11/2014 9:48:49 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: NCjim

Eric Holder, is an evil terrorist who should be tried for high crimes and treason. This savage should be rotting in a prison cell.He is a closet queer..I think him and B.O.have something going in that oval office..He is so bound and determined to have our children taught by the queer scout men..


49 posted on 06/11/2014 9:50:19 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Starstruck
Exactly, I have never seen a man become a girl scout leader. Not to mention the fact that most scout organizations are affiliated with Churches. So it's just another slam on Christianity. I apologize in advance if Synagogues also sponsor troops.
50 posted on 06/11/2014 9:55:48 AM PDT by defconw (LUTFA!)
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