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Philly owes $877,000 for Boy Scouts' eviction case
Associated Press ^ | 3/21/12

Posted on 03/21/2012 9:43:32 PM PDT by SmithL

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The city must pay nearly $900,000 after a failed effort to evict the Boy Scouts of America because of the group's ban on gays, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

The post-trial ruling is just the latest twist in a decade-long legal dispute over the Boy Scout oath, which requires members to be "morally straight."

The two sides have sought a compromise that would let the local Boy Scouts chapter keep its rent-free, city-owned headquarters without violating the national Scout policy.

However, a tentative deal struck since the city lost a court case last year has fallen apart. U.S. District Judge Ronald Buckwalter therefore said the city must pay $877,000 for the Scouts' legal fees.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Government; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: boyscouts; bsa; bsalist; homosexualagenda; philadelphia; scoutshonor
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To: Morgana

That graphic is absolutely unfair. The Scouts do not want openly gay adult Scout leaders for painfully obvious reasons. They’ve already been sued by boys claiming to have been sexually assaulted by adult leaders. In the second place the Scouts are NOT explicitly Christian. They even had Jewish awards when I was a Scout. For instance, I won the Ad Altare Dei (”To the Altar of God”) award for Catholic Scouts, but there was a similar award for Jewish Scouts.

The New York City Boy Scout Council camp ground was Ten Mile River in upstate New York and the staff was predominately Jewish, absolutely no question. Our troop, which was sponsored by a Catholic parish, had a couple of black scouts who were not Catholic. We were always on very cordial terms with the Jewish staff. (I recall one of the Christian staff members told me that they called the staff “Christians” and “Lions”, a sort of gallows humour. I certainly liked and admired the Jewish staff members.)


51 posted on 03/22/2012 9:55:04 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets ("Jihad" is Arabic for "Helter-Skelter", "bin Laden" is Arabic for "Manson".)
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To: Lancey Howard
And now Philthadelphia must pay, big.

This is actually a good thing, it'll be about $900k they won't be able to waste on something horrible.

52 posted on 03/22/2012 10:49:32 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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Finally a bit of justice - Scouts' legal fees are paid and they can use their building.

53 posted on 03/22/2012 10:51:43 AM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

I have asked the mods to pull it. I found it randomly on photobucket and did not “see” it fully until it was posted. When you views stuff on photobucket it is small and one only gets an overview. I thought it was a good thing. sorry.


54 posted on 03/22/2012 12:46:19 PM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: HamiltonJay

Gay men infiltrated the boys scouts and were raping the heck out of boys. They got nailed in a big way in the 80’s and reformed the organization to expel and deter homosexual men from the scouts and put regulations in place to protect the kids from sneaky petes. Elton John did a concert once featuring queers dressed as boy scouts sexually dancing in the background on stage with perv John.

Homos have been trying to get back in ever since they were booted and busted. It is a great racket for them. They get to take the kidos into the woods camping and to summer camps.

The kids were totally dependent upon them and wanted their approval through the scout badge award system. The children had a personal code of honor and goodness and this is a weakness when a pervert goes after you because the pervs. know how to make the kid feel fearful, responsible and ashamed for his own abuse. They are aggressive suitors and had the grooming and abuse methodology down to a science.

Homosexual men could share the boys in a nationwide ring of perverts as they traveled state to state for events. They had the trust of parents. Society at that time, blamed the boys of sexual abuse like they often blamed girls thinking the children were asking for it or should have refused or told their parents. In those days adults did not understand the psychological and spiritual manipultion and terror used by child sex predators.


55 posted on 03/22/2012 3:03:42 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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56 posted on 03/22/2012 6:06:54 PM PDT by narses
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To: little jeremiah

all that money to try and prove a point because they are intolerant to what the majority of us think, pathetic.

The left are nothing but nasty disgusting, mean intolerant people who will do anything to get their way much like a spoiled child


57 posted on 03/22/2012 6:15:53 PM PDT by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman,It's not a conservative view but a true American view)
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To: tcrlaf

that is what pisses me off when it comes to this issue, people will not speak up because either they are just lazy or because they think people will call them a name .

So what if the queer gaystapo call you a name , stand up and be heard, we know the majority do not want their agenda and we know most find it repulsive.


58 posted on 03/22/2012 6:28:49 PM PDT by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman,It's not a conservative view but a true American view)
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To: Neidermeyer

sorry but your point is what.
We have the gaystapo who go around and threaten people , scare people and it is they who should be done as a hate group along with their tactics and PC crap


59 posted on 03/22/2012 6:31:26 PM PDT by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman,It's not a conservative view but a true American view)
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To: dps.inspect

damn right. I’m sick of these people .

I grew up on the street in a bad neighborhood but I got out and have lived in other countries and one thing which I have found is that these people seem to think they are better than rural folk, well having lived in both places and around the world I can honestly say I would certainly stand with a country person than some city elitist dweller like Megyn Kelly and her elitist pals at their cocktail parties where everyone stabs each other whilst telling each other how smart they are


60 posted on 03/22/2012 6:35:29 PM PDT by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman,It's not a conservative view but a true American view)
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To: manc

I was just pointing out that times change and that what was once mainstream and ordinary in the northeast US (the KKK was far more active in NY , NJ , PA than in the south) at the time that the BSA built and donated this building is unthinkable today. The BSA was and is far more honorable than it’s contemporaries back then and obviously NOW when they are fighting for the right of self determination. Sorry the point was lost on you , I thought it was self explainatory.


61 posted on 03/22/2012 6:56:59 PM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: manc

They are Evil and mentally sick. It’s quite simple. Psychopaths were would rather give each other (and now us, they want to donate blood) AIDS than try to live a normal life. They like AIDS, they have parties to give it and get it. And they hate normalcy and normal people.


62 posted on 03/22/2012 8:06:53 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: SmithL

A real slap in the face to the same-sexers and a blow to their quest to access little boys. Finally, the homo agenda suffers a defeat.


63 posted on 03/23/2012 7:50:36 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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Boy scouts YAY! ping


64 posted on 03/23/2012 4:06:42 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The facts of life are Tory." -- Margaret Thatcher)
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To: Albion Wilde

A triple YAY!! at the very least!


65 posted on 03/23/2012 4:39:44 PM PDT by Postman (The only handgun we can carry in the PRNJ shoots rubber bands)
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To: Lancey Howard

The Democrats running the place tried to intimidate and browbeat and extort the Boy Scouts into signing up homos to take little boys off into the woods, ...

Don’t forget United Way has had a hand in all of this.If you give to charity, give it straight up to them, not to bundlers like United Way


66 posted on 03/23/2012 5:04:14 PM PDT by Figment
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To: tcrlaf

Right, that’s the problem with cases like this. These council members won’t lose a dime personally, but the taxpayers are on the hook.


67 posted on 03/23/2012 5:46:02 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

The problem is - that was legal fees. I’m not sure the scouts get to take home the money.

However - it is nice to see the city get it’s just desserts.

The real nasty part was the tone of this article. No - the reporter wasn’t biased! Sheesh!


68 posted on 03/23/2012 8:55:20 PM PDT by fremont_steve
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To: SandRat
butt stock of the fairly new, Ruger 1022 .22 rimfire semi auto rifle...100th anniversary BSA model.


69 posted on 03/24/2012 4:32:57 AM PDT by Vaquero (Molon Labe)
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To: SmithL

Excellent !


70 posted on 03/24/2012 5:01:46 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: Albion Wilde

Yippee Kai Yeah !!!!!
Boy Scouts = Good, Trustworthy, Honest

I’m really glad the liberals lost on this one.


71 posted on 03/24/2012 6:38:11 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (End Obama's War On Freedom.)
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To: Albion Wilde

Great news! Thanks for the flag.


72 posted on 03/24/2012 7:00:03 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: Vaquero
I Love it. It will also drive the Anti-Gun and Anti-Scout LibTurds into blathering fits of Moronic Rage.
73 posted on 03/24/2012 10:00:22 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: SandRat
I bought one for my Scout Master son...it is cool.

let the lidtards whinge and whine....

74 posted on 03/24/2012 10:17:19 AM PDT by Vaquero (Molon Labe)
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To: Albion Wilde

YAY! And I’ll raise you a YIPPEE!


75 posted on 03/24/2012 1:36:11 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: old and tired

I’ve found in Chicago that even the most corrupt politicians have a soft spot in their heart for the Boy Scouts.


76 posted on 03/27/2012 1:26:37 PM PDT by RonF
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To: old and tired

I’ve found in Chicago that even the most corrupt politicians have a soft spot in their heart for the Boy Scouts.


77 posted on 03/27/2012 1:26:49 PM PDT by RonF
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