Skip to comments.MITT ROMNEY: GAY PEOPLE SHOULD BE ABLE TO SERVE IN BOY SCOUTS
Posted on 04/26/2012 11:40:58 AM PDT by DesertRenegade
As support for gay mom and former Boy Scout troop leader Jennifer Tyrrell contines to pour in from across America, it's important to reflect on those who have been saying all along that moms like Jen should be allowed in the Boy Scouts. Including Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who said in a 1994 debate:
I believe that the Boy Scouts of America does a wonderful service for this country. I support the right of the Boy Scouts of America to decide what it wants to do on that issue. I feel that all people should be able to participate in the Boy Scouts regardless of their sexual orientation.
Romney was a member of Boy Scouts of America's National Executive Board at the time. Romney's belief that "all people should be able to participate in the Boy Scouts," echoes the opinion of over 146,000 People who have joined Jennifer's Change.org action calling on the Boy Scouts of America to end its long history of discrimination against LGBT people. Tyrrell was ousted as scout leader of her 7-year-old sons Boy Scouts troop simply because shes gay.
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There has to be a revolution at the convention.
I’m sick to my stomach about Gingrich dropping out and leaving us with Robomney.
Sick. Maybe I have to take a little break from the news.
Likewise... but, IF Newt does drop out, it is write-in time for me. HOPEFULLY, something big will happen at the convention..
Suuuuree — have more boys molested.
I wonder how he would answer that now, 18 years later. I do not recall anyone asking lately.
EXACTLY. What has he said lately on this issue. It seems odd to me that Santorum was repeatedly and pointedly asked such 'politically incorrect' questions YET Romney either has not been asked these questions or has dodged answering them clearly. What is that all about?
For instance on DADT from 2008: Romney on DADT (Dont Ask, Dont Tell)
2008 Romney on DADT (Dont Ask, Dont Tell)
Question: How do you feel about gays serving openly in the military.
Romney: Thats already occurred and Im not planning on reversing that at this stage. <
Question: But youre comfortable with it?
Romney: I was not comfortable making the change during a period of conflict, by virtue of the complicating the features of a new program in the middle of two wars going on, but those wars are winding down and moving to that direction at this stage no longer presents that problem.
November 9, 2011: Romney meeting with the editorial board of the Des Moines Register.
Here is one paragraph from the Republican platform:
The all-volunteer force has been a success. We oppose reinstituting the draft, whether directly or through compulsory national service. We support the advancement of women in the military and their exemption from ground combat units. Military priorities and mission must determine personnel policies. Esprit and cohesion are necessary for military effectiveness and success on the battlefield. To protect our servicemen and women and ensure that America's Armed Forces remain the best in the world, we affirm the timelessness of those values, the benefits of traditional military culture, and the incompatibility of homosexuality with military service.
So Does Reality Romney support the GOP Party Platform today -has he flipped since being anointed the nominee by fellow RINO's and the MSM?
It seems odd that Romney is willing to lead an effort to overturn one leftist law, taking over healthcare, but not willing to lead an effort to overturn another leftist law homosexualizing the military?
It will be interesting to see if and how the RINO's attempt to change the GOP platform to match the Reality Romney platform. I, and I am sure many, will be watching what they actually do, versus what they say.
WHAT is Romney's position today? Can any of the RINO ABO supporters people tell me?
Do we now need to speak about different time frame Romney's e.g. I prefer the March 15th 2006 Romney over the Spring 2008 Romney, what about you?
This is sad. LOL
And this guy is the best republicans have to offer? We’re doomed.
Assuming there are two legitimate sides to an issue and seeking to compromise between them thereby providing legitimacy to the illegitimate. It is called moral relativity -something progressives do well; the premise underlying encroachment upon our inalienable rights.
I was starting to waver there about whether I would vote for Romney if he won the nomination. Thanks for posting.
When your Boy Scout comes home wearing a pink tutu and wanting to "live as a woman" after getting some lesbo counseling, I'm sure you'll have no problem. You may laugh, but there are plenty of examples of young boys raised by lesbians who corrupted them into a transgendered or other perverted lifestyle.
"I support the right of the Boy Scouts of America to decide what it wants to do on that issue."
But the man still thinks we should allow homosexuals to sleep in tents next to our boys deep in the woods? And he thinks he can run this nation?
EXACTLY what I’ve been TRYING to tell the idiots who insist Romney is fine because he’s not Obama....
The lesser of two evils is still evil. I compromised my values and pulled the lever for McCain't solely because Sarah Palin was on the ticket. I swore after Juan McCain't treated conservatives like a cheap whore that I'd never compromise my values in the same manner again [see mom I DID learn the stove is hot].
To your tagline - I remember the price paid for freedom....many of mine didn't make it home and 11 days before you became a FReeper, I was bleeding out on a rooftop in a 3rd world muslim shit hole. I didn't do that to compromise my values and vote out one marxist for another just because he has an "R" by his name.
Further Romney doesn't have "courage" to run against 0......our betters in the GOPe think it's "his turn." You can't "fine tune" abortion, socialized medicine, fag "marriage" and every other socialist and globalist agenda Myth supports. You're either an American, or a communist/socialist.......if you think you can "fine tune" an elitist like Romney.....you're probably on the wrong site.
GOPe’s favoriate pervert has to know that homos were raping the heck out of boys and that is why they are banned from taking the kiddos on camping trips in the woods and running summer camps. Mittens likes it.
Right on. I think there is not any conservatives in some primary states. Just statists and rinos.
Rosie Odumbo met her twin in Jennifer Tyrell. LOL. disgusting.
Just statists and rinos.
Haha True. I don’t think we have very many tea partiers in the northeast. That we learned this primary season.