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Eagle Scouts return medals over organizationís anti-gay stance
Yahoo ^ | June 24, 2012 | Mike Krumboltz,

Posted on 07/24/2012 11:25:45 PM PDT by Daffynition

The Boy Scouts of America's stance of not allowing openly gay people to serve as troop leaders or members has inspired several Eagle Scouts to return their hard-earned medals and renounce their membership.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism
KEYWORDS: bsa; eaglescouts; homosexualagenda; queers; scouts
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To: Daffynition

Don’t slam the door on your way out Sweetie!


21 posted on 07/25/2012 12:06:41 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Persevero

The real question is how is it that people with such a sinful view of the world ever got that far in Boyscouts...


22 posted on 07/25/2012 12:07:17 AM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Daffynition

Well,Mr. Baker,

The Boy Scouts are no more “bigoted” than they’ve ever been. They’re upholding the same standards they’ve held since the Boy Scouts were created. They’re upholding the same standards printed and taught in all their publications and manuals. The same ones you read as you made your journey through Scouting.

They’re no more “bigoted” today than when you came up through the ranks of the Scouts.

They’re no more “bigoted” today than when you got your First Class badge.

They’re no more “bigoted” today than when you earned your Eagle Scout badge.

The only thing that has changed is “You.” Have a nice life...


23 posted on 07/25/2012 12:20:52 AM PDT by BFM (CLINTON is and always will be a rapist. Never forget!)
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To: hosepipe
I breaks my heart to see the BSA embroiled in this controversy. We raised three Eagle Scouts, who worked so hard for their awards, I can't imagine them ever giving them up.

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24 posted on 07/25/2012 12:31:55 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

“Boys, meet your new Troop Leader, Mr. Sandusky.”


25 posted on 07/25/2012 12:40:18 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Daffynition; WakeUpAndVote

Let them join NAMBLA and go to college at Pedo State.


26 posted on 07/25/2012 12:44:56 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: hosepipe
Thanks to Yahoo for giving us the important left-wing rant.

I'm glad these queer jerks gave up their medals. We don't need their PC crap.
Go chase Obama.

27 posted on 07/25/2012 12:52:41 AM PDT by ChiMark (chewed up his body for a decade)
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To: Daffynition
Boy Scout Oath

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.

Seems like a good motto to me. Good riddance to bad rubbish.

28 posted on 07/25/2012 12:59:43 AM PDT by I Drive Too Fast
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To: Daffynition
First, congratulations on raising some fine young men.
Second, I wouldn't take this crap story seriously. From the story:

...has inspired several Eagle Scouts to return their...

"Several".... This means maybe "three".

Three out of several hundred thousand living Eagle Scouts - - an infinitesimally small handful - - made a big, self-promoting stink. This is obviously a controversy orchestrated by a few activist Democrat parents. How else would the Democrat "mainstream" newsrooms get copies of those letter? The rat faggot parents probably spammed every newsroom in the world knowing many of them would be eager to bite, and do their thing to promote the radical homosexual agenda. And naturally, the Democrat "mainstream" newsrooms got right on it.

This homo Scout Leader issue was studied for two years by the BSA (including several women on the study panel) and the decision was made. The Boy Scouts do not want homosexuals taking little boys off into the woods. That decision sounded final, and even if it isn't, the issue will not be revisited in earnest for a long, long time.

FRegards,
LH

29 posted on 07/25/2012 1:03:04 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: I Drive Too Fast

My key chain medal is a remnant from 1962 Cub Scouts: “I promise to do my best to do my duty to God and my country, to be square, and to obey the Law of the Pack.”


30 posted on 07/25/2012 1:06:44 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Daffynition

Male on male anal buggery isn’t morally straight.


31 posted on 07/25/2012 1:13:37 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: I Drive Too Fast
Exactly.

As do most all of our elected representatives, they either lied or don't understand what an oath is.

As an Eagle Scout myself, I would just as soon the BSA revoke _all_ these political puppets’ Scout awards and deny them access to Scouting benefits for misrepresenting themselves.

The Scout Law:
A Scout is: Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean and Reverent.

Inconvenient for most, but words mean things. An oath _should_ be binding and one should expect consequences from breaking their oath. (Especially for those in positions of trust and responsibility.)

32 posted on 07/25/2012 1:16:49 AM PDT by plsjr (<>< ... HIS will be done! (choose a "lesser evil"? NEVER AGAIN))
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To: All

This Eagle Scout recognizes that our Boy Scout creed has been unchanged for 100 years.

And it certainly won’t change because the secular leaders of our collapsing society no longer call perverts “perverts”.


33 posted on 07/25/2012 1:18:23 AM PDT by zipper (espions sur les occupants)
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To: Daffynition

Anybody who puts MBA after their name is a dork. (BTW, I have an MBA and its only listed on my resume)


34 posted on 07/25/2012 1:51:31 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: petitfour

Yeah, with Jerry Sandusky as their spiritual leader, they can earn their Gerbil Scout rank by conducting overnight field trips to a prison and experiencing the action first-hand.

Then it might dawn on them what the REAL scouts meant about being morally straight.


35 posted on 07/25/2012 1:57:01 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: ebshumidors

Appleseed is absolutely appropriate. What reason did your District state?


36 posted on 07/25/2012 2:47:29 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Cowboy Bob
Anybody who puts MBA after their name is a dork. (BTW, I have an MBA and its only listed on my resume)

One wonders how Christopher Baker managed to refrain from putting the title "Princess" in front of his name? Kinda hung up on titles. He's going to regret the little hissy-fit that made him give up "Eagle Scout".

37 posted on 07/25/2012 2:52:32 AM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: Persevero

Great point and one that is nearly alwasy missed. Imagine if the BSA wouldn’t let them leave. The Freedom of Association must be reclaimed.

Start your own organizations and have all the “openly homosexual” leaders you want.


38 posted on 07/25/2012 2:53:38 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Daffynition

More MSM created news. They edit the news to fit the narrative. You could just as easily have a headline stating: 99.99% of Eagle Scouts keep their medals


39 posted on 07/25/2012 2:57:24 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Daffynition

Isnt it weird that the same people that are comfortable with gay scout leaders would never imagine a girl scout troop with a single 30 year old man as the head?

Would you let that man take a group of little girls on a camping trip? If not, why would you let a gay man take a group of little boys?


40 posted on 07/25/2012 2:58:48 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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