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Quinnipiac Poll: Majority of voters back gay Boy Scouts
Washington Post ^ | 02/06/2013 | by Rachel Weiner

Posted on 02/06/2013 12:43:11 PM PST by SeekAndFind

A majority of American voters want the Boy Scouts to lift its ban against gay members and leaders, a new Quinnipiac poll finds.

The Boy Scouts of America announced last week that it was considering changing its policy of banning gay scouts and troop leaders. On Wednesday the organization said that decision would be delayed until a national meeting in May.

In the Quinnipiac poll, 55 percent of respondents said the scouts should drop the ban, while 33 percent said it should remain.

There is a significant gender gap in the results. Women back gay scouts by a 61 to 27 percent margin; among men it’s a narrower 49 to 39 percent margin.

Catholics are also far more likely than Protestants to support the inclusion of gay scouts.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: boyscouts; fakepoll; gayboyscouts; gays; homosexualagenda; homosexuality; lavendermafia; nambla; pinkjournalism; poll; romney; romneyagenda; romneymarriage; sexpositiveagenda
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1 posted on 02/06/2013 12:43:19 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t believe the data.

But it’s irrelevant; I could start a private group that supports orange cats. There will be people who don’t like orange cats.

Well, @$%^ you. Start your own private group and do what you want.

There is a real evil in group-think that needs to be stood up to.


2 posted on 02/06/2013 12:46:39 PM PST by Noamie
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To: SeekAndFind

That’s fine.

Let them turn the Boy Scouts into a recruiting agency for gay predators. Just keep your kids and your money out of it.


3 posted on 02/06/2013 12:48:18 PM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Jennifer Tyrrell and her 7-year-old son, Cruz Burns. Tyrell was ousted as a den leader because she is a lesbian.

She's a LESBIAN?! NO WAY!!

4 posted on 02/06/2013 12:48:20 PM PST by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: SeekAndFind
A majority of American voters want the Boy Scouts to lift its ban against gay members and leaders, a new Quinnipiac poll finds

A sign of the times maybe? The disintegration of the country continues.

5 posted on 02/06/2013 12:48:40 PM PST by Mark17 (California, where English is a foreign language)
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To: Noamie

I agree with you... and your orange cats, too.


6 posted on 02/06/2013 12:48:47 PM PST by ataDude (Its like 1933, mixed with the Carter 70s, plus the books 1984 and Animal Farm, all at the same time.)
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To: Noamie

All I can say if this is true, “Where has my country gone?”


7 posted on 02/06/2013 12:49:41 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m sorry but I’m calling BULLSH** on this!!


8 posted on 02/06/2013 12:50:11 PM PST by cork (Remember Bengazi!)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

If Lumpy Rutherford had a son...


9 posted on 02/06/2013 12:50:13 PM PST by re_nortex
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m not buying it, and I don’t care how hard the multi-culti leftist banshees try to force perversion on us.

Stand firm Scouts!


10 posted on 02/06/2013 12:50:46 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: SeekAndFind
There is a huge difference between a member and a leader!!

A young man at age 10/12 is not sure of anything ,and poses no harm to anyone; but a scout leader ,who is a grown man that is gay is likley looking to prey on young targets that are very vulnerable.Not a good idea!

11 posted on 02/06/2013 12:52:31 PM PST by Gill (Gill)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

Got to wonder why lesbians want their children to have a “normal” life.

How many contradictions do you see in this.


12 posted on 02/06/2013 12:52:39 PM PST by edcoil (Manage your own lawsuit: www.jurisdictionary.com?refercode=KK0012)
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To: SeekAndFind

BS...what did they do, poll 15 metrosexuals in Manhattan?


13 posted on 02/06/2013 12:53:48 PM PST by Fledermaus (I'm done with the GOP. Let them wither and die. Let's start over.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The BSA must stand strong and resist the the inclusion of gay Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts into their ranks.


14 posted on 02/06/2013 12:54:05 PM PST by OKRA2012
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To: SeekAndFind

The BSA must stand strong and resist the the inclusion of gay Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts into their ranks.


15 posted on 02/06/2013 12:54:09 PM PST by OKRA2012
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To: SeekAndFind

Would these fools send their 13 year old daughters on on a overnight camping trip with a horny 18 year old boy as their scout leader?


16 posted on 02/06/2013 12:56:26 PM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Lord Robert Baden-Powell must be regurgitating in his grave.


17 posted on 02/06/2013 12:56:48 PM PST by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Wonder where they did their polling?


18 posted on 02/06/2013 12:59:19 PM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: SeekAndFind
"Comrades!" "We have glorious news for you!" WashPost
19 posted on 02/06/2013 1:00:12 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I believe this. Because of the MSM Americans are completely unaware of the relationship between homosexual behavior and child abuse.


20 posted on 02/06/2013 1:00:21 PM PST by Varda
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To: Gill

Here is the problem with openly gay scouts. How about a gay seventeen year old junior leader sleeping in a tent in the woods with a twelve year old boy. A Seventeen year old is still a BOY and he is also in the very middle of puberty when he is most sexually confused and interested in experimenting.

The militant homosexual movement will not be happy until everyone not only accepts and loves their perversions, but is required to participate and serve up our children to them like they are some sort of delicacy at a buffet.

Sit down, go back in the closet and STFU.


21 posted on 02/06/2013 1:01:03 PM PST by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: SeekAndFind
"Quinnipiac Poll: Majority of voters back stand behind gay Boy Scouts

(Title needed fixin')

22 posted on 02/06/2013 1:01:28 PM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: SeekAndFind
Quinnipiac Poll: Majority of voters back gay Boy Scouts

I don't believe any poll by Quinnipiac. In fact I would highly suggest that you reverse the poll results and you would have a more realistic view of the actual results.

Secondly I would love to see what the actual poll questions were, and would be willing to be the questions were phrased in such a way, to get the results they were after.

This poll is bullsh_t!

23 posted on 02/06/2013 1:01:28 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

That’s a man baby!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgOIEGz7o_s


24 posted on 02/06/2013 1:02:36 PM PST by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Let the gays start their own scouting program. Why do they have to corrupt the existing one?


25 posted on 02/06/2013 1:05:01 PM PST by kitkat (Storm the heavens with prayers for our country.)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal
"Mommy! ...I'm Confused! ...Why do you look & act like a man?


26 posted on 02/06/2013 1:05:47 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Varda
These jag-offs aren't going to be happy until Jerry Sandusky is let out of the hoosegow and given an award for helping those boys discover their "true" sexuality.

I have a very difficult time believing that so many American's morals have sunk this low, although November certainly showed how far down in the gutter we are now plumbing.

27 posted on 02/06/2013 1:06:15 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: SeekAndFind

Bogus lefty Poll.

They figure if you say it loud and often enough, it will happen.


28 posted on 02/06/2013 1:06:33 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: TexasCajun

Egads! The homos really hate normals. Nothing these perverts can do will ever make me tell them they are normal...they aren’t.


29 posted on 02/06/2013 1:09:20 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: edcoil

>>>Got to wonder why lesbians want their children to have a “normal” life.>>>

Excellent thought.


30 posted on 02/06/2013 1:09:39 PM PST by kitkat (Storm the heavens with prayers for our country.)
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To: rcrngroup
I don't believe any poll by Quinnipiac. In fact I would highly suggest that you reverse the poll results and you would have a more realistic view of the actual results.

People said the same thing about Q-piac 2012 election polls and we saw how that turned out.

Is it some sort of ego thing where people can't accept that they have an opinion that's in the minority? Or is it a function of people self-sorting into groups where their family, workmates, acquaintances all have the same views they do, giving a false impression of "public" opinion?

31 posted on 02/06/2013 1:10:53 PM PST by Strategerist
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To: Vaquero

Of course they do. They have scene it work for all their evil policies. Look at the Lawrence v. Texas case. READ Scalia’s opinion for the minority. He stated that it would lead directly to gay marriage, law suites against private organizations and open a nasty can of worms. All because evil knows no bounds and has no limits.


32 posted on 02/06/2013 1:12:31 PM PST by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: SeekAndFind
The majority of Americans want to send young and impressionable boys, who know nothing about human sexuality, on weekend camping trips with openly homosexual adult males?

If homosexual males do not have children, they won't have any sons in the troop. That being the case, why would any homosexual male want to be in scouting? Oh, yeah, young boys on weekend camping trips.....duh.

I don't believe this poll. If true though, we are lost.

33 posted on 02/06/2013 1:13:22 PM PST by Mase (Save me from the people who would save me from myself!)
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To: Westbrook

Exactly! How many of those who claim to support gay’s in the scouts actually put their money where their mouths are? Between this and the Girl Scouts support of Planned Parenthood, I would predict a downturn in their sales.


34 posted on 02/06/2013 1:13:37 PM PST by Warriormom
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To: SeekAndFind

this story was written in anticipation of the boyscout capitulation.

there was probably a “fabulous” parade planned too. perhaps even elton john with elton the poofy bulldog.


35 posted on 02/06/2013 1:14:10 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Westbrook

Exactly! How many of those who claim to support gay’s in the scouts actually put their money where their mouths are? Between this and the Girl Scouts support of Planned Parenthood, I would predict a downturn in their sales.


36 posted on 02/06/2013 1:14:23 PM PST by Warriormom
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To: SeekAndFind

Total BS. It doesn’t matter what public wants. It’s what the members of Boy Scouts think.


37 posted on 02/06/2013 1:16:22 PM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: Vigilanteman

“I have a very difficult time believing that so many American’s morals have sunk this low”

I’m not. Most young adults are openly amoral. That’s the consequence of women abandoning mothering for jobs over the last few decades. The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world. That hand has been extremely left wing for some time.


38 posted on 02/06/2013 1:17:21 PM PST by Varda
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To: Gill
but a scout leader ,who is a grown man that is gay is likley looking to prey on young targets that are very vulnerable.Not a good idea!

Only in your mind.

39 posted on 02/06/2013 1:17:21 PM PST by newzjunkey (bah)
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To: Strategerist

no quinipiac has a looooooooong history of push polling. Their poling outfit was FOUNDED to push poll.

elections are different in that all polling “gels” to the credible result at the end.


40 posted on 02/06/2013 1:18:18 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: hal ogen
Boys in scouts are suppose to be mentored by moral, responsible, respected men!

Not some bull dyke with a crew-cut!

41 posted on 02/06/2013 1:18:52 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: SeekAndFind

For the last few years I have had an automatic Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) payroll deduction of over $1000.00 a year to the Boy Scouts. I chose the Boy Scouts because they were standing up to the gay Nazis. Now that they no longer stand by those principles my contribution will end this month. I hate to punish the boys of decent parents but I just can’t support them anymore.


42 posted on 02/06/2013 1:33:15 PM PST by TonyM
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To: smoothsailing

Here’s what ends up happening...after they declare open season for gays in the scouts.

There’s going to be some eleven-year old kid who comes up to join a troop and immediately identify himself as bi.

This will freak the scout master out a bit...who will start to worry about camp-outs and comments by other parents over who can sleep in this kid’s tent.

But somewhere along the way...some idiot is going to report this in school, and then someone will ask who exactly the kid is partnering up with. And this bucket of worms start to open up where suddenly you got eleven year old girls doing it, and a number of eleven year old boys.

Cops get called then, and accusations fly left and right. It’s one thing for a sixteen year old to claim “status”, but for eleven or twelve year olds? Nope....the authorities will get all over this, and some judge will have to sort out truths and half-truths.

The scouts? It’ll be a Doctor Phil episode every single day, which have boy scouts wanting female uniforms, then in-depth discussions over sexual activity, which will really worry parents in various troops, and various claims of sexual assault or rape during camp-outs.

If you ask me...it only creates a bigger mess in the end.


43 posted on 02/06/2013 1:33:15 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: SeekAndFind

where, when, whom and how was this goofy poll conducted? I for one a former boy scout do not support this pop-in-jay ideological stance for gays in BSA. No way no how. The faggots can go to hell.

Unfortunately we who disagree will be called discriminatory. More crap of political correctness. Homosexuality is a choice. disgusting to expose young boys to the possibility of sodomy. Did not penn State University have a massive fallout because of a sports coach (football) had allegations and convictions against him for having inappropriate relations with Boys? What about the Catholic Church Dioceses throughout the USA and the payouts by the Church caused for dioceses to sell off large parcels of land and buildings?


44 posted on 02/06/2013 1:36:42 PM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: SeekAndFind
I suspect they don't have kids in scouting, so they really don't care, and don't have any problem with making an empty moral gesture concerning something that is basically unimportant, nonexistent, or dead for them.
45 posted on 02/06/2013 1:40:41 PM PST by x
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To: SeekAndFind

Voters?
The Boy Scouts is not a political organization, office, etc.
Doesn’t matter what the heck voters want. How about parents of children that will be forced to be around perverts?


46 posted on 02/06/2013 1:40:57 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: Strategerist

There’s only one poll that matters: the voting members of the Boy Scouts. This poll doesn’t cover members of the Boy Scouts, a private organization.

In America, the majority doesn’t trump our Right to Free Association.


47 posted on 02/06/2013 1:42:56 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: SeekAndFind

We already know that a majority of voters are morons.


48 posted on 02/06/2013 1:44:22 PM PST by J05h
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To: SeekAndFind
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.

I do not believe a homosexual could make or keep this oath.

49 posted on 02/06/2013 1:49:43 PM PST by onedoug
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To: Strategerist

===Is it some sort of ego thing where people can’t accept that they have an opinion that’s in the minority?===

That questions goes both ways. The advocates for acceptance and now promotion of homosexuality were in the minority at one time.


50 posted on 02/06/2013 1:50:42 PM PST by pacpam (action=consequence and applies in all cases - friend of victory)
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