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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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To: SeekAndFind

Another bull crap poll.


51 posted on 02/06/2013 1:53:13 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: cork

Agree, there is no way. Again, make something appear mainstream and they know the sheeples will follow.


52 posted on 02/06/2013 1:54:04 PM PST by Toespi
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To: SeekAndFind

But what do current scout leaders, parents, and scouts think?


53 posted on 02/06/2013 1:58:20 PM PST by ConjunctionJunction
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To: P-Marlowe

Yes.


54 posted on 02/06/2013 1:58:38 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Meaningless poll, even if it were totally accurate, which I doubt. Parents of active Boy Scouts should be ones polled and if they were, I suspect the seemingly overwhelming support for transforming the Boy Scouts into a 'gay-friendly' organization would be markedly less enthusiastic.

It's easy to make empty gestures by telling a telephone pollster the PC answer they seek. The BSA will end up not only bankrupt but notably devoid of new members if they cave to corporate sponsorship demands and the insistence of the Sodomite lobby to transform their organization into a place where parents no longer feel good sending their boys.

The long and successful drive by the left and the Sodomite lobby to force their perverted lifestyle on the 98% of the nation that doesn't want it is becoming truly pervasive. If the Boy Scouts, a private organization with a fine record of helping boys become decent men, cannot hold to it's core values then America is pretty well finished and it will be sorely missed.

55 posted on 02/06/2013 2:00:31 PM PST by Jim Scott
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To: SeekAndFind

I bet the BS of this poll shows if the boy scouts organization are evil enough to fall for all of this. There will be far more out going boy scouts than incoming. Any decent parent would immediately pull their sons from this organization.

But who knows what the organization will do. They have been infiltrated. Just like everything else. The liberals have been at work with these infiltrations for years. It is how they get results. Conservatives allow it.


56 posted on 02/06/2013 2:24:36 PM PST by Revel
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To: SeekAndFind
Here is a great question to ask the people in favor of dropping the ban:

What is the best way to have young gay boys feel inclusive:

A.) Get off my fat lazy ass and start an organization like the Boy Scouts and allow gay boys..

B.) Write a big endowment checks to someone who actually has initiative and will start an organization that allows gay

C.) Have politicians bully the Boy Scouts

d.) Have the Government violate the constitution and force the Boy Scouts to accept gays.

E) Both A and B - I am a true libertarian

F) Both C and D - I am a true fascists

G) I get your point, next time I will answer none of "my damn business"

57 posted on 02/06/2013 2:25:12 PM PST by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: Strategerist
Don't have all the answers to the questions you raised. However I would have to see the actual poll questions, because the leftist media are experts at phrasing questions to weight the answers to the result they want. Perhaps the questions & poll should have been to adults who currently have a son in the BSA. I would be surprised if 20-30% of those would be in favor of homos intermixing & mingling & go on scouting trips with 10-13 yr old boy scouts.

I think a more telling statistic will be how many boy scouts will quit the organization if the board endorses homosexuals in the scouts. I would bet they would loose 70-80% of the current active scout members. Which parent in their right mind would send their 10-13 boy on a scouting trip, overnight or not, to be supervised by a homosexual pervert? I can't imagine too many parents, even liberal ones, who would do this.

58 posted on 02/06/2013 2:42:21 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: 11th Commandment

This “poll” is just another example of psychological conditioning that is practiced by the progressive elite. The Boy Scouts are supposedly in the minority and are therefore unAmerican. Homosexuals could easily form their own youth organization, perhaps the Puffter Scouts. The could give merit badges for interior design. It is noteworthy that even critics of the homosexual agenda use the term “gay.” I am occasionally gay and I am not a homosexual. I resent the fact that they have taken over this perfectly good word. Homosexuals are not “gay” in spite of the propaganda. Check the suicide statistics. Once the perversion is accepted as normal anything goes. See you at the next necrophilia pride parade. They know this is a sickness in spite of the APA. Chris Matthews called Senator Larry Craig a pervert after Craig’s toe tapping incident. Of course Craig was a Republican. Was this homophobia or maybe Republiphobia.


59 posted on 02/06/2013 2:56:07 PM PST by Vehmgericht
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To: Vehmgericht

If the majority is for it then they will have no trouble launching their own NAMBLA Scouts.


60 posted on 02/06/2013 2:58:43 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SeekAndFind; Chode

61 posted on 02/06/2013 3:22:35 PM PST by Morgana (This space for rent.)
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To: Gill
My scout troop had a few turd burglars among the scouts. They actively preyed on the younger scouts on camping trips. I didn't hear the details until after I left the troop.
62 posted on 02/06/2013 3:31:08 PM PST by Myrddin
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To: Morgana
of the liquid variety...
63 posted on 02/06/2013 3:41:51 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: SeekAndFind

What the majority of voters want is of no consequence in this matter. The Boy Scouts are a private association and the Constitution guarantees Freedom of Association. In other words, Boy Scouts have a constitutional right to associate with whomever they choose.

The Boy Scouts are an organization of values and principles. Each scout promises to do his best to live his life a certain way. People who do not try to live in accordance with the Scout Law should not promise to try to do so. People who choose not to promise to try should not be scouts.

This isn’t about homosexual Boy Scouts. There are and always have been gay scouts. This is about impressing unwelcome values on a private organization. This is about pulling children into an adult political morass. That is shameful.

Let me say that again: the adults who are using children to advance a political agenda are shameful. The cowards who allow this are just as shameful.

The Boy Scouts is not sexual at all. BSA goes to great pains to make it that way. Adults are not allowed to be alone with scouts. Scouts are required to travel in pairs. Girls do not tent with boys. It’s not Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell — it’s Don’t Care. These kids learn about teamwork, self sufficiency, survival, and the great outdoors.

Leave these kids alone. Get some counseling. COEXIST.


64 posted on 02/06/2013 3:48:59 PM PST by wizwor
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To: SeekAndFind; Noamie; ataDude; Gaffer; cork; smoothsailing; Fledermaus; Varda; rcrngroup; Vaquero; ..
2 ... I don’t believe the data. >>>

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

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

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

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

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

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

23 I don't believe any poll by Quinnipiac. ... This poll is bullsh_t!

28 Bogus lefty Poll.

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

51 Another bull crap poll.

52 Agree, there is no way. ...

http://www.gallup.com/poll/154529/Half-Americans-Support-Legal-Gay-Marriage.aspx
5/08/2012 – A Gallup Poll revealed that 50% of Americans believed homosexual marriages should be recognized by law as valid, with the same rights as traditional marriages -- down slightly from 53% the previous year, but marking only the 2nd time in Gallup's history of tracking this question that at least half of Americans have supported legal homosexual marriage. Forty-eight percent said such marriages should not be legal.

65 posted on 02/06/2013 4:48:27 PM PST by MacNaughton
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To: MacNaughton

How polls are done today. They have profits of the people they call. They can get any result they want and still fall within the science guidelines of polls. They can make them look good and be a phony as they want. Polls are not longer honest in America. If you follow them you are a fool.


66 posted on 02/06/2013 5:07:24 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Jim Scott

You are right. They only needed to ask a couple of questions.

1) Are you a parent of a young boy?

2) Do you want your child exposed to a homosexual?

They perverted the word “gay”. Their plan is to distance themselves from any thing negative about homosexuality.

Sandusky is an aberration they say, even though homosexuals prey on children and this is not an isolated incident.

Homosexuals on TV are portrayed as normal people. The media don’t tell about all the depravity.


67 posted on 02/06/2013 5:10:45 PM PST by USAF80
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To: SeekAndFind
I think we need to do polls on transubstantiation, too--those damn Catholics need to change their doctrine!!

While we're at it, how about a poll about whether Americans agree with Communist doctrines. If Americans disagree, well, I guess Commies will just have to go along with the rest of us.

68 posted on 02/06/2013 5:19:18 PM PST by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: Vigilanteman

I don’t doubt the country’s morals have dropped that low. Any country that elects and reelects a soulless, baby-murder supporter like Obama is morally decrepit. Larger numbers than ever before are all-in for the homo agenda. it sure isn’t the America I once knew.

And as I enter my 57th year, that just makes me damned sad.


69 posted on 02/06/2013 6:56:38 PM PST by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: kitkat

Just what I have been thinking! Take AT&T and Ernst & Young and their $$$ and form your own LGBT scouts! You can have them all and be happy!!

I have been praying that the BSA votes God & Country over $$$....the Good Book talks about this!


70 posted on 02/06/2013 7:01:49 PM PST by YouGoTexasGirl
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To: Fledermaus

Don’t be ridiculous. The poll was taken at the latest NAMBLA meeting.


71 posted on 02/06/2013 7:41:25 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: SeekAndFind
Quinnipiac Poll: Majority of voters back gay Boy Scouts

So What.

The leftist mob does not decide for the individual. This is not news -it is propaganda!

72 posted on 02/06/2013 8:15:11 PM PST by DBeers (†)
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To: Gaffer

agree Gaffer but the scriptures clearly tell us where were headed, a pastor from our church mentioned a couple of years ago that the sign of the times would be a massive gay movement.....and it’s happening right before our very own eyes.

Shocking but true.


73 posted on 02/06/2013 9:45:50 PM PST by BrianE ("Dead at 25 buried at 65 the average American" - Benjamin Franklin 1776)
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To: SeekAndFind

We had a horrible girl scout leader near us. Horrible with children, mean, had no skills to teach the girls anything. But she thought she was mother of the year. After about six months, another mother started a troop and all of the girls quit the first troop and joined the new one.

But this first woman was unavoidable! She “volunteered” at the girl scout offices and showed up to “help” run camp. My point is once you let a deviant, for lack of a better word, in, you can never get rid of them!


74 posted on 02/07/2013 12:53:35 AM PST by MacMattico
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To: SeekAndFind
"Hi, Quinnipiac? This is Rachel at the Washington Post ..... fine, listen, I need a quick one showing people support queer preedators in the Boy Scouts ..... well, no, not literally in the Boy Scouts, but, you know, 'included' in Scouting, overnight camping trips, 'it's alright, I'm a doctor', you know, that whole 'bend you over and show you the other side of life' thing. .... yeah, it'll help their wardrobes, too. Could you? That'd be great. The foyer of the Washington Post building? Sure, that'd be a great polling location. Okay, look for you after lunch, then. You're a prince, Trevis, kiss kiss! See you later!"
75 posted on 02/07/2013 9:18:19 AM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: MacMattico
My point is once you let a deviant, for lack of a better word, in, you can never get rid of them!

She might have had a claque of fellow-paraphilics urging her on at weekly meetings down at the local gay-NGO den.

76 posted on 02/07/2013 9:23:42 AM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: Defiant
While we're at it, how about a poll about whether Americans agree with Communist doctrines. If Americans disagree, well, I guess Commies will just have to go along with the rest of us.

Well, um, no ..... the way that works is, if we disagree with them, then Bill Ayers is going to ship us off to concentration camps and shoot us if we don't come around. He said so.

77 posted on 02/07/2013 9:27:24 AM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: MacNaughton
We really ought to look to poll manipulation for moral leadership. Like looking for character in the bottom of a Cracker Jack box.

Does anyone recall how Mattachine and the Sons of Bilitis responded to poor polling numbers in the 60's and 70's? They disincorporated and went away, right?

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78 posted on 02/07/2013 9:51:58 AM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: smoothsailing

Oddly, the same people who want gay scouts cringe at the name Jerry Sandusky. I would bet, and I never bet money on anything, that the Scouts will indeed cave.


79 posted on 02/07/2013 1:57:43 PM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

That’s a woman?
Lord have mercy.


80 posted on 02/07/2013 10:28:12 PM PST by ourworldawry
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To: SeekAndFind

If the Boy Scouts lets in gays what other organizations can we get involved with that won’t let in gays?


81 posted on 02/11/2013 6:33:14 PM PST by Publician (Thinking and drinkin)
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