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Rasmussen: Boy Scouts' Favorability Continues to Slide
Big Government ^ | 4/8/2014 | Austin Ruse

Posted on 04/08/2014 3:54:27 AM PDT by markomalley

New survey numbers from Rasmussen show public opinion turning slowly against the Boy Scouts. Though most Americans still view them favorably, their numbers continue in a perennial trend of decline. 

The national poll taken by telephone shows 59% of Americans still view the Boy Scouts at least "somewhat" favorably, this represents a decline of six percentage points from last May and a 14 point decline from February, 2012. Twenty-eight percent view the Boy Scouts unfavorably. 

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1 posted on 04/08/2014 3:54:27 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Is this because they rolled over for the gay mafia or because people no longer believe in their “be morally straight” credo?


2 posted on 04/08/2014 3:57:10 AM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: markomalley

The whimpering death of an American cultural right of passage for generations of boys.


3 posted on 04/08/2014 3:57:31 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: pieceofthepuzzle; All
the BSA, still exist?..OH! the Boy Scout of America, though
they committed suicide, "rolling over" to abberant lifestyle crowd.

4 posted on 04/08/2014 4:06:18 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: markomalley

When I see stuff like this, I really feel like I no longer live on planet Earth.


5 posted on 04/08/2014 4:06:23 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: rbg81

You no longer live in the America we all grew up in.

None of us do.

As long as there is no pushback. They are sowing a harvest, though.

Wait until Obamacare fully kicks in.


6 posted on 04/08/2014 4:12:09 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: rbg81

Seems every day gets worse.


7 posted on 04/08/2014 4:12:29 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: lulu16
Is this because they rolled over for the gay mafia or because people no longer believe in their “be morally straight” credo?

Both.

8 posted on 04/08/2014 4:16:06 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: lulu16

I used to donate to the Boy Scouts. Not any more, not since they started caving.


9 posted on 04/08/2014 4:26:14 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: lulu16
Is this because they rolled over for the gay mafia or because people no longer believe in their “be morally straight” credo?

It's the same exact thing.

Instead of remaining the Boy Scouts of America they chose to become the boy sodomites of America.

There is no way to equate promoting sexual perversion with being morally straight

10 posted on 04/08/2014 4:42:24 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: John O

There are no 11 year old or 13 year old queers.


11 posted on 04/08/2014 4:44:22 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: markomalley

I thought accepting gay children(wth did I just type) was supposed to greatly increase participation.


12 posted on 04/08/2014 4:46:40 AM PDT by jughandle
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To: markomalley

We are letting Satan destroy every bastion of what is good and Holy.

It is not simply the tearing down of what is good.

It is the complete transformation to the promotion and endorsement of evil.


13 posted on 04/08/2014 4:58:36 AM PDT by G Larry (There's the Beef!)
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To: exDemMom

Ya mean to say that caving into the mores of the “gay” crowd DOES NOT getcha wealth, fave, respect and $$$$$$$$$$$$$$?

Whooda thunk it. The NYT loves ya, though.


14 posted on 04/08/2014 4:59:15 AM PDT by Flintlock ( islam is a LIE, mohammed was a CRIMINAL, sharia is POISON.)
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To: lulu16

Quite frankly, who wants their sons or grandsons being in the company of homosexuals?


15 posted on 04/08/2014 5:00:12 AM PDT by kenmcg
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To: markomalley


16 posted on 04/08/2014 5:00:59 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: lulu16
Both. In 2012, over 25% of the public viewed the BSA unfavorably, long before homosexual Scouts were admitted. It's likely that around 25% of the public views the BSA unfavorably today because of its stand on homosexual Scout leaders.

Thats well more than half of today's 41% unfavorable rating.

As a partner in a large law firm, I was confronted by a surprising number of other lawyers about the BSA's anti-homosexual policy and alleged militarism in the early 1990s.

The 41% unfavorable rating doesn't come entirely from rolling over for the gay mafia. I'd guess less than half of it does.

17 posted on 04/08/2014 5:02:16 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?)
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To: markomalley

This will change when we get another Boy Scout president, or at least someone favorable to the Scouts who has the sae beliefs, ideals and goals as the Scouts.


18 posted on 04/08/2014 5:02:55 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: markomalley

The loss of support is purely from the traditional base. The gays will never support them despite the caving. So in end, they give in and lose even more support. Just like a rino. They appease the media and lefties who in the end will never be on their side. Good going.


19 posted on 04/08/2014 5:11:35 AM PDT by nhwingut (This tagline is for lease)
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To: markomalley

“Follow Me Boys”, starring Fred MacMurray, is a reminder of the value Boy Scouts had to a town - get the boys off the streets and occupy their time learning valuable life skills — including citizenship.


20 posted on 04/08/2014 5:12:40 AM PDT by greatvikingone
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To: nhwingut

In our council the troops and packs lost were with Baptist churches.

Many of the boys migrated to other units


21 posted on 04/08/2014 5:13:26 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: bert

Most of the former scouting families that I know joined

Trail Life USA
“Walk Worthy”


22 posted on 04/08/2014 5:15:15 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: markomalley
The Boy Scouts have become "scouting for boys".

What a sad ending for a once remarkable and wholesome organization.

Trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent

23 posted on 04/08/2014 5:16:57 AM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: markomalley

I’m an Eagle Scout but I don’t have my sons participate in scouting. They have moved too far left.


24 posted on 04/08/2014 5:18:54 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: All

this is a direct result of Obama being elected. It empowered the grievance mongers and we now have a social environment, very hostile to the USA being fueled by the CinC..
I hope everyone that sat home on election day are happy.


25 posted on 04/08/2014 5:21:39 AM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: MrB

It will fail...... very narrow, no extensive program.

A trivial five minute make up


26 posted on 04/08/2014 5:22:31 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: markomalley

And in the end all the assets and camps will go to the fags.


27 posted on 04/08/2014 5:23:32 AM PDT by BRL
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To: markomalley
Everybody knows they're the Gay Scouts of America now.
28 posted on 04/08/2014 5:54:40 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; a man who respects it has earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: BRL

Not necessarily - many of the troops are set up such that when the troop disbands, the assets go to the sponsoring organization, who is free to sponsor another organization, like a Trail Life Troop.


29 posted on 04/08/2014 5:56:33 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: lulu16
Is this because they rolled over for the gay mafia or because people no longer believe in their “be morally straight” credo?

Yes. The first is proof of the second.

Had the BSA not allowed the first, the second would still be accepted or defendable. Religion is under the same assault.

In fact, I can't think of a single American ideal, virtue or admired institution that's not under assault or hasn't already fallen.

Bite the apple and rot from the inside out and we've been force fed for decades.

The stuff of the end times or just ours?

30 posted on 04/08/2014 6:00:47 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: markomalley

Sadly, likely never again.


31 posted on 04/08/2014 6:02:19 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: markomalley

It’s not that BSA and it’s values are less popular, its that what’s popular has less values.


32 posted on 04/08/2014 6:17:12 AM PDT by ReaganÜberAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: lulu16
Is this because they rolled over for the gay mafia or because people no longer believe in their “be morally straight” credo?

That's why I would have answered "unfavorably" if polled.

33 posted on 04/08/2014 6:50:02 AM PDT by Washi (Stop Obama's War On Jobs)
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To: Tanniker Smith
This will change when we get another Boy Scout president, or at least someone favorable to the Scouts who has the sae beliefs, ideals and goals as the Scouts.

Never gonna happen.

34 posted on 04/08/2014 6:52:37 AM PDT by Washi (Stop Obama's War On Jobs)
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To: bert

Sorry, I don’t believe that to be even remotely true...Trail Life is filling a void left by the BSA, actually, one the BSA abandoned...it may not grow as large as the BSA once was, but it will survive and thrive...bigger isn’t always better.

The BSA went after “bigger” and in doing so, had to sell their morals and values to the highest corporate bidder...this is the result...queers in the BSA, a loss of morals and values.

The BSA will adopt homosexual adult leaders once Robert Gates takes the helm at National...it’s what he’s “famous” for when in the DoD...

Let me ask you a question, you say with a certain air of certainty that there are “no 11 or 13 year old queer Scouts”...you know that for certain? You really do? Cause I have a question for you then; When do they turn into queers?

Why is it ok for a 17 years, 364 days old queer Scout to tent with an 11 year old hetero, but it’s not ok for an 18 year old hetero Scout to tent with his 17 years and 364 days old hetero best friend?

National won’t answer me...maybe you will, since you’re all knowing?


35 posted on 04/08/2014 7:00:19 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: Tanniker Smith

Robert Gates is slated to be the next National President...his history precedes him as it relates to homosexuality...


36 posted on 04/08/2014 7:01:18 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: freedomfiter2
I’m an Eagle Scout but I don’t have my sons participate in scouting. They have moved too far left.

Scouting or your sons?

37 posted on 04/08/2014 7:06:13 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: SZonian
Robert Gates is slated to be the next National President...his history precedes him as it relates to homosexuality...

I thought he already is?

Hard to believe he used to be president of the very conservative Texas A&M University.

38 posted on 04/08/2014 7:07:59 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: markomalley
What a shame!! I spent many years in the program. An Eagle Scout, Scoutmaster and other jobs along the way. The finest program for boys and young men to learn responsibility and leadership in a moral and upright setting to ever come down the pike.

And it is dying because of the gay mafia. It makes one feel nauseous.

39 posted on 04/08/2014 7:09:52 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: markomalley

That’s what happens when you compromise....you just wind up pissing everybody off.


40 posted on 04/08/2014 7:09:56 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: fwdude

Could be and if so, thanks for the correction...if it’s not here on FR, I don’t keep up with what they’re doing any longer...I’m still trying to get that knife out of my back...the one the BSA slipped in during the time between the Scouting survey +60% against the change to the Convention where that suddenly went to +60% for the change...I’m still trying to figure that one out...not.


41 posted on 04/08/2014 7:12:14 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: SZonian
I’m still trying to get that knife out of my back...the one the BSA slipped in during the time between the Scouting survey +60% against the change to the Convention where that suddenly went to +60% for the change...I’m still trying to figure that one out...not.

Along with every other conservative. But it's probable that at least two Trojan horse board members were instrumental in placing their own trolls in places of power in very short order.

42 posted on 04/08/2014 7:14:41 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: SZonian

The 11 year old and all those in the troop will know the 17 kid is queer..... it is a straw man argument. Won’t happen

Kids are cruel and will give the queer a very hard time.


43 posted on 04/08/2014 7:17:37 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

baloney! Most troops are just as they have been from past years, as they are sponsored by good, upright institutions and are not following the national path.

And, starting back in the early eighties volunteers for adult leadership positions were required to complete a detailed application which district professionals had to approve. This was an effort to keep homosexuals out of the troops. It was pretty much successful, although some slipped in. I understand that an even improved process is still in place.


44 posted on 04/08/2014 7:21:58 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: elpadre
The BSA capitulated to the gay mafia.

End of story.

45 posted on 04/08/2014 7:25:38 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; a man who respects it has earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: bert

You’re dodging...why does BSA policy permit a 17 year old queer to tent with an 11 year old hetero but an 18 year old hetero can’t tent with his 17 year old hetero buddy?

I don’t give a rat’s ass about what kind of hard time they’re going to get...why does BSA policy permit this?


46 posted on 04/08/2014 7:25:44 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: MrB

Our entire troop joined with Trail Life USA. Their program has many elements that are better than what BSA offered. We’re small now but growing in leaps and bounds. Both troops and units.

I highly encourage all Freepers and those who care about their boys having a moral foundation to explore Trail Life USA, join a troop or just bite the bullet and start one.


47 posted on 04/08/2014 9:41:34 AM PDT by cyclotic (Hey BSA-I'm gone. Walk Worthy-traillifeusa.com)
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To: bert
There are no 11 year old or 13 year old queers.

Technically there are no homosexuals of any age. There are only people afflicted with homosexuality.

And those afflicetd adults who have been attacking the BSA for years have finally gotten the BSA to cave in to the homosexual agenda and turn away from their oath to be morally straight.

Next step is to push for 'gay' scout leaders as those gay boy scouts will need someone they can identify with. The end goal is faggots molesting boys in order to spread their disease.

48 posted on 04/08/2014 10:30:37 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: Tanniker Smith
This will change when we get another Boy Scout president, or at least someone favorable to the Scouts who has the sae beliefs, ideals and goals as the Scouts.

We've got one already. We have a homsoexual (or at least a homsexual promoter) in the white house and the BSA promotes homosexuality.

Perhaps what you mean is this will change when the BSA RETURNS to it's founding beliefs, ideals and goals.

49 posted on 04/08/2014 10:33:40 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: John O

Tha’st the anti BSA party line being parroted among some sects


50 posted on 04/08/2014 10:34:02 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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