Skip to comments.Rasmussen: Boy Scouts' Favorability Continues to Slide
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
End of story.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Tha’st the anti BSA party line being parroted among some sects
From what I understand, TLUSA is a “very federal” model,
with most of the administration being at the individual troop level,
and decreasing in size as it moves up the chain,
with the “national” administrators working out of a closet, so to speak.
Out of an excess of pity we allowed a coalition of Third World peoples and perverts to start to govern us. That was a big mistake as they resent us(or hate us which I prefer). Their governance is going to be severe as they seize wealth, insult us, assault and even kill.(The knockout game, mobs raging through the streets etc.) Look for poverty, ignorance, disease and the savage degradation of white America.
Exactly. Just a handful of full time employees working remotely. The unit and their charter organization make most of the day to day determinations. Our troop has been rolling along for a few months and have most stuff figured out. Many others are just getting started.
A BSA troop I was with for 10 years in Michigan just chartered this week.
We’ve also taken the approach of being a bit missionary. Some new members are with us until they hit critical mass and can split off on their own.
It’s confusing, scary, exciting and fun.
And it was certainly the right thing to do.
From what I heard, the voting delegates were hand selected to reach a predetermined outcome.
That’s a mistake. They need conservatives now more than ever. If conservatives bail they’ll be pushed into the arms of “willing donors” whose agenda isn’t ours.
I’ve redoubled my efforts to support Scouting.
That some Americans view the Boy Scouts unfavorably tells you more about their values, than the Scouting values. Where else do young men get the same opportunities and values than in a Scouting Program.
It’s nonsense to think that boys are “coming out” in their early teens. If they do they’re more likely to be fellowshipped and loved back to Christian behavior than if we let the disease fester in secret.
Keep in mind that the Devil loves innuendo, secrecy and darkness. Get these kids into the light and love them.
"...the anti BSA party line..."
What is "the BSA party line" bert? Conform? Bow to Moloch as we sacrifice our children to leaders who are trained in political correctness? (WB for the 21st Century)
I have been a MEMBER of the BSA for over 23 years...in all that time I have never seen a group of people so determined to ignore the membership as I have seen in the past year or two...
They ignore any who aren't singing their praises or kissing their collective asses. I PAY to be a member, a member of a group that is suppose to maintain a standard, a set of values. That these people have the temerity and audacity to IGNORE their membership speaks VOLUMES about what matters to them and it's not the welfare of the program.
Have the "truth teams" been dispatched to any area yet to "explain" how the new policy is supposed to be implemented? They claimed they were going to do this in an issue of Scouting magazine last fall...do you remember the one? The name of the article was "Forward together" (how "progressive" sounding is that?)
Tell me, how is it that +60% of the MEMBERship says don't change, yet, the delegates (selected individuals) somehow don't vote to sustain the memberships wishes? How does something like that work in your world bert?
Denial isn't just a river in Egypt and your constant and persistent ad hominems towards any who aren't PARROTING the "party line" is not lost on me.
Those folks at National sold out and are doing a fine job of convincing others to keep drinking the politically correct kool-aid.
That it's the BSA and only the BSA who is capable of teaching young men values and morals.
Sorry, NOT TRUE. Especially when it's coming from an organization that has sold its soul to the devil (corporate $$).
I’ll call on that comment.
I’m a 23+ years Scout leader who views them quite unfavorably...my values are solid. My repeated responses to their surveys tell them so...
Theirs have been compromised, they’ve changed. I have only changed in the sense that I view the National, Regional, Council and in some cases, District leadership with complete disdain and utter contempt.
They’ve earned it.
BSA isn’t the end all be all people are making it to be...
Thank-you for your insight. I am so sad for the future generations that will not have this valuable and now precious experience with scouting. Now it will have to live in legend.
Have you seen what Scouting is doing for black urban boys being raised in single parent households or by grandma because their mom is gone/strung-out/dead?
They learn to swim, start fires, handle a knife, shoot a gun safely, camp out, build bridges, learn about a ton of potential careers, and, often for the first time in their lives, discover that they can be self-reliant, that there is a future outside their current environment.
Those black churches and their pastors didn’t abandon Scouting. They get it and despite having limited resources and male support they make Scouting work. They’re heroes and they understand that a positive role model fixes broken boys. Scouting provides that.
A massive problem, and it isn’t unique to FR, is that everyone believes their personal narrative is how things really are.
I am sorry that you view Scouting as unfavorable. You’re just the kind of man those boys need, including the confused kid who thinks he might be homosexual. A clear masculine leader with solid values and a strong sense of self will do more than a self-righteous quitter.
Won’t you please reconsider?