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  • Scouting Ireland board to resign amid rape claim controversy [boy scouts]

    06/24/2018 7:30:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Irish Times ^ | 06/24/2018 | Jack Power
    The entire board of Scouting Ireland is expected to stand down to be replaced in October as part of a major governance overhaul. The organization is in the middle of a controversy over their handling of a rape allegation made in 2016, concerning two adult leaders following an incident in 2009. Last January, a confidential review by safeguarding expert Ian Elliott found the handling of the allegation was “deeply flawed”. In April, Minister for Children Katherine Zappone suspended State funding to the organization, following reports in The Irish Times detailing Mr. Elliott’s findings. […] Members will vote on adopting proposed...
  • BSA SCOUTS OUT NEW CONDOM POLICY

    06/03/2018 6:23:57 AM PDT · by Thank You Rush · 55 replies
    FAMILY RESEARCH COUNCIL ^ | May 22, 2018 | TONY PERKINS
    What kind of fire are the Boy Scouts teaching kids to start? Angry parents want to know now that the organization is making condoms an official part of its World Jamboree. Almost five years to the day that it threw open doors to homosexuality, BSA leaders are making their leftward lurch complete with the announcement that birth control would be provided at their next 12-day jamboree where 12- to 17-year-olds will convene
  • The Marxist-Progressive War on the Boy Scouts

    06/02/2018 6:53:53 AM PDT · by Twotone · 18 replies
    American Spectator ^ | June 1, 2018 | Paul Kengor
    The title of this article will raise eyebrows even among conservatives, but read on. The title is accurate and undeniable. The left has succeeded in driving a final nail in the coffin of the Boy Scouts as it once was. The organization is now a shell of its self. It capitulated first on “gay” scout leaders, then on “transgender” scouts, and now on girls joining the Boy Scouts. Progressives bask in their triumph, dancing on the grave of an organization they never wanted to build up; it was an organization they wanted to take down. For the left, this is...
  • Ute Park Fire grows to 8,000acres, Town of Cimarron under mandatory evacuation(Boy Scouts evacuated)

    06/01/2018 11:07:18 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 23 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | June 1, 2018 | Elise Kaplan and Edmundo Carrillo
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Town of Cimarron is under mandatory evacuations as the Ute Park Fire has grown to an estimated 8,000 acres Thursday morning. Shawn Jeffrey, the Cimarron town clerk administrator, said they began ordering everyone to evacuate around 9 a.m. and Mayor Leo Martinez has declared the town to be in a state of emergency. Councilor Matthew Gonzales announced the evacuations on a Facebook live video but urged everyone not to panic. The fire started a little after 2 p.m. Thursday near highway 64 in Ute Park, NM, between Eagle Nest Lake and Cimarron. It spread quickly moving...
  • Boy Scouts Demand Condoms

    05/25/2018 4:36:50 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 55 replies
    Church Militant ^ | May 25, 2018 | Bradley Eli
    The Boy Scouts are demanding condoms at every Jamboree, according to guidelines now enforced by the World Scout Committee. The World Organization of Scout Movement, which oversees international scout gatherings called Jamborees, drafted directives containing the following mandate: "The Host Organization must ensure that condoms are readily and easily accessible for all participants and IST [Staff] at a number of locations on the site." The Boy Scouts, who promise to do their duty to "God" and "country," and to keep themselves "morally straight," have opened their ranks not only to girls but also to gay and transgender scouts. Gay Scout leaders...
  • Boy Scouts to provide condoms at upcoming World Jamboree

    05/24/2018 6:54:33 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 71 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, May 22, 2018 | Bradford Richardson
    The Boy Scouts will reportedly provide condoms at the upcoming World Scout Jamboree. The World Organization of Scouting Movement handbook requires the host organization to “ensure that condoms are readily and easily accessible for all participants and [International Service Team staff] at a number of locations on the site.” The 2019 World Scout Jamboree will be held in West Virginia from July 21 to Aug. 1. The theme is “Unlock a New World.” The World Jamboree is an official World Organization of the Scout Movement event. The Boy Scouts are co-hosting this year’s program with two other scouting organizations, Scouts...
  • Catholic Alternatives to the Boy Scouts

    05/22/2018 7:29:35 PM PDT · by Coleus · 13 replies
    05.22.18
    Troops of Saint George | Virtus. Honor. Fraternitas. https://troopsofsaintgeorge.org/ The Troops of Saint George is a fraternal Catholic nonprofit apostolate for priests, men, and young men looking for a life of adventure coupled with virtue.----------------------------------------------------------------------------Federation of North-American Explorers (FNE) | Explorers Youth ... https://www.fneexplorers.com/ Boys and girls learn how to assume responsibility, leadership positions, to work hard within a diverse team and as individuals and to finish what they start. Activities are constructive with purpose and structure to develop skills and useable knowledge and experiences that will measurably help develop the all- around child
  • Condoms must now be made available to 'all participants' at the Boy Scouts global gathering as girls

    05/22/2018 11:01:53 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 67 replies
    Condoms must now be made available to 'all participants' at the Boy Scouts global gathering as girls are permitted to join the organization Rules require host of World Scout Jamboree to provide condoms during event Condom policy must be communicated to all 'participants, unit leaders, staff' The next Jamboree will be held in the mountains of West Virginia in July 2019 Will be hosted by Boy Scouts, Scouts Canada, Asociación de Scouts de México By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 12:15 EDT, 22 May 2018 | Updated: 12:52 EDT, 22 May 2018 The Boy Scouts will ensure that condoms will be made...
  • Boy Scouts Lose 425,000 Boys 1 Week After Announcing Name Change

    05/09/2018 7:41:33 AM PDT · by Midwesterner53 · 88 replies
    www.westernjournal.com ^ | 5/9/18 | Joe Saunders
    The Scouts should have been prepared for this. One week after the century-old Boy Scouts of America announced it was changing its name and its mission to accept girls at all levels of scouting, its single biggest participant announced Tuesday that it was cutting ties to the Scouts. And taking one-fifth of the Scouts membership with it. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, usually known as the Mormons, announced Tuesday that it was severing its relationship with the Scouts effective Dec. 31, 2019, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. In a statement issued jointly by the church and...
  • Mormon church cuts ties to Boy Scouts after program drops ‘boy’ from the name

    05/10/2018 8:57:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 05/10/2018 | Calvin Freiburger
    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 9, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – The Mormon Church has announced that it will end all association with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and other worldwide Scouting programs, a week after the BSA announced it would cut “boy” from the name because it now accepts girls. “Effective on December 31, 2019, the Church will conclude its relationship as a chartered organization with all Scouting programs around the world,” the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) announced on May 8. Instead, next year it plans to launch its own youth programs to “help all...
  • A.G. Schneiderman Announces Agreement with the Boy Scouts Of America to Allow Openly Gay Leaders

    05/08/2018 10:47:36 PM PDT · by Brown Deer · 73 replies
    NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ^ | July 27th 2015 | Barbara Underwood
    A.G. Schneiderman Announces Agreement with the Boy Scouts Of America to Allow Openly Gay Leaders Agreement Ensures That The Boy Scouts Provide Equal Opportunity For Gay Employees NationwideSchneiderman: Today’s Announcement Is A Watershed Moment For The Boy Scouts Of America NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a settlement with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to end its policy of excluding openly gay adults from serving as leaders in the organization. As part of the settlement, the BSA has agreed to eliminate the standard nationally, develop guidelines for implementing its new leadership standard, and ensure compliance...
  • Mormons to drop Scouting as part of new global initiative

    05/08/2018 6:36:43 PM PDT · by LiberalismDestroys · 46 replies
    Deseret News ^ | 5/8/2018 | Tad Walch
    The LDS Church is ending its relationship with the Boy Scouts of America. The expiration date for the remarkably robust, 105-year alliance is Dec. 31, 2019, according to a joint statement released Tuesday night by BSA and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The decision by LDS leaders is part of a broader restructuring of the church’s programs for all Mormon children ages 8 to 18.
  • Georgia governor candidate says 'politically-correct bedwetters' ruined Boy Scouts

    05/03/2018 1:43:12 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 42 replies
    Georgia governor candidate says 'politically-correct bedwetters' ruined Boy Scouts By Aris Folley - 05/03/18 03:20 PM EDT Michael Williams, a Republican candidate for Georgia governor, said the Boy Scouts of America's decision to drop the word "Boy" from their name was the "latest example of culture rot.” “For many decades, the Boy Scouts helped turn boys into men,” Williams said in a statement. “Unfortunately, they have taken a big step toward the eventual destruction of the very elements that made them such an influential organization.” “They caved to left-wing social engineers who want to remove the concept of male masculinity...
  • Taking the 'Boy' Out of Boy Scouting

    05/03/2018 11:44:31 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 40 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/03/18 | Katy Grimes
    And in the real world, boys will still make sticks and Legos into guns, and girls will choose dolls and play house-- regardless of how feminists and the LGBT community and the media try to push their twaddle on the rest of us The headline should read, “Boy Scouts Welcome Girls In New Gender Neutral Scouts.” How hospitable. The announcement that the Boy Scouts of America will be dropping “Boy” from the name and admitting girls is sadly not surprising, but is extremely disappointing. My son, now a toxically-masculine 29, was a Cub Scout, Webelo Scout, Life Scout, and third...
  • I'm a former Girl Scout — Boy Scouts' plan to allow female members is a pseudo-progressive ploy

    05/03/2018 2:51:00 AM PDT · by BBell · 57 replies
    http://www.businessinsider.com ^ | 5/3/18 | Kate Taylor
    I'm a former Girl Scout — and I think the Boy Scouts' plan to allow female members is a pseudo-progressive The Boy Scouts' decision to expand its membership to include girls and change its name to Scouts BSA has been applauded by progressive and feminist organizations. However, women would be better served by supporting the Girl Scouts — an organization that focuses its full energy on helping girls. The Boy Scouts' faux-progressive move isn't a feminist win, but a cheap ploy to boost membership.The Boy Scouts of America has waded into a culture war with its decision to allow girls...
  • Boy Scouts to drop ‘Boy’ from name

    05/02/2018 7:37:03 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 110 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/02/18 | Aris Folley
    The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is changing its name for the first time in its 108-year history. The scouting organization, originally designed for boys ages 11-17, will be called “Scouts: BSA” starting in February, The Associated Press reported. The move to a gender-neutral name arrives on the heels of the organization’s decision to accept female members next year. “We wanted to land on something that evokes the past but also conveys the inclusive nature of the program going forward,” Surbaugh said. “We’re trying to find the right way to say we’re here for both young men and young women.”
  • With girls joining the ranks, Boy Scouts plan a name change

    05/02/2018 6:27:27 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 123 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | May 2, 2018 | David Crary
    NEW YORK (AP) — For 108 years, the Boy Scouts of America’s flagship program has been known simply as the Boy Scouts. With girls soon entering the ranks, the group says that iconic name will change. The organization on Wednesday announced a new name for its Boy Scouts program: Scouts BSA. The change will take effect next February. “We wanted to land on something that evokes the past but also conveys the inclusive nature of the program going forward,” said Chief Scout Executive Mike Surbaugh. “We’re trying to find the right way to say we’re here for both young men...
  • All-Girl Cub Scout Den To Lead Flag Ceremony At Nats Game Saturday

    04/30/2018 3:16:56 PM PDT · by fruser1 · 169 replies
    WMAL ^ | April 26, 2018 | Heather Curtis
    WASHINGTON (WMAL) – Boy Scout history will be made this weekend at Nationals Park. Saturday for the first time ever an all-girl Cub Scout den will lead the flag ceremony at the start of a Major League Baseball game. Since Saturday will be a first in the history of baseball, all media coverage will go to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. The Nationals take on the Diamondbacks Saturday at 4:05 p.m.
  • Keep the "Boy" in Boy Scouts of America (Petition)

    10/21/2017 3:12:08 PM PDT · by Thank You Rush · 84 replies
    www.change.org ^ | Recently | Matthew Anderson
  • Boy Scouts, or One of the Girls?

    10/18/2017 3:43:54 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 18, 2017 | Rebecca Hagelin
    One of the finest organizations for boys used to be the Boy Scouts of America, which provided parents with amazing help in raising young men of character and responsibility. But with the sad announcement last week that the Boy Scouts will no longer be the Boy Scouts, the organization now is going to treat boys just like another girl. My husband and I will always be grateful for the years our sons spent in scouting and the lessons they learned on their way to achieving the Eagle Scout rank. In addition to the hard work and community service required in...