Skip to comments.With girls joining the ranks, Boy Scouts plan a name change
Posted on 05/02/2018 6:27:27 AM PDT by Trump20162020
NEW YORK (AP) For 108 years, the Boy Scouts of Americas 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. Were trying to find the right way to say were here for both young men and young women.
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“Metoo” in the making
Down the memory hole.
All animals are equal. Some are more equal than others.
And the Girl Scouts?
How about “Formerly Great Organization With a Rich History Now Dying of Self-Inflicted Wounds”?
this is stupid. they already have girl scouts.
Pathetic that they caved so easily, (on many issues). Hollow shell of what they once were. One better hope they’re local troop are decent, because national admin is ruining this organization.
As the father of an Eagle Scout I feel I can comment.
>>And the Girl Scouts?<<
You know the rules.
* Guys only=not allowed. Must be guys, gals and trannies.
* Girls only=Girls only. .
Trannies are our only hope of equality in girls-only stuff I guess.
They are the LGSA...................
“this is stupid. they already have girl scouts.”
The confused are further troubled by explicit identification.
They do away with the 2nd Class rank also. It infers inferiority.
Heck, just do away with rank all together.
The Legacy of Rainbow Rex.
Now all boys should be able to play with the girls in softball and girls soccer.
Looks like caving in to the cultural Marxists hasn't boosted their membership.
We are the boys from Camp Cucamonga, our parents sent us here for to study nature’s ways:
we learned to start fires by rubbin’ sticks together,
but when we catch the Girl Scouts we will set the woods ablaze!
(Tune of “Battle of New Orleans)
This was tried back in the early 70’s.
In an effort to attract young urban Black males, the organization re-styled itself “Scouting USA” on the theory that “Boy” was off-putting to said urban Black males. A gratuitous change in headgear to a red beret was also made.
Rank requirements we also re-vamped to de-emphasize outdoor/nature skills and reflect social awareness.
The whole exercise was a miserable failure and was rolled back after a few years.
I predict this development will meet with a similar end.
BTW—I still have my red beret.
I still donate $25 per year to the Scouts because they perform a service for me. On all the flag holidays (excerpt for Veterans’ Day, which is a school day for them) they put an American Flag in front of our house at curbside, next to our mailbox. If they weren’t doing something for me, I would never contribute to any of their fundraising efforts. They are a dead organization to me now and unworthy IMO of support.
Comrade Scouts. So sad...
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