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Perry: Scouting no place
for lessons in sexuality

Houston Chronicle, by Kolten Parker

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 2/2/2013 11:41:36 PM

AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry stood his ground Saturday against allowing openly gay members to join the Boy Scouts of America, an idea the century-old organization will consider at a national board meeting next week. Scout policy has traditionally refused gay scouts and scout leaders, a practice affirmed by the Supreme Court in 2000. In a recent shift, Scout officials said they may consider lifting the ban. Perry, an Eagle Scout, has been vocal against that. "Hopefully the board will follow their historic position. … I think most people see absolutely no reason to (remove the ban)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/2/2013 11:46:13 PM     (No. 9155158)

Liberty includes the ability to set up organizations to include or exclude anyone the organization wants. Liberals might learn how our system works. They can set up 501(3)´s for all their do good projects, but they won´t, because that require their money, and they want to use yours.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Japanorama, 2/2/2013 11:53:12 PM     (No. 9155167)

Boy Scouts controlled by D.C.
Medical system controlled by D.C.
U.S. military cut and further cut.
Etc.
Not much will be left of the U.S.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/3/2013 12:22:23 AM     (No. 9155187)

Gov Perry was my first choice for prez in 2012. I think we missed out on a decent person and wish he had done better.

Can they form the Conservative Boy Scouts ?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: eorsc, 2/3/2013 12:34:24 AM     (No. 9155193)

I want to know how they filter out the pedophiles. I have little great-grandsons.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: olhokie64, 2/3/2013 1:13:44 AM     (No. 9155216)

I became an Eagle Scout in 1958 and have been a long time Scoutmaster and trainer of of other Scout leaders. I guess I could maybe almost agree to allowing homosexual scouts in, because at that age, scouting could have a positive affect. As far as allowing homosexual leaders, absolutely no way. As a Scoutmaster, my number one job was to bring them home safe after an outing. The number two job of any and all Scout leaders is to set a very good moral example. That in itself eliminates any homosexual leaders. There was a big pedophile scandal involving Scouting here in New Orleans in the 70´s. I was asked at the time from concerned parents, "What can I do do keep something like this from happening to my kids?" My answer is the same I would give to parents today. Do not let your kids go anywhere that you do not know about and to be very active in all unit activities.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mws50, 2/3/2013 1:25:52 AM     (No. 9155221)

If homo scouts are allowed, might as well allow girls into the Boy Scouts, too. Anyone want your 14-year-old son to go camping with 14-year-old girls?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: chumley, 2/3/2013 1:27:52 AM     (No. 9155222)

Thank you #5. I was a scout in the 1970´s for a while. I didnt stick with it very long because it was in the midst of migrating to "city scouts" and I wanted camping and woods and things, but still I got some good memories and good role models.

I guess they will need new merit badges now. Maybe the bath house badge, or the nambla badge. Maybe the cross dresser badge where you have to wear a girl scout uniform.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Calico Al, 2/3/2013 2:16:49 AM     (No. 9155234)

Jerry Sandusky types would love to see the ban lifted.It would be like letting loose a hound dog in a meat locker.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Booneboy, 2/3/2013 3:18:08 AM     (No. 9155253)

Let me understand this, the liberals are against Priest who prey on young boys, but are for Scout Master´s who will probably prey on young boys. Did I get that right?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/3/2013 4:03:33 AM     (No. 9155264)

The left insists that there´s a gay gene and the kid has no control over it so they don´t deserve to be punished for being gay. I even heard about a crackpot Johns Hopkins study that said gays hair grows counter clockwise,so that´s proof they´re born that way.

The majority of people are tolerant of gays but that´s different than acceptance.

I´m not a 100% sure gay kids should be excluded but gay scoutmasters for sure. Even if they allowed them,a lot of parents would yank their kids out.

We all know the big left has tons of disposable money to throw at destroying our cultural soundness.All they really need to do is pluck off a couple of top dogs in the scouts hierarchy. They´ve bought judges and politicians in gay marriage.One lousy judge ruled don´t ask don´t tell as unconstitutional,although the military has all kinds of other exemptions from joining.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Muguy, 2/3/2013 8:08:53 AM     (No. 9155409)

What would Lord Baden Powell and Julliette Low think of this?

They obviously didn´t live in a time when the courts decided what was moral behavior to be force fed down our throats.

I would guess they could create "gay" boy scout troops and "lesbian" girl scout troops so that the church based troops wouldn´t have the dreaded Christians in them....

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 2/3/2013 8:47:54 AM     (No. 9155471)

Rush warned weeks ago that there was push on to accept pedophilia. This is one step along that road.


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