The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) have reversed their longstanding membership guidelines to allow homosexuals to join the organization. In an email to CNSNews.com, the BSA public affairs office said the vote on the resolution to “remove the restriction denying membership to youth on the basis of sexual orientation alone” was passed with 61.44 percent in favor and 38.56 percent opposed. “For 103 years, the Boy Scouts of America has been a part of the fabric of this nation, with a focus on working together to deliver the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training,”
The Scouts will welcome boys who announce that they like to play with other boys´ sexual organs and to utilize other boys´ digestive organs for sexual thrills. This is a great advancement for civilization - and soon the Scouts will welcome men who enjoy the same things (as well as women who enjoy God knows what other than creating babies in cauldrons for their own amusement)
Mainstreaming the unmainstreamable. It used to be majority rule and minority rights. Thanks to a grotesquely litigious society, it´s increasingly the tyranny of the minorities. Relative handfuls of atheists, gays and assorted other activists and their legal thugs are forcing the rest of us to live by their values.
Gays should be tolerated and provided equal rights before the law. In private matters and associations, they should be included or excluded as the groups themselves decide. There should be a place in America for a Barnard College for only women and a Boy Scouts for those meeting their criteria.
The root of all this is the false argument that gays are the new Blacks and are going through the same struggles. Untrue. And I also think many Blacks resent this comparison.
The issue isn´t letting them in. The issue is kicking them out. Most boys join BSA in their elementary school years. Most are completely unaware of their sexual orientation at that time. A few, as they grow older, realize that they may be homosexual or bisexual. The issue is whether BSA needs to be in the business of kicking out 14 or 15 year olds who are trying to figure out who they are.
Reply 12 - Posted by:
old dog, 5/24/2013 10:47:20 AM (No. 9343466)
#1 - being chartered by Congress would only mean a requirement to be completely toeing the line of Politically Correct.
So BSA has followed in the footsteps of the GSA. How sad.
My daughter is not in GSA for this very reason of an overabundance of PC feminazism. Instead, she´s a member in American Heritage Girls, and we (she and her parents) couldn´t be happier with that organization.
Perhaps it´s time for "American Heritage Boys".
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Mai Bad, 5/24/2013 11:28:39 AM (No. 9343560)
Yo..yo...They going to have a new "buggery" merit badge?
Homosexuality is a sin against God. Because God says so.
When you define yourself by your sin, you remain separated from God because of your sin. When you define yourself as a child of God, you come close to God and live under His grace, in spite of your sin.
The Boy Scouts have done nothing more than elevate sin and diminish God.
The BSA is about to become a footnote in history. Gay leaders is next on the agenda.
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D S Craft, 5/24/2013 12:05:12 PM (No. 9343658)
#15 hits the nail on the head. What´s going to happen when an openly gay scout grows up after having conducted himself in an exemplary manner during his teen years and then decides he wants to be a Scout leader? Does anybody really think he´s going to be denied simply because of his sexual orientation when he´s an otherwise model citizen? The Scouts may hold the line for a while but eventually they´ll cave, just like they did on this issue. Mark my words, there WILL be gay scout leaders before long. This is the end of scouting as we know it. They´ll be giving badges for fingernail painting.
The following is an thoughtful article. Eventually, of course, they will have to have homosexual leaders and the Boy Scouts will be nothing more than another leftist front group to indoctrinate the anti God message. (aforementioned is my opinion).
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