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Boy Scouts may welcome gays

By USA Today

The Boy Scouts of America are considering an end to the group's ban on gay Scouts and troop leaders.

The shift, if approved at a national board meeting next week, would be another step in the nation's growing acceptance of gay men and lesbians. It would follow an end to the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy and approval of gay marriage in nine states and the District of Columbia.

Seven months ago, the Boy Scouts affirmed the ban on gays after a nearly two-year study. Some local chapters, gay advocacy groups and some members of the national board -- corporate CEO Randall Stephenson of AT&T and James Turley of Ernst & Young -- called for a reconsideration, as did businesses that support Scouting and also have policies against discrimination.

The proposed new policy would leave decisions on membership and leadership up to the 290 local governing councils and 116,000 sponsoring religious and civic groups.

"Scouting has always been in an ongoing dialogue with the Scouting family to determine what is in the best interest of the organization and the young people we serve," Boy Scouts spokesman Deron Smith said in confirming the reconsideration.

The announcement comes after a campaign that lasted more than a year and collected over 1.2 million online signatures at, according to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).

GLAAD spokesman Rich Ferraro said this is an important "first step" for the Boy Scouts that he hopes will lead to allowing gays to participate in an important cultural institution.

"The Girl Scouts, 4-H clubs and the U.S. military are fully inclusive, and that's what we need from the Boy Scouts of America," he said. "Until then, there will be young people out there who are harmed by this."

"This would be an incredible step forward in the right direction," said Zach Wahls, an Eagle Scout who founded Scouts for Equality.

Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, said a policy change would be "nothing less than disastrous for the Boy Scouts of America."

The Southern Baptist Convention views homosexuality as sinful and not acceptable as normal behavior, Mohler said. Ending the national ban would require parents to research the policy of each troop and sponsoring organization before joining, he said, and it would cause his denomination to reconsider its relationship with the Boy Scouts.

The potential policy shift raises a question about another group shut out of Scouting: atheists, who decline to say the Boy Scout Oath "to do my duty to God and my country."

David Silverman, president of American Atheists, said, "If they are considering lifting the ban on gays, that's a good thing. That's progress. If they lift that bigotry from their requirements, I would hope they remove the rest of the bigotry and admit atheists as well."


Contributing: William M. Welch

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  1. lwessonComment by lwesson
    January 29, 2013 @ 9:01 am

    You must be kidding?! This is a dream come true, for Homosexuals! Now for the tender little, Cub Scouts! Nance onward!

    Taking down The Boy Scouts! Down into this cesspool. What has happened to the Boy Scout leadership? Have they been drugged or they that simple minded? Perhaps there is something that is going on behind the scenes like the killings in Benghazi?

    And for AT&T and Ernst & Young, these two spokesbeings should be tarred and feathered, and the companies boycotted.

    Looking at my Boyscout Hand Book, humm, new sections I guess will be boldly added with, ah, drawings. New “Merit” Badges to earn. Eagle Scouts, HA!

    I hope that South Park, will do a scathing episode on this vile decline of The Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts.

    More Proof that ROME is quickly sinking, I mean, the US.

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    • gopluvaComment by gopluva
      January 29, 2013 @ 10:20 am

      I think it is sad that now the boy scouts of america feel the need to lessen their core values that have served them for generations to accomodate a few. The girl scouts and 4h etc etc have become inclusive so the boy scouts should too? Being inclusive is not always a good thing. Think gang bangers, killers, porn groups on and on into infinity. If a group of killers came up and said its only fair for us to join your group is that ok? Or pornographers.Why should our youngsters have to be forced to pal around with someone just to be inclusive. If I ghad a son he would be out of there.

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    • thinkerComment by thinker
      January 29, 2013 @ 10:33 am

      a person who announced that yesterday on the news had said that “parents requested that”.
      Show me a liberal and I’ll show you a liar.
      The parents said: “please ‘connect’ with my boy”? ? ?
      Liberalism IS a mental disease.

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    • BobinmsComment by Bobinms
      January 29, 2013 @ 11:07 am

      This is killing the Boy Scout program and it’s a wonderful program. I’m an Eagle Scout, my son is an Eagle Scout and my grandson is one merit badge away from Eagle. Kids need this today more than ever. But the progressives (liberals) know the scouts promote conservative principals.

      I was a unpaid volunteer scouter for 45 years, mostly as Scoutmaster or Asst. Scoutmaster and gave it up because the risk was too great. And this will make it worse. Imagine a gay person wants to be an Asst. Scoutmaster. You, the Scoutmaster, say OK. Then on a camp out he molests one of the boys. Will you, the Scoutmaster, be held responsible? I think so. Just look at Paterno. I didn’t feel it was fair to subject my family to the risk even though the scouting program was a tremendous force in my childhood.

      The libs put gay rights over child protection, until the child is molested and look for a scapegoat when things go wrong. Their expectations are unrealistic.

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    • WinghunterComment by Winghunter
      January 29, 2013 @ 2:28 pm

      Fall of Roman Empire caused by ‘contagion of homosexuality’

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    • conserveusa38Comment by conserveusa38
      January 29, 2013 @ 4:53 pm

      Now that they have open this door they need to accept girls too. I mean we cannot discriminate against them right? And if an atheist wants to join he can too! Right? And what if a child not in the correct age group wants to join but he knows more than the others because a parent has taught him about scouting….well….we MUST make the exception for that child too. Right? And I am being serious. Because why should a gay child get any more of a right than anyone else that fits is different? Instead of making a gay boys scout club they had to interfere with what was already made and perfect as it was.

      I am so sick and tired of agendas being pushed. And now involving children? It is just not right. So do we need to teach our young children what it means to be gay even if we as parents think our children are too young for that? Schools teaching it… Boy Scouts? What is next? The norm is marriage between a man and a woman. If people want to be gay why do they have to shout it to the roof tops and change everything? If I change my religion or political party… I do it quietly. And I do not push it on others. And because I am straight I do not go around pushing that on anyone either. I just live my life. Period!

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    • sexysadieComment by sexysadie
      January 29, 2013 @ 10:47 pm

      Winghunter: Agreed. If you study ancient history, you’ll find that those ancient advanced civilized nations which fell were destroyed not by outside marauders, but by decadence and immorality; ancient Egypt, Roman empire, Mayans, Incas, etc., all were destroyed from moral rot from inside.

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  2. inluminatuoComment by inluminatuo
    January 29, 2013 @ 9:04 am

    The New Scout Oath;

    “On my Dishonor I, will do my best to do my Do Do, on God and my Country, to be square headed, and obey the law of the Pack of animals, so help me Obama.”

    Take back my title as Eagle Scout and merit badges, and replace it with the symbol of the Vulture, the true representation of the only Bird of Prey who defecates where he also eats.

    Once the moral tide runs out we will soon see which re-indoctrinated Scout troops are swimming morally naked in the Camp Granada wacky woods of forested man/boy predatory human relationships, where you boys go to camp to become men, but now return as a totally totalitarian different animals. It brings back fond remembrances of the Hitler youth movement, indoctrination by any and other means, and corruption from within,,,,,,now within your boys backsides which Scouting was originally designed to cover.

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    • lwessonComment by lwesson
      January 29, 2013 @ 9:30 am

      The GAY negative YELLOW Star votes are in inluminatuo!

      The Happy People have voted their, ALWAYS MENTALLY SOUND, flaming displeasure. Someday, we might be headed off to The Camps, if they have their happiness in full. Cheers!

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  3. rcbcalComment by rcbcal
    January 29, 2013 @ 9:25 am

    “In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.”

    ― Napoleon Bonaparte

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  4. joejacksonComment by joejackson
    January 29, 2013 @ 9:35 am

    When I was a young boy I was molested by a salesman for the blind products and another drunk uncle of a friend so I believe homosexuality and molesting go hand in hand and only the homosexual agenda tries to separate them as if they were not linked. MAMBLA and other disgusting homosexual groups are behind the agenda to have homosexual marriage, homosexuality taught everywhere as normal and this is all ted to the Communist plan to destroy America from within by destroying Christianity, churches, upright movies and TV shows which praise normality and shun weirdos. Please study the plan to destroy America and how far they have come:How Democrats Are Implementing The Communists’ Plan To Destroy America

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  5. Allen SComment by Allen S
    January 29, 2013 @ 10:17 am

    If they approve homosexuals it will be the downfall of this organization. When atheist are included; they might as well disband. All they stand for will no longer be valid. Pray that they will not be accepted.
    Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old (mature), he will not depart from it.
    I Cor 15:33 Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.”

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  6. bna42Comment by bna42
    January 29, 2013 @ 10:25 am

    “The potential policy shift raises a question about another group shut out of Scouting: atheists, who decline to say the Boy Scout Oath “to do my duty to God and my country.”

    This will be the next battle for the Scouts. The liberals are determined to ‘transform’ this organization and remake it into another social experiment. The BSA has succumbed to over a year of extortion. “The announcement comes after a campaign that lasted more than a year and collected over 1.2 million online signatures at, according to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.”

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    • WinghunterComment by Winghunter
      January 29, 2013 @ 2:39 pm

      ‘More than a year’??

      Homosexuals target Boy Scouts 8/00

      Gay columnist: let’s face it, we want to indoctrinate children

      FL School Board Cuts Funding to Boy Scouts’ Program Over Anti-Gay Stance

      Homosexual Militants Begin to Infiltrate Boy Scouts

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  7. sicofitComment by sicofit
    January 29, 2013 @ 10:45 am

    Are they freaking for real? What is this world coming to and why are people allowing it to come along like this? I bet there will be only homosexuals in the boy scouts now because of this. If my son was younger and in the boy scouts I would take him out of it! This is so unhealthy! Isn’t anything sacred anymore! Again the minority gets away with what the majority should stand up and fight for! Unfreakingbelievable!

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  8. sunnybluesComment by sunnyblues
    January 29, 2013 @ 10:51 am

    Browbeating, name-calling, bullying, pressuring, humiliating, degrading and persistent attacks are the enemy’s tactics in bringing down groups or individuals who oppose their radical agendas. To cave and not stand strong on the principles that you hold, is exactly what they are hoping will happen. People of faith, people of strong moral convictions should not let anybody or anything sway those beliefs or we will be doomed. Cowering or bending to threats only gives those with evil intent more courage to have victory over you. Do not let that happen. Be strong, be courageous, be bold.

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    • WinghunterComment by Winghunter
      January 29, 2013 @ 2:27 pm

      The Homosexual Agenda
      “This article notes that the goals and means of this movement include indoctrinating students in public school, restricting the free speech of opposition, obtaining special treatment for homosexuals, distorting Biblical teaching and science, and interfering with freedom of association.”

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  9. ronnygComment by ronnyg
    January 29, 2013 @ 11:05 am

    As a Christian, and former Boy Scout I Am concerned for it is the Law of the Father YAHWEH Jehoovah outlined in the book of Leviticus, Chap 18:22; “Do not lie with a Man as one lies with a woman: that is detestable”!

    This decision by the Boy Scout Council will be completely rejected by the Father and His Hosts and those who are responsible for this travesty will be Judged Very Harshly by our Redeemer and Savior Jesus the Christ who is the Gate Keeper to the Fathers Many Mansion Worlds!

    There is still time to change this decision, as it is not only in violation of the Father’s Laws, but also in violation of the Founder of Boy Scouts of America! Where is His Voice?

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  10. fedupinkyComment by fedupinky
    January 29, 2013 @ 11:09 am

    Disgusting is the only way to describe this. If gays want to participate in scouting, let them form their own gay version of the Scouts and leave this venerable organization alone. When I was in the Boy Scouts a pedophile wormed his way into our troop as an Assistant Scoutmaster. He had abused and attempted to abuse a number of boys in the Troop before he was found out at which point he disappeared. If the Scout Leadership goes along with this, it will be the end of the BSA because most parents will pull their kids out before taking the risk of subjecting their kids to sexual abuse. Of course that is exactly what the scumbag liberals have in mind. I say a pox on them all!

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  11. CharlieComment by vietnamvet
    January 29, 2013 @ 12:19 pm

    I put twenty years in the military and some of that in combat. I thought I was defending free speech, gun rights, & religious freedom … all of which are under serious attack now, BY MY PRESIDENT!.

    I thought I was defending the right of the Boy Scouts to retain the values I had as a member … and, as a civilian, I have written letters and donated money to help in their many court battles.

    Now, after winning the fight, they are just going to cash in their chips?

    Forgive me if I seem bitter …

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    • fedupinkyComment by fedupinky
      January 29, 2013 @ 3:07 pm

      Don’t lose heart my friend. The fight is far from over (and I don’t just mean this issue with the BSA). The left, in their delusional arrogance, is starting to overreach with their perverted agenda and the sleeping giant that is the real America is awakening. Pretty soon the lefty loons are going to feel like the proverbial dog that caught the fire truck and this fire truck is going to roll right over them. Many thanks for your service!

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  12. stevorComment by stevor
    January 29, 2013 @ 12:25 pm

    They’ve been to spread the word to the kids that they can be just like o’bama if they’re bisexual!

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  13. mysticComment by mystic
    January 29, 2013 @ 12:26 pm

    Taking a different path then what has already been eschewed: The Boy Scouts is a private org. They are not a public traded entity, nor do they pay their volunteers to run said org. If my memory serves, many/most of the Boy Scout troops are run by ‘religious’ orgs. I can’t imagine a trampling of their natural rights within that 501c3/c4 would stand the test of the law to ‘force’ a charity to accept gay volunteers based on an equality standard set for the paid work environment.

    No boy has to be signed up for Boy Scouts. It is a ‘choice’ and extra-curricular. To what end can we legislate extra-curricular non profit entities who work on volunteer bases alone? I don’t believe this will go far folks…lawfully it doesn’t stand the smell test.

    As far as homosexuals who are also pedophiles… lets keep our eye on the real big picture…not a small percentage of homosexuals who also happen to be pedophiles. If our history has taught us nothing it is this, : heterosexual white males are the largest percentage of pedophiles. That’s fact. So having a hetero male as Scout Master is just as ‘possible’ to molest a young male as it would be to have a pedophile homosexual prey upon a org that solely promotes to young males.

    Eye on the big picture here folks. Private org non profit being told to be inclusive. So does this mean girls can be a boy scout? Does this mean adults can join up as a scout? Does this mean anyone can open a troop and gain non profit status to hide their money within? There are scarier issues within this ‘equality’ argument then who is and who is not a pedophile. Ask the Catholic Church what it thinks about the issue and you’ll get a very real and stark answer.


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    • GHUComment by GHU
      January 29, 2013 @ 1:39 pm

      Do you really want your son in the Boy Scouts with a homosexual leader? Here’s some facts for you to consider: The sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church in the US and abroad was a matter of homosexuals preying on adolescent boys, not one of pedophilia. Of all priests involved in the abuses, 80 to 90 per cent belong to this sexual orientation minority which is sexually engaged with adolescent boys between the ages of 11 and 17.

      Boy Scouts, please do NOT change your policies! The Girl Scouts have already taken the path to destruction by partnering with Planned Parenthood. Protect our children from these immoral sexual predators!

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    • mysticComment by mystic
      January 29, 2013 @ 2:22 pm

      The real question here GHU is not do I want a hetero pedophile or a homo pedophile working within the boy scout program. The real question is do we begin to vet out pedophiles period..regardless what sexual orientation they may hail from?

      Church s, of all ilks, have had to deal with this issue. Private school, of religious origin or not/public or not, have had to deal with this issue. Sports programs, after school programs, Big Brother/Big Sister orgs, extra curricular activities for minors…all have had to, or are having to, deal with the issue of pedophilia. That is the reality we are dealing with here.

      I could care less who you are or are not sleeping with in your own private consensual relationship. Old man with young 18+ woman… Old woman with 18+ male… two teens… two old people, gay, straight…whatever. None of my darn business.

      You go after my child…now it is my business! I want those who abuse children, sexually or not, to be eradicated from our society! No, I’m not talking stiffer jail penalties or warm fuzzie therapy sessions with medication. I want castration or death…period…end of story.

      Pedophiles are so rampant in our society…the dark underbelly of a child’s realty in this present ‘if it feels good do it’ society. It has screwed up these children…left a foul acrid taste for anything considered justice or authority as they do nothing to ‘make it stop’. CPS, schools, judges, police…they all make excuses and or go waaaaaay over the top in issues they can come down hard upon without affecting any real change for those who are true pedophiles. (ie read the cases of guys who have to register as sex offenders for peeing in bushes at 2am and are close to a school….or the two teen lover 16-18 that are caught by Dad and is reported as statutory rape.) It’s nuts!

      NO Way a Pedophile gets through any gate to our children! That has nothing to do with sexual orientation (gay or straight or whatever flavor you are) and has everything to do with profiling for a predator, regardless their preference or orientation. How many boys have been molested by heterosexual males in the boy scouts? Look it up…it’s jaw dropping.


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    • armyvet12Comment by armyvet12
      February 23, 2013 @ 9:26 pm

      FACT: The incidence of sexual abuse by teachers in public schools today has been estimated to be “more than 100 times” that by Catholic priests

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  14. chevy59tomComment by chevy59tom
    January 29, 2013 @ 12:29 pm

    The pursuit of happiness is at stake. If a vote is taken by people who have ascended to positions of authority who would implement such a policy, would destroy one of the greatest organizations in the history of America. Allowing gay tendencies into Scouts would ruin the organization and not allow the Scouts to have policies that protect the children and young men. Personally, I believe the CEO of Ernst & Ernst should be immediately asked to resign. Parents will not allow their children to be subject to such immoral leadership. Ultimately, this motive pushed by the Gay Agenda, could destroy the Boy Scouts. For one, I will not go quietly. The Supreme Court has already ruined the Junior Chamber of Commerce nationwide by being forced to include women. The Jaycees has been ruined by these bullies. It is time to take a stand and say no to these perverts of social norms and violators of holy scripture.

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  15. iceman47Comment by iceman47
    January 29, 2013 @ 1:27 pm

    Yeah sure, go ahead, just because everyone else is doing it, why shouldn’t the Boy Scouts. Let these gays around your children while at camp on a dark night in the woods. Sure it’ll be okay. They are just like everyone else. To He%% with that nonsense! LGBT is an abomination in the eyes of God. The Boy Scouts of America deserves what will eventually happen if they allow this to happen.

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  16. WinghunterComment by Winghunter
    January 29, 2013 @ 2:23 pm

    Child Molestation by Brian W. Clowes, Ph D, David L. Sonnier
    “…In fact, a number of studies performed over a period spanning more than half a century — many of which were performed by homosexuals or their sympathizers— have shown that an extremely large percentage of sexually active homosexuals also participate in child sexual molestation. This is not “homophobia” or “hatred,” this is simple scientific fact….”

    The ‘Gaystapo’
    “Homosexual groups have been bullying companies, movie studios, schools, and Christian groups for decades. A recent act of bullying came from GLAAD when the pro-homosexual group demanded that Universal Pictures remove anti-“gay” language from the Ron Howard film, The Dilemma. I’m not the only one making the claim of homosexual Gestapo tactics. A number of liberals have been critical of GLAAD, arguing that it “has turned into one of the biggest bullies in Hollywood.” Consider this report:…”

    Media fabricates pro-’gay’ move for Boy Scouts

    Homosexuals target Boy Scouts 8/00

    Homosexual Lifespan

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    • armyvet12Comment by armyvet12
      February 23, 2013 @ 9:37 pm

      Pedophilia is about power and control not orientation

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  17. Adjunct GeorgeComment by Adjunct George
    January 29, 2013 @ 2:45 pm

    Has the national council gone daft? If we allow homosexuals to be legally registered, I and the rest of the volunteers will be at risk. They are being sued by boys that were attacked in the past when we would not register homosexuals. How did having homosexuals in the Catholic Church work out for them? If rumors are correct, several dioceses were bankrupted by the lawsuits. The Catholic Church mission was serious wounded by the lawsuits. The same will happen to our program. Expect the Catholic Church and other churches to stop sponsoring the program with this national change.

    The scouting program is based upon volunteers such as myself. I have been a registered scout for over 35 years as an adult. I cannot afford the fiscal exposure that comes with allowing homosexuals to be officially allowed in the program. The scouting program would become open to the legal charge of being an attractive nuisance. The argument that the youth are being attacked by pedophiles instead of homosexuals is a false one. All homosexuals may not be pedophiles but all pedophiles that attack the boys are homosexuals. How can you tell until a boy is attacked and then it is too late to protect the scout. Lawsuits will follow at both the national and local levels. Expect every troop that does not accept a homosexual to face a lawsuit.

    Things that may be OK at the individual level can be devastating for the society. Scouts shouldn’t buckle to the LGBT pressure. Better to continue to fight the lawsuits and the politically correct ideas of the political left than lose the majority of the long term the volunteers. Keep homosexuals away from the boys. The risk to the program is just too high.

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  18. prairelivingComment by praireliving
    January 29, 2013 @ 5:03 pm

    I sincerely hope that they don’t go this direction. I had always hoped to have daughters take part in Girl Scouts but after the national organization went so liberal and left I didn’t see how I could do that. Now the same could happen with the Boy Scouts.

    I wonder how many boys will be at risk if they make this change. You’d think it would also put the overall organization at risk for lawsuits if someone molests and it is known they are gay. I know I wouldn’t feel comfortable having my son at camp with a professed gay leader (same as I wouldn’t with a professed lesbian at camp with a daughter).

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  19. highsiderComment by highsider
    January 29, 2013 @ 6:42 pm

    One thing is for sure….. The Homosexuals will welcome the Boy Scouts, GLAADLY. If BSA chooses to go along with this, it’s criminal.

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  20. siquijorislandComment by siquijorisland
    January 30, 2013 @ 6:32 am

    too bad the boy scouts use to be a place to learn values.

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    • juliaw1955Comment by juliaw1955
      January 30, 2013 @ 8:46 am

      What a sad day this has became when the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc. cave in to these perverts who want our children to molest….and we allow them to do it! Call these perverts what God calls them, sodomites. God says that it is an abomination in his sight. God will judge this sin, America’s sin, and every one who does not stand for God’s truth, and decency. Hitler went after the youth also, sending them off to camps to brainwash them and impregnate all the young girls with his young soldiers. Hitler’s ranks were full of homosexuals that did unmentionable acts. Obama is said to be a bisexual.He has surrounded himself with many homosexual people. Our country is on the verge of God’s judgement. Christians will be right there with them for not standing up for righteousness.

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  21. armyvet12Comment by armyvet12
    January 30, 2013 @ 12:45 pm

    What a sad, despicable group of people that have left posts on this site. I wonder why in the world people have chosen to side with the Democratic party it is because of attitudes of self-righteousness that is pervasive in every one of the posts on here denigrating homosexuals. “Who of you is without sin?”

    Luke 18:9
    “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other men—extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector. I fast twice a week; I give tithes of all that I possess.’ And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not so much as raise his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me a sinner!’ I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

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  22. patriot38Comment by patriot38
    February 23, 2013 @ 4:34 pm

    Gays in the Boy Scouts? It is a parental decision to allow their sons to be in Boy Scouts. If the organization allows gays in their midst, and the parents elect to place their sons in that organization, put simply, it’s his a$$, not theirs.

    I have nothing against gays, lesbians, or transgenders. What they do in the privacy of their own homes, and bedrooms, is their business, UNTIL, they try to entice my children into their perversion; then it becomes my business!

    We should remember that a genuine homosexual, if such really exists, does not reproduce naturally, and would simply die out if they were not able to entice children into their lifestyle. Like smokers, they would be a dying breed if they were not allowed to push their propaganda to influence and recruit normal children with normal parental guidance. In my opinion these two lifestyles should be kept separate in this type of environment for better mental and physical health reasons.

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