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The Scouts Versus the Ugly Moods of 2013

ZealousConscript Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 1:01 AM
What I would like to know is why a gay person can't be trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent. We seem to have lost sight of the point of scouts. Namely, the kids. Why are we so opposed to gay, kids getting to learn the same things that straight kids to? Scouts taught me a lot of things. One of them, perhaps the most important, was that prejudice is a blight on the heart and in society. We should work very hard to excise it from both.
Bill1895 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 9:13 AM
What I would like to know is why can't the homosexuals quit trying to force their way into to the Boy Scouts and form their own organization that encourages known homosexual men and under age boys to spend time together?
Miss_Ginger_Vitas Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 1:33 AM
Thank you.

Simple thoughts!

The Boy Scouts of America got front-page ink, as we say in the newspaper trade, for their currently postponed meditations on the topic of admitting avowed gays to membership.

Word had leaked out that the Scouts were considering a local option solution to the vexed question of their supposed right to determine who can become a member and who can't. At a top-drawer meeting in Irving, Tex., the topic proved too vast and complex for immediate resolution. Consultation and deliberation will take place prior to May meeting of Scouts' national council.

I spoke of the Scouts' "supposed" right to oversee their...