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Giving in to pressure by homo sexuals. I will never contribute another dime to them, furthermore, if i had a son, he could not join the boy scouts.
Fred Phelps, is that you?
Can't tell, and anyway who is Fred Phelps?
Because everything the Scouts stand for and teach is somehow rendered meaningless if a gay boy wants to take part?
Your online homophobic cover-up is pretty tired. Just go ahead and come out, granite. It'd be a Water Cooler first.
Homosexual scouts aren't a concern for parents. Obviously, they're as much God's children as anybody else. It's homosexual scout masters that undermines the trust of a parent who doesn't want that lifestyle taught to their son.
What makes someone think that any scout master, hetero or homosexual, would teach any "lifestyle" other than what's prescribed in the scout handbook? I've had plenty of gay teachers and none of them taught their lifestyle to me.
So because it didnt happen to you it will never happen to another child ever? If you're a homosexual why not join another group that embraces your lifestyle? The Boy Scouts have been established for years, it's idiotic for someone to come along after all that time and demand they change their rules to accomodate them.
Gay people have been around a hell of a lot longer than the Boy Scouts and have been scouts, and scout leaders, since the group's inception. And what lifestyle do gay people lead that is so much different from the rest of us? There are gay people in every imaginable walk of life. There's not some monolithic lifestyle they're proscribed to. Gay kids want to learn how to tie knots, start fires with sticks, and all that other lame shit too.
As I stated earlier, the Boy Scout vs the promoters of Homosexual Lifestyle argument is really about whether or not the Boy Scouts can maintain rules that preclude homosexuals from being in a position of mentorship with *young* boys (this can include, but certainly not be limited to, sharing a tent on a camp out, for example). In this case, the term "lifestyle" is applicable literally but also can mean a "worldview." Obviously, your point of homosexuality being "around a hell of a lot longer than the Boy Scouts" has nothing to do with anything. It's not about who's on first. If that were the case, the Native Americans would not have pushed Obamacare on the majority of North Americans who didn't want socialized medicine.
Nobody's denying that homosexuals aren't spread out over most of the fabric of our society. That's obvious, but it has NOTHING to do with it. The point is, the Boy Scouts' stance against allowing homosexual scout masters isn't protected under the Freedom of Religion clause of the First Amendment, like churches have been, to date. In my view, if the Scouts are forced to fold their tents on this practice, it'll be a slippery slope to the next battle being about the prohibition of "hate for homosexuals by Judeo-Christian houses of worship" trumping their respective First Amendment rights under the "Establishment" clause. In my view, the Boy Scouts should be able to have rights allowing them to maintain rules that protect their *values* as they understand it. Going forward, the constitutionality of that notion is going to be challenged by folks of your ilk, but, more importantly, by the Supreme Court of the U.S.
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