Skip to comments.My letter to the Boy Scouts of America
Posted on 05/25/2013 9:33:42 AM PDT by Jeff Head
I have been involved to one degree or another with scouting my whole life. Either as a scout myself, a volunteer leader (including a Scout Master and on the local Scouting Committee on numerous occassions), or an annual doner. No more. For the reasons I cite, I can no longer support the organization either myself, or for my own grandsons.
So, this is a letter I sent to the Boy Scouts of America regarding their recent "vote," on accepting openly gay young men as scouts:
Boy Scouts of America
May 24, 2013,
I was in Scouting as a youth. I have been a leader, including a Scout Master, and a member of our Scout Committee, serving as the Advancement chair on occassion. I have also donated to scouting my entire life.
As a result of your recent decision regarding openly gay youth being able to join scouting, I personally will not be giving another dime to the BSA.
I will also recommend that my children not enroll any of our grandsons into the organization...as much as it pains me, and as much as I regret the loss of this once great organization.
Part of Scouting is to be "morally straight." Those words have meaning. A gay life style is not "morally straight." Societal mores may change. But the truth does not...and you do not advance the truth by giving in to or accepting such behavior or inclinations and trying to call them "normal," or okay.
The homosexual community is now going to recruit 16-17 year old boys to become open members of the scouting organization. I do not want my 12-14 year old grandsons, or any other youth exposed to such individuals on campouts. Plain and simple. Not worth the risk.
If you think this will not be discussed, and that such kids will not promote that life-style through conversations at such events...you are deluding yourselves.
My church, the LDS Church, will continue with the scout program within its own congregations until and unless they accept adult leaders who are homosexual. That is what the Church has indicated is its line. The Church teaches that homosexuals can be members of the church as long as they are celebate in these desires. In other words, they can have urges, but if they resist temptation and rely on the atonementof Christ, then they can be members in good standing as much as a heterosexual who does not commit fornication or adultery.
While I can understand this, and agree with it spiritually when it comes to young people who are serious about trying to overcome this deviant lifestyle...for the reasons I just enumerated I cannot support it within the scouts. The Boy Scouts are a seperate, private organization apart from the church, whom seek my private support. I will no longer give it.
I simply cannot, and will not risk that set of circumstances on my own grandkids, or anyone else's if I can help it. And I can help it by not supporting either materially, monetarily, or with my time an organization that has decided to abdicate the moral high ground in order to retain large donations from organizations that have already embraced this homosexual agenda and its strawman "sexual orientation" argurment, or who would avoid adverse public relations pressure from the homosexual community. Make no mistake, those are precisely the issues in play here. As I said, the truth is the truth, and despite million dollar donations, or adverse publicity,"morally straight," means something. Something intrinsic that cannot and must not be auctioned off.
BSA, how could you?
America is at the Crossroads of History, we cannot, and will not choose the right path if we abdicate eternal principles in order to avoid criticism by the liberal progressive elements in today's society who believe in amorality, and a moving set of societal mores. Our nation, our people, have been great historically precisely because we as a people, from our founding, embraced and upheld fundamental moral principal as enumerated to us through the Gosepl of Jesus Christ. Tolerant? yes. Abidating those pricniples to those who reject them? No.
God bless us as a people to return to our roots, and to elect individuals of high moral standing and courage who will hold those lines.
THE PROGRESSIVE/LIBERAL TRAIN WRECK
FYI, my letter to the Boy Scouts of America. I encourage everyone to write similar letters/emails.
Over the next month or so BSA corporate is going to be receiving a very large number of resignation letters from Boy Scout troops and individual Scouts. Plus letters from individuals who have supported the Scouts in various ways over the years telling the BSA they are ending theirs.
Exaclty. And mine is one of them. I hope they are absolutely inundated with such notifications. It needs to hurt them financially and in the town square. Clearly the BSA leadership has decided that those two venues are more important to them than fundamental moral principle. Tragic.
This country is done for.
Our leaders not only accept deviancy, but they foist it off on our kids.
Heaven only knows where it goes from here.
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Do you have the snail mail and email addresses for the BSA plus a fax number for them that you can share with FReepers?
I already wrote a letter (snail-mail, even!) this morning, and it’s in the mailbox now. The BSA have become a disgrace to everything it once stood for. Its entire history and heritage. A disgrace towards God and country. I truly spit on them. May they burn in hell for their cowardly caving to deviancy. Abject COWARDICE. That’s what the Scout uniform now stands for. Cowadice and sodomy!
They better not come anywhere near me, next time they want to have a food-drive or solicit donations! Scumbags.
I can’t see any upside to this decision, but I can envision many horrible scenarios that will play out in the future. How can any parent allow their child to remain in such a dangerous, morally-corrupt organization?
great letter and I will start writing one ot them as well.
This is a step for them getting homosexual men into the boy scouts as leaders just like they used first it’s their own bedroom excuse ,then civil unions because they can’t see their what ever in the hospital and then marriage and then teach in schools and now cross dressing.
They did all of this because people kept quiet, people got scared of being called a stupid silly name, and most of our side with a public voice including talk radio shut up, never took the cameras to place like the folsom fair for all to see how they really act and mock a religion.
The country needs people to stand up, not to shut up, people gave their lives for this country and at least freepers can speak out.
Enough is enough, this was not about wanting homosexuals in boy scouts as they could have set their own boy scout group up.
This was about trying to make the public accept their perversion, their way of life and their agenda.
Well I for one will not accept it nor will any of my family, I will not give any money to the boy scouts now, nor will I tell others it is a worthy goal for their boys.
The boy scouts caved into two things.
1. the homostapo.
2. the north east corporations.
they have sold boy off to thinking that we should accept their perversion and north east elitist money.
I hope now that the south, the Midwest including UT, ID, and yes AK make their own boy scouts up and away from this insanity.
I urge all on here to actually do something and to not cave into the homostapo. Speak out, write letters and urge not just your own elected official but other elected officials including Democrats.
If democrats and other ‘progressives’ can’t remake everything to suit themselves they are perfectly happy to see it destroyed as an alternative.
The homosexual agenda will eventually be forced on everyone.
First came the Girl Scouts, then the schools, then the millitary, now the Boy Scouts.
Churches and organized religions are next.
Very right to be concerned. The politically correct rationale is that people have a genetic disposition to homosexuality. However the reality is that most homosexuals had their first encounter as children and their “partner” was a much older teen or an adult. It is called imprinting and currently it is a crime in most civililizations.
It’s now the Gay Scouts of America.
they know the south will lose money and members , same for the Midwest but they think the north east will give them more money.
In essence, they sold the boy scouts and boys ut to big business from the north east and became cowards from the homostapo
Boy Scouts of America
P.O. Box 152079
Irving, Texas 75015-2079
they said they will get more money from the north east, well screw you north east big business.
Even though they know the south will lose money and membership will go down they still did this.
Cowards and sell outs and this is now a step to get homosexuals into leadership positions.
If they wanted a queer boy scout club then why did they not open their own kind, no they wanted to force their filth agenda onto morals like they did for the military.
People even on here say it’s not a big deal , we should not mention social issues, well screw you all who say that.
Their lack of speaking up has helped this agenda gain traction and talk radio, shame on you too for never mentioning social issues which is the lefts holy grail.
I already sent a letter to my attorney instructing him to remove the BSA from my will. They would have received 1/3 as gratitude for the positive influence the organization had on my life. It will now go to a more worthy organization that better promotes Christian and American values.
I will call and leave a message and write a letter plus email and so will my family.
Sold out to the north east big money and the homostapo.
shame on you and all the cowards who say social issues are not important,
Boy Scouts of America
Contact (where you can submit such letters):
Boy Scouts of America
P.O. Box 152079
Irving, Texas 75015-2079
Phone (I’m sure you can get a fax # from them here):
The Boy Scouts weren’t murdered; they committed suicide.
The only other alternative is to stay with the organization and work overtime to remove the current corporate leadership.
The arrogance of the north east think we should look like them, accept their agenda and just go with what they say.
I am so sick of our side who remain cowards and can’t mention the lefts holy grail , social issues.
Talk radio, the stupid party even some freepers say we should nto mention social issues and all this time the left keep pushing their holy grail onto us, the military Govt, schools, now boy scouts.
This was not about wanting to be a boy scout, this was all about making us accept their perversion, then get homo scout leaders in so they can take boys into the woods.
When the boys grow up and ask to be a leader, there you go!
They should have kept sexual out of this since they strive to teach young boys a standard if morality. Big money groups pressured the board - the liberals at the top -to get what they wanted. My brothers are taking their sons out of the scouts now. Their boys don't want to be there even; since they are being told it's okay to mess with another boy in the tent etc. You know if an older leader says to a young boy, that it's okay, I mean what does that say in itself..Liberalism is not only stupid it's dangerous. It's disgraceful and dangerous situations can develop. The Boy Scouts were bought off.
They should have kept sexual out of this since they strive to teach young boys a standard>>> of morality
“A gay life style is not “morally straight.” “
Liberals believe homosexuality is morally straight as they claim we should see nothing wrong with it. Next: Sex with minors, then siblings, then offspring, then animals. After that comes murder, rape, theft, and any other crime they see fit to commit.
Liberals are anarchists that believe no one should ever have an opinion about anything they do. The childish, “You can’t tell me what to do!”
So, your comment about homosexuality (not “gay”) being abnormal isn’t shared by them. Anything is “morally straight”. They redefined marriage so they will redefine “moral” to mean anything they believe they should be able to do, anything.
This was my letter- (ecuse hte spellign mistakes and slightly course wording- it’s a rough draft)
[[The reasons you have supported the Boy Scouts of America for more than 103 years have not changed.]]
Oh yes it has! Are you people friggin idiots? Or do you just not get it?
[[We will continue to be a leader in youth development]]
Developement into what? Flaming homosexuals?
[[With more than 2.6 million youth members, last year Scouts collected over seven million pounds of food for the hungry and contributed more than 13 million hours of service to their communities, and more than 57,000 Scouts earned the rank of Eagle our largest class ever.]]
Well bully for you- but that does NOT excuse the FACT that you rammed your homosexual agenda down the throats of Americans who just wanted a good clean moral environment for their kids to participate in- and you did it behind closed doors without the parents consent you cowards
[[After embarking on months of comprehensive discussion and receiving an outpouring of support and feedback,]]
BS- here- let me tell itl iek it really was... after havign decided right fro mthe get go that we wanted gay kids and leaders i nthe scouts of America to prey on little innocent children and to warp and twist hteir minds before theyve had a chance to actually be children- we decided that we know best and that Christians and peopel with moral values dont count anymore, so we listened to a great outpouring fro mthe gay community, while ignorign hte overwhelming outpouring fro mthe straight and moral community, and decided we were goign to do what we had set otu to do i nthe first place regardless of what theoutcome actaully was.
[[Membership in any program of the Boy Scouts of America requires the youth member to (a) subscribe to and abide by the values expressed in the Scout Oath and Scout Law,]]
Will thsoe values be yupdated to include the value of preyign on heterosexual boys to try to get htem to betray their consciences and to becoem gay? Does it include the value of preyign on straight kids and raping htem? Because as we;ve seen i nthe military- once you open the door to open and upfront expression of devient lifestyles, you WILL experience increased epidemic gay sexual assaults- so tell us- what are your plans to tell the parents whos kids will get raped by gay kids within their own group? How are you goign to make it right then? Will you tell them that the gay kid was just excersizing the scouts values; durign hte rape?
[[b) subscribe to and abide by the precepts of the Declaration of Religious Principle (duty to God), ]]
Hmmm- pretty sure God calls homosexuality an ABOMINATION- look that word up Craig- its as strong a word of condemnation as you can have- it means God HATES homosexuality- and a person can NOT ascribe to a Religious principle whiel at the same time IGNORING one of God;s swtrongest condemnations you dolt
[[(c) demonstrate behavior that exemplifies the highest level of good conduct and respect for others]]
Is that what you are goign to tell the poor heterosexual child who is raped by an older scout whiel he lies in his own blood reelign in pain and embarrassment and self loathing? Again, ask the military just how well enstatign the ban on dont ask don t tell has worked for them- Gay rapes are now an epidemic- You dolt
[[No youth may be denied membership in the Boy Scouts of America on the basis of sexual orientation or preference alone.]]
What next Dolt? No dult may be denied membership irregarldess of whether they have ever doen time for gay child rape, or because of their sexual preferences/orientation? What abotu men who love sheep? Love multiple partners? Love whatever the hell deviency they can think of? Are you goign to discriminate agaisnt those perverts? Or are you goign to pass a new like liek htis last one that breaks down the moral walls that once protected our kids for generations? You dolt!
[[While we understand you may not agree with this decision we appreciate your continued support and dedication to Scouting and our young people.]]
Psssst- since you @$%$#$# no longer care abotu protectign our kids from sexual predators both old and young- you can kiss our support of your organization goodbye... You friggin dolt
That’s a great letter Jeff. Condemning the Boy Scouts for condoning homosexuality is a good thing. But when are you going to condemn the Mormon Church for condoning the same perverse activity?
I already posted on their FB page and made my displeasure known. Not that it did much good.
Why did they give in to the fascists? Isn’t the BSA a private organization? Do you think they were threatened by the fascists ala IRS and other methods?
my letter was i nreposnse to what the BSA sent someoen o nthe forum- I repleid to theirl ies one by one- You’re all free to use any part of it youl ike-
By the way- there is goign to be a meetign by scout leaders I bleeive next month discussing breaking away fro mthe BSA and beginnign hteir own group- I pray that they do-
P.S. Let me remind you of what a Congress Critter once said about emails, letters, and phone calls: “You can send me 25,000 letters, emails, and phone calls in a day but there will always be someone I can take to lunch that day who will hand me $250,000 to ignore you.”
This is what is happening with the BSA: Someone is funding them to a very large degree that wants homosexuals in the BSA and all your complaining will fall on their deaf ears and bank accounts.
It wouldn't have been that hard an argument to make - since the scouts are supposed to be about something entirely apart from sexual preference.
This is a step to getting queers as leaders just like they used civil unions to get marriage in the north.
I saw a homosexual who had a rainbow scarf on, now why? This is about scouting not your way of sex.
Sells out to the north east money and cowards to the homostapo
As of the other day the Boy Scouts became just another Communist organization in my mind.There’s now about as much chance of me affiliating myself with them...in *any* way...as there is of me buying a copy of the New York Times.
I remember very well saying “morally straight”, nor “morally gay”
money, pure and simple.
They said that they will get an increase of money in the north east even though the south will lose members and money
shame on them and this only makes me more determined to speak and inform others of their social agenda
they won’t. People will desert the Scouts—BUT! then the pro-homosexual and homesexual top-level get all the assets.
think about it. They WANT the heteerosexuals to leave. The Scouts must have illions and millions in property and investments, etc. and all of it will go to the ‘progressive’ and homosexual elements. They’ll have millions more to press their outlook and lifestyle on America.
Just like the Episcopal church. The aveerage churchgoer left, and the homosexuals got all the Episcopal real estate and investments.
Look up ‘activist summer camp’ on Bing and you’ll see that the Progressives and homosexual organixzations are training young people by the thousands. They get tax-exempt satus and probably taxpayer money very easily.
You can bitch on FR all you want but you are out-organized.
Ewwwww sorry for all the typos. Too many to correct.
[[BUT! then the pro-homosexual and homesexual top-level get all the assets.]]
Not so much- conservative donators have pledged to withdraw their financial support- Thee were soem pretty big conservative donators who were a major part of their finacial viability- now they will hopefully withdraw their support- However, I’m sure big liberal grouops will fill the gap- but at least they will all be donating to their own demise while the TRUE SCOUTS OF AMERICA will begin to thrive and flourish in a moral environment unpolluted by poitical correctness crap
I will be taking my shipping business elsewhere. There's a list of many of their donors who took up names and signatures for them to allow this new direction. Wait until that list is shared on the net/the news. Like another person posted, I have instructed my attorney to remove Boy Scouts from my will.
[[Ewwwww sorry for all the typos. Too many to correct.]]
I didn’t notice any typos?
No, this is only one small part of the Proggy-Marxist agenda.
The **real** goal is “demoralization” of our nation, quickly followed by “destabilization” and then total communist control.
Please see the Yuri Besmenov You Tube videos.
Demoralization is well on its way to fruition. And...Please remember that the Christians and conservatives protesting this move by the BSA **WILLINGLY** send their kids off to the HOMOFASCIST and MARXIST run K-12 schools and colleges.
Liberals aren’t interested in the Boy Scouts surviving...they did this to kill it.
Don’t forget to keep up with what OnMyHonor.net is doing: http://www.onmyhonor.net/whats-next/
The founder of this organization has a VERY impressive resume. I have high hopes for them and will be praying for them.
[[The Scouts must have illions and millions in property and investments,]]
Soem of it provided by conservative grousp which will withdraw thsoe properties fro mthem hopefully
[[Just like the Episcopal church. The aveerage churchgoer left, and the homosexuals got all the Episcopal real estate and investments.]]
but it wasn’t the average church goer that was funding or providing the proprties- whereas i nthe scouts, the meetings and camps are held on privatdeely owneed properties held by conservatives which again, hopefulyl, will ban the scouts from using
talk radio should have been talking about this and telling us which companies were doing this , instead they remain silent as usual