Skip to comments.The Boy Scouts' 'Braveheart' moment
Posted on 02/01/2013 7:34:08 AM PST by lost in the snow
The Boy Scouts of America is about to be torn apart.
In one respect, it doesnt matter what BSAs board members decide when they meet next week to change their long-standing policy excluding avowed homosexuals, or not to change their policy. Either way, the Boy Scouts of America will not emerge unscathed. It will be bloodied. It will be hurt. The only question is: When the dust settles, which side will the 100-year-old organization be on? Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2013/01/the-boy-scouts-braveheart-moment/#ROuvYRYudoUJSlV2.99
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
Well, you’re either “morally straight”... or you’re not.
Downsize and keep to their principles!
Amazing how the libs always manage to take over the BOD. They know that is where the power and money is, and they really don't have to do any real work.
I agree 100%.
The 99% of boy scouts are quiet about it, and support the BSA without saying a single word about them.
The 1% of homosexual activists have confused the issue.
BSA: please ignore the noise, and get off the bone-headed policy before you destroy the best organization around.
another good article...
time for members to demand Randall Stephenson resign.
The following is my letter to the Southern Arizona Catalina Council. Many of you could copy, paste, and send it to your councils.
Subject: Scouting is By and For People Who Love Scouting
As a Scout Parent I have volunteered thousands hours as a Den Leader, Asst. Leader, and as a Volunteer Parent helping the Troop on activities from camp-outs to Spit and Slurps. I also give money regularly through the “Friends of Scouting”. I am a typical Scout Parent. In my Troop alone there are Scouting Parents and Scouting Adults who no longer have kids in Scouting, who volunteer hundreds of times the hours that I have given, all for the love and joy of Scouting.
If the BSA keeps it current policies it may lose some corporate money but the BSA will survive. If the BSA bows to outside pressure groups and allows homosexual leaders, my family, and many other Scouting families, will withdraw volunteer support as well as monetary support from the BSA. Many BSA troops are hosted, as my Troop is, by Churches of every religion, Mormon, Methodist, etc. Should the BSA allow gay leaders, those Churches who host Troops would soon likely let their charters lapse and Troops would be forced to find new homes or disband.
The BSA will never survive a blow like that. No amount of corporate promises could ever take the place of those volunteers and church sponsors. The BSA was not and is not meant to be a corporate run entity. Scouting runs, as we all know, on the generosity of people who LOVE SCOUTING, and cannot survive by the hand of those who despise the BSA’s adherence to GODs Law.
Once the BSA is abandoned by parents and sponsors, the outside pressure groups who forced the new policy would not be able to or even willing to make up the short fall in BSA volunteers. They would abandon the BSA as quickly as the Scouting Parents and the BSA would likely cease to exist.
I hope and pray, while outside groups still allow Scouts to pray, that the BSA will make the right choice.
Yours In Scouting,
(Name withheld to protect the guilty)
Board of Directors, no?
BOD = board of directors
Or want to be as self sufficient as possible.
How does a Brit libturd (aka. think Piers Morgan) get to sit on the Board of Boy Scout of America and even more ridiculous, is the Chairman of the Board of the BSA?
These non-profit organizations somehow seem to love to pick high-profile RAT bastard liberals & socialists to sit on their Board of Directors, and then sit there with a perplexed look on their faces when the liberal board members start to push their pro-homo / pro-lesbian / pro-Islam / anti-American / anti-Christianity ideologies onto the organizations.
I was a boy scout growing up, but IMHO the BSA could put a stop to this nonsense by removing the liberals & socialists from their board of directors.
I have a son in Cub Scouts. Here is the conclusion of a fairly inflamatory e-mail I sent BSA this morning:
I also demand that Randall Stephenson and James Turley be removed from the BSA board. They are guilty of attempting to destroy the Boy Scouts of America organization and contributing to the delinquency of millions of minors. Hasn’t there been and isn’t there now enough child molestation in BSA for these two reprobates?
They are very difficult to remove.
I’ve read David Kupelian’s books. He’s a terrific analyst who really understands issues at the level of first principles.
I have five (out of six) sons and a daughter in Scouting. We’ve been leaders and volunteers for 15 years. I’m so distressed by this that I feel physically sick. I don’t know what we’ll do if the Board betrays everything they claim to stand for.
Obviously, it’s not going to become a Folsom Street Fair overnight, but how can we participate in and support an organization that so blatantly abandons its principles ... ultimately for nothing, as Mr. Kupelian points out, because the attacks won’t stop, they’ll just get worse.
Go to BSA web site and submit a letter - I did:
I am writing in absolute disgust to hear that the BSA is actually considering reversing its ban on homosexual leaders enlisting and stands against homosexual behavior. Are you out of your minds? This decision will be catastrophic if it is allowed to be implemented. I have two boys in the cub scouts currently, and one them (may) become a boy scout this year. We were starting to decide on a local troop for him, but if this policy goes through, my decision will be an easy one. Absolutely no way will I ever allow my sons to be at risk on camping trips and scouting activities, knowing that potential predators are now welcome to serve as their leaders. I was already a bit uncomfortable with the fact that he would be on trips without my supervision. But this will make it impossible to approve. As we have seen with the recent Church scandals, there is no one you can completely trust with your young boys. But to actually invite this into your organization, is irresponsible and dangerous! It will be the end of the Boy Scouts and certainly the end of mine and my sons’ involvement and contributions. So very sad to hear this and I hope and pray that this will not happen. The BSA is one fo the last holdouts for moral decency in America. A place where boys learn to be moral men, which our country so desperately needs more of in these troubling times. To sacrifice our beliefs and truth for political and/or financial gain is in itself morally reprehensible. Please consider the repercussions that will surely come with proposed policy change. I do not want to pull my boys out of scouting anytime soon, but this leaves me absolutely no choice.