Here’s an interesting observation from 2013 pertinent in the age of fake, girl-Boy Scouts:
From the Culture of Life blog:
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong,
mentally awake, and morally straight.
The popular media commented on the recent Boy Scouts of America’s vote in May 2013 in typical fashion, taking a linguistically-biased and subtly-loaded position in its opening lines: “The Boy Scouts of America voted…to end its controversial policy banning gay kids and teens from joining one of the nation’s most popular youth organizations, ditching membership guidelines that had roiled the group in recent years.” (italics added) What is not stated is as important as what is: the majority of those actually in scouting (not the Council who passed the measure) saw no controversy. They supported the Oath written above, and their Strategic Plan Motto “Timeless Values”, among which, morality and adherence to God’s law, are explicitly stated. The Supreme Court even decided 13 years ago that as a private membership organization, the BSA was free to decide who it would admit. Again, no controversy. The “roiling” would be more aptly termed instigation, and the instigation came from a vocal minority of activists who are regularly challenging anything that characterizes traditional values, be they in marriage, family, and now, youth groups.
Continue reading “CULTURE OF LIFE: Gay Kids or Adult Agendas? The Scouts’ Dilemma”
Now the 4-H is under attack by You Know Who.
“Iowa 4-H is reaching out to LGBTQ kids, and it’s causing an uproar among conservatives.”
At least, that’s how the Des Moines Register headlined its weekend article on the public furor that followed WND’s exclusive report on the campaign to impose a radical LGBTQ-transgender agenda on that state’s 4-H program – including compulsory transgender pronoun use and allowing biological males to use girls’ bathrooms and locker rooms.
WND had previously reported on a multi-pronged, state-by-state movement to impose highly controversial transgender policies on 4-H, the century-old, largely rural, traditional-values, agricultural youth organization that exists under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Although “the new set of rules has been available for public comment for over a month,” reported the Des Moines paper, phone calls to 4-H state director John-Paul Chaisson-Cárdenas’ office “picked up over the weekend as a result of a conservative national website publishing a story on the issue,” linking to the WND report by Managing Editor David Kupelian.
Continue reading “WND: They Never Relent – 4-H under assault by LGBTQPA”
[Boy Scouting] is a scheme of placing the boy on honor. In addition to requiring him to live up to a standard or code of laws which insure development of character along proper lines
in 1916, the Sixty-Fourth United States Congress granted the immeasurable benefit of conferring a federal corporate charter on the Boy Scouts of America, ensuring it would be protected and recognized in all forty-eight States and federal territories including Washington, District of Columbia.
House Report 130 Boy Scouts of America to provide detailed rationale for An Act To incorporate the Boy Scouts of America”
The rationale for the Boy Scouts, its scope and the degree of support was and is clearly specified as a matter of United States law.
Here is an excerpt of the Judiciary Committee’s report recommending passage of the Resolution:
Continue reading “Boy Scouting is for Boys: A matter of United States law”
BSA Inc.’s absolutely, astonishingly stupid decisions — imposed on a membership and alumnus base vehemently opposed to them all — directly mirrors the path embraced by the former Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A. or simply, the Episcopalians.
I noticed Mark Alexander, the author of “Gay Pride Merit Badge” is like me a former Episcopalian.
There are too many similarities to dismiss as mere coincidence so I wrote an introduction, albeit hasty, so you might research the events yourself and note the eerie similarity to the process underway by the Boy Scout corporation.
Indeed, BSA Inc. actually attempted this scheme in 1972 with the so-called Improved Scouting Program which drove away half its membership within a few years. BSA was forced to walk it back but while the program stabilized its losses, membership never recovered in absolute or relative measures. What we see today is Improved Scouting Program v2. Little has changed.
The Improved Scouting Program was said to appeal to divorcees, daughters of divorcees, and black urban “youth” (called “boys” by every other speaker of the English language).
Domestically, it was claimed traditional American boy scouting was tainted by the Viet Nam war. BSA must “demilitarize” to be acceptable to the new public sensibility of the American cultural revolution.
In reality, the ISP was intended to conform the Boy Scouts of America to the emerging Western European political consensus of democratic socialism. Its structural pacifism, feminist sex integration of the workforce, anti-nationalism, and bureaucratic control were thwarted by the scouting movement’s emphasis on individualism, personal preparedness, initiative, and American pride within a structured and uniformed organization.
Continue reading “BSA Inc follows death spiral of Episcopalian Church, USA”