On the Front Line of the Culture War: Defending the Boy Scouts of America


Written in the 1990s over two editions, William Donahue presents this early report on the systematic, relentless, and ultimately successful frontal assault on the Boy Scouts of America.

Below is a selection from the forward. on-the-front-line-of-the-culture-war-recent-attacks-on-the-boy-scouts-of-america-2nd4.

Foreword

On May 24, 1993, Roberta Achtenberg was confirmed as U.S. Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.

This was a ballyhooed “historic first” of the Clinton era: Achtertberg is a homosexual activist.

Less than two weeks later, President Clinton scuttled the politically-disastrous nomination of his long-time friend and political ally Lani Guinier for the nation’s top civil rights post.

More startling to the public was that he had nominated her in the first place: Guinier had built her entire reputation on challenging the idea of majority rule, both in elections and in legislatures.
These events are related, and their connection is related to the theme of this booklet.

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