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If the ban on gays was lifted in the Boy Scouts Organization and your son was a Boy Scout, would you allow him to stay?

Drue-AFCL 2013/01/29 18:03:06
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  • Nancy Nelson 2013/04/03 17:34:11
    Yes
    Nancy Nelson
    While I don't agree with lifting the ban, the scouting program is a an amazing resource for developing strong leadership for the future of this country. There is no check box on any form or application, adult or youth, that asks for sexual orientation. We have been involved in scouting for over ten years with our oldest about to become an Eagle scout. My husband is an Eagle scout, which I strongly feel has made him the wonderful man and father he is today. I don't feel like it is a matter of protection like so many opinions here seem to be. The oath says for God and country, and to be morally straight. If a scout or leader makes that promise knowing they are not morally straight (and that includes any other sin you find listed with homosexuality found in the book of Romans) then they are breaking that promise. We as Christians are to love the sinner not the sin and we are to practice forbearance (patience). To truly protect your child (scout) you have to be an active parent volunteer in your son's scouting program and you have to openly and honestly teach them how to protect themselves.
  • Brosia 2013/02/28 19:09:14
    Yes
    Brosia
    Hell, allowing gay people back might make me try to get my son back involved.
  • Bureauc 0Bamao 2013/02/02 02:31:32
    Yes
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    +6
    Tolerance is a good thing but when the progressives infiltrate the hierarchy and attempt to pass the G & L lifestyle off as normal, that's where I draw the line.
  • Rick Bureauc... 2013/02/02 12:41:01
    Rick
    +6
    What's really scary is that they want to teach our kids that stuff. Kids, who are naive, vulnerable and impressionable and are not well informed.
  • ReconMa... Rick 2013/02/08 05:18:07
  • ReconMa... Bureauc... 2013/02/08 05:16:00 (edited)
  • Stardust 2013/02/01 23:40:21
  • Rick 2013/02/01 04:34:52
    No
    Rick
    +5
    It just doesn't make sense. It's totally against their own value system and the kids would be put at risk.
  • MQ-American Values Again (AVA) 2013/02/01 04:21:17
    No
    MQ-American Values Again (AVA)
    +5
    As a parent, I'm responsible for my child's well being .... no way would I take the chance and allow him to be on weekend camping trips knowing the leaders were gay ... no way .. not anymore than I would allow him to be on weekend camping trips with a known child molester ....
    My child ... my decision .... feel free to decide differently for your children ... your choice to chance it ...
  • ReconMa... MQ-Amer... 2013/02/08 05:21:16
  • MQ-Amer... ReconMa... 2013/02/14 04:57:19
    MQ-American Values Again (AVA)
    +1
    I agree .. they continue to think they can (pardon my intended pun) shove the lives of perverts down our throats and we are just supposed to open wide and accept it! Well, when it comes to our children ... they've got another thought coming.... and, if the Boy Scouts allows this .. it will be the beginning of the end of the organization ... as well it should be IMO
  • OneOfTheAmericanPeople 2013/02/01 02:05:09
    No
    OneOfTheAmericanPeople
    +4
    F-CK NO! I'm gonna let my son go out with another boy who may be bigger stronger and interested in him, so he'll have his way with my son. Now I don't hate gays but if that ever happend I'd be more than happy to serve time in prison over some kid wanting his way with my son during a camping trip!
  • boognis... OneOfTh... 2013/02/01 08:10:39
    boognish989
    +2
    you do realize that there have been gay kids and leaders in scouts since day 1, right? right now, at this very moment, gay kids and straight kids are on campouts, being supervised by gay and straight leaders, maybe even sharing tents with them. and the incidents of sexual abuse are staggering.....no, wait. i'm thinking about the catholic church, sorry.
  • philldc... boognis... 2013/02/08 04:13:16
  • ReconMa... boognis... 2013/02/08 05:23:01
  • boognis... ReconMa... 2013/02/08 06:00:30
    boognish989
    no one is choosing for you to put your child in any organization you don't want them in. if the boy scouts decide to end their discrimination and you have kids in scouts, you either accept it or you take them out. the choice is yours, not mine.
  • ReconMa... boognis... 2013/02/09 23:51:24
  • boognis... ReconMa... 2013/02/10 00:03:47
    boognish989
    when did i say anything about government intervention? as i recall, i said 'if the BOY SCOUTS DECIDE to end their discrimination...'
  • ReconMa... boognis... 2013/02/10 00:15:22
  • ellie. 2013/01/31 22:10:39
    Yes
    ellie.
    The only reason gay people don't want to come out is because of people like the ones on here, so full of hatred and bigotry. I'm not at all excusing molestation, it's sick and twisted and whoever does it should go to you know where, but I honestly think there would be a decrease in it if people weren't such hate filled a**hats and accepted people for who they were and gave everyone equal and respect.

    Also, it further pisses me off when people say that only gay people molest children. So I guess straight people never do anything like that?

    Ugghh... I'm shaking like a leaf...
  • ReconMa... ellie. 2013/02/01 00:50:39
  • ellie. ReconMa... 2013/02/01 02:48:59
    ellie.
    Gay people aren't walking up to you and trying to force the "gay lifestyle" on you, they just want equal rights for themselves, it's like slavery. People treat them like they are not human and disrespect them for something they have absolutely NO control over, like skin color, sexual preference is something you are born with.
  • TheFast... ellie. 2013/02/01 09:33:28
    TheFasterGun
    +1
    No Control over???

    "The inaccurate concept that homosexuality is solely biological is extremely misleading. Many therapists tell their clients that homosexuality is biological and therefore unchangeable.

    Although not supported by the research, many therapists believe that homosexuality is solely biological in nature, and therefore unchangeable. Yet despite ongoing efforts, researchers have not discovered a biological basis for same-sex attractions.
    In fact, many researchers hypothesize that a homosexual orientation stems from a combination of biological AND environmental factors."

    Genes + Brain Wiring + Prenatal Hormonal Environment = Temperament
    Parents + Peers + Experiences = Environment
    Temperament + Environment = Homosexual Orientation

    Please show me the true science that proves homosexuality is genetic and not a learned behavior. Thanks
  • ellie. TheFast... 2013/02/01 12:05:42
  • TheFast... ellie. 2013/02/01 19:10:58
    TheFasterGun
    +1
    I asked for an unbiased scientific proof....he's a crackpot
  • ReconMa... TheFast... 2013/02/08 05:32:42
  • ReconMa... TheFast... 2013/02/08 05:32:56
  • ReconMa... ellie. 2013/02/01 22:10:06
  • ellie. ReconMa... 2013/02/01 22:35:29
    ellie.
    Yet again.... no one is FORCING their "lifestyle" on you. They are not making you gay, they just want EQUAL rights, like black people and women had to fight for.
  • TheFast... ellie. 2013/02/02 02:41:46
  • ellie. TheFast... 2013/02/02 03:16:15
    ellie.
    +1
    First of all, that's incorrect- IT'S NOT A LIFE CHOICE. Get it through your thick skull, all of you. Don't you think that if they could, they would chose to be straight and avoid all of the hate that comes to them from idiots?

    And secondly, take that photo down, it's not funny. I know someone who actually does get seizures from stuff like that. They banned TV shows because the flashing lights caused hundreds of kids to have seizures. I could have a medical condition, you don't know.
  • TheFast... ellie. 2013/02/02 14:22:49 (edited)
    TheFasterGun
    Please show me unbiased scientific proof that being queer is not a learned behavior and is genetic. Thanks
  • ellie. TheFast... 2013/02/03 01:04:30
    ellie.
    Sure, I will.
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/wor...

    Your welcome, enjoy the reading.
  • TheFast... ellie. 2013/02/04 22:25:20
    TheFasterGun
    FAIL- biased opinion/ theories again
  • ellie. TheFast... 2013/02/04 23:55:37
    ellie.
    Give me proof that being gay is a learned behavior.
    Also, tell me why that's biased instead of acting like a twelve year old and putting fail.
  • TheFast... ellie. 2013/02/04 23:57:42
    TheFasterGun
    Oh now we start the name calling-
    I shall call you POT- Howdy, I am Kettle
  • ellie. TheFast... 2013/02/05 00:04:30
    ellie.
    Yet, no facts that being gay is a learned behavior.
  • TheFast... ellie. 2013/02/05 00:05:04
    TheFasterGun
    Yet no facts showing that being gay in NOT learned behavior
  • ellie. TheFast... 2013/02/05 00:09:07
    ellie.
    Well, then don't tell me about how I'm wrong, if you don't have any facts either
  • TheFast... ellie. 2013/02/05 00:28:57
    TheFasterGun
    Thats easy enough....practice it.
    Thanks for the dialog. Have a great evening!
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