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Mon Jan 28, 2013, 08:49 PM

Tony Perkins: Boy Scouts Shouldn’t Give In To ‘Bullying Of Homosexual Activists’

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PEMA LEVY 5:30 PM EST, MONDAY JANUARY 28, 2013

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Here's Perkins' full statement, sent out via email:

"The Boy Scouts of America board would be making a serious mistake to bow to the strong-arm tactics of LGBT activists and open the organization to homosexuality. What has changed in terms of the Boy Scouts' concern for the well-being of the boys under their care? Or is this not about the well-being of the Scouts, but the funding for the organization?

"The Boy Scouts has for decades been a force for moral integrity and leadership in the United States. Sadly, their principled stances have marked them as a target for harassment by homosexual activists and corporations such as UPS which are working to pressure the Boy Scouts into abandoning their historic values.

"The mission of the Boy Scouts is 'to instill values in young people' and 'prepare them to make ethical choices,' and the Scout's oath includes a pledge 'to do my duty to God' and keep himself 'morally straight.' It is entirely reasonable and not at all unusual for those passages to be interpreted as requiring abstinence from homosexual conduct.

"If the board capitulates to the bullying of homosexual activists, the Boy Scouts' legacy of producing great leaders will become yet another casualty of moral compromise. The Boy Scouts should stand firm in their timeless values and respect the right of parents to discuss these sexual topics with their children," concluded Perkins.


Read more: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/archives/2013/01/bsa_liberates_75_of_scouting.php?ref=fpblg

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 08:54 PM

1. I wonder what is in Tony Perkins closet.

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 08:56 PM

2. Yeah, same here, he protests way too much. Like he needs to get outta others lives and

private parts.

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 08:57 PM

3. that's what I thought when I read over that

he sounds like a really horrible person. I don't know who he is, but he needs to stfu, he is a bigot.

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 09:03 PM

5. He's a delusional sociopath

He's a textbook case for this: http://www.democraticunderground.com/121866266

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 08:58 PM

4. And the acknowledged Hate Group speaks. Thanks for your concern, Tony, but

we're not into your empires of hatred and persecution. Go get a life. Go do something worthwhile.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 09:03 PM

6. Locking. OP not does conform to the SOP of the Latest Breaking News forum.


The link and headline does not match, the link and article text does not match, and the OP text is a press release/email - not a published article.

Also, here's a link to a LBN OP regarding the same topic where updates can be posted: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014383059

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