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Should the Boy Scouts of America lift its ban on gay members and leaders?

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rschweizer

Feb-06-13 11:58 AM

why?

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Scarecrow57

Feb-06-13 1:05 PM

Who Cares??? what the Boy Scouts do is their business and no one elses.

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Stackrat

Feb-06-13 3:42 PM

Why dont we just outlaw heterosexuality?!

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renuzit

Feb-06-13 4:14 PM

It's fair for everyone.

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notgood

Feb-06-13 8:20 PM

Pretty sad what we worry about in this state!! Come on people what about the mandates that Cuomo has promised!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liberals are a Joke and do nothing but side track you from whats really going on!!!!!!!

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drugsrus

Feb-06-13 9:12 PM

swizzer -- yes or no - is ir really that complicated ???

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Tunerlady

Feb-07-13 10:19 AM

Every one deserves FAIR and equitable treatment. We MUST be more accepting and tolerant of ALL lifestyles. Why the bigotry?

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Erheimer

Feb-07-13 11:37 AM

The Boy Scouts of America is a religious organization with conservative Christian values. This is a private group. Participation is voluntary. They should absolutely NOT change their policy.

"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." I recited this pledge as a child and young man and will pass on this heritage to my son. In my home we teach tolerance of others and do not force our beliefs on them.

This country is turning into a crap-hole.

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Stackrat

Feb-07-13 12:08 PM

Im tired of being force fed this " its only fair" crap! Fair aint got nothing to do with it! You want to be a gay boy scout? Go out and start the gay boy scouts, and quit your whining, and forcing your crap on everyone else.

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JohnSteady

Feb-07-13 12:25 PM

Tunerlady next you'll say the Atheists should be allowed to join a Christian Group. It's a private group! They don't have to allow Gays in, nor do they have to allow girls to join. If taxpayer’s money supports the group then yes they need to allow gays in. Other than that the Gay and Lesbian community are free to start their own group.

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JohnSteady

Feb-07-13 12:27 PM

Good one Disco! But the New Gay Scouts will sell cookies

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JohnSteady

Feb-07-13 12:30 PM

Next Question, you conserve water and the Water gods now jack up your water rates for Gloversville! If Gville water was so great how come no bottlers have tapped into it like they are in Johnstown?

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taxtired

Feb-07-13 4:19 PM

Now the boys should join the girl scouts.

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taxtired

Feb-07-13 4:35 PM

No brainer, Who would send thier child to camp thinking thier could be a pervert there.

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Beeber

Feb-07-13 5:13 PM

People, wake up! Girls are already able to join the Boy Scouts of America. They have been able to join the BSA Explorer Scouts for years. I had several in my Law Enforcement Post in Colorado and they worked just as hard as the boys did. Lets do a 6 month trial for Gays, if there is a problem, then exclude them.

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drugsrus

Feb-07-13 6:53 PM

Turnerlady - where is it posted that life has to be fair????. What have we become ? Everything we do is dangerous, we have to be careful not to hurt anyone's feelings, and on and on ad nauseum. When did all of this become an issue?? And why is it always OK for the girls to participate in "boy stuff" but never the other way around. Where is the issue of lesbians in girl scouting ??

And I don't think the ban should be lifted.

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TiredOfTax

Feb-07-13 9:57 PM

Erheimer, very good points. I too recited that pledge at every meeting. This question in on par with the last women in combat and gays in boy scouts? What has our world come to when it wants to plant seeds of trouble in areas that should be left without? Why put a child in danger? Either side should see the danger of putting a gay child with other young boys. What possible good can come from it? Would you let your young girl go camping with boys? Or want your son to go on outings with daises? Stop and think for a change!

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KeLeMi

Feb-08-13 7:56 AM

They should also lift its ban on atheists.

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MrBoB51

Feb-08-13 10:16 AM

Exactly rs. I too would like an answer. Not some 'politically correct' crap.

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MrBoB51

Feb-08-13 2:02 PM

I thought the Gay Mafia took over Boy/Girl Scouts a long time ago.

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taxtired

Feb-08-13 2:09 PM

Is that the one andy is in charge of??

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Scarecrow57

Feb-08-13 2:21 PM

Isn't this sort of like asking if Republicans should accept liberals? Seriously, the rules for gaining membership into a private organization or group is solely at the discretion of that group. If you don't like their rules start your own group.

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PeacefulWorld

Feb-08-13 5:01 PM

Aaahhh, tot is a male! I always assumed you were a female!!

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usedtolivethere

Feb-09-13 7:53 AM

Peaceful...TOT is a female scout leader

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MrBoB51

Feb-09-13 7:56 AM

Well, so far a lot of 'why not's' and no palpable answer as to why(?).

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