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Boy scouts and the ban on gays being lifted?

For or against lifing it? I am for lifting it.


Asked by louise2 at 4:27 PM on Feb. 8, 2013 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (15)
  • I am all for it. Mt brothers were kicked out after they found out they were active LDS members

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 4:40 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • I'm all for letting each pack / troop decide what is best for itself.

    Answer by QuinnMae at 4:30 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • Yes, please lift it. Its one of those totally stupid things in life. For two reasons: One, it's needless, and pointless. We do not have to protect ourselves from gays like they are harmful in some way. Let them join and let them be gay... openly or quietly. And, two, its one of those totally stupid bans you can't enforce so why have it? It's not like a gay person wears a big old G on their forehead or something. I bet there's been a zillion gays in the boy scouts already, and all these narrow minded people having been sitting back thinking "well we're safe, we banned them!" Yeah, right. Joke's on them...

    Answer by Nimue930 at 4:33 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • it wont change my opinion of the organization so honestly i dont care what they do. they're are reasons beyond excluding gays that keep me from wanting my son in it.

    Answer by okmanders at 4:40 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • While it may be a step forward if I had a son they still wouldn't join it. I'll be very surprised if they do. Either way they will receive creatisim for their decision.

    Answer by skinnyslokita at 5:15 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • They still won't allow atheists into it.
    They are the worst of the worst in their bigotry. Despicable, really.

    Answer by sahmamax2 at 7:27 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • I'll believe it when I see it - they've already pushed the vote back to May

    Answer by NotPanicking at 4:36 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • I have never put a religious affiliation on our registration forms and we haven't been questioned or kicked out. DS has had fellow scouts of several different faiths. I suppose that is probably a unit type decision as well.

    Answer by QuinnMae at 10:36 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • I'm glad they're lifting it, now my son can join his best friend in scouts lol

    Answer by funlovinlady at 4:28 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • agree with QuinnMae

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 4:31 PM on Feb. 8, 2013