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ABORTION! You're either with us or AGAINST US!

Posted by on May. 31, 2013 at 4:43 PM
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I got this in my FB newsfeed. [gags]

Girl Scouts Join Planned Parenthood at Huge Pro-Abortion Conference

by Sydney Volanski | Washington, DC | LifeNews.com | 5/31/13 11:33 AM


Tell me who you hang out with and I’ll tell you who you are.

Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of Girl Scouts USA (GSUSA), offers this pithy saying as her favorite quote. In order to figure out who the Girl Scouts are, I suppose we must follow Ms. Chávez’ logic and look at the organizations that GSUSA associates with.

A good place to start would be the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). WAGGGS has member organizations across the globe, the largest of which is GSUSA, contributing approximately a quarter of the ten million members that belong to WAGGGS. GSUSA is a co-founder of WAGGGS and one of WAGGGS’ largest financial supporters, paying over $1 million each year in membership fees which are triggered by each girl and adult member’s annual GSUSA registration.

The global organization is a well-known advocate for sexual and reproductive rights, including abortion, for youth, and claims to speak for all of its 10 million members.

In May 2013, WAGGGS participated in Women Deliver, a global conference with the purpose of “call[ing] for action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women.”

The conference featured speakers such as late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart, philosopher Peter Singer, who supports infanticide and euthanasia, and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Some of the breakout sessions were entitled “Outing and Addressing Abortion Stigma” and “Why I Perform Abortions.” Exhibitors included many abortion and population control advocates such as Amnesty International, Guttmacher Institute, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Marie Stopes International, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, United Nations Population Fund, and WAGGGS.

Equally concerning is WAGGGS’ participation, along with International Planned Parenthood Federation and Planned Parenthood Global (PPFA global), in the Youth Advisory Group for the Women Deliver Conference. It seems to me that the Girl Scouts have some interesting, you might even say radical friends.

Sexual and reproductive rights advocacy is nothing new for WAGGGS. In June 2012, WAGGGS Board Chair Nadine El Achy boasted that WAGGGS “represented each one of our WAGGGS members – YOU” as they pushed for sexual and reproductive rights at the Rio+20 conference. In December 2012, WAGGGS and International Planned Parenthood Federation worked together to create the Bali Youth Declaration, a document which called for abortion rights for youth, comprehensive sex education and the “decriminalization of sex work.” WAGGGS appears to be advocating for the legalization of prostitution. I, for one, fail to see how this relates to scouting.

Putting WAGGGS aside, GSUSA has many other concerning friends. Together with global abortion provider Marie Stopes and other many other abortion advocates, GSUSA maintains membership in The Coalition for Adolescent Girls.

The Coalition promotes comprehensive sex education and abortion related care for girls. Additionally, the GSUSA curriculum, the Journey series, used and promoted by every Girl Scout council, was revised for problematic content in 2012. Some corrections were made, but many concerns remain. For example, through Journeys, GSUSA still encourages girls to work with or research many pro-abortion groups such as the ACLU, Amnesty International, Population Council, Sierra Club, WAGGGS and others. Despite this promotion of many pro-abortion groups, I couldn’t find one pro-life organization recommended by GSUSA in their books for girls. It seems that the organization has taken a decided stand on this controversial moral issue. Again, how does this relate to scouting?

I imagine many people will be upset when learn of this association. I know I was. “What?” they’ll say, incredulous at first, “Girl Scouts couldn’t possibly be involved in something like this.”

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After a while, though, the surprise fades. That’s when reactions start to diverge. I became mad. At only fourteen, I learned of WAGGGS’ advocacy for abortion. I was angry that I had been deceived by an organization I had mistakenly come to trust. My sister became sad. She felt hurt and betrayed when she realized that GSUSA simply is not what it says it is. Instead of remaining neutral on issues like abortion, as they promised, the Girl Scouts fund and hang out with aggressive abortion rights advocates.

Given all of this, who the Girl Scouts have become is clear to me. And unfortunately, they certainly are not the positive influence on girls they once were.

LifeNews Note: Sydney is a 17-year old ex-Girl Scout from Texas and co-founder of

by on May. 31, 2013 at 4:43 PM
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brookiecookie87
by Platinum Member on May. 31, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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I have never met a pro-abortion person in my life. Do you mean Pro-Choice by chance? Oh-I see you found it on your Facebook. Sorry :/

I have a rather conservative Family so the same thing happens to me all the time :/

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AlekD
by Gold Member on May. 31, 2013 at 5:02 PM
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Girl Scouts vary tremendously from troop to troop. When I was in girl scouts our twoop had only 5 girls in it and we were all best friends already and our moms were the leaders. We did very little "scouting" Mostly we goofed off and ate snacks.

With that said, if I have any daughters who are interested in scouting, we will be joining a Catholic equivalent (Such as the Little Flowers Girl's Club) I don't view Abortion as an acceptable option unless continuing a pregnancy would endager the physical life of the mother, and I don't want an outside organization teaching my hypothetical daughters that it is okay. That's my right as a parent and really shouldn't be anything to gag over.

Veni.Vidi.Vici.
by on May. 31, 2013 at 5:04 PM


Quoting AlekD:

Girl Scouts vary tremendously from troop to troop. When I was in girl scouts our twoop {I read it in my mind like it's spelled...lol} had only 5 girls in it and we were all best friends already and our moms were the leaders. We did very little "scouting" Mostly we goofed off and ate snacks.

With that said, if I have any daughters who are interested in scouting, we will be joining a Catholic equivalent (Such as the Little Flowers Girl's Club) I don't view Abortion as an acceptable option unless continuing a pregnancy would endager the physical life of the mother, and I don't want an outside organization teaching my hypothetical daughters that it is okay. That's my right as a parent and really shouldn't be anything to gag over.

I agree that troops vary

AlekD
by Gold Member on May. 31, 2013 at 5:04 PM
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lol. Girl Scouts gave me a lisp! Evil scouts!

Quoting Veni.Vidi.Vici.:


Quoting AlekD:

Girl Scouts vary tremendously from troop to troop. When I was in girl scouts our twoop {I read it in my mind like it's spelled...lol} had only 5 girls in it and we were all best friends already and our moms were the leaders. We did very little "scouting" Mostly we goofed off and ate snacks.

With that said, if I have any daughters who are interested in scouting, we will be joining a Catholic equivalent (Such as the Little Flowers Girl's Club) I don't view Abortion as an acceptable option unless continuing a pregnancy would endager the physical life of the mother, and I don't want an outside organization teaching my hypothetical daughters that it is okay. That's my right as a parent and really shouldn't be anything to gag over.



Pema_Jampa
by Ruby Member on May. 31, 2013 at 5:04 PM
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Girls scouts pro-abortion you say? Cookies anyone?

Veni.Vidi.Vici.
by on May. 31, 2013 at 5:06 PM

ew, hahahahaha

Quoting Pema_Jampa:

Girls scouts pro-abortion you say? Cookies anyone?


AdrianneHill
by Ruby Member on May. 31, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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Evil comprehensive sex education for girls. Were all going straight to hell because girls know the right names for their naughty no no parts.
Linus77
by Member on May. 31, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Awwww!  My hubby is going to be so sad!  He LOVES GScookies...  Now we have to find an alternative.

AlekD
by Gold Member on May. 31, 2013 at 5:09 PM

I think I've seen knock-off recipes on pinterest.

Quoting Linus77:

Awwww!  My hubby is going to be so sad!  He LOVES GScookies...  Now we have to find an alternative.


AlekD
by Gold Member on May. 31, 2013 at 5:10 PM

You answered pretty quick. Were you just waiting for a thread that combined cookies and abortion so you could use this picture? Seems oddly specific. XD

Quoting Pema_Jampa:

Girls scouts pro-abortion you say? Cookies anyone?


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