One of my best friends was an Eagle Scout and for decades stood behind this institution known as the Boy Scouts of America*. Today he wants nothing more to do with it. He told me in good conscience he can no longer support the dangerous direction of their current trajectory.
Multitudes of people were stunned when the announcement was made this week that the organization was now dropping the “Boy” from their title and rebranding in a more non-discriminatory, all inclusive and politically correct way. Aggressive advocates of the LGBTQ movement are having their way but as they make inroads there are scores of concerned Americans who are following a different road.
Watch this brief and compelling 3 1/2 minute video by cultural commentator Larry Tomczak to stay informed on a little history and recent developments.
*NEW YORK (AP): For 108 years, the Boy Scouts of America’s flagship program has been known simply as the Boy Scouts. With girls soon entering the ranks, the group says that iconic name will change.
The organization on Wednesday announced a new name for its Boy Scouts program: Scouts BSA. The change will take effect in February.
The parent organization will remain the Boy Scouts of America, and the Cub Scouts — its program serving children from kindergarten through fifth grade — will keep its title, as well.
But the Boy Scouts — the program for 11- to 17-year-olds — will now be Scouts BSA.
The organization already has started admitting girls into the Cub Scouts, and Scouts BSA begins accepting girls next year.
Larry Tomczak (Website) is a best-selling author, cultural commentator, 40 year board member for Intercessors for America, and public policy advisor with Liberty Counsel. His new, innovative video/book, BULLSEYE, develops informed influencers in 30 days (see The Bullseye Challenge). Connect with him on Facebook or Twitter.
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