Re: Changes in Exploring -Reply
Wed Feb 18 19:57:33 1998
<< A young (straight) boy, or it could be an adult leader, applies for
membership in the Girls Scouts.
SCOUT LEADER: "Why do you want to join the Girl Scouts?"
BOY or ADULT: "It would be fun to go camping with young girls; to
have access to their toilets and even their showers."
[You can fill in the rest of the conversation] The leader replies...
SCOUT LEADER: "Based on certain laws of the country I cannot deny
your application because of your sexual orientation.">>
Or this, much more plausible situation:
SCOUT LEADER: Why do you want to join sea scouts?
GAY SCOUT : I want to learn how to sail and a lot of my friends are in
They have all had really positive experiences
with scouts, and
they say it's helped them mature a lot and find
regattas and cruises sound like a lot of fun and
i'd like to try
<< If BSA has sustained extraordinary legal expenses in defense of its ban
on gays, can you imagine the expense that it will incur when child
molestation cases crop up, after having approved gays in its program. >>
I don't see how there would be a rise in child molestation cases because of
allowing gays in. Homosexuality and pedophelia are two very different things,
and most child molesters are heterosexual males.
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