Activist Groups Urge Obama to Reject Boy Scout Honor
From Fox News:
Activist groups, including Scouting for All, urge President Obama not to accept the honorary Presidency of the Boy Scouts of America until they stop discriminating.
Scouting for All is a 100% Volunteer 501-(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization. Every dollar donated goes toward our education and advocacy programs, and is tax deductible.
United Ways Across the Country Need to Ask themselves: Would They Fund the BSA if The BSA Discriminated
Against African American Youth and Adults or any other Group? If not then Why Should Any United Way Contribute
to the Boy Scouts of America Who discriminate Against our Gay Children and Adults as well as Atheists
Feb 8, 2001
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
This article begins by questioning if the United Way would financially support organizations that discriminate
against racial minorites, and begs the question of why they should be expected to support organizations that discriminate
based on sexuality.
After separating the issues of homosexuality from pedophilia, it goes on to inform the reader that homosexuality
is not a choice - it is genetic.
Several United Way groups in the Fox Valley and also in Menomonie have said they will not condone such discrimination.