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.
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Lori Kinczel Former Den Leader Tiger Cubs asks the United Way to Stop Funding the BSA
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Until very recently, I was a den leader for a tiger cub group in Colorado. I joined the group knowing about the
anti gay feeling but thought that I could help effect change here in our small community. We spent a lot of time
discussing the issue and I guess the bottom line is that if we oppose the anti gay stance that the boyscouts have
taken, we loose our ability to continue with scouting.
Sadly, I resigned my job, because I feel stronger about acceptance and kindness than the boy scouts do. I am now
developing my own Campfire boys and girls group up here. They have an all inclusive policy that they are really
proud of and it feels great to be part of a scouting organization that we can fully support.
I am writing to ask you to please stop supporting the boy scouts and their anti gay policies. There are many other
wonderful groups that are worthy of your funding, whose beliefs fit in with yours. The boy scouts do not.
Please take a stand. Please speak out against injustice with your dollars and be leaders in the world who show
that you care about all kids and adults.
Thank you, Lori Kinczel