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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Time to Resign from the Christophobic Boy Scouts of America

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Time to Resign from the Christophobic Boy Scouts of America
This from an American Family Association email this morning: "Boy Scouts of America has dropped its ban on homosexual adult leaders. This means men who are attracted to males are now welcome on campouts in intimate proximity to boys.

"Last week, the BSA's National Executive Board approved the new policy on a 45-12 vote. This follows a vote just two years ago to allow homosexual boys to join the ranks.

"In a gesture of compromise, the board granted church-sponsored units the option to continue to prohibit gay members. But immediately after the vote, activists were already screaming that the new policy was still too restrictive. They have vowed to continue to apply pressure and possible legal action if church-sponsored troops refuse to allow homosexual leaders.

"Attorney Richard Mathews, who served as legal counsel for the Boy Scouts of America for 11 years and national general counsel for the last three years, has authored a legal memorandum explaining the litigation risk that churches will undertake by continuing to charter BSA units or starting new ones. That legal memo is available in PDF form here.


"The BSA has made its decision; now make yours by taking these immediate actions:

"If you are in scouting, or have a son or grandson in scouting, show your convictions by resigning from the organization. READ MORE HERE

REMNANT COMMENT: I mean this is a complete no-brainer--If your kids are still involved with the infiltrated and corrupt Boy Scouts of America then you are part of the problem, not the solution. Get.out.NOW! 

We talk the talk all the time—Oh yes, isn’t it terrible. Persecution is coming and we need to gear up for martyrdom. But do we walk the walk?  What kind of martyrs would we make if we can't even do something as simple as give the old lavender Boy Scouts of America the heave-ho? This organization is now antithetical to everything we Christians believe. Why on earth would we continue to support them and their decision to tell Christian America to go to hell?

Look at the photograph above (yes, those are scouts carrying "gay pride" flags)—if that doesn't prompt you to immediately resign from the Boy Scouts and maybe even burn your family’s old scouting uniforms and post the video on YouTube, I can't imagine what will.  The Boy Scouts of America is dead to us now. Time to move on.

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Michael J. Matt | Editor

Michael J. Matt has been an editor of The Remnant since 1990. Since 1994, he has been the newspaper's editor. A graduate of Christendom College, Michael Matt has written hundreds of articles on the state of the Church and the modern world. He is the host of The Remnant Underground and Remnant TV's The Remnant Forum. He's been U.S. Coordinator for Notre Dame de Chrétienté in Paris--the organization responsible for the Pentecost Pilgrimage to Chartres, France--since 2000.  Mr. Matt has led the U.S. contingent on the Pilgrimage to Chartres for the last 24 years. He is a lecturer for the Roman Forum's Summer Symposium in Gardone Riviera, Italy. He is the author of Christian Fables, Legends of Christmas and Gods of Wasteland (Fifty Years of Rock ‘n’ Roll) and regularly delivers addresses and conferences to Catholic groups about the Mass, home-schooling, and the culture question. Together with his wife, Carol Lynn and their seven children, Mr. Matt currently resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.