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City support for Boy Scouts

Original post made by Mac Clayton, Community Center, on Jul 18, 2012

Given the Boy Scouts' recent reaffirmation of their policy to discriminate against gays, is city support for the organization through use of facilities at Lucie Stern appropriate?

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Posted by James
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 18, 2012 at 1:42 pm

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Posted by James
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 18, 2012 at 2:08 pm

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The Boy Scouts represent tradional values, including patriotism, do a good turn daily, the one-woman/one-man marriage ideal; straight men with straight boys/young men. The Catholic Church has shown that homosexual priests and young men are not a good mix.

Rather than banning the Boy Scouts from their campfire circle at Lucie Stern, why not eliminate the human rights committee in Palo Alto?


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Posted by Sharon
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 18, 2012 at 2:34 pm

The Boy Scouts are a discriminatory organization that is pushing the intolerance agenda. We do not need them doing business in Palo Alto.
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Posted by James
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on Jul 18, 2012 at 2:45 pm

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Posted by curmudgeon
a resident of Downtown North
on Jul 18, 2012 at 2:58 pm

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"Given the Boy Scouts' recent reaffirmation of their policy to discriminate against gays, is city support for the organization through use of facilities at Lucie Stern appropriate?"

No.

"Why should young men be forced to have homosexual youth leaders, given the extreme damage that has already been done?"

You mean, as in the Catholic Church, which is vehemently anti-gay?


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Posted by That User Name is already
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on Jul 18, 2012 at 3:02 pm

That User Name is already is a registered user.

Editor: great job editing the ridiculous “slippery slope” fear-mongering tactics.


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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 19, 2012 at 9:26 am

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There are some forms of employment that are correctly gender specific, as in bathhouse attendants or masseuse/masseur. If you want to form a Gay Scouts of America, go to it.


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Posted by curmudgeon
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on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:22 am

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Separate but equal, eh Walter?


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