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Boy Scouts Ultimately Deny Ryan Andresen Eagle Badge For Being Gay And A Heathen

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The Eagle application was forwarded, by a volunteer, to the local council but it was not approved because this young man proactively stated that he does not agree to Scouting’s principle of ‘duty of God’ and does not meet Scouting’s membership requirements. Therefore, he is not eligible to receive the rank of Eagle.”

Boys Scouts of America spokesman Deron Smith,  responding to the Mount Diablo chapter’s approval of openly gay ex-scout Ryan Andresen’s Eagle badge, via Pink News.

By:           Les Fabian Brathwaite
On:           Jan 9, 2013
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  • 6 Comments
    • yaoming
      yaoming

      Screw them. Like there are no athiests, agnostics or gays in scouting.
      This guy has proved himself to be so much better than they are.

      Jan 9, 2013 at 9:12 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • marc sfe
      marc sfe

      This young man embodies everything that scouting is all about. Screw the BSA – Ryan, you are so far above these losers at the national office it is not even funny. Congratulations on your wonderful achievement!

      Jan 9, 2013 at 10:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo
      2eo

      How can anyone who doesn’t believe in god be considered lesser. Here are great, moral people who help people without the need for a poker up their arse.

      We are far better people than the religious lunatics that pervade the space of actual humans every day.

      Jan 9, 2013 at 10:43 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      The largest number of scouting chapters are through the Mormon and the CAtholic Churches. The Scouts will always default to their bigotry.

      Jan 9, 2013 at 2:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MudgeBoy
      MudgeBoy

      Don’t these religious fanatics realize how ridiculous they look. My question
      is “Are boy scouts of America tax exempt?” If so, it should obviously be revoked!

      Jan 9, 2013 at 7:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MudgeBoy
      MudgeBoy

      Don’t these religious fanatics realize how ridiculous they are. My question
      is “Are boy scouts of America tax exempt?” If so, it should obviously be revoked!

      Jan 9, 2013 at 7:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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