Prepared For Life, As Long As It Doesn't Include Any, You Know, Homosexuals

Abby Zimet

After a secret two-year review incorporating "a diversity of perspectives and opinions" and "extensive research and evaluations," the Boy Scouts of America have reaffirmed they still don't like homosexuals and thus will continue to exclude them as "absolutely the best policy for the Boy Scouts." This, despite protests, internal divisions, a petition signed by 300,000 people, a massive movement nationwide from the military to the Girl Scouts toward greater inclusion of all as a basic civil right, a simmering child abuse scandal the BSA has fought to keep under wraps for decades, and the howling  hypocrisy that is the BSA's claim to teach "lifelong values," which last time we checked did not include mindless bigotry.


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