CookieCott 2014: Because It's Time To Make the Girl Scouts Clean Again and Stop Them From Performing So Many Abortions

Abby Zimet

Good news, cookie lovers! Next Friday kicks off “Girl Scout Cookie Weekend," celebrating the world's largest girl-led business helping girls learn key life skills like setting goals, making decisions, managing money and giving abortions. No, wait. Not true. Except to a group of wingers with "pro-life concerns" who have launched a campaign to boycott subversive Girl Scout cookies because Girl Scouts think Kathleen Sebelius and Wendy "Abortion Barbie" Davis are "women of courage," also because they promote a ”radical feminist agenda” that supports  "the Planned Parenthood abortion business," reproductive rights and health, and "pro-abortion" organizations like the ACLU and Amnesty International, and "regular folks just will not stand for it." Despite "a veritabe cottage industry" of  Girl Scout opposition groups - for a glimpse of America's culture wars in all their vast and seething glory, see the Facebook page for Make The Girl Scouts Clean Again with comments like "prayerful discernment is urged" - even awful calls this latest boycott hysteria "quixotic," given the longstanding popularity of the Girl Scouts, the reality that they take no position on abortion, and the fact that people like their cookies. So get your Thin Mints while they last.


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