Monthly Archives: September 2015

An Open Letter to the Boy Scouts of America

An open letter concerning the gutless change regarding adult leadership in Boy Scouts. President Robert Gates has demonstrated and lead the charge in an assault upon all that is central to Boy Scouts. In the process he has demonstrated that he lacks the virtues of bring a scout and thus forfeits his capacity to lead The Boy Scouts of America. The national board lead by Mr. Gates is not TRUSTWORTHY.  In the former decision regarding openly gay scouts, Mr. Gates declared that he would not bring the topic up again. He publicly ignored his remarks and brought it up on purpose: Broken promise. The national office ignored feedback from the other 98% of Americans who are not gay. They asked for no feedback this time but merely stated they were going to make a decision, which they proceeded to do. Further, by ignoring the prior information gathering from scouts and leaders across the country which lead to the initial (still contested) decision, National has demonstrated a complete lack of LOYALTY to scouting charter organizations and scout leaders the majority of which are deeply religious – even if many of those charter organizations are not churches. By stating that they now permit charter organizations to set their own policies, they have […]