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Did the Boy Scouts of America do enough to protect scouts from sexual abuse?

Yes 16% 31 votes
No 83% 155 votes
Total Votes: 186

Note: This is not a scientific poll.

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October 18, 2012
10:25 p.m.

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don ( don ) says...

The BSA don't the difference between gay men and pedifiles. Boys world be a lot safer with openly gay men than with closeted pedifiles.

October 20, 2012
6:11 p.m.

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ed186 ( ed186 ) says...

The Boy Scouts can't differentiate between a pedophile and a gay person, therefore there rule is no gay people. Why? you ask,the reason is many if not all pedophiles say they are gay. They almost never say they are a pedophile. So it's better to error on the side of safety for the kids. The Scouts are a fine organization many boys go through Scouting with out ever being subjected to any sort of abnormal behavior what so ever. I know I did and I'm a Eagle.

October 21, 2012
11:25 p.m.

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stearnst ( stearnst ) says...

If you knew so much about the Boy Scouts then you'd know that the reason they do not allow gays is because they believe that it is in conflict with religion which is a large part of the Scouts. I'm not saying that it's the right thing to do, but at least get your facts straight before you go on your tirade. I would expect nothing less from an Eagle Scout.

PS, your grammar and spelling is atrocious.

October 22, 2012
5:58 a.m.

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airedale1950 ( airedale1950 ) says...

err,stearnst...if we are proofreading everyone's work....
did you mean "...your grammar and spelling 'ARE' atrocious"?

October 22, 2012
1 p.m.

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ed186 ( ed186 ) says...

I'll do my best to correct my spelling and grammar in the future. However, religion never entered into the Scouts other than, A Scout Reverend, and I'll do my best to God and Country. As far as that goes that is all I recall. Stearnst you would do better getting a life instead of proofreading articles. I stand by my former comment. I made Eagle in 1958 so possibly I'm a little rusty.

 

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