Virginia Church Bans Girl Scouts for Planned Parenthood Affiliation and Acceptance of LGBT Youth
Earlier this week Indiana Republican Bob Morris refused to sign a resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts because he said it is a “radicalized organization” that supports abortion and promotes homosexuality.
In a letter to fellow representatives urging them to join him in refusing to support the Girl Scouts resolution Morris says, “abundant evidence proves that the agenda of Planned Parenthood includes sexualizing young girls through the Girl Scouts, which is quickly becoming a tactical arm of Planned Parenthood.”
Since Morris’ remarks a church in Virginia, the St. Timothy Catholic Church, has banned Girl Scout troops from meeting in their facility. According to the Arlington Diocese, the pastor of the church “did not believe the increasingly open nature of the Girl Scouts was compatible with the mission of the church.”
“Increasingly open nature” meaning accepting gay and transgender youth and providing girls with age appropriate sexual education.
The Girl Scouts, however, remain steadfast in their commitment to serve Virginia girls. In a statement following the church’s ban the Girl Scouts have said, “This location change presents us with an opportunity to serve not only the girls from St. Timothy’s, but to invite more girls from the area to join Girl Scouts.”
That’s right! Now more Virginia girls will get access to appropriate sexual education by an organization that supports LGBT youth. How scandalous [insert sarcasm here]!
I’m so happy to see that the Girls Scouts have not let this set back keep them from continuing to serve Virginia girls who, like all girls, are in need of education and above all acceptance.
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