By Jackie Salo. March 23, pm Updated March 23, pm. A Girl Scout troop selling cookies was shocked when they realized a potential customer had whipped out his genitals and was masturbating in front of them, officials said.
Conference of Catholic Bishops. At issue are concerns about program materials that some Catholics find offensive, as well as assertions that the Scouts associate with other groups espousing stances that conflict with church teaching. The Scouts, who have numerous parish-sponsored troops, deny many of the claims and defend their alliances.
Child abuse, or sexual assault, is a very serious crime with strict criminal consequences for the perpetrator. Ina Bellingham, Washington Girl Scout volunteer was sentenced to three years in prison for the sexual abuse of a teenager and asking another minor girl to text nude photos of herself. The defendant, Andre Acosta-Ruiz, was sentenced to 3 years in state prison for the crime.
What is the mission of the Girl Scouts? The mission of the Girl Scouts is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. The ways in which members identify and fulfill their spiritual beliefs are personal and private. Are Girl Scouts allowed to participate in elections?
Troop is down to just two members after the other girls were withdrawn by their parents. And Brownie Troop is no more. Why are folks in this conservative Texas town where President Bush has his ranch so mad at the Girl Scout organization?
Membership has dropped over 20 percent in the last decade with no end in sight. Pro-life organizations agree. We believe parents are part of the discussion, but girl scouting needs to be part of education and discussion as well.
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Almost immediately she was asked to leave. All non-Scout adults were kicked out of the room, which was packed with adolescent girls. Her curiosity piqued, Slater lingered by the door and when the panel ended she went immediately back inside to look around.
Updated The founder of a conservative Christian ministry and legal counsel which represented Kim Davis has urged his followers to stop buying cookies from the Girl Scouts, claiming it "promotes abortion and sexual promiscuity to innocent girls. According to the GSUSA website, the organization aims to empower young girls and women, and is currently working to increase participation in Stem subjects, boost health by increasing access to outdoor activities, teaching members how to reduce bullying, and fostering healthy relationship skills. However, Liberty Counsel founder and chairman Mat Staver, who represented former Kentucky clerk Kim Davis who was jailed for blocking same-sex marriages, said: "The once great Girl Scouts USA took a tragic fall when it became a political advocacy group that promotes abortion and sexual promiscuity to innocent girls.
See the many ways Girl Scouts is connected to Planned Parenthood This is a growing list that will be regularly updated. We have relationships with our church communities, with YWCAs, and with Planned Parenthood organizations across the country, to bring information-based sex education programs to girls. Additionally, GSUSA claims they do not take stand on matters of birth control or abortion, yet they continue to promote pro-abortion champions and resources to their members. Why is it so concerning to us that the Girl Scouts organization is exposing girls to Planned Parenthood?