Girl Scouts sure to be sugar coating pro-abortion feminism
September 19, 2010 7:58 AM
In a world where Miley Cyrus and Ke$ha are role models for young girls, it's completely understandable that republican Hans Zeiger finds fault with the Girl Scouts of America.
Zeiger, a candidate for a seat in the House of Representatives, wrote on a conservative website that "the Girl Scouts allow homosexuals and atheists to join their ranks, and they have become a pro-abortion, feminist training corps. If the Girl Scouts of America can't get back to teaching real character, perhaps it will be time to look for our cookies elsewhere."
Yes. Because feminist propaganda is the first thing that comes to mind when those cute little girls in Brownie uniforms come to your doorstep, cookies in hand.
The "Discrimination in the BSA" website states that "as a private organization, Girl Scouts of the USA respects the values and beliefs of each of its members and does not intrude into personal matters."
You're right, Mr. Zeiger.
Those atheist feminists are setting a horrible example for girls by teaching them skills that give them confidence in a society that is so focused on feminine image.
Girl Scouts was set up to teach little girls and young women skills, ranging from survival and home making, to arts and crafts, and literature and music.
The program is about making girls well-rounded and getting them involved in their communities.
It's a way for girls to show that they have the ability to make a change within themselves as well as in the world.
Zeiger received heavy criticism for his public comments.
Since then, the post has been taken down, but it hasn't stopped his rant from being leaked all over the internet.
Some have speculated that Zeiger didn't want this post to reflect poorly on his political career, so he pulled it down to salvage his image.
Well sir, you should have thought about that before posting your comment.
Just because you're a politician, doesn't mean you automatically get to post whatever you want and then take it back to save face.
That just isn't very fair, is it?
Girl Scouts is more than just cookies.
For some girls, Girl Scouts is an escape from the cliques at school and the notion that they can't make an impact or be as good as the boys.
Who are you to demean the organization, the girls, or the troop leaders who give them the encouragement to go beyond what is expected of them?
Next time Mr. Zeiger, think before you post.
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