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 Post subject: Girl Scouts sue the Boy Scouts
PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:27 am 
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We live in bizarre times where political correctness has run amok. Quick time line here...

Since 1991 the Boys Scouts of America have been sued by a number of girls because the organization had prohibited them from joining.

In 2000, the Supreme Court ruled in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale that Boy Scouts, and all similar private voluntary organizations, have the constitutionally protected right under the First Amendment of freedom of association to set membership standards

January 30, 2017 - BSA announced that transgender boys would be welcome to join

October 11, 2017 - BSA announced that the organization would be open to girls

January 15, 2018 - BSA announced they would drop "Boys" from their name. The official name will be Scouts BSA

November 6, 2018 - Girls Scouts USA files a federal trademark lawsuit seeking to block the BSA from rebranding itself simply as "Scouts."


https://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2018/ ... _chan.html

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 Post subject: Re: Girl Scouts sue the Boy Scouts
PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:43 am 
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What do you have against state-enforced homosexuality, bigot?


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:44 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Girl Scouts sue the Boy Scouts
PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:18 pm 
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tunch wrote:
What do you have against state-enforced homosexuality, bigot?


It's pretty absurd to force the boy scouts to be gender neutral, but I'm confused about the phrase "state-enforced homosexuality." Which states or in what sense is the federal government requiring anyone to be homosexual? Or did you just see an opportunity to use absurd PC policing as an excuse to express actual bigotry on your part?

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 Post subject: Re: Girl Scouts sue the Boy Scouts
PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:10 pm 
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I am so glad I grew up when I did. Born in 74. Spent every waking hour outside playing. I never see any kids playing outside. No pickup football, baseball games. Imagine what it will be like 30 years from now.


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 Post subject: Re: Girl Scouts sue the Boy Scouts
PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:52 am 
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Get over it. This is a trademark case.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:48 pm 
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jebrick wrote:
Get over it. This is a trademark case.

Yes. But it is also highly ironic, don’t you think? IMHO it also a glaring example of the identity crisis manhood and masculinity is enduring in society today. Men don’t know what or how they are supposed to be. The Boy Scouts capitulated to society and now they are being punished for it.

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 Post subject: Re: Girl Scouts sue the Boy Scouts
PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:20 am 
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There is no identity crisis except what you are putting in here. If you want to bitch about what the Boy Scouts have become then go for it but this case is about trademark infringement and nothing more.

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 Post subject: Re: Girl Scouts sue the Boy Scouts
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jebrick wrote:
There is no identity crisis except what you are putting in here. If you want to bitch about what the Boy Scouts have become then go for it
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but this case is about trademark infringement and nothing more
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I'm not bitching about what the Boy Scouts have become. I'm bitching about the hypocrisy of being sued because they didn't allow girls, and now being sued because they do. If this was only about trademark infringement then the complaints would have only begun when the BSA changed their name. The facts are that the Girls Scouts immediately began crying foul when the Boy Scouts began expanding their programs to girls. https://abcnews.go.com/US/girl-scouts-s ... d=50433448

So yeah, the case that will be argued in the courtroom will be about trademark infringement. But not recognizing that is the result of a multi-layered issue is akin to putting your head in the sand.

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