Robert Baden-Powell - Penn & Teller TV - Eagle Scout - Boy Scouts of America online -
A Scout is never taken by surprise; he knows exactly what to do when anything unexpected happens. Robert Baden-Powell
The uniform makes for brotherhood, since when universally adopted it covers up all differences of class and country. Robert Baden-Powell
The largest supporter of the Boy Scouts in the US is the Mormon Church. Penn & Teller, Bullshit! s4e1: Boy Scouts, Showtime 2006
Roughly 60% of America’s Boy Scouts troops are sponsored by religious groups. ibid.
In the boy scouts I learned to camp which I hated. And still hate. ibid.
The Boy Scouts of America have an agenda that’s bullshit and not very American. Scout’s honor. ibid.
Boy Scouts of America – assholes! ibid.
Duty to God ahead of country, others and self is the credo of suicide bombers. ibid.
It was in the early 1980s that the BSA began a vigorous policy of excluding gays and atheists from their view of America. ibid.
Across America the Scouts use space in public buildings as their headquarters. ibid.
The American people know hate even when it’s served up over a camp fire. ibid.
The Boy Scouts of America discriminates against gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, atheists and women. Eagle Scout, Scouting for All, campaigns against Boy Scouts of America discrimination, cited Penn & Teller ibid.
Instead of teaching hate they should be teaching inclusiveness and acceptance – and let that spread as the wildfire. ibid.
Homosexual conduct is not compatible with the aims and purposes of scouting and that a known or avowed homosexual does not represent a desirable role model for the youth in the scouting program. Boy Scouts of America website