June 11, 2014 By Greg Campbell
The Boy Scouts of America are a bunch of homophobic bigots, according to Attorney General Eric Holder. The scandal-ridden Attorney General who has routinely advocated lawlessness as a remedy to perceived social injustice lashed out the Boy Scouts of America for their unwillingness to allow homosexual scout masters.
On Tuesday, Holder addressed a homosexual advocacy group, Lambda Legal, and claimed that the institution is being bigoted in their continuation of the policy banning homosexual scout masters.
The ban, Holder said, “perpetuates the worst kind of stereotypes” about homosexuals.
Holder hailed the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the military’s ban on open homosexuals serving in the military, and claimed that the repeal allowed the service of “courageous lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals routinely put their lives on the line.”
“If these men and women are fit for military service, then surely they are fit to mentor, to teach, and to serve as role models for the leaders of future generations,” Holder continued.
Of course, there is a significant difference: in the military, a homosexual officer could be in charge of an adult man; in the Boy Scouts, if the ban were to be lifted, parents would be asked to entrust their children on overnight camp-outs and other assorted away-from-home activities with someone who could take advantage of such a position.
Consider this: why are Girl Scout troops not sent into the woods with adult males? It’s for the aforementioned reason. We do not inherently suspect all adults of being perverts, but we try to refrain from putting children into a position where children can be abused. This ban is a continuation of that common-sense approach to child safety. Are we supposed to suspend our sense of logic and potentially endanger our youths simply because not doing so is now considered politically incorrect?
Holder lashed out again at the Boy Scouts, claiming that the institution is “an iconic American institution,” also claiming that their ban on openly homosexual scoutmasters is “a relic of an age of prejudice and insufficient understanding.”
Holder might call it “prejudice;” others would call it “common sense.”