What started as a letter to Indiana House Republicans has turned into a national story, as a lawmaker claims that the Girl Scouts are a "radicalized organization" that supports abortion and promotes "homosexual lifestyles" while "sexualizing young girls through the Girl Scouts."
State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne), made his remarks in a letter sent to his fellow Indiana House Republicans on Saturday, which was obtained by the Journal Gazette of Fort Wayne. Morris, who was elected in 2010, explained why he would be the only member of the House to refuse to sign a resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts.
"Many parents are abandoning the Girl Scouts because they promote homosexual lifestyles," Morris wrote. "In fact, [in] the Girl Scouts education seminar girls are directed to study the example of role models. Of the fifty role models listed, only three have a briefly-mentioned religious background -- all the rest are feminists, lesbians, orRead More »from Girl Scouts Respond to Indiana Lawmaker's 'Radicalized' Remark