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Coarsening Is Not Educating

If you have school age children this is a must read for you! S.J. Dahlstrom a young-adult book author and concerned parent of his 9th grade daughter, wrote this letter to her teacher concerning a book on the schools reading list, John Green's novel Paper Towns. Ironically she attends a Christian School.

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Posted by Art Flickinger

Boy Scouts of America File for Bankruptcy

The Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy this week to limit the liabilities incurred by an avalanche of sexual abuse lawsuits. A 2010 Oregon court case opened the door by revealing the BSA had a secret file dating back to 1920, whose purpose was to flag volunteers that were involved in abuse.This was done in order to ban them from any further contact with the organization. No consideration was given for prevention, criminal prosecution of the offenders or justice for the victims. Abuse was swept under the carpet and never openly dealt with. All it would have taken is for one man in a leadership position to stand up and do the right thing by the children under their responsibility. The fact that no one ever did for over a 100 years is unconscionable. 

I was a Boy Scout and have nothing but fond memories of my experience in the B.S.A. The fathers who ran our troop where great role models and teachers who gave up a lot of time and energy for us, and some even stayed on well after their boys left the troop. Scouting has changed since I was involved. No longer are you required to believe in God, gay boys, gay adult leaders, transgenders and girls are now accepted into the organization. The B.S.A. brought this bankruptcy on themselves for their failure to do the right thing, but they have been bankrupt well before this weeks legal proceedings.

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What Would Happen if Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood Were Overturned?

If the Supreme Court ever overturned Roe and Casey, what would happen to abortion in this country? Would abortion be illegal? The answer is no. By overturning Roe and Casey it would be up to each state to decide for itself, rather than a capriciously decided law made from the bench, which is not the Supreme Court's role in our Republic.  So why the big fuss for some to overturn it and for others to staunchly defend it? We should fight to overturn it because it is unconstitutional and federal funds are being used to support it and run Planned Parenthood's abortion mills. Abortion is not health care for women. It is a death sentence for innocents. Why is this so vehemently defended by pro-choice advocates? One reason it is a multi-million dollar business . Money is made not only from the abortion itself but also from the remains which are butchered and sold to the research industry. It is a godless ideology that insists that women have the "right" for any reason to terminate a fetus at any stage of development, just because. 

So you see, even if we overturn Roe and Casey, we still have our work cut out for us to win over the hearts and minds of those who are proponents of such atrocities.

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