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Friday, August 25, 2017

Girl Scouts accuse Boy Scouts of covertly trying to recruit girls

NEW YORK -- Inflaming a century-old and mostly cordial rivalry, the president of the Girl Scouts of the USA is accusing the Boy Scouts of seeking to covertly recruit girls into their programs while disparaging the Girl Scouts' operations.

"I formally request that your organization stay focused on serving the 90 percent of American boys not currently participating in Boy Scouts ... and not consider expanding to recruit girls," wrote GSUSA President Kathy Hopinkah Hannan in a letter sent this week to the president of the Boy Scouts of America, Randall Stephenson.

Top leaders of the two youth organizations, both struggling to stem membership declines, conferred this month about possibilities for coordination. But Hopinkah Hannan, in her letter, said she came away from that discussion feeling the Boy Scouts had already committed to an expansion of coed programs that would damage the Girl Scouts.



Anonymous said...

Years ago I attended the World Jamboree in SOuth Korea. A lot of the other scouts from around the world incorporated boys and girls into the scout program. Dont see why our scouts are not treated the same here anyway.

Anonymous said...

Oh no obamas plan. His hardware told him to confuse. People sent wrong potty stalls. His mind = wires . Crossed malfunction. US crazies lib riots. No thank You

Anonymous said...

6:51am You posted about Trump's speech earlier, didn't you? We can tell because your typing doesn't make sense.