Indiana State Rep Bob Morris (R) blasts the Girl Scouts

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    Thinking about buying some Girl Scout cookies. Indiana State Representative Bob Morris would probably urge you to think again.

    Morris is refusing to honor the Girl Scouts' 100th anniversary because he says it's a 'radicalized organization.'

    Among other things, the AP reports:

    ... Morris said he found online allegations that the Girl Scouts are a tactical arm of Planned Parenthood, encourage sex and allow transgender females to join. He also wrote that the fact that first lady Michelle Obama is honorary president should give lawmakers pause before they endorse the Girl Scouts.

    Bob Morris, Indiana Lawmaker, Calls Girl Scouts A 'Radicalized Organization' (VIDEO)

    Here's Bob's letter to his fellow lawmakers:

    Rep. Bob Morris: Girl Scouts have 'radical policies' | The Journal Gazette
     
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    That's pretty funny.
     
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    I stopped supporting the Girl Scouts long ago because of this. I used to buy cookies all the time.

    Now I go up to the mothers who are always there with the girls and explain why I'm not purchasing them this time.
     
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    There are some tenuous connections between the GSA and PP. See the link in my last post.

    And do some googling and you will find more.

    You can decide for yourself whether that is a good thing or bad thing. But I can certainly understand why some people would find that to be objectionable.
     
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    But not entirely untrue.
     
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    Do they look at you funny?
     
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    LOL, what a wacko. I bet he likes christian youth camps, no socially crippling indoctrination there.
     
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    "Tenuous" is the right word for it.
     
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    But there nonetheless.
     

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