Are the Girl Scouts neutral on abortion? Hardly. They recently sponsored a live screening and panel discussion of the feminist documentary, MAKERS, which presents abortion as essential to women’s autonomy. Headliners for the event included Amy Richards, whose “groundbreaking” MAKERS video describes her decision to “get rid of” two of her three triplets through selective reduction. Welcome to the new Girl Scouts.
Does the Girl Scouts USA do anything to prevent its brand power, funds, and resources from supporting WAGGGS’ global advocacy for sexual rights and abortion? Corporate responsibility demands as much. After all, GSUSA stakes its relationship with families and churches on the credibility of its promise to ‘take no position’ on sexuality and abortion.
Respect for life is so fundamental to Catholic teaching that organizations—like the Girl Scouts– that advocate against life should be disqualified from sponsorship by a Catholic parish.
Behind the Girl Scouts’ cookies, slogans, and badges is a deadly reality: partnerships with U.S. and international advocates of sexual “empowerment,” contraceptives, and abortion.
What do Girl Scouts aspire to be? “Healthy, Happy, and Hot,” apparently. As in sexy-hot. Last week, as part of a youth event sponsored by the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) during the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, Planned Parenthood distributed a promotional brochure to the young attendees.…