The Girl Scouts seems ready to abandon their longstanding reputation as a wholesome organization for girls. The Girl Scouts recently partnered with Planend Parenthood and the United Nations to promote a sexually explicit brochure entitled “Healthy, Happy and Hot.” For parents with girls in this organization, it seems to be time to rethink their involvement.
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the constitutionality of references to God in the Pledge of Allegiance and on national currency. The pledge does not constitute an establishment of religion, Judge Carlos Bea wrote for the majority in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. “[T]he Pledge is an endorsement of our form of government, not of religion or any particular sect.”
Could we have imagined 50 years ago that marriage would be under all-out assault, and that we would be in a pitched battle to defend an institution so ancient, so fundamental, and so obvious? Would we have imagined it even 30 years ago? Yet that is where we find ourselves…but defenders of marriage are not without powerful allies.