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Carly Rae Jepsen to Boy Scouts: Call Me Maybe, but not until you lift the ban against gay scouts

Singing star Carly Rae Jepsen announced Tueseday via Twitter that she will not be headlining at the Boy Scouts of America 2013 National Scout Jamboree because of the Scouts' anti-gay policy:



Recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen announced today that she will withdraw as headliner of the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, following a campaign launched by GLAAD and Eagle Scout Derek Nance, whose Change.org petition calling on the 'Call Me Maybe' star to denounce the Boy Scouts' ban on gay scouts and scout leaders has amassed over 62,000 signatures.

GLAAD has been leading a campaign with groups such as Scouts for Equality to call on the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to adopt a national non-discrimination policy that would end the BSA's practice of ejecting gay young people and adults.


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Homosexuals should create the Gay Scouts and stop imposing their ideology on others.

Repent of your "Abominating" Lifestyle or face the wrath of Gd to come......

I congratulate her on a wise decision. Steve, I've thought for years: Has anyone taken a hard look at Broward County's arrangement with the scouts on that huge piece of land the county donated to the scouts for their camp many years ago? Was this land free? Do they pay taxes on it? Do the Broward scouts practice the same bigotry as the national scouts? If so, should the taxpayers subsidize this? The same questions apply if, as I'm led to believe, the scouts is a quasi-religious organization.

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