GIRL SCOUTS Partner with Planned Parenthood; AMERICAN HERITAGE GIRLS Introduce “Respect Life” Merit Badge

Respect Life merit badge - American Heritage Girls

If it's Girl Scout cookie time, you can bet it's also cookie boycott time! I've been seeing the pro's and con's on social media—It's a topic about which people feel strongly. I wrote a few years ago about why I no longer supported the Girl Scouts' cookie campaign. When the many controversies first emerged regarding the Scouts and Planned Parenthood, the Scouts and marriage equality, the Scouts and contraception...I was torn. I love Girl Scout cookies, and I'm sympathetic toward the doe-eyed … [Read more...]

LIFE WITHOUT DO-SI-DOS: It’s Time to Say Goodbye to the Girl Scouts

 Who can turn away a sweet little girl, boxes of cookies in her wagon, smiling hopefully at your front door?  And who can turn down the savory pleasures to be found in every box of Thin Mints and Samoas and Savannahs?  *     *     *     *     * Well, I can. You see, the proceeds from the sale of Girl Scout cookies are divided:  You may be happy with your local Scout leader, happy with the projects undertaken by your local Girl Scout Council.  However, while a portion … [Read more...]


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