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Georgia Pastor Gets Standing Ovation for Kicking Boy Scouts Out of Church: VIDEO

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A Marietta, Georgia church kicked out Boy Scouts Troop 204 after the organization said they were accepting gay scouts and Roswell Street Baptist Church Senior Pastor Ernest Easley said he got a standing ovation from his congregation when he made the announcement, WSBTV reports:

Easley said his congregation gave him a standing ovation when he announced his decision to no longer sponsor the troop, which has been meeting at the church for 68 years. He said the stance the Boy Scouts has taken is not only contrary to the word of God, but it puts young people at risk.

"You've got boys in there in a tent that are sexually attractive to other boys, whose hormones are going off the wall. Something is going to happen," Easley said.

Another church, Unity North Atlanta Church in Marietta, has already offered the evicted scout troop a home.

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  1. Time to start pulling those tax-exempt status from these churches!

    Posted by: grivera | Jun 6, 2013 9:52:41 AM


  2. I'd be more afraid to leave my kids with him than any gay scout. Yikes.

    Posted by: Jeff | Jun 6, 2013 9:53:50 AM


  3. You must be so proud of yourself-
    fear and ignorance and intolerance-
    the pillars of your good Christian upbringing.

    Posted by: nick | Jun 6, 2013 9:56:19 AM


  4. Bigotry is so popular in Georgia.

    Posted by: Jay | Jun 6, 2013 9:56:38 AM


  5. They always do this, because they believe they know what is right, when in fact they're just bigots.

    Posted by: Matt26 | Jun 6, 2013 9:57:57 AM


  6. So very Christian of him.

    Posted by: JR | Jun 6, 2013 9:58:38 AM


  7. Another closet case betraying his own...He seems to know alot about young boys....

    Posted by: Alan Brickman | Jun 6, 2013 10:00:27 AM


  8. Gay Activists can be bigots too...Look what they did to Michelle Obama...

    Posted by: Alan Brickman | Jun 6, 2013 10:01:12 AM


  9. Roswell Street was at the center of the sh*tstorm nearly 20 years ago that resulted in Cobb County's anti gay ordinance, etc. It's a bastion of Baptist silliness.

    There is only one problem with Baptists, they don't hold them under long enough.

    Posted by: JP | Jun 6, 2013 10:05:31 AM


  10. If anyone wants to leave a message...
    (770) 424-9800

    Posted by: Mike | Jun 6, 2013 10:05:55 AM


  11. Does he also kick out people who have been divorced?

    Jesus was very clear on that but said nothing about gays.

    Posted by: well? | Jun 6, 2013 10:07:05 AM


  12. Seems to be an entire congregation of hate.

    Posted by: Mory | Jun 6, 2013 10:09:54 AM


  13. I went to camp as a kid and the hormonal "straight" boys were all jacking off together. They're all grown up and married to women, and they all have kids. Even if you weeded out the gay kids there'd still be funny business going on in tents. That's just how curiosity and experimentation work. Oh well, hopefully some other local place steps up and offers a new home for the troop.

    Posted by: Ryan | Jun 6, 2013 10:11:31 AM


  14. The redefinition of Christianity is complete…there is apparently nothing left of its namesake.

    Posted by: dixichuk | Jun 6, 2013 10:11:31 AM


  15. Christians. Ya gotta love 'em.

    Posted by: jamal49 | Jun 6, 2013 10:11:47 AM


  16. Typical Baptists. Subhuman brainwashed sheeple

    Posted by: Steve | Jun 6, 2013 10:20:50 AM


  17. So sad for the kids, there are great things about scouting. I was a scout and our troop was hosted by the local Catholic parish (30 years ago in North East suburbia). I do remember a very cozy relationship between the church and the troop, in fact most of the kids (including myself) were catholic (at the time, no choice I was 12). We were routinely pulled into mass to thank god for a successful fundraiser or to ask Jesus for forgiveness if we acted up. I’m sorry to say that many US troops are connected with churches (use of facilities if nothing more). The issue I see, if you want your kids in a strictly religious organization, enroll them in say CYO or Baptist Christian Youth Group (same for schools). BSA is NOT a religious institution and should be open to all boys. Oh and its founder was a homosexual man, not a Baptist or Catholic, but don’t let facts get in the way.

    Posted by: NE Rich | Jun 6, 2013 10:21:34 AM


  18. I said if they started letting gays in scouts this would happen. The church is fully within its rights to withdrawal their support of an organization that now stands contrary to its principals and I can't totally blame them for doing it. But I do feel bad for those normal scouts who are caught in the crossfire of the gay community using the BSA to try and spar with religion.

    Posted by: J. Banks | Jun 6, 2013 10:21:49 AM


  19. Filthy uneducated bigot

    Posted by: RMc | Jun 6, 2013 10:23:12 AM


  20. How does the old hymn go, "and they'll know we are Christians by our"...what?

    By your what?

    Posted by: Acronym Jim | Jun 6, 2013 10:24:40 AM


  21. It's amazing that churches love to focus on this "sin" but none other. Nothing gets a standing ovation from these hypocrites more than harping on homosexuality. I guess it makes it easier to ignore that they're driving Lexuses to churches while toting a Bible that's filled with Jesus's preaching against selfish wealth.

    Posted by: Matt | Jun 6, 2013 10:25:23 AM


  22. He looks like he'd be right at home sipping a mixed drink with a pink flamingo stirrer in a rough trade bar.

    Posted by: ratbastard | Jun 6, 2013 10:31:31 AM


  23. Proverbs 16:18 "...Pride goes before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall. Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud."

    I'm thinking that neither he nor the rest of the sheep are not really familiar with this passage!

    Posted by: Ernest1960 | Jun 6, 2013 10:35:49 AM


  24. He is the one saying that he got a standing ovation. Who knows whether this man is telling anything close to the truth.

    Posted by: homer | Jun 6, 2013 10:36:10 AM


  25. J. Banks, go and troll another site where you can all wallow in your dull normalcy.

    Posted by: Jonna the Woodswoman | Jun 6, 2013 10:51:59 AM


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