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Will BSA take a well-intentioned but calamitous path?

By nature an upbeat and optimistic person, today I am experiencing feelings that are hard to describe. Upbeat they are not. More a combination of sadness and mourning about the fact that this afternoon representatives of the 290 local councils … Continue reading

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My letter to the Boy Scouts of America

The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. The Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to vote later this month on its proposed nondiscrimination policy on sexual orientation for its … Continue reading

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Scouts, Saints and ‘sexual orientation’

In 1993, between congressional jobs, I briefly worked on Capitol Hill for a national pro-family lobby. I remember a conversation with a former colleague who thought that whether a person was “born gay” or not was irrelevant to the ongoing … Continue reading

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Inequality Utah

  As homosexual activists continue to push their political agenda throughout Utah, the name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is incessantly invoked, as are its adherents’ perceived endorsements (through public opinion polls) in support of homosexual … Continue reading

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‘Gay’ bus tour kicks off with a lukewarm endorsement

  To kick off its “help bigots across America to see the light” campaign in Salt Lake City today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released a public opinion survey it commissioned and paid for showing that Utahns aren’t all that … Continue reading

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Advocacy research in the ‘gay rights’ arena: a follow-up

  Two months ago, I wrote a post about advocacy research: “scholarly” research driven by a political agenda rather than a scientific agenda, often at the expense of objectivity and methodological rigor. The specific study I cited as an example … Continue reading

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