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Published:December 22nd, 2011 11:19 EST

Outrage: Girls Scouts Allow 'Transgender' Boy, 7, To Join Girl Scouts Troop

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Three Girl Scout leaders have resigned and disbanded their troops after a transgender child was allowed into the organisation.

The three troops, all based at a Christian school in rural Louisiana, disbanded in protest at the decision to include the seven-year-old to a troop in Colorado.


The decision to admit Bobby Montoya, from Denver, who was born a boy but lives as a girl, was made by the Colorado Girl Scouts chapter earlier this month."


I have been an advocate for gay, lesbian and transgender rights for well over a decade. Twelve years ago I wrote essays arguing for the rights of gays and lesbians to marry, adopt children, and serve in the military openly.

I rarely make common cause with evangelicals, but I agree with them in this case. The decision to allow Bobby Montoya who was born a boy and is still a boy in spite of the fact that his clueless mother allows him to dress like a girl, is patently ridiculous.

Any parent with a modicum of commonsense would be outraged at the prospect of a boy being allowed to join his daughter`s Girl Scout troop.

The biggest idiot in this unfortunate affair isn`t the Colorado Girls Scouts organization, but the boy`s mother who subjected her son to ridicule and rejection.

The child`s mother, Felicia Archuleta, is trying to score political points at the expense of her son`s psychological well being. Seven years is too freakin` young for a child to decide that he`s a female trapped in a male`s body.

Let`s get real: A 7-year-old boy who dresses like a girl will be unmercifully bullied in school, in spite of any politically correct statements issued by teachers and the principal. Bobby`s mother should forbid her son from dressing like a girl, he`s only seven for goodness sake. When he`s older, and has gone through puberty, he should be allowed to dress however he wants.

What the hell happened to commonsense?

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