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The Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA) was founded by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912 and is an organization for girls in the United States  The GS program developed from the progressive movement in the United States from people who sought to promote the social welfare of young women and as a female counterpart to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). It was founded by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912.
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The '''Girl Scouts''' of the United States of America (GSUSA) is an organization for girls in the United States, founded by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912. The Girl Scouts program developed from the progressive movement in the United States by people who sought to promote the social welfare of young women, and as a female counterpart to the [[Boy Scouts of America]] (BSA) with its focus on [[morality]] and [[preparedness|"Be Prepared"]]. It has grown from 18 members in Savannah, [[Georgia]] to 3.7 million members across the United States.
  
 
It is a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.
 
It is a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.
  
The progressive movement continues to have an influence in the GSUSA.  There is no policy of discrimination against lesbian leaders or scouts, and the word "God" in the oath may be swapped with any substitute word the girl sees fit. <ref>http://www.bsa-discrimination.org/html/gsusa.html#statement</ref>
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Girl Scout cookies are a popular treat, sold by Girl Scouts for fundraising purposes.
  
Girl Scout cookies are a popular treat!
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In the 21st century, the Girl Scouts has become an increasingly left-wing organization, partnering with [[Planned Parenthood]].<ref>Multiple references:
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*Bilger, Micaiah (March 5, 2019). [https://www.lifenews.com/2019/03/05/girl-scouts-gives-its-highest-award-to-teen-who-organized-campaign-promoting-abortion/ Girl Scouts Gives Its Highest Award to Teen Who Organized Campaign Promoting Abortion]. ''LifeNews''. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
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*Mattes, Brad (March 15, 2019). [https://www.lifenews.com/2019/03/15/girl-scouts-continues-to-promote-abortion-partner-with-planned-parenthood-abortion-biz/ Girl Scouts Continues to Promote Abortion, Partner With Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz]. ''LifeNews''. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
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*Hasson, Mary. [https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/cw/post.php?id=621 Girl Scouts leadership: pro-choice, pro-gay ideologues]. ''Catholic News Agency''. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
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*Barillas, Martin M. (March 25, 2019). [https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/high-school-student-wins-girl-scouts-highest-honor-for-pro-abortion-activity High school student wins Girl Scouts’ highest honor for pro-abortion activity]. ''LifeSiteNews''. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
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*Baklinski, Pete (February 7, 2017). [https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/watch-girl-scouts-mom-finds-organizations-money-trail-to-abortion Former Girl Scouts leader finds organization’s ‘money trail’ to abortion]. ''LifeSiteNews''. Retrieved April 29, 2019.</ref>
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==See also==
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* [[Preparedness|"Be Prepared"]]
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* [[Boy Scouts of America]]
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* [[Boy Scouts]], for international perspective
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
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Latest revision as of 11:03, 29 April 2019

The Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA) is an organization for girls in the United States, founded by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912. The Girl Scouts program developed from the progressive movement in the United States by people who sought to promote the social welfare of young women, and as a female counterpart to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) with its focus on morality and "Be Prepared". It has grown from 18 members in Savannah, Georgia to 3.7 million members across the United States.

It is a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.

Girl Scout cookies are a popular treat, sold by Girl Scouts for fundraising purposes.

In the 21st century, the Girl Scouts has become an increasingly left-wing organization, partnering with Planned Parenthood.[1]

See also

References

  1. Multiple references: