Pat Robertson: Boy Scouts 'Torn Up' For Gay Kids Who Want To 'Do Sex' With Each Other

The Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) controversial decision to admit openly gay youths isn't sitting too well with Pat Robertson.

On "The 700 Club," the conservative televangelist said the Boy Scouts's ruling "boggles the mind," according to Right Wing Watch.

Blaming Hollywood and the "liberal media" for promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights, Robertson added, "It breaks your heart to see the Boy Scouts...torn up in order to accommodate a few kids that want to do sex with each other."

Of course, it isn't the first time Robertson has decried the possibility of openly gay Boy Scouts. Earlier this year, he wondered aloud if permitting gay Scouts to join the BSA would also open the door to "predators" and "pedophiles."

The BSA's removal of sexual orientation as youth membership criterion has angered a number of other conservative lawmakers and pundits. Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) said he was "greatly disappointed" by the decision, while the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer has suggested the presence of gay Scouts will create "sexual tension" on troop camping trips.



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