Can I support the Girl Scouts?


#1

I have been a Girl Scout since I was a very little girl. I have also been employed at Girl Scout summer camps over the past five summers. So far, only goodness, joy, and a desire to help others has come out of my experiences. However, the ties the Girl Scouts have to Planned Parenthood and their generally secular agenda have left me very confused.

Is it ok to support the Girl Scouts? My dream is to one day have a troop of my own, where I would obviously avoid any curricula that is not in line with the Church's teachings. But because the troop would be affiliated with GSUSA as a whole, would it still be wrong to be a member and supporter?

Thanks!


#2

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