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Wednesday, March 30, 2005

The Gays Are Looking Pretty Honorable These Days

Read the last paragraph of this report from Newsday.

How come the organizations that exclude gay people -- such as the Boy Scouts of America and the Catholic Church -- are the most notable and significant outposts of pedophilia and sexual exploitation of children?


Scout Official Pleads Guilty in Porn Case


FORT WORTH, Texas -- A former high-ranking Boy Scouts of America official who ran a task force that worked to protect children from sexual abuse pleaded guilty Wednesday to a child pornography charge.

Douglas Sovereign Smith Jr., 61, faces five to 20 years in prison.

Authorities found 520 images of child pornography, including video clips, on Smith's home computer, Assistant U.S. Attorney Bret Helmer said. The images included children engaging in sex acts.

Smith entered his plea to a federal charge of possession and distribution of child pornography without making a deal with prosecutors.

During a hearing, he answered the judge's questions with "yes, sir" or "no, sir" but did not speak otherwise.

...The Boy Scouts have had other problems with their personnel, including volunteers. A California court case in the early 1990s revealed about 2,000 cases of sexual abuse of scouts and other boys that Boy Scouts officials in Irving had documented privately for two decades without telling law enforcement officials. -- The Associated Press

Read the entire article here --> http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/nation/ny-usporn0331,0,1380006.story?coll=ny-leadnationalnews-headlines

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