The Gaily News: Indiana Rep. Bob Morris vs. the Girl Scouts

On the heels of Washington, Maryland is moving forward as the next state likely to legalize gay marriage. The state's House recently passed a marriage equality bill and the Senate will begin debate on it soon, possibly this week. The legislation is expected to pass the Senate, which voted in favor of a similar measure last year.


Orange County plans to expand the domestic partnership registry already on the books in Orlando. Local lawmakers have agreed to broaden the city's law — which allows registered same-sex and unmarried heterosexual couples certain rights, including hospital visitation and health care decisions for partners — to extend countywide.

Be careful the next time you order a box of Thin Mints — you might be tricked into supporting the gay agenda.

At least that's what an Indiana lawmaker would like you to believe. Republican Indiana State Rep. Bob Morris sent a letter to the state's Republican Caucus opposing the celebration of the Girl Scouts of America centennial anniversary. His issues with the group? It promotes homosexuality, sexualizes young girls, and is aligned with Planned Parenthood. Morris, who pulled his own daughters out of their Girl Scout troop as a result, came to this conclusion after a "small amount" of Internet research.

As a response to Morris' ridiculous letter, the state's House Speaker, a democrat, handed out Girl Scout cookies on the floor of the General Assembly.

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