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Be Prepared?

Andrea G. Schwartz
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When I was growing up, the Girl Scouts and their cookie drives were a part of Americana. Although I never made it past the Brownie stage (our leaders quit), I knew many Girl Scouts. For years, I thought that the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts were compatible organizations. As the story below demonstrates, in today's culture they stand for radically different things. After all, when is the last time you heard the mainstream media doing negative stories on this "feminist" organization?

A new campaign by the Girl Scouts, with the help of Planned Parenthood, is offering girls ages 10 to 14 the inside details on how to be "hot."

This week, the World Association of Girl Scouts and Girl Guides held a no-adults-welcome panel at the United Nations in which Planned Parenthood distributed a brochure entitled "Healthy, Happy and Hot."