Sunday, February 10, 2013

O'Brien Challenges Perkins On Boy Scouts Gay Ban

The Boy Scouts have postponed until May their decision on whether to lift the ban on openly gay participants. Interviewing the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins, CNN's Soledad O'Brien challenged his arguments–including "core values" and the pedophilia canard–in support of the ban. To Perkins' question, "Why would they want to change an organization that's been around for 100 years?," O'Brien provides a succinct answer: "Because it's discriminatory." O'Brien, in turn, asks, "Do you worry you're on the wrong side of history?" Watch:

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