There is a front page story in the paper today on the GSA controversy. In it, for some unknown reason, Rev. Bruce Dunford form First Baptist Church is quoted. Here is that part of the story:
"The Rev. Bruce Dunford of First Baptist Church has urged people in the community to express support for the school board members who voted against the Gay-Straight Alliance.
'A club of that nature, I don't think is an appropriate venue for school sponsorship,' Dunsford said. He said he has received several e-mails in support of his position on the issue. 'The school board members took a stand that I knew was going to be difficult given the militancy of some of those involved in trying to promote that club.'
He said he believes everyone would agree bullying and bogotry is wrong, but there is a morality that needs to be considered.
'I am not saying that this GSA is a club that is trying to engage in illicit sexual activity, but the whole nature of sexual activity in the high school is not something that our children need more peer pressure with or enticement in to,' Dunford said. 'Our kids need the moral value of integrity of respecting one another and respecting their own bodies.'"
Wow. Can we officially call Rev. Bruce Dunford, Ginny Maziarka, Tim Stephanski, Dave & Mary Weigand and Randy Marquardt the core members of a West Bend cult? What on earth would have their charter school been like, had it been approved? Bruce - if you want a school, just open one up. If there is demand in the West Bend market for what you are teaching Im sure you will be successful. Dave/Mary/Ginny - Don't you homeschool? I'd respect your opinions on all this a bit more if you actually enrolled your kids in the very institutions you seek to control. Tim - why are you aligning yourself with these folks?
So many questions...