In 1995, the Girl Scouts made it optional to include the word "God" in their official "promise." Here\'s "The Girl Scout Promise," according to the GSUSA website: "On my honor, I will try: To serve God* and my country, To help people at all times, And to live by the Girl Scout Law." The asterisk is explained at the bottom of the page: "The word \'God\' can be interpreted in a number of ways, depending on one\'s spiritual beliefs. When reciting the Girl Scout Promise, it is okay to replace the word \'God\' with whatever word your spiritual beliefs dictate." We believe the one true God that was served when the Girl Scouts were started is the same true God we serve today. I want to let God back into Girl Scouts. Lauren, age 9
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catherine Allen, United Kingdom2 years ago Comments: Keep God in. The Scouts was founded and established by a man of strong christian faith- it's morals and base is christian. Please Keep God in. it is because of Him that such great organistaions exist and give children such wonderful opportunities.
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Kelli, United States6 years ago Comments: Please put God back in the Girl Scout promise.
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