Wednesday was a historic day for the scouting world. The Boy Scouts of America finally opened its Cub Scout program to *gasp* girls, allowing them to ascend to the highest scouting rank, the Eagle Scout.
The Boy Scouts had already offered coed programs since 1971 through its Exploring and Venturing program, and its more recent STEM program, however, the new Cub Scout dens will be single sex.
Cool, right? Except...
Not everyone was a fan. The Girl Scouts of the USA cried foul.
We're the BEST leadership organization in the world for girls and no one can do what we do. Diversity is our streng… https://t.co/2YMgjuBbHi— Girl Scouts (@Girl Scouts)1507762508.0
Stephen Colbert, however, had a way more brutal take on the news.
How about we drop the whole “boy” and “girl” scouts thing and call them what they are: Kids with knives who know ho… https://t.co/qjOaSEdVOv— Stephen Colbert (@Stephen Colbert)1507770356.0