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Scout leaders disciplined after toppling rocks in Utah park

PUBLIC LANDS -- I've seen their embarrassing display of leadership in the home video (above) from the field as they toppled an ancient rock feature on Utah's Goblin Valley State Park.

I've also seen their lame attempts to justify their vandalism as ensuring the safety of visitors.

But the bottom line is that these two Boy Scout leaders are stupid thugs who have no business being role models for our  youth. 

If  you see an issue that needs attention on public lands, contact the management authorities.  It's illegal to destroy natural features.

Boy Scouts remove leaders who toppled rock formation in Utah park
The Boy Scout leaders who toppled a rock formation in Goblin Valley State Park in Utah, and captured their actions on video that went viral online, have been removed from their leadership positions.
--Salt Lake Tribune;

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Rich Landers
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