RE: NEWS FLASH
Mon Feb 16 17:28:02 1998
The issue now is discrimination based on sexual preference and whether or
not that is allowed by a private organization. Is the BSA a private
organization or a national public organization. Does the BSA accept or
through other means use federal funds.
Yours in Scouting
12340 W. Alameda Pkwy., Lakewood, CO 80228-2841
Eagle Class of 69, Vigil, Denver Area Council
Yes, it s against the law for federal, state and local governments to
discriminate against people based on religion, etc.
This was against the law before the change, and I'm sure it will be in
Federal funds have always been involved in Explorer posts that they
I suppose that the moral standards of LFL will hinge directly on what,
if any, code they write.
---"john T. yingling" wrote:
> I have several concerns with this switch. First of all,With the
switch to Learning for Life, which is a school based program, will
this allow the Government to force a change of rules such as the
religious requirements, and the strong moral beliefs held by scouting.
Will we be forced to accept those with no religious beliefs? Will we
be forced to accept homosexuals? I think that if federal funds are in
anyway involved, that the moral and ethical strengths of Scouting will
be lost in a time when the youth of America need it most. I hope I am
> What do you think?
> John T. Yingling
> Advisor Post 2151
> Baltimore, Maryland
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