Re: Discrimination Laws in California
David B. O'Donnell (EL406006@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Tue, 28 May 1991 17:55:32 EDT
On Mon, 27 May 1991 22:20:00 MST you said:
>Hopefully there is a lawyer out there who can clarify this (I am not a
>lawyer), but it seems to me that the civil discrimination laws in
>California apply to hiring practices for businesses. If it applied to
>membership, then Catholics could join a Budist Temple while they are
>Catholics, not Budists and the Budists could not do anything about this.
>Both the Catholics and Budists are just as much a business as the Boy
Buudhism and Catholocism are well-defined /religions/. They are by law
exempt from certain taxes, by virtue of the "separation of church and
state". BSA is not a *religion*. It is a *SECULAR* business and as such
should be held accountable to those laws regarding secular organizations.
Get your laws OFF of my BODY,
OUT of my BEDROOM,
and AWAY from my ART!
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City