Re: "Defunding" of BSA by West Coast Corporations
Jon Eidson (eidson@UNIX1.IS.TCU.EDU)
Thu, 11 Jun 1992 11:41:32 CDT
Frank Boimar writes:
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> I just heard that the Presbyterian church is withdrawing its sponsorship
> from all Scout units because they won't admit homosexuals. I wonder if
> they had any problem with the BSA "discriminating" against atheists?
Just a point of clairification! The Presbyterian church did NOT drop
scouting. A couple of members from the floor introduced a resolution
to that affect, but is was SOUNDLY defeated (they also called in the
press to try and get the coverage :). It is also interesting to note
that the Presbyterian church does NOT allow gays to hold any leadership
position for the same reasons as the Boy Scouts.
Please try and get the full story before posting rumors (not just the
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City