Re: NOT again with more court battles
James Brown (aa473@CLEVELAND.FREENET.EDU)
Wed, 19 May 1993 08:09:07 -0400
> What does it cost to KEEP those limited number of young boys
> out of the scouting program? What would it cost to allow them
> to participate under the condition that they and the parents
> sign a statment that they recognized the principles of the scout
> Oath and LAW? Maybe on a 12 month temporary basis?
> I fully support BSA principles, and the oath and the LAW.
> It just seems to me that we are spending too much time and
> money on legal costs to keep young people out of the program.
> After all, it is one thing to SAY that you have a belief in
> the principles of the Scout Oath and LAW, it is a completely
> separate issue to LIVE the example of those principles.
>Don Izard, I still don't understand it all
Great idea but it will never work.
The average first grader has no real strong religious convictions
except what his parents have trained him to believe. The boy is not
The problem is the ego tripping jerk of a father who wants to validate
HIS position through his son. Much like the failed pro jock who
makes everyone but mainly his own child miserable at little league.
Hate to see money wasted on this type of action but it falls into the
same category as money "wasted" on police, prisons, military, etc. We
either have a common defense or rule by the bully.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City