Re: STOP NOW PLEASE (was Re: BSA and Gays,
Rick Busdiecker (rfb@LEHMAN.COM)
Fri, 15 Jul 1994 12:07:35 -0400
From: email@example.com (Robert Craig)
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 1994 09:31:04 -0400
Before anything goes to much further. Might I request (on behalf
of myself) to ask that these discussions on God and Gays stop now.
From: "Hendra, Gary" <YA0009UHfirstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 94 08:14:00 PDT
From the other side of the border, I second the motion. Why don't
you people move these two discussions back to rec.scouting
This comes up from time to time. It's interesting to note that we
discuss all sorts of issues where people's viewpoints differ and which
often focus on BSA. Consider the showering discussion as a case in
point. However, the calls to squelch discussion are almost always
limited to these two topics.
While we are not the deciders of policy for any of these organization,
the issues relating to religious and sexuality discrimination in BSA
are as valid as other topics of discussion here.
I have long since given up on rec.scouting as it is a forum in which
too many people are unable to discuss such things in a civil manner.
In SCOUTS-L there is the possibility for reasonable discourse among
people of differing viewpoints. That's part of what makes it a
FWIW, the majority of the messages on this topic are in numerous side
discussions that are not CCed to the list.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City