Re: Who Can't Join BSA?
James Hermann (jhermann@AIS.NET)
Tue, 22 Aug 1995 07:01:22 -0500
On Tue, 22 Aug 1995, Norman J. MacLeod wrote:
> However, to the best of my knowledge, the BSA has refused to accept this
> particular religious award as part of the BSA programme?
> post to say something slightly different on the subject? I trust he may have
> spoken from ignorance, assuming that something that someone had told him was
Yes, the BSA refused to allow a Wiccan church to charter an Explorer
Troop, thereby refusing to allow Wiccan to qualify for recognition of
their religious award. Seemingly, the BSA Executive Board also "may have
spoken from ignorance".
Yours in Scouting,
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City