Girl wants to join BSA
Peter Farnham (pfarnham@ASBMB.FASEB.ORG)
Fri, 25 Aug 1995 13:51:35 EST
This just in. The Washington Times reports the following today (8/25)
in it's "American Scene" column:
"GIRL FILES SUIT TO ENTER BOY SCOUTS
"LOS ANGELES--An 11-year old girl sued the Boy Scouts of America
yesterday charging its male-only policy violates state civil rights
law and demanding that she be accepted as a full member.
"Katrina Yeaw said there is no Girl Scout program in her hometown of
Rocklin, so she wants to join the same Boy Scout program as her twin
"She said she filed an application with the Boy Scouts and received a
letter of response saying 'Boy Scouting program membership is only for
Does anyone on the list from the LA area or from national have any
additional information on this story?
I'm off to Maine for ten days of fishing/swimming and chowing down on
lobster. Ya'll have a good time, and I'll be back after Labor Day.
SM, Troop 113
GW District, NCAC
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