Re: 2G's Medium long.
Earl Needham (ENeed81834@AOL.COM)
Mon, 4 Sep 1995 14:15:08 -0400
In a message dated 95-09-02 18:49:26 EDT, you write:
>The same day Earl Needham wrote:
>>>I *almost* hate to put it this way, but if "A Scout is Reverent", then
>BSA CANNOT drop sexual orientation as a possible barrier to membership. The
>answer is simple: my "holy book" (the BIBLE), calls homosexuality an
> That settles it for me. Any organization admitting or otherwise
>encouraging homosexuality is certainly NOT "Reverent" as far as I can see.
> Boy, I bet THAT gets the fires lit! <<
>There is nothing that says that the scouts must follow the bible. All that
>the requirements say is that the scouts must believe in a higher being. It
>is still possible for homosexuals to be members of churches, thus being
>In summary, All that I have seen in these two posts that I'm responding to
>homophobia, that clearly has no place in scouting or today's society.
Excuse me, but if you're going to call me a name or label me, please do
so in private E-Mail and not on the list.
>Robert M. Lewis
>ASM T. 88 Waldwick, NJ
>Brotherhood member of lodge #484, Oratam
>PS: I am not homosexual, but I respect all of their rights as human beings.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City