Re: What is 3G?
Keith Tilley (redcoat@NEXTSTEP.NET)
Sun, 31 Mar 1996 21:57:40 -0500
At 09:36 AM 3/31/96 -0500, Susan wrote:
>Please be careful about posting common misconceptions about lawsuits.......
I didn't post any misconceptions. All I said was that there was "an atheist
who wanted his son to be a Tiger Cub". That's the truth. You supplied more
detail than I did, but my brief sentence was enough for the task at hand,
which was to explain what the 3 G's are.
> BSA does not discriminate against children of atheists, but your post
could give the impression that it does.
Again, you're reading too much into what I wrote. I think the BSA's
position is that atheistic youth can't be Scouts. Please correct me if I'm
Having said the above, let me make it clear that I'm NOT interested in a
discussion of any of the G's. I used to subscribe to a Scouting forum on
Compuserve that got VERY involved in this particular lawsuit (the parent in
question, Elliott Welsh, was an active contributor), and I frankly saw more
than I ever cared to see. I escaped that forum because life is too short to
get buried in the hate and hyperbole that flew about on BOTH sides of the
issue. I would not want to see the same thing here.
Assistant Council Commissioner
Rip Van Winkle Council, NY
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City