Re: Flag Ceremony
Alan Houser (troop24@EMF.NET)
Mon, 16 Dec 1996 22:38:18 -0800
TomlinsonL <LarryT@MANTECH-MIAMI.COM> wrote:
>IMHO, the Christian flag should be placed above the national flag.
>Reasoning--God is above the Constitution, Executive, Legislative, and
>Judicial (Sometimes they don't admit they are subordinate to anyone!).
>However, I am sitting on the fence on demoninational flags such as Roman
>Catholic, Baptist, etc.
I will grant that you are entitled to your opinion, Larry, but can you
please clarify for me what this flag would say to those of us with other
What if I have in my troop Christians, Jews, and Buddhists (actually,
I have all three, and I have had a Moslem in the past)?
"A Scout is reverent. A Scout is reverent toward God. He is faithful
in his religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others."
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