SCOUT-L does not mean Scout minus Logic
Sat, 15 Feb 1997 20:24:17 -0800
1) Someone suggests that BSA packs and troops should be open to both boys
and girls... Some voice opinions against this idea...
2) Someone suggests that maybe National should leave it up the the
individual pack or troop whether to be co-ed or not.
3) I suggest that if this were to happen that those packs and troops who
did decide to remain boy-only might be sued by parents that wanted their
daughter in that particular pack or troop.. simply becuase of
location/and or program.... and they would be going to court saying
"well BSA National says it is alright.."
and then the mail starts from every 3rd asst. SM who tells me that the
Explorers have been co-ed for 25 years and that they don't get sued....
but friends, there is not reason to sue them...
they are co-ed by charter... all of them are co-ed by
charter.... ((here come the letters telling me that they know of some
post that is all male or all female... but please this is by
happenstance!!! not because they chose to be that way))
"Exploring is open to boys and girls 14 to 20.. or past 8th grade
" ya da ya da ya da.....
and yes even the LDS sponsored groups' charters say co-ed but they have
this thing called excommunication which is what would happen to any
young woman who chose to buck the youth program that they have
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We live together, we act on, and react to, one another;
but always and in all circumstances we are by ourselves.
The martyrs go hand in hand into the arena;
they are crucified alone. A.H.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City