Scouts-L Mail Archive for October of 1998: Re: Tourette ot I'm disgusted at most of you!!
Re: Tourette ot I'm disgusted at most of you!!
William Sheehan, Jr.
Fri, 23 Oct 1998 19:44:44 GMT
On Wed, 21 Oct 1998 06:12:20 -0400, you wrote:
>Hey Ed, lighten up. They did not ask the boy with TS to leave. They =
>him to stay in spite of his disruptive behavior. It was the 5 out of 6 =
>boys in the troop who left. At least that's what I got from the story.
>Headlines are not often a good source of information in a case like =
What in God's name is happening in this country? Has the individual in
this country lost ALL of his rights of self protection? This has
NOTHING TO DO WITH TOURETTE SYNDROME.
We have a couple of cubs who have the problem in the pack and one of
them will in all likelihood join us in February so hold your flames. I
wont read them and don't care how much you love your child!!
This is about a bunch of people who felt their son's were not safe. No
one should be kicked out for a disease, but I DO HAVE A RIGHT TO
REMOVE MY CHILD FROM RISK!!!!!!!
They quit. They took there kids out of the troop. They felt the need
to leave for some reason only those six people know of! Yes Mrs.
Smith, Johnny does have tourette. Yes he has never harmed any one.
That doesn't mean the other kid didn't. I just means your kid didn't.
How long do you think I should let my kid stick around so your kid can
prove he can't control himself? How many times can your kid punch my
kid or kick him before it's OK to remove my kid from harm?
Your kid has a right to be in Scouting. My kid has a right to not be
his punching bag, too. If I hit and kick my kid I'll go to jail, why
the hell does your kid have right to do it because he has a
IF YOUR KID CAN'T CONTROL HIMSELF, WHAT EVER THE REASON, I HAVE A
RESPONSIBILTY TO TAKE MY KID OUT OF HARM!!!! They did, too. That's
what this issue is about.
ASM Troop 630
St. Brendan Church
North Olmsted, OH USA