Scouts-L Mail Archive for May of 1999: Re: Boy Scouts & Shooting
Re: Boy Scouts & Shooting
Mon, 3 May 1999 09:48:09 -0400
The following was passed along to me and originated from the office of =
Rep. Edward Royce, R- California it is from an excerpt from a local radio =
The FEMALE NEWSCASTER is interviewing the leader of a scout troop:
Newscaster: "So, Mr. Jones, what are you going to do with these children =
on this adventure holiday?
Mr. Jones: "We're going to teach them climbing, canoeing, archery and =
Newscaster: "SHOOTING! That's a bit irresponsible, isn't it?
Mr. Jones: "I don't see why. They'll be properly supervised at the =
Newscaster: "Don't you admit that this is a terrible dangerous activitiy =
to be teaching children?"
Mr. Jones: "I don't see how. We will be teaching them proper range =
discipline before they even touch a firearm."
Newscaster: "But you're equiping them to become violent killers!"
Mr. Jones: "Well, you're equipped to be a prostitute, but you're not one, =
END OF INTERVIEW!
Gary McBain, ASM
Troop 254-Sterling Hgts. MI
Clinton Valley Council
"...and a good ole' fox too....."