Scouts-L Mail Archive for December of 1999: Re: YP
Fri, 10 Dec 1999 13:23:32 -0500
> Let's not get too hung up on the specific wording of Youth Protection
> regulations (which are written somewhat vaguely anyway), since it would be
> impossible to write any type of regulation which covers every possible
> situation. Let's focus our attention of the PURPOSE of YP - to keep our
> kids safe and, secondarily, to keep ourselves safe from false accusations.
> I would add a third purpose: let's be sure that we don't go so deep into
> technical interpretations that the program suffers.
> A dose of common sense goes a long way to meeting these purposes. ><snip><
A copy of your post is going in my G2SS binder. It's the
best illustration of YP policy that I've seen.
When we abdicate our responsibility to think and to act
thoughtfully, we end up with things like "Zero Tolerance"