scouts-l Mail Archive for July of 2000: Re: [Re: Dale vs BSA]
Aaron Kuperman (AWKuperman@NETSCAPE.NET
Mon Jul 03 2000 - 17:35:21 CDT
1. The key number is how many families of scouts
do not want to put their children in an environment where they will be
encouraged to regard being homosexual as an acceptable lifestyle choice (as
Dale said he wanted to advocate in the television interview) VERSUS the
number of families who would not be unhappy if their children decided to by
2.The Supreme Court cases requiring schools to allow religious groups the same
rights as any other groups figure in to how public agencies need to treat BSA.
If the public policy is to allow youth groups to use the parks and marinas,
the first amendment protects BSA.
Auntie Beans wrote in regard to the Dale case:
> >the BSA may have a Pyrrhic victory here. The number of chartering
organizations and funding sources which specifically prohibit dealings with an
organization which discriminates on the basis of sexual preference ...
> >long, and growing.
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