After Dale spoke, the reporter asked if she could quote him in her story. Retrieved July 9, Your current web browser is outdated. He did everything anyone could ever ask for. Our mission is to provide a positive learning environment within the context of democratic participation and social justice. Chris Hansen Nelson says such fears are wrong.
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The Boy Scouts and Their Policy Against Gay Leaders
Expect gayrights activists to intensify the pressure on corporations, United Ways and other voluntary organizations to withhold the tens of millions of dollars they annually contribute to scouting, and to sue public entities that sponsor the Scouts for discriminating against homosexuals. The letter said he could appeal to the Regional Director of the Boy Scouts within 60 days. The office told Kay that Dale had to go—the policy was clear and contained no exceptions. Most boys join Scouting when they are 10 or 11 years old. Others applaud what they call a moral stand.
Last summer, they went on a mile hiking and canoeing trip in Maine. Retrieved June 7, When the attack on their position came, they had to defend their views and that made them more explicit. Scouting also provides boys with perhaps the only male role model in their life. And the obvious reason four justices would want to take the case was to overrule the New Jersey Supreme Court. The American Civil Liberties Union ACLU has taken legal action to stop governmental organizations from serving as the chartered organizations sponsors of Scouting units in violation of the establishment clause of the First Amendment.