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1 posted on 03/09/2006 9:56:41 PM PST by freedomdefender
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Berkeley is denying the Sea Scouts' their Equal Protection rights by charging them a fee that isn't charged to other non-profit organizations at its Marina. It is violating their First Amendment rights because it imposes that selective fee on the Sea Scouts because of their exercise of fee association and free speech rights by belonging to the Boy Scouts.

Berkeley is charging them a fee because they are Boy Scouts and Boy Scouts aren't politically correct. Other nonprofits get free use, so this is discrimination based on ideology. Unfair. Unconstitutional. Unfreakin unbelievable that the Cal SUpreme Court would say this is OK.

2 posted on 03/09/2006 10:02:47 PM PST by freedomdefender
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Guess it takes a constitutional amendment for the boy scouts to be treated decently.

So how about it


3 posted on 03/09/2006 10:03:03 PM PST by Mount Athos
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So where's the ACLU on this issue?
4 posted on 03/09/2006 10:06:07 PM PST by Rabble (Just When is John F sKerry going to release his USNR military records ?)
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To: freedomdefender

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1593336/posts
already posted here.


6 posted on 03/09/2006 10:11:53 PM PST by jokar (for it is by grace, http://www.gbible.org)
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"The bottom line is that Berkeley officials are punishing the kids that participate in the Sea Scouts to make a political statement, and that’s a real tragedy," Johnson said.

It's a disgrace, but it's no surprise. It's California.
(Personally, though, I don't really think that places like Berkeley and San Fransicko are proper places to take children into anyway.)

19 posted on 03/09/2006 11:16:12 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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Before the fee was imposed, he covered the membership and activities costs for teenagers from low-income neighborhoods, something he can no longer afford to do. So while many minority, low-income Sea Scouts members have had to drop out of the popular youth program,


And I thought libs were "for the children."


20 posted on 03/09/2006 11:19:40 PM PST by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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24 posted on 03/09/2006 11:52:33 PM PST by freepatriot32 (Holding you head high & voting Libertarian is better then holding your nose and voting republican)
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No doubt the Sea Scouts berth will be occupied by the Thea Thcouts. They fags want want access to your young boys, and they won't be denied.


25 posted on 03/10/2006 12:24:24 AM PST by Rightwing Conspiratr1
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The Sea Scouts would have been safe from the scorn of the California Supreme Court if they were made up of queers, anti-war activists or ecko-freaks.

Why has such a beautiful state been taken over by flakes?
29 posted on 03/10/2006 7:26:58 AM PST by R.W.Ratikal
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Work hard to pin this and all other destruction of America on the democRATS.


31 posted on 03/10/2006 10:23:49 AM PST by noblejones (Ben Stein for President, 2008.)
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32 posted on 03/13/2006 9:38:50 PM PST by Coleus (Roe v. Wade and Endangered Species Act both passed in 1973, Murder Babies/save trees, birds, algae)
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