Skip to comments.ACLU: Boy Scouts shouldn't be allowed to meet in public schools [Boulder, CO]
Posted on 08/02/2010 12:39:22 PM PDT by Pyro7480
Boy Scouts shouldn't be able to meet in Boulder's public schools because they openly discriminate against gays, according to the local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
Johanna Blumenthal, with the Boulder County ACLU, sent a letter today to officials with the Boulder Valley School District arguing that the Boy Scouts are a discriminatory group because they have openly defended the right to exclude homosexuals from membership.
The ACLU raised the same concern in 2001, but is now buffering its argument with a recent Supreme Court ruling. The ACLU is asking the district to change its policies so that groups that use school buildings must comply with district policies.
One of those rules prohibits interfering with a student's opportunities or benefits on the basis of the individuals race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability or religion.
The district's current policy does not require the Boy Scouts, or other groups using school buildings, to comply with the district's policies to receive reduced rental rates. The school district though reserves the right to deny use of its building for any activity that violates its rules.
We again pose the question to the BVSD Board of Education: Is it the policy of the District to subsidize a youth organization that openly discriminates based on sexual orientation?, the letter from Blumenthal says. The ACLU is citing the Supreme Court's ruling in the CLS vs. Martinez case....
(Excerpt) Read more at dailycamera.com ...
The ACLU should receive no taxpayer money because it actively discriminates against Conservative values.
The ACLU shouldn’t be allowed in public spaces or places because they’re a bunch of idiots.
Does this mean the football, baseball, and basketball teams discriminate and cannot use the facilities? Looks like just one more reason to support school choice. Celebrate diversity and embrace school choice.
Better yet the ACLU should dry up and blow away.
Well they’d better kick the faggot clubs out too.
It’s Boulder Colorado so I’m not getting my hopes up. These Boy Scouts will most likely have to find a new home. Fortunately there are plenty of Churches that will welcome Boy Scout troops into their building.
These jackasses just will not give up will they.
It would be great if a hacker would break into the ACLU’s server(s) and let the world see their emails and sensitive files too. A little sunlight would go a long way to dis-infecting that bunch....
Why is the aclu so afraid of God anyway? much less the boy scouts?
“Congress shall make no law ... prohibiting the free exercise (of religion)”
Amendment One, Constitution of the United States.
should they also meet with those who have sex with animals and have 7 wives too?
Speaking of taxes, the parents of those boys should not have to pay taxes that support the schools if the kids can’t use them. Those schools are public property, not the property of the schools or the government.
aclu shouldn’t be allowed to meet ... end of sentence.
The small amount of benefit derived from their activities does not offset the evil done by these b@st@rds.
More Sexual Harrassment! Most scout troops don’t meet in schools they meet in church halls though some occasionally use the Town Hall. Scouts are part of the society, their parents pay taxes, they are loyal citizens and should be allowed to use public property just like anyone else and Scouts should not be harrassed by special interest groups, especially those with questionable interests and intentions.
These people need to be on the “lamp post decorator” list that will be pulled out after Rev 2.
Their ilk are what are causing Rev 2 to happen.
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