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  • Eagle Scout ordered to take God out of park project

    12/24/2007 10:53:00 AM PST · by fgoodwin · 7 replies · 303+ views
    KUSA News 9 | 12/21/2007 6:06:39 PM | John Fosholt
    Eagle Scout ordered to take God out of park projectI can't post the article, but basically it mentions a Boy Scout's Eagle project for a public park that included a mention of God. After the inevitable complaint, the Parks Dept, which approved the original proposal with "God" included, asked the Scout to remove the offending marker.
  • Oregon high court rules for Scouts, against atheist mother

    09/08/2006 7:55:27 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 7 replies · 387+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 09/08/2006 | TIM FOUGHT
    Oregon high court rules for Scouts, against atheist motherhttp://www.kgw.com/sharedcontent/APStories/stories/D8K0R7JG0.html 09/08/2006 By TIM FOUGHT / Associated Press The Oregon Supreme Court rejected Friday the discrimination claim of an atheist whose son was required to attend a Boy Scout recruiting session in a Portland public school. The Scout oath requires members "to do my duty to God and my country," but simply providing information to pupils in public schools isn't discrimination under Oregon Law, the court said. Reversing a lower court, the justices denied the claim of Nancy Powell, whose son, Remington, was in elementary school when the dispute began in 1996....