Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Legion to Pentagon: Stand up for Scouting

Finally, someone is standing up to the ACLU.

To: National Desk
Contact: Ramona Joyce, 202-263-2982, or Joe March, 317-630-1253 or 317-748-1926 (cell), both for The American Legion
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 16, /U.S. Newswire/ -- The leader of the nation's largest military veterans organization today admonished the Pentagon (news - web sites) and America's leaders to stand firm against another move by the ACLU against the Boy Scouts of America who it claimed "engage in religious discrimination."

In a strongly worded letter to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, American Legion National Commander Thomas P. Cadmus responded to news that the Pentagon has agreed to warn military bases worldwide that they should not directly sponsor Boy Scout troops, partially resolving claims that the government has improperly supported a group that requires members to believe in God. more...

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