Archive | April, 2002

The Humanists of Florida Association Opposes Boy Scout Policy

Posted on 02 April 2002 by admin

Ellenton FL – The Humanists of Florida Association passed a resolution on March 17th 2002 opposing the policy adopted by the Boy Scouts of America on Feb 6th, 2002 that prohibits gay and atheist youths from participating in the scouting program. “It is clear that this new policy is being fueled by religious extremists who are using the Boy Scouts of America as a platform to impose their religiously guided morality,” said Jennifer Hancock, Executive Director of the Humanists of Florida Association. “We will support any effort to change the current policies of the Boy Scouts of America to include all youth as was originally intended.”

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