If the court agrees, California will join 21 other states whose judicial ethics codes have antidiscrimination provisions that forbid judges from affiliating with the Boy Scouts.21 states ALREADY have this ban in place?? This is morally repugnant.
Banning scout membership would "promote the integrity of the judiciary" and "enhance public confidence in the impartiality of the judiciary," the ethics committee said Wednesday.
In response, Deron Smith, a spokesman at Boy Scouts headquarters in Irving, Texas, said the scouts "would be disappointed with anything that limits our volunteers' ability to serve more youth. ... Today, more than ever, youth need the character and leadership programs of Scouting."
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Proposal would bar California judges from Scout participation
The Ideological Purge continues unabated.