Archived from the original on October 4, While the Boy Scouts offered to then settle the dispute by having the City pay half of the legal fees in return for title to the building and the city accepted, the city council later reneged. Views Read Edit View history. The jury deliberated for about seven hours over two days and voted unanimously. On June 15,the case went to trial in Federal Court  and 8 days later, on June 23,a Federal Jury of eight unanimously sided with the Cradle of Liberty Council and against the city's unlawful selective eviction of the Boy Scouts.
Boy Scouts of America membership controversies
Tom started in the program as a Tiger Cub, and finished every requirement for the Eagle Scout Award at 16 years of age. In Novemberthe House passed a resolution, by a vote of to 3, recognizing "the Boy Scouts of America for the public service the organization performs". The Girl Scoutswhile nondiscriminatory in regard to sexuality, doesn't allow boys in its troops. They would put us out of business. Retrieved January 30,
Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. Archived from the original PDF on November 14, Retrieved February 6, The vast majority of parents we serve value this right and do not sign their children up for Scouting for it to introduce or discuss, in any way, these topics. Asked if the city would take that step, Smith said "the verdict was just issued today, and we'll be considering all of our options. Teens and Scouting Alumni who completed the survey responded similarly.