Wednesday, May 31, 2006
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal Tuesday from a man who is an atheist over Boy Scout recruiting at his son's public school in Mt. Pleasant.
John Scalise, a former city commissioner, had asked the court to bar public schools from opening their doors to Boy Scout recruiters and promoting membership.
He argued that the group discriminates against nonreligious boys and parents by denying them membership if they don't swear to religious oaths. Full Story