Activist Groups Urge Obama to Reject Boy Scout Honor
From Fox News:
Activist groups, including Scouting for All, urge President Obama not to accept the honorary Presidency of the Boy Scouts of America until they stop discriminating.
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by LUKE BOGUES
Citizens trying to save the Boy Scout House on Morgan Hill will not get financial aid from the
PORT TOWNSEND --
The City Council voted Tuesday night not to assist with the $1.175 million purchase of the property.
Council members Frank Benskin, Freida Fenn, Geoff Masci, Laurie Medlicott and Mayor Catharine Robinson were all
opposed to buying the land and 73-year-old cabin.
The structure was built as a meeting place for Boy Scouts. A Cub Scout pack and a Boy Scout troop, both sponsored
by the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, meet at the cabin at the intersection of Quincy and Cosgrove
Councilwoman Michelle Sandoval, a real estate agent, recused herself from discussion about the Scout House to avoid
a conflict of interest. Councilman Kees Kolff was absent from the meeting.