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Patterico's Pontifications » President Trump: Head Of Boy Scouts Called To Say I Gave The Greatest Speech Ever Made To Them
Trump, invited to address Boy Scouts, makes it political. Boy Scouts apologize to their members. Trump says it wasn't political and that Boy Scouts said it was the best speech ever. Which they didn't.
DonaldTrump  BoyScouts  politics 
august 2017 by mcherm
Girl Scouts Get A Badge In Intellectual Property Maximalism | Techdirt
Girl Scouts apparently give out badges designed by lobbying groups. Like IP maximalists and also oil company designed badge for being an "energy expert".
BoyScouts  GirlScouts  via:Techdirt 
march 2014 by mcherm
Hacker Scouts and the BSA | Hacker Scouts
The Boy Scouts got upset about a group trying to call themselves the "Hacker Scouts" on the grounds that anything called "___ Scouts" was a violation of their congressionally-granted charter.
BoyScouts  trademark  trademarkabuse  ip-law  law  via:boingboing 
august 2013 by mcherm
Boy Scouts Threaten to Cut Off Maryland Troop for Posting Non-Discrimination Policy Supporting Gays| News | Towleroad
Troop votes to have a non-discrimination policy. BSA gives them 24 hours to recant or be thrown out of scouting.
gayrights  BoyScouts  evil 
january 2013 by mcherm
The Ethicist; Demerit Badge - New York Times
New York Times ethicist agrees with my "no helping the Boy Scouts" position.
BoyScouts  ethics  nytimes 
november 2012 by mcherm
Outrage of the Week: Boy Scouts Forbidden to Carry Pen Knives!! « FreeRangeKids
British scouting association recommends that kids not carry pocket knives. After all, you never know what might happen.
BoyScouts  freerangekids  via:FreeRangeKids  kidsrights 
september 2009 by mcherm

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