Last updated on: 10/12/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Biography

Position:
Con to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

“Bork, [BSA spokesman], accused the ACLU of overreaching, saying that the civil-liberties group had been ‘relentless in its assault on the Boy Scouts over the last 25 years.'”

May, 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The purpose of the Boy Scouts of America … is to provide an educational program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness.”

www.bsalegal.org (accessed May 2005)

Mission:

The BSA Legal issues web site “was created by the national Council of the Boy Scouts of America to inform the public about the legal issues that confront Scouting.”

www.bsalegal.org (accessed May 2005)

Other:
National Youth Organization
Quoted in:
  1. Should the ACLU Challenge Government Sponsorship of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)?