Mcconnellm at LAW.UTAH.EDU
Tue Feb 1 18:32:04 PST 2000
The Little League analogy is not apt because the very feature that
gives it force -- the utter lack of relation between the purposes of
the Little League and the exclusion of Jewish children -- is the very
feature that makes the Boy Scouts' case so powerful the other way.
The Boy Scouts have a moral code, and Dale does not agree with it or
live in accordance with it.
If the Christian churches of the area had formed a Christian
Baseball Club, which integrated Bible teaching, prayer, and other
religious instruction with sports, I think they would be entitled to
decline the services of Jewish coach who did not share their
-- Michael McConnell (U of Utah)
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