Category Archives: Opinion

Boy Scouts to accept girls, catch up with the rest of the world

It was refreshing to learn this week that the Boys Scouts of America organization intends to integrate girls into cub scout packs, and eventually create a path for young women to become eagle scouts.

There are still parts of the plan that could be better. Continue reading Boy Scouts to accept girls, catch up with the rest of the world

Supreme Court’s inaction is no win for gay marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court seems to be taking a page from Congress when it comes to the issue of same sex marriage – it’s decided to do nothing.  At least this time there is a silver lining.  By not agreeing to hear appeals on three lower court rulings, gay marriage will be allowed immediately in five states: Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin.  It will be legalized soon in six more states, bringing the total number allowing same sex marriage to 30 plus the District of Columbia. Continue reading Supreme Court’s inaction is no win for gay marriage