'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Prevails in Boy Scouts

Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Vol. 11, No. 2, Winter 2000

4 Pages Posted: 18 Oct 2014

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Dennis Hostetler

Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (Deceased)

Joan E. Pynes

University of South Florida

Date Written: 2000

Abstract

The U. S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision held that the Application of New Jersey's public accommodation law to the Boy Scouts of America violated the first amendment right of expressive association (Boy Scouts of America and Monmouth Council v. James Dale, 2000). This commentary discusses the ruling.

Keywords: Boy Scouts of America, gay rights, homosexual rights, First Amendment right of expressive association

Suggested Citation

Hostetler, Dennis and Pynes, Joan E., 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Prevails in Boy Scouts (2000). Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Vol. 11, No. 2, Winter 2000. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2488825

Dennis Hostetler

Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (Deceased)

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Joan E. Pynes (Contact Author)

University of South Florida ( email )

Tampa, FL 33620
United States

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