Unformatted text preview: due to his sexual preference. Legal Issue: Can the BSA revoke the Plaintiff membership on the grounds of sexual orientation? Is BSA’s freedom of association being violated? Court’s Holding: No, the BSA cannot revoke the Plaintiff membership on the grounds of his sexual preference and their freedom of association is not being violated. Court’s Reasoning: BSA is a federally chartered corporation since 1910, throughout 87 Million people have joined. BSA is consistent with its policies leaving religion and sexual responsibilities to church and home further more BSA membership is free to any boy that meets various age requirements. It is concluded that the New jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD), N.J.S.A.10:5-1 to -49, prohibits BSA, a place of public accommodation, to extrude a member based solely on his sexual orientation....
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- Spring '08
- Homosexuality, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, New Jersey, Boy Scouts of America v. Dale