UK's Girlguiding removes 'God' and 'country' from its promise

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  • The Skeptical Chymist SALT LAKE CITY, UT
    June 21, 2013 8:09 a.m.

    The changes are an improvement over the previous version. They are more welcoming to nonreligious girls, in a way that emphasizes thoughtful reflection and excludes no one. This is a welcome revision, particularly in Britain, where 50% of the population does not believe in God.

  • Hutterite American Fork, UT
    June 20, 2013 5:17 p.m.

    This isn't a particularly strong 'religion is victim' card.

  • Chris B Salt Lake City, UT
    June 20, 2013 4:33 p.m.

    nothing worse than God and country.

    Heaven(intended) forbid