Perhaps the letter is regional? Based on perception of legal liability in particular countries? I would like to see this letter as well.
Gradualism for the blood doctrine?
I doubt the doctrine will be dropped they just won't have a formal dedicated meeting part about it anymore. Makes sense really considering the litigous climate they now find themselves in.
Our meeting was Thursday night and we just got a re-hash of disaster bags. Melbourne.
Keep Ya posted on next weeks meeting.
Yes but if there is no specific rule against it, it essentially becomes a conscience matter/
It only becomes a personal conscience matter without penalties issued when the GB says so.
To date that hasn't occurred, not even discreetly channeled down to elders or CO's. via a formal letter.
The GB members are still running the show , regional happenings are less concerning.
FYI around six years ago, there was a move away from renewing the documents every year to every four years
There is no longer a need to renew our Advance Decision document on a yearly basis, however, we recommend that publishers renew their document at least every four years and, of course, publishers may for various reasons need to update/renew theirs at any time.
"curioser and curioser.." (Alice in wonderland)
When I first came 'in' no one told me that the BD was only started when it was... hm funny that.. if I had known its time origins I would have looked very hard at it. But then there is a whole lot about early days wt I was never told butwhich has come out since especially from sites like this one. Three cheers for the internet!