Society Opposes Whites-Only Groups
Harold S. Shurtleff, New England Coordinator, John Birch Society
Letter to the Editor
Boston Sunday Globe, January 24, 1999, p. F6
article "Right-wing group builds ties" (Page A23, Jan.
17), readers may have the impression that the John Birch Society
was behind the formation of the Council of Conservative Citizens.
Since the society enjoys participation from people of all racial
and religious backgrounds, we would automatically oppose organizations
that advocate the force of law to deny basic constitutional rights