Date: 1/2/18 10:09 am
From: DJ Lauten and KACastelein <deweysage...>
Subject: [obol] Re: CBC etiquette
I second that emotion.

Dave Lauten

On 1/2/2018 9:30 AM, Tom Crabtree wrote:
> Oscar, that is beyond horrible.  You and Hendrik have added so much to
> the Oregon birding community.  I am appalled that this happened to
> you, let alone at a CBC.  Please know that those views are not shared
> by the vast majority of us.  We would welcome you two on the Bend
> Christmas Count anytime.
> Here’s to better birding and less bigotry in the coming year!
> Tom Crabtree, Bend
> *From:*<obol-bounce...> [mailto:<obol-bounce...>]
> *On Behalf Of *Oscar Harper
> *Sent:* Tuesday, January 02, 2018 12:21 AM
> *To:* OBOL
> *Subject:* [obol] CBC etiquette
> Keep your bigotry and politics at home.
> After a great count and a wonderful Newport countdown we were shocked
> to be handed an Anti-gay (we are sinners but god still loves us blah
> blah) pamphlet by an "esteemed" Oregon birder as we were getting in
> the car to leave. Wow! What a downer way to end a great day, After 25
> years together we still have to deal with idiots like him.
> Hope everyone had a fun "first day of the year" birding time today.
> Oscar

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