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Originally posted by scooterstrats
As far as I've researched, there are no longer any IOOF lodges around me (but there were in years past). Please correct me if I'm wrong, as I would like to find a local group !
Originally posted by senrak
Interestingly a few years back a group of women who were Rebekahs threatened to sue the Sovereign Grand Lodge for membership and the SGL bowed to them and now both men AND women can be members. "Odd Fellows" indeed.
Originally posted by M74
On what grounds did these women expect to succeed in a legal battle? It's a private organization, is it not? They can maintain whatever membership requirements they wish. I'm surprised the SGL bowed down to the threat when it seems to carry very little actual threat.