Weird News of the 1960s
August 1969: The Girl Scouts of America filed a $1 million lawsuit against Personality Posters Manufacturing Company, claiming that the company's poster of a pregnant girl scout in uniform alongside the motto "Be Prepared" constituted "wanton and malicious defamation." The organization also demanded an immediate halt to further production of the posters. However, the judge threw out the case, noting that there was no evidence the poster had actually caused any damage to the reputation of girl scouts.
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