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  • US Boy Scouts files for bankruptcy after abuse scandal

    02/18/2020 4:02:39 AM PST · by bkopto · 79 replies
    Breitbart/AFP ^ | 2/18/2020 | Staff
    The Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy Tuesday in what it said was an effort to safeguard compensation payouts for sexual abuse victims. The organization has been accused of covering up generations of abuse inflicted on thousands of its young members and failing to do enough to root out pedophiles using the youth movement to prey on minors over its 110-year history.
  • Boy Scouts bankruptcy filing expected within hours, victims’ lawyers say

    02/17/2020 7:14:35 PM PST · by robowombat · 71 replies
    NY News ^ | FEB 17, 2020 | 9:31 PM | ESHA RAY
    Boy Scouts bankruptcy filing expected within hours, victims’ lawyers say The Boy Scouts of America, after decades of being crippled by child sex abuse claims, plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy by early Tuesday, the Daily News has learned.
  • Mormons pulling 400,000 youths out of struggling Boy Scouts

    12/18/2019 6:06:32 AM PST · by libstripper · 104 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 17, 2019 | Associated Press
    KAYSVILLE, Utah (AP) — For decades, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was one of Boy Scouts of America’s greatest allies and the largest sponsor of troops. But on Jan. 1, the Utah-based faith will deliver the latest blow to the struggling organization when it pulls out more than 400,000 young people and moves them into a new global program of its own.
  • And Now the Boy Scouts

    12/18/2018 8:04:09 AM PST · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 18, 2018 | Cal Thomas
    The erosion of what many Americans once believed were the foundations of our country continues apace. They include, but are not limited to, overspending and debt (personal and national), never-ending wars, uncontrolled borders leading to massive immigration with no time for or expectation of assimilation and political divisions that grow wider by the day. It's now the Boy Scouts of America's turn to join the parade. The organization, which began in 1910 to, according to its website, "...train youth in responsible citizenship, character development and self-reliance" so they become honest men, worthy of admiration and respect, is now in danger...
  • Boy Scouts of America On Verge Of Bankruptcy After Gender-Neutral Name Change

    12/13/2018 2:46:13 PM PST · by McQ444 · 61 replies
    NN ^ | 2018-12-13 21:00 | Daniel Chaitin
    The Boy scouts of America, the 108-year-old organization synonymous with traditional values in the US, is on the verge of declaring bankruptcy, according to the Wall Street Journal.The report comes amid news of sinking membership and various controversies surrounding the traditional organization, including its decision to change its program name from Boy Scouts to 'gender natural' Scouts BSA allowing girls to enter the program.
  • Georgia governor candidate says 'politically-correct bedwetters' ruined Boy Scouts

    05/03/2018 1:43:12 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 42 replies
    Georgia governor candidate says 'politically-correct bedwetters' ruined Boy Scouts By Aris Folley - 05/03/18 03:20 PM EDT Michael Williams, a Republican candidate for Georgia governor, said the Boy Scouts of America's decision to drop the word "Boy" from their name was the "latest example of culture rot.” “For many decades, the Boy Scouts helped turn boys into men,” Williams said in a statement. “Unfortunately, they have taken a big step toward the eventual destruction of the very elements that made them such an influential organization.” “They caved to left-wing social engineers who want to remove the concept of male masculinity...
  • With girls joining the ranks, Boy Scouts plan a name change

    05/02/2018 6:27:27 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 123 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | May 2, 2018 | David Crary
    NEW YORK (AP) — For 108 years, the Boy Scouts of America’s flagship program has been known simply as the Boy Scouts. With girls soon entering the ranks, the group says that iconic name will change. The organization on Wednesday announced a new name for its Boy Scouts program: Scouts BSA. The change will take effect next February. “We wanted to land on something that evokes the past but also conveys the inclusive nature of the program going forward,” said Chief Scout Executive Mike Surbaugh. “We’re trying to find the right way to say we’re here for both young men...