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Boy Scouts Sex Abuse

Court: Boy Scout Files May Be Used In Sex Abuse Trial

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

(Adds statement by Boy Scouts) By Laila Kearney Jan 10 (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America on Saturday condemned any ...

Why the Safest Scoutmasters Are Out Scoutmasters

Mark Olmsted | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Olmsted

The last thing a pedophile would admit to voluntarily is being attracted to boys, but a scoutmaster who has declared himself openly gay is the antithesis of a liar. If you want to guarantee that you're not hiring a pedophile, the answer you should be looking for to "are you a homosexual?" is "yes."

Boy Scouts Rattled By Sex Abuse Lawsuit

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 04.01.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A California man sued a regional Boy Scouts council on Wednesday, alleging he was sexually abused by his scout leader more than 30 ye...

The Empty Words of the Boy Scout Law

Howard Sherman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Howard Sherman

Trustworthy? Loyal? Helpful? Friendly? Courteous? Kind? I don't think so. I think the leadership of the Boy Scouts of America has abandoned its right...

Boy Scouts To Release 2 Decades Of Sex Abuse Files

AP | Posted 03.10.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The Boy Scouts of America must release two decades of files detailing sexual abuse allegations after the California Supreme Court ...

Man Files Suit Against Boy Scouts, Mormons Over Debilitating Sex Abuse

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 02.11.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A Delaware man sued the Boy Scouts of America and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Wednesday over childhood sex...

Enough Is Enough: It's Time to Get Tough on Organizations That Involve Children in Any Form or Manner

Ian I. Mitroff | Posted 11.28.2012 | Crime
Ian I. Mitroff

How else can they not merely protect but ensure their reputation? If not, then they had better be prepared for severe losses in financial support and membership.

Visitors Crash Site Hosting Boy Scouts Perversion FIles

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 10.20.2012 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A website with files showing the Boy Scouts of America's cover-up of decades of sexual abuse is generating interest from people want...

'Perversion Files' Show Locals Helped Cover Up Child Sex Abuse In Boy Scouts

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 12.18.2012 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — An array of local authorities – police chiefs, prosecutors, pastors and town Boy Scout leaders among them – quietly...

From Priests to Boy Scouts -- It's Time to Lock Up Child Molesters for Good

Steve Siebold | Posted 11.26.2012 | Crime
Steve Siebold

Until we stand up and start putting these criminals away for good, it's never going to stop. Until that happens, the message being sent is literally condoning this kind of behavior.

How the Boy Scouts Made Me a Better Business Person

Gene Marks | Posted 11.21.2012 | Small Business
Gene Marks

The Boy Scouts of America gets nothing but bad press. And most of it is deserved. What's a shame is that these actions hide the fact that the Boy Scouts is a great organization.

Anti-Gay Boy Scouts Find Some Skeletons In Their Closet

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

In light of the anticipated wave of emotion and anger over the upcoming release of more than 20 years of child molestation records from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), we need to make one thing clear: The vast majority of child molesters are not gay men.

Very Bad News For The Boy Scouts

Reuters | Posted 11.16.2012 | Crime

By Chris Francescani Sept 16 (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America could face a wave of bad publicity as decades of records of confirm...

Boy Scouts 'Perversion Files' Now Public Record

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 06.15.2012 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Oregon Supreme Court has approved the release of 20,000 pages of so-called perversion files compiled by the Boy Scouts of Americ...

Boy Scouts To Turn Over Sex Abuse Allegation Files In Cover-Up Case

AP | Posted 02.20.2012 | Crime

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- A judge overseeing a lawsuit brought by the family of a California boy molested by his troop leader in 2007 has ordered the B...

Boy Scouts Defend Effectiveness Of Optional Sex Abuse Prevention Program

AP | WILLIAM McCALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Boy Scouts of America executive on Wednesday told a jury considering whether to award $25 million in punitive damages in a se...

Boy Scouts Refused To Act On A CENTURY Of Sex-Abuse Files, Victim's Attorney Says

AP | WILLIAM McCALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORTLAND, Ore. — A $29 million sex abuse lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America is in the hands of a jury after a lawyer for the victim close...