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Faced with hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy. Faced with hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy. Updated at 10:30 a.m. ETWhy did the Boy Scouts fail to win 75% support?
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has failed to win the 75 percent level of support the group had targeted from men who said they were victims of sexual abuse while in the organization, falling just short with 73 percent, according to the Associated Press and multiple other reports.Could the Boy Scouts of America be threatened by legal action?
The Boy Scouts of America are in the midst of a legal action that could threaten the very existence of the iconic, century-old institution. The Scouts declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February after thousands of allegations of child sexual abuse perpetrated by scoutmasters.What is the settlement with the Boy Scouts of America?
The agreement, announced on Thursday, is the first legal settlement in a long list of lawsuits against the Boy Scouts, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February 2020. Ken Rothweiler, one of three lead negotiators on behalf of the men who say they were raped, molested or sexually harassed as children, called it historic.