Abused in Scouting News

January 14, 2020
Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy Plan May Not Be Enough to Pay Back Abuse Victims as They Deserve, Lawyers Claim

Experts say the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy plan may seem like it’s enough to pay back Scouting abuse victims, but that could quickly prove to be false. Based on how the organization plans to protect its assets, victims may get less than they deserve. Over the last few years, hundreds of men have stepped […]

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January 6, 2020
Abused in Scouting Legal Team To File First Federal Court Lawsuit Against Boy Scouts of America for Child Sex Abuse

(Washington, D.C.): Eight men who, as children, were sexually abused by adult scout leaders, sued the Boy Scouts of America today in federal district in Washington, D.C. The men seek to hold the Boy Scouts of America accountable for failing to ensure a safe environment for boys and for covering up decades of organization-wide sex […]

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December 30, 2019
How Will BSA Bankruptcy Affect Scouting Abuse Survivors?

Nearly a year has passed since the Boy Scouts of America announced their consideration of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Since then, thousands of men have come forward against the organization, claiming the BSA hid sexual predators in their midst and failed to protect children from abuse. In recent years, increasing numbers of former Boy Scouts have […]

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December 19, 2019
Mormon Church to Remove Over 400,000 Kids from Boy Scouts of America Amid Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

Starting in 2020, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will discontinue its partnership with the Boy Scouts of America and remove nearly 430,000 kids from the renowned organization. As the BSA faces increasing numbers of child sex abuse lawsuits from ex-Boy Scouts, the withdrawal of the Mormon Church and the financial backing they […]

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December 16, 2019
First Federal Lawsuit to be Filed Against Boy Scouts for Child Sex Abuse

A Dozen Scouting Abuse Victims to File Federal Lawsuit in Washington D.C. A lawsuit representing a dozen former Boy Scouts will soon be filed in the federal court against the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for child sex abuse. This claim alleges the BSA failed to protect Scouting children from sexual abuse since the youth […]

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December 12, 2019
Boy Scouts Mortgage New Mexico Property in Midst of Child Sex Abuse Litigation

BSA Defends Decision to Mortgage Scouting Ranch Amid Sexual Abuse Lawsuits As waves of personal injury lawsuits flood in against the Boy Scouts of America for child sex abuse, the infamous organization recently decided to mortgage a significant piece of property in BSA history to obtain a line of credit. Located in New Mexico, the […]

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November 20, 2019
Pennsylvania Seeks to Remove SOL on Child Sex Abuse

PA Legislation May Open a 2-Year Lookback Window for Sex Abuse Survivors Survivors of Scouting abuse in Pennsylvania may receive a renewed chance of pursuing justice against their abusers. The Delaware County Daily Times reports PA senators are currently considering a package of bills that would drastically alter the state’s constitution and provide more opportunities […]

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November 19, 2019
AIS Plans to File Hundreds of Lawsuits Against the Boy Scouts in Upcoming Weeks

New Laws Opening Windows for Sex Abuse Survivors Offers Hope for Former Boy Scouts Since the Boy Scouts of America revealed their consideration of bankruptcy a little under a year ago, 40 states have since launched bills planning to expand their state’s civil statute of limitations on child sex abuse. With several of these laws […]

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November 15, 2019
Kansas City Scouting Abuse Survivor Awarded $100 Million Verdict

Millions Awarded to Ex-Boy Scout Alleging He Was Sexually Abused 2,000 Times by His Scouting Leader In a landmark verdict, a Missouri judge awarded $100 million to a man claiming he was sexually abused by his Scouting leader in the Boy Scouts of America.  Valliant News reports that the 36-years-old Kansas City man, identified as […]

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November 5, 2019
Ex-Boy Scout Shares His Story to Empower Scouting Abuse Victims

Scouting Abuse Survivor Encourages Others to Come Forward and “Speak Up” After being molested by his scoutmaster as a child, a Scouting abuse survivor from Montana turns his trauma into empowerment for other sexual abuse victims, encouraging others like him to come forward and share their stories. The Billings Gazette tells the testimony of Clayton […]

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