Abused in Scouting News

October 21, 2019
Californians Prepare to Sue Boy Scouts of America as New Law Opens

California Scouting Victims Have Renewed Chance at Justice California may face an overwhelming number of lawsuits from sexual abuse victims across the state with the passing of a new law that alters previous statute of limitations. Hundreds of men claiming abuse by Boy Scouts of America leaders in California are among the many who have […]

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October 8, 2019
Former Boy Scouts from the Los Angeles Area Claim They were Abused in Scouting

Lawyers Say More Scouting Abuse Survivors are Coming Forward Hundreds of lawsuits from former Boy Scouts claim they were sexually abused while in Boy Scouts of America (BSA) programs. Two men from the Los Angeles area join their voices, saying they were abused by Boy Scout leaders in their youth, as well. "He said he […]

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August 8, 2019
Former Scout Sues the Boy Scouts of America for Sexual Abuse, Joining 800 Other Claims

A lawsuit filed Monday accuses the Boy Scouts of America of failing to protect a former Scout from sexual abuse at the hands of his Scouting leader. The anonymous plaintiff joins nearly 800 men across the U.S. who claim they were molested and abused by leaders within the Boy Scouts and had their abuse covered […]

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August 2, 2019
AIS Press Conference in DC: Event Details

On August 6 in Washington DC, Abused in Scouting's (AIS) legal team plans to announce the first case filed against the Boy Scouts of America in a landmark press conference. For anyone wanting to attend the event, please read the media advisory linked below, which includes a QR code necessary to attend the press conference: […]

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July 26, 2019
General Nominated to be Vice Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Accused of Sexual Assault

Army Col. Kathryn A. Spletstoser claims Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, sexually abused her multiple times in 2017. The New York Times reports Gen. Hypten, who was recently nominated by President Trump for the position of vice chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, allegedly assaulted Col. […]

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July 25, 2019
Survivors of Boy Scout Sexual Abuse Seek Justice and Fight Back Against the BSA

More horror stories of alleged Boy Scouts of America sexual abuse come into the light as abuse survivors come forward to share their testimonies and seek justice and healing. On Jul 25, Today Show aired an in-depth interview with two former Boy Scouts who are calling out the Boy Scouts of America for not adequately […]

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July 19, 2019
Georgia Laws Work Against Sexual Abuse Survivors: Recent Boy Scouts Admission May Change That

Boy Scouts of America Chief Executive Michael Surbaugh recently wrote a letter to Congress confirming that in the past the BSA allowed credibly accused sexual abusers to return to Scouting. Christian Boone of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reveals how this admission may revive movements in Georgia to change laws that prevent child sex abuse survivors to […]

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June 20, 2019
BREAKING NEWS: 249 Reported Locations of Boy Scouts of America Child Sex Abuse

Abused in Scouting’s clients reported a massive total of 249 locations where they claim to have been sexually abused as a minor by a member of the Boy Scouts of America. Abusedinscouting.com recently revealed the shocking data to the public, encouraging other survivors of BSA sex abuse to come forward if they see their troop/camp […]

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June 10, 2019
“…This Trauma Never Goes Away”: Testimony of a Boy Scouts of America Sexual Abuse Survivor

The first-hand account of a former Boy Scout molested by his Scoutmaster reveals the deep-rooted fear and trauma sexual abuse survivors wrestle with for decades after their abuse. “But only by coming forward can reform be possible,” says James Kretschmer in his testimony, spurring other sexual abuse survivors to share their stories to work towards […]

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June 5, 2019
AIS Anticipates Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy in Press Release

Abused in Scouting's lawyers' address the Boy Scouts of America's potential move towards declaring bankruptcy in a recent press release. The BSA declaring bankruptcy could deprive hundreds of BSA sex abuse victims their day in court and the chance to pursue legal action against their abusers. Read the full release by following the link below: […]

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