Is Boy Scouts worth it?
Yes. But not as it exists under the leadership of the Boy Scouts of America. The national organization has proved itself, over the course of many decades, unable or unwilling to protect children from sexual predators.
Is Boy Scouts going bankrupt?
What’s left of the Boy Scouts of America (now operating as Scouts BSA) is on the brink of declaring bankruptcy, according to recent news reports. With estimated assets of more than $1 billion,...
Why did the boy scouts decide to accept girls?
The Boy Scouts, which has seen dwindling membership numbers in recent decades, said that its programs could nurture girls as well as boys, and that the switch would make life easier for busy parents, who might prefer to shuttle children to a single organization regardless of gender.
Are the Boy Scouts bankruptcy?
The Boy Scouts, based in Irving, Texas, petitioned for bankruptcy protection in February 2020, seeking to halt hundreds of individual lawsuits and create a settlement trust for abuse victims. Although the organization faced about 275 lawsuits at the time, more than 82,000 sexual abuse claims have been filed in the bankruptcy case.