Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, declining membership

“Since 2017, BSA has paid more than $150 million in settlements and legal fees defending and resolving sex-abuse claims. There are still roughly 275 pending lawsuits.”

(Adam Ford – Disrn) The Boy Scouts of America filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early Tuesday in an attempt to keep operating amid a wave of child sex-abuse lawsuits and declining membership.

The move, filed in Delaware bankruptcy court, halts the hundreds of lawsuits the 110-year-old organization is currently facing that allege sexual misconduct against children by BSA employees or volunteers.

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