'The Boy Scouts Is Not Safe For Kids' Former Youth Protection Director Says, Adding: 'We Failed You'In a speech at the National Press Club, Michael Johnson urged Congress to investigate the BSA’s efforts to cover-up decades of past abuse, as well as the dangers he said the organization still poses to children.
Sex Abuse Claimants Set To Vote On Boy Scouts Bankruptcy PlanAlthough the organization was facing 275 lawsuits at the time, it’s now facing more than 82,000 sexual abuse claims in the bankruptcy case.
Rift Between Boy Scouts And Their Religious Partners Grows As Groups Wrestles With BankruptcyThere is worsening friction between the Boy Scouts of America and the major religious groups that help it run thousands of scout units. It's all centered around the group's very complex bankruptcy case.
Judge Begins Key Hearing On Boy Scouts Bankruptcy PlanThe Boy Scouts, based in Irving, sought bankruptcy protection in February 2020, seeking to halt hundreds of individual lawsuits and create a fund for men who say they were molested as children.
Boy Scouts, Primary Insurer Reach Tentative $787M Settlement For Those Claiming They Were Sex Abuse VictimsUnder the agreement, insurance company The Hartford will pay $787 million into a fund to be established for child sexual abuse claimants in the Boy Scouts bankruptcy case.
Boy Scouts Get Conditional Approval Of $850M Bankruptcy DealA judge ruled Thursday that the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America can enter into a pivotal $850 million agreement that the organization hopes to use as a springboard to emerging from bankruptcy later this year.
Judge Considering Key Rulings In Boy Scouts Of America Sex Abuse, Bankruptcy DealA year and a half after the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America sought bankruptcy protection amid an onslaught of child sex abuse lawsuits, a judge is poised to issue a ruling concerning their bankruptcy.
Boy Scouts Taking Bankruptcy Plan Before Judge For ApprovalRepresentatives for the Boys Scouts of America are expected in court today where they'll ask a judge to approve an $850 million agreement that is the foundation of their plan to emerge from bankruptcy.
Judge Sets July Hearing On Boy Scouts Child Sex Abuse Settlement AgreementA bankruptcy judge has set a July 29 hearing on the proposed $850 million settlement agreement the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America have with attorneys representing some 60,000 victims of child sex abuse.
Boy Scouts Of America Reaches $850M Deal With 60,000 Victims Of Child Sex Abuse“After months of intensive negotiations, the debtors have reached resolution with every single official and major creditor constituency in these Chapter 11 cases,” BSA attorneys wrote.
Irving-Based Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts Suffer Huge Declines In MembershipAmerica’s most iconic youth organizations – the Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts of the USA – have been jolted by unprecedented one-year drops in membership.
Local Troops & Adventure Camps All A Part Of Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Reorganization PlanThe continued operation of local troops and national adventure camps are all a part of the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy reorganization plan.
'We're Trailblazers': More Than 2 Dozen North Texas Girls Soar To New Heights Earning Rank Of Eagle Scout"I'm really proud of myself that I got everything done in the right amount of time so I could be a part of the inaugural class," says Eagle Scout Heidi Linheart.
Sex Abuse Victims Committee Wants Subpoenas Authorized For Boy Scouts RecordsThe Boy Scouts of America, based in Irving, Texas, sought bankruptcy protection in February in an effort to halt hundreds of individual lawsuits.
Irving-Based Boy Scouts Stand With Black Lives Matter: 'There Is No Place For Racism In Scouting'In a letter, the National Executive Committee says this is not a political issue, but a human rights issue and they join the country's resolve to do better.