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.
Boy Scouts Of America Files For Bankruptcy After Hundreds Of Sex Abuse LawsuitsThe Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy as it faces hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits and thousands of alleged victims.
Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed In DC Against Boy Scouts Of AmericaThe lawsuit seeks to establish a venue for men across the U.S. to sue the Boy Scouts of America for allegedly failing to protect them from long-ago sexual abuse.
Boy Scouts Launch Sex Abuse Awareness Program With Animated VideosIn an attempt to bolster their abuse-prevention efforts, the Boy Scouts of America has launched a new awareness program that features cartoon-style videos.
Boy Scouts Said To Be Exploring "Options" To Address Fiscal WoesTo file Chapter 11, or not to file? The Boy Scouts of America says it is exploring "all options" to address serious financial challenges.
Boy Scout Board Approves End To Blanket Ban On Gay AdultsThe Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.
NY Boy Scouts Hire Gay Eagle Scout Despite National PolicyThe Boy Scouts' New York chapter said Thursday that it has hired the nation's first openly gay Eagle Scout as a summer camp leader, a direct and public challenge to the national scouting organization's ban on openly gay adult members.
Boy Scouts Settle With Ex-Scout In Sex Abuse CaseAttorneys for the Boy Scouts of America have reached a settlement with a former San Antonio Scout who says he was abused by his adult leader.
Gates Says He Would Have Allowed Gay Adults In Boy Scouts The new president of the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Friday that he would have moved last year to allow openly gay adults in the organization — a step further than the Scouts ultimately took.
Boy Scouts Hold Child Abuse Forum In GrapevineThe Boy Scouts of America organization is hosting another closed-door meeting of experts and leaders to discuss ways to identify and fight child abuse.
Boy Scouts Appeal Texas Order To Turn Over Abuse Files
North Texas Rallies Support Boy Scouts Ban On GaysNext week Boy Scouts of America leaders are expected to vote on changing the policy that excludes gay members and leaders. In anticipation of the vote and upcoming conference, two protests are being held today in North Texas.
Boy Scouts Proposing To Lift Gay Ban For YouthUnder pressure over its long-standing ban on gays, the Boys Scouts of America is proposing to lift the ban for youth members but continue to exclude gays as adult leaders.
Opinions On Homosexuality Topic Of Boy Scouts SurveyThe Boy Scouts have sent more than one million surveys to Scout volunteers and parents, trying gauge their feelings on homosexuality and the possible lifting of the organizations ban on gays.
Order Lets Boy Scouts Keep New Abuse Files Private The Irving-based Boy Scouts of America has won a stay of a court order that would have required them to turn over more than two decades of files the group kept on sexual abuse complaints.