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Boy Scouts File for Bankruptcy Protection as Organization Faces Hundreds of Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

HeadlineFeb 18, 2020

The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy protection as it faces hundreds of lawsuits for sexual abuse. Several states have changed their laws to temporarily remove statutes of limitations on sexual abuse, which previously protected organizations like the Boy Scouts. At least 12,000 cases of abuse at the hands of Boy Scout masters and volunteers have been identified.

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