Abused in Scouting

‘There's no rehabbing the Boy Scouts.’ Former scout speaks out about latest lawsuit

Date Shared: June 1st, 2024
Date Released: August 5th, 2019
Source: usatoday.com
Matt Stewart traces the growing line of men who say they were sexually abused by their trusted Boy Scout leaders back nearly two decades and finds himself. “Here we are 20 years later,” he said. “And the story just keeps getting bigger and bigger.”   More:New lawsuit: Nearly 800 accuse Boy Scouts of failing to protect them from sex abuse In 2003, Stewart and his brother Tom filed a lawsuit that broke new ground in the effort – still ongoing today – to unearth the scope of abuse in scouting.  The case, filed against the Boy Scouts...

Boy Scouts of America is accused of covering up reports of sex abuse in massive new lawsuit detailing accounts from nearly 800 young members against at least 350 alleged pedophile troop leaders

Date Shared: May 21st, 2024
Date Released: August 6th, 2019
Source: dailymail.co.uk
- A legal team dubbed 'Abused in Scouting' filed a damning lawsuit against Boy Scouts of America on Monday in Pennsylvania - The suit details allegations from 800 former scouts, many of whom came forward this year - The abuse described in court documents spans eight decades and 48 states - The suit centers around a 57-year-old plaintiff, identified only as S.D. - The plaintiff alleges that his former scout master plied him with alcohol and drugs and abused him 'hundreds of times' over a four-year period in the 1970s - The suit claims that...

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