Boy Scouts of America - updates

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U.S. Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy after abuse scandal

Feb 18, 2020 - 5:15 PM

Bankruptcy proceedings will help the Boy Scouts to 'equitably compensate' victims through the establishment of a victims' compensation trust and allow the organization to continue at a local level

BANKRUPTCY. In this file photograph taken on February 4, 2013, shows a detail of a Boy Scouts of America uniform in Irving, Texas. File photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP

Boy Scouts of America lifts ban on gay troop leaders

Jul 28, 2015 - 9:38 AM

The BSA will still allow individual chapters to continue to bar gay adults from being Scout leaders or employees if hiring them would violate the unit s religious beliefs

In this file photo, the Boy Scouts of America prepare to march during the 44th annual Gay Pride Parade in New York, New York, USA, June 29, 2014. Peter Foley/EPA

US Boy Scouts to allow gay youths, not leaders

May 24, 2013 - 8:04 AM

The Boy Scouts of America votes to end a ban that has barred open homosexuality It takes effect on Jan 1 2014