“On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country, to obey the Scout Law, to help other people at all times, to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.”
-Boy Scout Oath
A lawsuit has been filed against the Boy Scouts of America which alleges sexual abuse on a massive scale .
While this is not the first lawsuit alleging such abuse against the organization, some 350 scout leaders and other volunteers are identified as pedophiles. Most are accused of abusing multiple boys. Eight hundred or so victims have come forward, ranging in age from 14 to 88 years.
The complaint asserts that the Boys Scouts have known for decades that sexual predation is ongoing. Continue reading