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Boy Scouts of America: Scouting organization in the United States
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is the largest scouting organization and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with about 2.3Ā million youth participants and about oneĀ million adult volunteers. The BSA was founded in 1910, and since then, about 110Ā million Americans participated in BSA programs at some time in their lives. BSA is part of the international Scout Movement and became a founding member organization of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1922.


Boy Scouts of America File for Bankruptcy Amid S*xual Abuse Lawsuits [Video]

Boy Scouts of America File for Bankruptcy Amid S*xual Abuse Lawsuits

On Feb. 18, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, as the group faces a growing wave of lawsuits.

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Boy Scouts files for bankruptcy after abuse allegations [Video]

Boy Scouts files for bankruptcy after abuse allegations

The Boy Scouts of America said on Tuesday it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid a flood of lawsuits over allegations of child sexual abuse stretching back decades. Gavino Garay has more.

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