Boy Scouts of America has announced it is considering filing for bankruptcy as lawsuits  alleging sexual abuse by Scout leaders  continue to multiply.

Boy Scouts of America has announced it is considering filing for bankruptcy as lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by Scout leaders continue to multiply.

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, children who experienced sexual abuse are coming forward with their stories, and demanding the adults and institutions responsible for protecting them be held accountable.

New statute of limitation laws, like the one that went into effect last week in New York, mean that victims of abuse that happened decades ago may still get their day in court.

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the organizations facing new lawsuits, with boys as young as 14 and men as old as 84 leveling accusations against Scout leaders and volunteers.

Tim Kosnoff is a lawyer representing many of these victims. He joined Diane to explain why hundreds have contacted him in recent months to report the abuse, and what he wants to see done to hold the Boy Scouts accountable.

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  • Tim Kosnoff Attorney, Abused in Scouting

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