Boy Scouts Went Woke, Got Broke

It finally happened. Under the crushing weight of oath-breaking, heresy and blasphemy er, tolerating alternative sexual identites and diversifying into womanhood, the BSA has filed for bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy Filed by Boy Scouts of America over Sex Abuse Lawsuits

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/02/18/bankruptcy-filed-by-boy-scouts-of-america-over-sex-abuse-lawsuits/

By Simon Kent, 18 February 2020

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has sought bankruptcy protection in a move the group says will allow it to build a compensation fund for sex abuse victims and address hundreds of outstanding claims for redress.

The move follows a number of lawsuits filed against the organisation over claims of sexual abuse, alleging it failed to prevent hundreds of cases dating back over decades.

Most of the newly surfacing cases date to the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s; the organisation says there were only five known abuse victims in 2018.

For context, this from Wikipedia: “Boy Scouts of America et al. v. Dale, 530 U.S. 640, was a case of the Supreme Court of the United States, decided on June 28, 2000, that held that the constitutional right to freedom of association allowed the Boy Scouts of America to exclude a homosexual person from membership in spite of a state law requiring equal treatment of homosexuals in public accommodations.”

All civil lawsuits against it are now on hold as a result of the bankruptcy application as the group is struggling with declining membership as well as the abuse claims.

Why civil lawsuits instead of criminal charges? Because this:

“The BSA cares deeply about all victims of abuse and sincerely apologises to anyone who was harmed during their time in scouting. We are outraged that there have been times when individuals took advantage of our programs to harm innocent children,” chief executive Roger Mosby said in a statement.

No, Roger, you don’t care. You aren’t outraged. You filed no criminal charges, buried no kiddie-diddling bodies, nothing. The reason you got hit with these lawsuits is the same reason the Vatican did: you covered for monsters to protect your reputation. How’d that work out for you? About the same.

You should have introduced the hangman’s noose as part of the Rope merit badge when you had the chance. See, you’re a national organization whose mission statement is a couple men taking little kids into remote areas. You were Candyland for child molesters. That’s not a problem, men teaching outdoor skills to boys is important, but you should have understood that the molesters would besiege you. You should also have understood that being Nice isn’t the way to keep them away. Being Duterte is the way to keep them away.

Court papers filed in Delaware listed liabilities of up to $1bn and assets of as much as $10bn, reports say.

Among the matters to be addressed in the bankruptcy court are the fate of the Boy Scouts’ assets; the extent to which the organisation’s insurance will help cover compensation; and whether assets of the Scouts’ 261 local councils will be added to the fund.

Punishing the innocent for the crimes of the guilty? What a great way to win hearts and minds! Just like the Bush dynasty didn’t in the Mideast.

As Breitbart News reported, the Boy Scouts of America first mooted filing for bankruptcy back in 2018.

On that occasion leadership of the youth organization hired the law firm Sidley Austin LLP to explore a wide range of options, including petitioning for relief under Chapter 11.

Legal experts noted then that filing for bankruptcy would “stave off” at least 140 lawsuits filed against the organization alleging misconduct by scoutmasters.

Bankruptcy is only a formality. The BSA is already dead. Let the vultures feast, that they may die fat, happy and unrepentant for Judgment Day. We who follow the Creator will build something new.

The Boys Scouts of America has undertaken rebranding efforts since, with the nonprofit renaming itself “Scouts BSA” in 2019.

In May last year, BSA announced girls will be allowed to join the group in the future. “We wanted to land on something that evokes the past but also conveys the inclusive nature of the program going forward,” Surbaugh said at the time of the announcement.

“We’re trying to find the right way to say we’re here for both young men and young women.”

By seeking bankruptcy-protection relief from lawsuits seeking redress for tolerance of homosexual child molesters? Or by being ashamed of your purely-masculine heritage?

In the 14 months since then, the youth organization has allowed children who identify as girls to join the Scouts, a controversial move that was seen by some, including Girl Scouts of the USA President Kathy Hopinkah Hannan, as an attempt to raise their diminished enrollment numbers.

Die, converged BSA. For the literal love of God, die already! Shut down before you hurt any more kids!

The 100-year-old organization could now be forced to sell off some of its vast property holdings to raise money for a compensation fund that could surpass $1 billion.

If you would do one last service to the God you swore your Scouting Oath to, do not sell those properties to the environmentalists. That would make your treachery complete.

 

7 thoughts on “Boy Scouts Went Woke, Got Broke

  1. I’m surprised how pervasive the sex abuse was. They knew about it, as the first page of the handbook included a comment about sexual abuse – decades ago. But then they started allowing gay scouts, scoutmasters, etc.

    I was at their headquarters a week before they voted on gay scoutmasters. The staff was against it, but it became obvious the council would vote for it – everything was corporate sponsored by then, and major brands were pledging money for new uniforms and outfits.

    Really sucks as an Eagle Scout.

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  2. “Having a female president though; can you screw up any worse?”

    She’s the Girl Scout president; BSA’s is still male. Valid point, though.

    “I was at their headquarters a week before they voted on gay scoutmasters.”

    Any stories to tell?

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  3. Assets of 10 billion… They must have been raking in the fees, to buy properties for that value. Even if the properties were gifts, there are upkeep, improvement and tax fees to be paid.

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  4. “tax fees to be paid”

    In many states and municipalities, non-profit organizations are tax-exempt. If the donations are large tracts of land in remote or semi-remote areas, upkeep costs can also be quite minimal compared to the value of the property.

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  5. “Assets of 10 billion… They must have been raking in the fees, to buy properties for that value.”

    They were gifts for the most part. Dying rich men with fond memories of their Boy Scout childhoods, that sort of thing. BSA was an extremely popular charity back in the day when there were not so many charities.

    Now that the wimminz and Commies have taken over, everybody has their hand out. “I broke up with my boyfriend; donate to my Patreon!” AND PEOPLE DO. I can’t… I just can’t even.

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  6. Now that the wimminz and Commies have taken over, everybody has their hand out. “I broke up with my boyfriend; donate to my Patreon!” AND PEOPLE DO. I can’t… I just can’t even.

    ikr? The thirst and stupidity out there is unfucking real.

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