The Boy Scouts May Have Hidden Hundreds of Cases of Sexual Molestation

A report in the Los Angeles Times is saying that of the more than 500 cases of sexual molestation that the Boy Scouts of America discovered within their ranks between 1971 and 1991, 80% were unreported to police. And more than a hundred of those cases show signs of a cover-up by the Boy Scouts to keep the information from the public and parents. The L.A. Times‘ report is based on their extensive research of the Scouts’ “perversion files;” a confidential blacklist of alleged sex offenders that they have fought to keep private for the past forty years …

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