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Ex-Boy Scout Describes Mental Scars Left By Abuse At Trial

Ex-Boy Scout Describes Mental Scars Left By Abuse At Trial

A California man suing the Boy Scouts of America over sexual abuse suffered at the hands of a volunteer Scout leader was so scarred by the incident that he once threw up outside a restaurant when he saw someone who looked like the man, he testified in the opening day of a civil trial.

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Scouts Could Face Millions in Penalties

Scouts Could Face Millions in Penalties

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) faces the prospect of paying millions of dollars in penalties, depending on the outcome of a molestation trial pending in Santa Barbara Superior Court.

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Los Angeles Times: Boy Scouts sued in sexual abuse case

Los Angeles Times: Boy Scouts sued in sexual abuse case

A Santa Barbara County boy was sexually abused by his Scout leader in 2007. A judge overseeing the lawsuit brought by the boy’s family has ordered the Boy Scouts to hand over confidential files detailing allegations of sexual abuse by Scout leaders around the nation.

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