Has your opinion of the Boy Scouts of America changed on news about hidden child molestation ?
Considering what has come out about the Boy Scouts of America hiding cases of child molestation for many years in their "perversion files" (now released by court order), has your opinion of the Boy Scouts organization changed at all?
Years ago I did some research about pedophilia in the Catholic church and found out pedophiles were prevalent in almost every organization having to do with children, especially boys and most organizations did do a better job than the Catholic Church of getting rid of these people, but I think only a small amount actually took legal action, but they all had one thing it common and that was working to keep it out of the public eye.
I think the Boy Scouts Organization made some bad choices but I think all in all they did work hard to make it a safe environment for children.
Perhaps so, but these files show that they did not notify police in thousands of cases, and just made these internal use files, often telling offenders to leave town, so many went on to molest in other areas.
That seemed to be the method for every organization until recently. I guess the attitude was the same as pushing the homeless to another neighborhood. Out of sight out of mind.
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