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Scout’s Honor: Why the Boy Scouts of America Filed for Bankruptcy

Scout’s Honor: Why the Boy Scouts of America Filed for Bankruptcy

Skimm This - February 18, 2020 - 11:24

The Boy Scouts of America has officially filed for bankruptcy as it deals with an onslaught of sexual abuse lawsuits. We’ll dive into what this move means for the future of the organization and for thousands of victims seeking justice. Meanwhile: former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg has qualified for tomorrow night’s democratic presidential debate. Recent polls show him in second place behind Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Also on today’s show: why grasshoppers have proven to be a surprising ally for homeland security officials. Here’s a link to our December show on “look-back laws.”

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