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Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy amid sex abuse scandal

Clip: 02/18/2020 | 5m 39s Video has closed captioning.

The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy, with officials saying the move is the only way they can deal with the growing number of sexual abuse lawsuits and still maintain scouting programs for its current members. But, as John Yang reports, losing the chance to bring alleged perpetrators to justice is a bitter pill for former members who were abused as Scouts.

Aired: 02/18/20

Rating: NR

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