Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Stephen L. Carter -- What the Boy Scouts Get Right

The group’s policy to protect children, adopted some 30 years ago, has become a model for other organizations.

(Bloomberg Opinion) --"My recent column on the troubles besetting the Boy Scouts of America occasioned a considerable and thoughtful correspondence. A quick recap: Last week brought news that the Scouts are considering bankruptcy as they deal with lawsuits concerning alleged child abuse in the organization’s past. In my column, I argued that although the group should pay for wrongs that have happened on its watch, we shouldn’t let it die."