The Boy Scouts of America, which had fought to keep the documents from being made public, said the files were “maintained to keep out individuals whose actions are inconsistent with the standards of Scouting, and Scouts are safer because those files exist.”
San Diego News 10 Investigation Reveals the Boy Scouts of America Organization hid Documents Alleged Sex Abuse Within Boy Scouts.
In response to the documents, Bob Mazzuca, the chief scout executive for the Boy Scouts of America, said his organization takes allegations of abuse very seriously and works hard to incorporate the best practices to prevent abuse.
A settlement has been reached in Morning Star Ranch in Spokane. According to Tim, “this was not a victory, but it was not a defeat, we salvaged a case out of a very difficult situation.” You can read the Full article, by Katie Steiner, KHQ Reporter, posted on May 27th, 2012. and view the video here.