What a Creep Season 21, Episode 7: The Boy Scouts of America

Welcome to today’s episode, which may be a topic of controversy for some listeners. The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is a highly respected youth organization with a long-standing history of over 100 years. Many renowned Americans, such as Steven Spielberg, Neil Armstrong, Gerald Ford, and Mike Bloomberg, have participated in BSA programs. As a matter of fact, a son of a friend of mine achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, which is an outstanding accomplishment.

The organization’s motto is “Do a good turn daily,” and its influence on American culture is significant. Nevertheless, there have been several scandals within the BSA, and numerous individuals feel that the organization has not handled these situations appropriately. In today’s episode, we will explore these issues in depth.

Trigger warning: Sexual abuse and grooming

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