A Multnomah County jury has found the Boy Scouts of America negligent for allowing an assistant scoutmaster who molested children to continue volunteering in the 1980s.
They awarded the plaintiff $1. 4 million. Amelia Templeton reports.
Kerry Lewis is the plaintiff in the case. He was awarded $1.4 million in damages for the harm he suffered.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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