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By Charlie Butts
One News Now
The long-declining Boy Scouts of America organization is watching its membership and revenue tumble even lower but a longtime critic says the decline is well-deserved.
According to the most recent figures, Cub Scout and Boy Scout membership dropped a whopping 43% in 2020, The Associated Press reported on Wednesday.
BSA has experienced declining numbers for years, the AP said, but the virus pandemic hurt membership while a federal lawsuit filed by victims of sexual abuse is hurting the organization, too, after BSA sought bankruptcy protection. Click here to continue reading.
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