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LEAH REMINI TALKS ABOUT SCIENTOLOGIES CHURCH SHUNNING...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Tue, 07/15/2014 - 18:58

Leah Remini and her family did a brave thing. They turned their backs on something that had been an integral part of their lives for decades, all because they felt that it was no longer the right thing to do.

Ordinarily, this is the kind of choice and behavior that is applauded by almost everyone. But Leah Remini left the Church of Scientology. Why is that a big deal?

SCIENTOLOGY ACCUSED OF FINANCIAL SLEIGHT OF HAND TO AVOID PAYING IN HUMAN SLAVERY LAWSUIT...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 19:33

 

In April, we told you the story of how Scientology had found itself tangled up in one of the most remarkable human slavery lawsuits ever adjudicated in the United States.

POLYGAMIST WIFE ESCAPES TERROR OF CULT LEADER IN MEMOIR, ‘THE WITNESS WORE RED’

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 19:09

The Witness Wore Red is a riveting, harrowing tale of Rebecca Musser, who fled a polygamist cult and their leader, Warren Jeffs.

Raised in the Fundamentalist Church of the Latter Day Saints (FLDS), a sect of the Mormon Church, Musser shares the sexual and emotional abuse she suffered since childhood and the forced marriage to 85-year-old Rulon Jeffs in her late teens.

JOHN JOSEPH, 1955-2014: A SCIENTOLOGIST, AND A FRIEND TO THE UNDERGROUND BUNKER...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Wed, 07/09/2014 - 20:33

John Joseph, 1955-2014  R.I.P.

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We knew him only as “Plain Old Thetan.”

THE HORRORS INSIDE A CHRISTIAN CONVERSION CULT ARE EXPOSED FIRST-HAND...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Wed, 07/09/2014 - 20:22

“In a lot of ways, I would describe it as a cult,” documentary filmmaker Kate Logan (pictured) tells Queerty. “Nobody questions the leadership. You follow authority. It’s very isolated. A lot of bad things happen.”

EX-MARANATHA MEMBER: LEADER MADE ME RUN TO MISCARRY...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Fri, 07/04/2014 - 19:07

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — WCCO has uncovered more allegations of abuse against a religious leader in southeastern Minnesota.

LAWSUIT EXPOSES SOUTHERN MINNESOTA RELIGIOUS GROUP...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Fri, 07/04/2014 - 18:50

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – July 1, 2014 10:34 PM:  A lawsuit has exposed deep-seated secrets surrounding a religious group in southern Minnesota.

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