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Group censured for using Newsom's image in pro-Scientology booklet

Title: Group censured for using Newsom's image in pro-Scientology booklet
Date: Saturday, 13 October 2007
Publisher: San Francisco Chronicle (California)
Author: Cecilia M. Vega
Main source: sfgate.com

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The smiling photo of Gavin Newsom and the city seal emblazoned on a booklet called "The Way to Happiness" sure make it seem as though San Francisco's mayor is heartily endorsing Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard's writings. The booklet's back cover even shows a letter of support purportedly written by Newsom that echoes some of the mayor's favorite buzzwords: San Francisco is "a city of innovation" and is "the finest city in the world." But the giveaway is in the second ... [Read the rest at sfgate.com]