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Scientology members protest $30-million damage award to ex-follower

Title: Scientology members protest $30-million damage award to ex-follower
Date: Thursday, 24 July 1986
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
Author: Jerry Belcher
Main source: articles.latimes.com
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Hundreds of Scientologists were alternately exhorted and entertained Wednesday in the Los Angeles Civic Center during a highly organized protest against a $30-million jury award, which they claimed threatens the freedom, not only of their church, but of all religions in this country. The daytime turnout for the protest peaked shortly before noon, with about 850 members of the Church of Scientology marching in front of the Los Angeles County Courthouse on North Hill Street, bearing signs such as "Religious Beliefs ... [Read the rest at articles.latimes.com]