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Ex-Scientologists protest Goodwill games sponsor

Title: Ex-Scientologists protest Goodwill games sponsor
Date: Friday, 16 March 1990
Publisher: Seattle Times
Main source: community.seattletimes.nwsource.com

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CLEARWATER, Fla. - A group of ex-Scientologists is spearheading a protest campaign against the Olympic-style Goodwill Games over a corporate sponsor affiliated with the controversial Church of Scientology. Complaints began after Turner Broadcasting System signed Bridge Publications as one of the 12 worldwide sponsors of the games, which will be July 20-Aug. 5 in Seattle and other Washington state cities, said Mike Mobley, an Atlanta spokesman for the Games. Bridge joined such corporate giants as Pepsi-Cola, Miller Brewing Co., Frito-Lay, Gillette ... [Read the rest at community.seattletimes.nwsource.com]