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Scientology church protest draws hundreds to Oregon

Title: Scientology church protest draws hundreds to Oregon
Date: Monday, 20 May 1985
Publisher: New York Times
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Hundreds of members of the Church of Scientology converged in Portland on Sunday to protest a $39 million fraud judgment against the church.. A jury Friday awarded the judgment to a woman who had been a member of the church for nine months in 1975 and 1976. She testified that church teachings held that Scientology could improve her weak eyesight and raise her intelligence quotient. About 500 members rallied outside the Multnomah County Circuit Court, where the case was decided. [Read the rest at]