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Scientologists decry toll of criminal case

Title: Scientologists decry toll of criminal case
Date: Thursday, 9 March 2000
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Thomas C. Tobin
Main source: sptimes.com

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More than 200 church members ask a Circuit Court judge to dismiss the Lisa McPherson criminal case, saying it is an undue burden on them. CLEARWATER — A group of more than 200 Scientologists says the criminal prosecution against the Church of Scientology has hurt them personally, and they are asking a judge to dismiss the case. In affidavits filed Wednesday in Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Court, many church members said the criminal case stemming from the 1995 death of Scientologist Lisa McPherson ... [Read the rest at sptimes.com]