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Editorial // Scientology's 'charity'

Title: Editorial // Scientology's 'charity'
Date: Friday, 15 October 1993
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Forget, for a moment, the corporate spying, the illicit attempts to discredit its opponents. Forget the seized Church of Scientology documents that revealed a plan "to fully investigate the Clearwater city and county area so we can distinguish our friends from our enemies and handle as needed." Forget the "church" members who bugged U.S. Internal Revenue Service offices and stole files from government agencies. Consider merely the practical effect of the IRS' decision to grant tax-exempt status to 153 Church of ... [Read the rest at]