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The Senate lends Scientology a helping hand

Title: The Senate lends Scientology a helping hand
Date: Thursday, 18 February 2010
Publisher: Crikey (Australia)
Author: Bernard Keane
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Last week, the Senate Privileges Committee permitted the Church of Scientology to respond in Hansard to issues raised by Senator Nick Xenophon in November last year. The Scientologists promptly issued a press release declaring they had responded to Xenophon “in Parliament”, as if they had some sort of elected status. In allowing the Scientologist response into Hansard, the Privileges Committee has allowed itself to be made party to an attack on individuals who were brave enough to raise their treatment at ... [Read the rest at]