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Inside Scientology: No kids allowed

Title: Inside Scientology: No kids allowed
Date: Sunday, 13 June 2010
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Authors: Joe Childs, Thomas C. Tobin
Main source: tampabay.com
Alternate and/or complementary: Church of Scientology response, Church spokesman Tommy Davis' letter to the Times, Declarations from Scientology members

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Laura Dieckman was just 12 when her parents let her leave home to work full time for Scientology's religious order, the Sea Organization. At 16, she married a co-worker. At 17, she was pregnant. She was excited to start a family, but she said Sea Org supervisors pressured her to have an abortion. She was back at work the following day. Claire Headley joined at 16, married at 17 and was pregnant at 19. She said Sea Org supervisors threatened strenuous ... [Read the rest at tampabay.com]