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Jeremy Perkins: A Scientology Family Tragedy
Jul 14, 2007 Religious mind games — The Australian
Jul 10, 2007 A Scientology double-murder — Seven Network
Jan 24, 2007 Today's CCHR demo in Sudbury, MA — Daily Kos More:
link Nov 2, 2006 '48 Hours' questions role of Scientology in murder, Scientologists question CBS ethics — CBS News
On Saturday, "48 Hours" ran a story about the 2003 murder of Elli Perkins, a murder that her 28-year-old son Jeremy confessed to committing. Jeremy had been hallucinating and behaving erratically before his mother's death, but his parents, devout Scientologists, resisted giving him psychiatric treatment. As "48 Hours" notes, "[s]ome pro-Scientology materials declare that psychiatrists are not only useless, but evil – their medications nothing but poisons." The Perkins' opted to medicate their son primarily with vitamins. The Scientology community was ...
Oct 27, 2006 Scientology schizo // His mom's religion said, no meds. That edict may have cost her life. — New York Post
New York Post
Perhaps it's less of a stretch for Scientologists to believe that aliens arrived here in a spaceship, exploded, and stuck bits of their souls on us, than it is for other religions to believe there was a talking, burning bush or a savior who walked on water. All religions believe they are the, er, gospel truth. Most religions, however, have withstood the test of some time and were not created by a science fiction writer. Scientology, which now claims to have ...
Jun 30, 2005 The press vs. Scientology — Salon
After years of conflict, the church and the media seem to have reached a truce. Is it because Scientology has become less confrontational — or because the press is scared? For anyone interested in the Church of Scientology, the May 6, 1991, issue of Time magazine remains a milestone in news coverage. For those who back the church, it ran an outrageously biased account that eventually led to a libel suit by the church — later dismissed — and prompted Scientology ...
Jan 30, 2005 Englightenment's Dark Side — Buffalo News
Mar 14, 2003 Son arrested in woman's fatal stabbing — Buffalo News
T. J. Pignataro
An argument that exploded Thursday morning ended in the death of an Amherst woman who was stabbed by her 28-year-old son, police said. The body of Elli Perkins, 54, was discovered on a bedroom floor of her home in the 1400 block of Hopkins Road about 10:30 a.m., Amherst Police Chief John J. Moslow said. She had been stabbed several times in the chest, police said. An autopsy is being conducted. Jeremy M. Perkins was arraigned late Thursday before Amherst Town ...
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