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23 matching items found between Jan 1980 and Dec 1980. Furthermore, there are 702 matching items for all time not shown.
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Dec 1, 1980
Scientology's war against judges — The American Lawyer
Type: Press
Author(s): James B. Stewart
Source: The American Lawyer
On September 5, 1980, as U.S. District Court Judge Charles Richey was recuperating from two pulmonary embolisms and exhaustion, lawyers for the Church of Scientology and the Justice Department gathered before Judge Aubrey Robinson, Richey's successor in the two-year-old conspiracy case against 11 members of the Church of Scientology. Judge Richey had already convicted and sentenced nine of the original 11 defendants, but the remaining two, recently extradited from England, were about to go on trial. "Particularly from the standpoint of ...
Oct 13, 1980
Fish to remove backing from group tied to cult — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Toronto ON — Toronto Alderman Susan Fish is going to demand that her name be removed from the list of advisers to Narconon because of its connection with the Church of Scientology. She encountered the addictions-treatment agency a few years ago when she was doing a study of group homes for the city, and, impressed by the material shown her, she agreed to act as an adviser. She said that before agreeing to act as an adviser, she had asked Narconon ...
Sep 29, 1980
5-C MCCS Tapes [partial transcript, with commentaries]
Aug 21, 1980
Sues cult — The Macomb Daily (Michigan)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: The Macomb Daily (Michigan)
LANSING (UPI) — A man seeking damages from the Church of Scientology on the grounds he shot another man after the group's theories convinced him to discontinue psychotherapy has won a new trial from the Michigan Court of Appeals. Frank Sternicki said he lost control of himself and shot Charles Schang in a restaurant parking lot after the controversial Scientology group's "misrepresentations" persuaded him to end his treatment with a psychotherapist, the appeals court said Tuesday.
Jul 23, 1980
Appeal court challenges judge in Scientology case — Clearwater Times (Florida)
Jun 28, 1980
U.S. says Scientologists are still lying, cheating — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: news.google.com
Type: Press
Author(s): Charles Stafford
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
WASHINGTON — The government said Friday that agents of the Church of Scientology are still up to their old tricks of lying and cheating. The accusation was the latest round fired in the case of United States vs. Jane Kember and Morris Budlong. The two church leaders are scheduled for trial July 7 on charges involving theft of government documents. Kember and Budlong were indicted with nine other Scientologists in 1978. The nine, including Mary Louise Hubbard, wife of Scientology founder ...
Jun 25, 1980
Court of appeal rejects bid to free jailed Scientologists — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
A lawyer representing three jailed Scientologists says he will appeal to the state Supreme Court after losing another bid to free his clients on grounds their imprisonment is illegal. Harold De Young, Philip Deland and Donald White, of the Riverside Scientology mission, have been in jail since Friday for refusing to answer questions before the county grand jury. Attorney Howard Gillingham on Tuesday made an unsuccessful attempt to persuade the Court of Appeal in San Bernardino to free the three on ...
May 30, 1980
L.A. newspaper alleges Scientology plot — San Diego Union-Tribune
May 29, 1980
Scientology bizarre plot to get official — Los Angeles Herald Examiner (California)
More: groups.google.com, link
Type: Press
Source: Los Angeles Herald Examiner (California)
Church of Scientology members planned to discredit a high-level official in the California attorney general's office in Los Angeles with a bizarre undercover operation involving a pregnant woman, a phony nun and a fake bribery kickback, according to documents obtained by the Herald Examiner. The church's records of "Operation Snapper" — part of 100,000 pages of documents seized by the FBI in Los Angeles three years ago — identified the target at Lawrence Tapper, deputy attorney general in charge of the ...
May 1, 1980
Scientology: Anatomy of a frightening cult [Canadian edition] — Reader's Digest
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Eugene H. Methvin
Source: Reader's Digest
The faithful inner core serve as thieves, decoys and spies. The shocking story behind one of the most dangerous “religious cults” operating today IN THE late 1940s, pulp writer L. Ron Hubbard declared, “Writing for a penny a word is ridiculous. If a man really wants to make a million, the best way would be to start his own religion.” Hubbard did start his own religion, calling it the “Church of Scientology,” and it has grown into an enterprise today grossing ...
Mar 12, 1980
Five Scientologists freed of loan fraud charges — Los Angeles Times (California)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
RIVERSIDE (AP)—Charges against five Scientologists accused of grand theft and conspiracy in an alleged multimillion-dollar loan fraud scheme were dismissed by a Riverside Municipal Court judge. Judge John H. Barnard made the ruling Monday at the conclusion of a two-day preliminary hearing in which the five, all former high-ranking members of Scientology's Riverside Mission, had been accused of either lying or counseling others to lie on loan applications to nine banks and loan companies. The money assertedly was to go to ...
Mar 7, 1980
Affidavit of Silvana Garritano
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Type: Affidavit
AFFIDAVIT OF SILVANA GARRITANO I was introduced to Scientology in October, 1977, when I went to the New York Church to take a "Communications Course". The "registrar" (a euphemism for salesman) was Jerry Indursky. He told me that my problem was a lack of assertiveness, that I did not speak up for myself. Indursky promised me Scientology would remedy that problem and I would emerge from the Communications Course a happier, more successful person because I could stand up for myself. ...
Mar 5, 1980
Affidavit of Marjorie Hansen
More: link
Type: Affidavit
AFFIDAVIT OF MARJORIE HANSEN I, Marjorie Hansen of Hanover, Massachusetts depose and state as follows: On or about April 16, 1978, I was walking on Boylston Street in Boston when I was approached by a man named Kevin, who asked me if I would consent to taking a "Personality Survey". Kevin stated that he was working on the survey for some college courses he was taking. He then led me to a building on Beacon Street which I later found out ...
Mar 4, 1980
Affidavit of James Gervais [exact date unknown, circa March 1980 assumed]
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Type: Affidavit
AFFIDAVIT OF JAMES GERVAIS I, James Gervais, state the following under the pains and penalties of perjury: 1. My introduction to Scientology was in July of 1973, when many representations were made to me concerning the benefits of "auditing" and Scientology. 2. The following representations were made to me relative to benefits allegedly provided by Scientology and "auditing". a) raise my IQ; b) cure diseases and mental illness; c) solve drug problems and other personal problems; d) stabilize and promote familial ...
Mar 1, 1980
Affidavit of Anne Rosenblum [exact date unknown, circa March 1980 assumed]
More: link
Type: Affidavit
AFFIDAVIT OF ANNE ROSENBLUM In December, 1972, after my first semester of college (in the state of Washington), I was introduced to Scientology when another Scientologist encouraged me to take a "Personality Test" at the Portland "Org". I was given a poor evaluation on the test. I later learned, however, that it is a customary practice of the "Church" to give one a poor evaluation on the test in order to induce the person into Scientology processing. The Scientologists also told ...
Feb 8, 1980
Scientology's bizarre manual of dirty tricks — Guardian Unlimited
Feb 1, 1980
Cultist sets up group to fight tests on pupils — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): Denys Horgan
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Toronto ON — A Scientologist who, with the encouragement of cult founder L. Ron Hubbard, organized parents to fight the education system of British Columbia three years ago has joined forces with a Toronto Scientologist to organize parents in a similiar battle in Ontario. Arda Froese, the founder of Parents Interested in Education in Vancouver, has come to live in Port Credit and with the help of Scientologist Ester MacPherson has established an Ontario branch of the organization. Mrs. Froese says ...
Jan 26, 1980
The Scientology Papers: The hidden Hubbard — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Jan 23, 1980
The Scientology Papers: Cult harassment, spying in Canada documented — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
New light has been shed on the Canadian operations of the controversial Church of Scientology by files made public by a U.S. District Court in Washington. The evidence refutes denials by Toronto cult leaders of information I reported more than five years ago in a series of articles based on internal cult documents and interviews with defectors. Other accounts since then of clandestine operations by the cult in Canada are also supported by the files, submitted in court after being seized ...
Jan 17, 1980
Digest Thursday [Suicide of Margarit Winkelmann] — Evening Independent (Florida)
Jan 15, 1980
Woman suing Church of Scientology says she was “brainwashed” — Boston Globe
Type: Press
Author(s): Paul Langer
Source: Boston Globe
A woman who was a member of the Church of Scientology for seven years and who has now filed a $200 million class action suit against the church, said of her experience that “it was a whole menagerie of lies.” Lavenda Van Schaick, a 29-year-old native of Texas who joined the church in Las Vegas, recited a list of experiences that her attorney, Michael Flynn, said, can only be described as “Orweilian,” referring to George Orwell’s depiction of a future society ...
Jan 9, 1980
Church entered Clearwater on path of deceit — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jan 9, 1980
Court tangle gave Scientology its first 'martyrs' — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Charles Stafford
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
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