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Apr 18, 1983
Declaration of Omar V. Garrison
Apr 16, 1983
Ruling 'in tune with times,' says Scientology attorney — Daily Times Advocate
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Type: Press
Source: Daily Times Advocate
LOS ANGELES — A. Thomas Hunt, attorney for the Church of Scientology, said Tuesday that Monday's ruling on the religious nature of Scientology by a federal judge "means the absolute end" of cases filed against the church in that court. He described the ruling by U.S. District Judge Consuelo B. Marshall that Scientology is a religion as "in tune with the times," and said it reflected the growing international acceptance of Scientology. Hunt compared the ruling with similar judicial decisions favorable ...
Apr 12, 1983
Scientology suit allowed to go to trial // 4 former members charge church made false claims to them — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Dan Morain
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
A federal judge opened the way Monday for four former Scientologists to sue the church for fraud over a variety of claims including promises that it could prevent colds, raise intelligence and solve obesity. Attorneys for the disillusioned Scientologists hailed the ruling, saying that it will open the way for other former church members to bring their complaints of fraud before juries. U.S. District Judge Consuelo B. Marshall ruled that while Scientology is a religion, many of the claims it makes ...
Apr 11, 1983
Ex-chief of Scientology mission quits church — Flint Journal (Michigan)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Betty Brenner
Source: Flint Journal (Michigan)
The Rev. Enid Vien, former director of the Church of Scientology's Flint mission, has resigned from the church. Her letter of resignation is strongly critical of the church's operation. Her letter, submitted after nearly 18 years as a Scientologist and a minister since 1967, says in part: "I can no longer support a church that bleeds its parishioners, abuses its staff, uses fear tactics to insure everyone at least pretends to agree and engages upon coercive tactics to sew its missions ...
Apr 3, 1983
Have Scientology practices led to suicide tries? — Flint Journal (Michigan)
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Type: Press
Author(s): David V. Graham
Source: Flint Journal (Michigan)
It is not uncommon for present or former Scientology members to try to kill themselves, according to three national experts on the controversial religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard. The head of the Scientology Church in Michigan, however, denies that Scientology practices have led to suicides. And the president of the international Church of Scientology, the Rev. Heber C. Jentzsch, headquartered in Los Angeles, dismisses the experts quoted in this story as "liars," who he says are out to discredit a ...
Apr 3, 1983
Scientology and Dr. 'Jane Smith' // The case of a physician and her suicide attempt — Flint Journal (Michigan)
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Type: Press
Author(s): David V. Graham
Source: Flint Journal (Michigan)
A Flint-area physician who once had a promising career is now in a Colorado rehabilitation center, unable to take care of herself or communicate, the result of a suicide attempt. Her doctors report she may have suffered permanent brain damage from a self-administered overdose of insulin. Family members, her psychologist and her associates say she had been emotionally unstable for some time. They contend the local Church of Scientology and the Michigan Purification Project, a detoxification program, aggravated her condition. Glenn ...
Apr 1, 1983
$2,500 refund paid family of Dr. 'Smith'; more due? [exact date unknown] — Flint Journal (Michigan)
Apr 1, 1983
Scientology officials deny charges that it practices 'brainwashing' [exact date unknown] — Flint Journal (Michigan)
Mar 31, 1983
Church official: Ithaca targeted for Scientology center — Ithaca Journal (New York)
Mar 30, 1983
At odds: Two views of Scientology — Ithaca Journal (New York)
Mar 29, 1983
Much-criticized Scientology teaching doctrines in Ithaca — Ithaca Journal (New York)
Mar 20, 1983
Police Probing Academy Course By Scientologist — Washington Post
Type: Press
Author(s): John Mintz
Source: Washington Post
The D.C. Police Department is conducting an internal investigation to determine how members of the Church of Scientology, a controversial religious group that has been investigated by law enforcement agencies, were able to set up a course for recruits at the D.C. Police Training Academy, police officials said. The course, taught by church members, was set up without the approval of Chief Maurice T. Turner Jr. and is contrary to the department's procedures regarding outsiders teaching police academy courses, according to ...
Mar 11, 1983
Stall police, destroy evidence is Scientology plan, PCs say — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): Kevin Cox
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Officials of the Church of Scientology have a system to destroy evidence and stall any police search at their headquarters in Toronto, says a statement by Attorney-General Roy McMurtry and Solicitor-General George Taylor. The actions of the 100 Ontario Provincial Police officers who raided the church's headquarters on Yonge Street on March 3 with sledge hammers and fire extinguishers were defended in the statement, which accuses church officials and lawyers of spreading misinformation about the raid. The allegations about a ...
Mar 10, 1983
Scientology: A church beset with problems // Scientology plagued by rumors, problems, dozens of civil suits — Vancouver Sun
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Type: Press
Author(s): Shelley Fralic
Source: Vancouver Sun
Certainly, L. Ron Hubbard exists, says Janet Kenyon, public affairs director for the B.C. Church of Scientology. He has an office in downton Vancouver. "Come on in," says Kenyon, unfastening the purple velvet cable that is hooked across the entrance to L. Ron Hubbard's office at 401 West Hastings. His name is on the open door in gold-colored letters. A gleaming gold, or brass, letter opener lies on his desk. There are pictures of his kids. There is an unopened package ...
Mar 9, 1983
Scientology staff leaves mission — Flint Journal (Michigan)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Betty Brenner
Source: Flint Journal (Michigan)
The local Scientology mission has closed temporarily because its three staff members — the only members of its board of directors — have resigned, a member of the church says. A note on the front door of the mission at 3101 Clio says that the mission is closed temporarily for reorganization and will reopen Monday. Signs on the building and on a high pole have been removed. The note 'tells those seeking more information to call Glenn C. Currier, who alse ...
Mar 7, 1983
Sect's missing founder leaves legal morass — Washington Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Jay Mathews
Source: Washington Post
Three years ago, somewhere near this dusty little town of watermelon fields and senior citizen trailer parks, a pudgy, prolific science fiction writer named L. Ron Hubbard climbed into a black van and reportedly disappeared from sight. Nobody in Hemet, 80 miles east of Los Angeles, or anywhere else might have cared about the fate of a 71-year-old eccentric with a lust for privacy, except that Hubbard was the founder of one of the word's wealthiest and most controversial new religions. ...
Mar 5, 1983
Private school site may become Oregon's only federal prison — UPI
Type: Press
Source: UPI
A 1,300 acre site used for a school associated with the Church of Scientology has won initial backing from a federal committee for a prison site to house 400 minimum security inmates. The Executive Committee of the Federal Bureau of Prisons meeting in Tallahasse, Fla., was reported Friday to have chosen the site for further consideration for a prison. The prison would have a staff of about 140 and a $4.6-million annual budget. Alice Propes, real estate agent for the Delphian ...
Mar 4, 1983
Mystery shrouds Scientology chief — Toronto Star (Canada)
Mar 4, 1983
Police storm Scientology headquarters seize records — Toronto Star (Canada)
Mar 4, 1983
Scientology office stormed by police, documents seized — Toronto Star (Canada)
Mar 3, 1983
Canadian police raid church for documents in fraud investigation — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
TORONTO — More than 100 police officers swept through the offices of a Church of Scientology building Thursday seizing documents as possible evidence in an investigation of fraud against the federal and Ontario governments. Inspector Phil Caney said the two-year investigation centers on a non-profit tax exemption obtained by Scientology "by alleged misrepresentations." Ontario Provincial Police also are investigating consumer fraud in the marketing of courses and alleged conspiracy to commit indictable offenses "where perceived necessary to protect the interests of ...
Mar 1, 1983
INFORMATION TO OBTAIN A SEARCH WARRANT
Mar 1, 1983
Morning Break: Hubbard's son [exact date unknown]
Feb 28, 1983
For the record — Los Angeles Times (California)
Feb 20, 1983
30 years later, the reclusive founder of Scientology keeps controversy swirling — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
Feb 20, 1983
Book pulls Hubbard into Public / Author's newest book, 'Battlefield Earth,' uses Denver as central setting — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
Feb 20, 1983
Church founder breaks 15-year silence — Orlando Sentinel
Feb 20, 1983
L. Ron Hubbard breaks silence to release 3 handwritten letters — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
Feb 19, 1983
Scientology founder Hubbard interviewed by Mail — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
DENVER — A handwritten letter signed "L. Ron Hubbard" was published under copyright in the Sunday edition of the Rocky Mountain News, purporting to knock down rumors that the reclusive father of the controversial Church of Scientology is dead. In the letter, dated Feb. 3, the writer says he was "dismayed" at the church's confrontations with the FBI, the Internal Revenue Service and the Food and Drug Administration, and noted that the incidents occurred after Hubbard resigned from the church in ...
Feb 15, 1983
Religious group sues lawyer for $42 million — Daily News
Type: Press
Author(s): Diane Katz
Source: Daily News
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