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Mar 22, 1991
Official launches $1M lawsuit — Edmonton Journal
Type: Press
Source: Edmonton Journal
A local Church of Scientology official who is facing sexual assault charges has launched a $1-million lawsuit against two police officers and a woman. Allan Buttnor, 35, is claiming the actions taken by police and a relative of his alleged victim are "designed to injure (him) and the Church of Scientology." The man, who is acting director of the local church's citizen commission on human rights, is charged with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of sexual interference and one ...
Oct 14, 1990
School drops assembly because of group's Scientology link — Los Angeles Times (California)
More: scientology-lies.com, link
Type: Press
Author(s): Sam Enriquez
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
The principal of a Sherman Oaks elementary school has canceled an assembly by an environmental group because of fears that parents would object to the organization's connection with the Church of Scientology. The Sherman Oaks School's 927 students were scheduled to watch skits and hear songs Monday performed by Cry Out, an environmental group affiliated with Scientology. The event, which was to include an appearance by child actor Vonni Ribisi, was to kick off a yearlong study of environmental issues such ...
Jun 27, 1990
The Scientology Story: Reaching into Society // Church Seeks Influence in Schools, Business, Science — Los Angeles Times (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Robert W. Welkos, Joel Sappell
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
Emerging from years of internal strife and public scandal, the Scientology movement has embarked on a sweeping and sophisticated campaign to gain new influence in America. The goal is to refurbish the tarnished image of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and elevate him to the ranks of history's great humanitarians and thinkers. By so doing, the church hopes to broaden the acceptability of Hubbard's Scientology teachings and attract millions of new members. The campaign relies on official church programs and a ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jun 24, 1990
The Scientology Story: The Making of L. Ron Hubbard // Chapter 3: Life With L. Ron Hubbard — Los Angeles Times (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Joel Sappell, Robert W. Welkos
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
Aides indulged his eccentricities and egotism. L. Ron Hubbard enjoyed being pampered. He surrounded himself with teen-age followers, whom he indoctrinated, treated like servants and cherished as though they were his own children. He called them the "Commodore's messengers." " 'Messenger!' " he would boom in the morning. "And we'd pull him out of bed," one recalled. The youngsters, whose parents belonged to Hubbard's Church of Scientology, would lay out his clothes, run his shower and help him dress. He taught ...
Sep 29, 1989
Affidavit of Monica Pignotti (29 September 1989)
Aug 2, 1989
Ex-Scientologist risks jail to speak against church — Orlando Sentinel
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Claire Dezern
Source: Orlando Sentinel
TAMPA — You shouldn't be reading this story. The tale of Margery Wakefield vs. the Church of Scientology is supposed to be a secret. Church officials say so. So does a federal judge. In fact, Wakefield could go to jail for talking about the 12 years she spent as a member of the cult, which has its spiritual headquarters in Clearwater. Wakefield, 41, is talking anyway, braving the threats of Scientology lawyers and testing the patience of a U.S. district judge. ...
May 31, 1989
'Totalist' cults prey on idealism, altruism of college students — Daily Bruin (University of California)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Evan Reid
Source: Daily Bruin (University of California)
Because the number of idealistic, self-sacrificing college students is particularly high, U.S. college campuses are the prime recruiting grounds for potentially dangerous cults, according to the director of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. Louis Joylan West, who is also psychiatrist-in-chief at the UCLA Medical Center, talked about "totalist" cults and their methods of coercive persuasion last week as part of the Learn-at-Lunch series. "Totalist" cults are those that use deceptive and harmful coercive techniques to draw in new members. Approximately 25,000 cults ...
Aug 31, 1988
Measles outbreak traced to Clearwater private school — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: news.google.com, pqasb.pqarchiver.com
Type: Press
Author(s): Paul L. McGorrian
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — The outbreak of measles reported by county health officials this week has been traced to the True School, a private school in Clearwater that uses the teachings of L. Run Hubbard, founder of the Church of Scientology. A Health Department official said Tuesday that 40 of the 100 students at the school had not been immunized. But Sherry Payson, a spokeswoman for the school, said she thinks the figure is lower. She said neither the school nor Scientology discourages ...
Sep 1, 1987
Thugs tried to stop me exposing evil cult // --- says Scientology follower who quit after 22 years
More: link
Type: Press
THE author of a book that allegedly blows the whistle on the bizarre founder of the Church of Scientology says he has been terrorized by cult fanatics seeking to suppress the shocking exposé. "They've sent out thugs to intimidate me, threatened my family, tried to bribe us and even tried to jail the publisher," says Bent Corydon, author of L. Ron Hubbard: Messiah Or Madman? (Lyle Stuart). Corydon, a loyal disciple of Hubbard and his cult for nearly 22 years, now ...
Feb 23, 1987
The new menace that waits outside the school gates / Children as young as six are being lured by cult with 'hidden message' booklets — East Grinstead Courier (UK)
More: link
Aug 27, 1986
Scientology-linked group sponsors student contest — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Maggie Erickson
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
CLEARWATER — A local school student council could win $5,000 in a contest — if the school follows the offical guidelines outlined in Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard's book "The Way to Happiness." At least one Pinellas school principal received a flier advertising the contest sponsored nationally by the Concerned Businessmen's Association of America, an organization that has been tied to the Church of Scientology. School principals are asked to fill out a request form to enter their school in the ...
Aug 27, 1986
The Bare-Faced Messiah Interviews // Interview with Kima Douglas
Type: Press
Kima Douglas was very much a typical Scientologist during her years in the Church, from 1968 to 1980: she was young, English-speaking, well-educated and totally committed. She was well-qualified to join L. Ron Hubbard's naval élite, the Sea Org, which had been founded in 1967. Her past nursing experience in her home country of Rhodesia was discovered at a time when Hubbard's health was rapidly deteriorating and for seven years, from 1973 to 1980, she became a unique combination of nurse, ...
Jun 7, 1986
Boy, 2, in critical condition — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Susan Snyder
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
CLEARWATER — One of two children who nearly drowned in unrelated accidents Thursday remained hospitalized Friday in critical condition. Beau Jacob Karnovsky, 2, went nearly 15 minutes without breathing after falling into a swimming pool Thursday. He remained in critical condition Friday at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, officials said. The toddler fell into eight feet of water around 5 p.m. in an unattended pool behind the Sand Castle Motel, 200 N. Osceola Ave., while being watched by a 16-year-old ...
Jun 6, 1986
Boy falls in pool, is in critical condition — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
A 2-year-old boy was in critical condition Thursday night after he fell into a swimming pool at a Church of Scientology center in Clearwater. Beau Jacob Karnovsky was breathing with the help of a life support system when he was taken to Morton Plant Hospital. He was in critical condition at 7:30 p.m. when he was transferred to All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, said a nursing supervisor. The child was in the care of a babysitter Thursday afternoon when he ...
Jun 6, 1986
Two-year-old boy nearly drowned — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Scott Marshall
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
CLEARWATER — A 2-year-old boy nearly drowned Thursday afternoon at a motel used by members of the Church of Scientology, Clearwater police said. Beau Jacob Karnovsky, 2, was in critical condition in the intensive care unit at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg late Thursday night, a nursing supervisor said. He had been sustained on life-support systems after being rushed to Morton F. Plant Hospital, Cooper said. The boy was in a pool at the Sand Castle Motel, 200 N. Osceola ...
Apr 22, 1986
Editorials of the Sun // Scientologists and the child-molesting study — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
It is ironic that the Church of Scientology has stepped forward to object to the spending of $832,000 by the Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) in Tampa to study child molesters. A Scientology-sponsored group — the Citizens Commission on Human Rights — says that child molesters are criminals, not sick people. Representatives of the commission's Clearwater chapter said the pedophiles should be placed behind high walls where they can no longer rape or molest children. Well, the commission may have a ...
Jul 27, 1985
Nursery puts stop to Scientologists staging plays for children — Montreal Gazette
Type: Press
Source: Montreal Gazette
The owner of a Rosemount nursery says he won't allow Church of Scientology members to perform any more plays for the nursery's 30 children. On Wednesday, two Scientology members presented a 45-minute play — it was about a porcupine who gets lost in the woods — for the children at Le Foyer du Bonheur. The Scientologists wanted to give the children an encore performance next week, but nursery owner Uri Ravel has quashed the plan: "I don't want any preaching in ...
Sep 20, 1984
Cult father loses plea to keep children — Daily Telegraph (UK)
Aug 16, 1984
Summer fun for kids mean? — Voice (Riverside, California)
Aug 8, 1984
Judge's ruling calls sect 'corrupt, immoral' — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): George-Wayne Shelor
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
A London High Court judge characterized the Clearwater-based Church of Scientology as "corrupt, immoral, sinister (and) dangerous" in delivering a damning indictment of the sect during a civil trial. Mr. Justice Sir John Latey's July 23 comments concluded a six-month court battle over custody of two children whose father is a Scientologist but whose mother has left the sect. In awarding care and control of the children to their mother, the British judge minced no words in his condemnation of Scientology, ...
Aug 2, 1984
Sect custody dad to appeal — East Grinstead Courier (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: East Grinstead Courier (UK)
THE FATHER of two children who lost the Scientology custody case last week, said he is to appeal against the judgement. The case made national headlines when the High Court judge, Mr Justice Latey, awarded custody of the youngsters to their mother because he said the man's Scientology beliefs were "dangerous? sinister and corrupt". The six-month tug-of-love battle ended by the judge declaring in open court that the influence of the sect would put the children gravely at risk. "The church ...
Jul 29, 1984
Hubbard youth // The teenage bullies who reign supreme over a sinister cult — Daily Mail (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Peter Dobbie
Source: Daily Mail (UK)
THE head of the Church of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard, whose organisation was described by a High Court judge as 'dangerous, immoral, sinister and corrupt', has been ordered to stay away from Britain. The 74-year-old recluse, himself declared a 'charlatan' by the judge, had hoped to reverse a Home Office ruling which barred him from coming to this country to address his followers at the British headquarters of the sect, Saint Hill, at East Grinstead, Sussex. But when he refused to ...
Jul 26, 1984
Scientology 'dangerous and corrupt' — East Grinstead Courier (UK)
More: link, cosmedia.freewinds.be
Type: Press
Source: East Grinstead Courier (UK)
A HIGH COURT judge has made the most outspoken condemnation yet of the Church of Scientology, which has its British headquarters at Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead. He condemned it as "corrupt sinister and dangerous". Its founder, former American science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard and his wife Mary Sue were condemned by Mr Justice Latey as "charlatans and worse." And the sect, said the judge, was "both immoral and socially obnoxious." Hubbard and his helpers were said to be "grimly ...
Jul 24, 1984
Judge brands Scientology 'sinister' as mother is given custody of children — The Times (UK)
More: link, cosmedia.freewinds.be
Type: Press
Source: The Times (UK)
The Scientology cult was branded "corrupt, sinister and dangerous" by a High Court judge in London yesterday when he ordered two young children to be placed in the custody of their mother. He described the practices of the founder of the so-called "church", Ron Hubbard and his helpers, as "grimly reminiscent of the ranting and bullying of Hitler and his henchmen". Mr Justice Latey ordered a Scientologist father to hand over his son, aged 10, and daughter, aged eight ...
Jul 24, 1984
Judge raps 'slave' cult // 'It is immoral, corrupt, sinister and dangerous' — Daily Express (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Maureen Knight
Source: Daily Express (UK)
THE Church of Scientology was branded corrupt, sinister and dangerous by a High Court judge yesterday. Mr Justice Latey roundly condemned the sect, its American leader L. Ron Hubbard and other members or the hierarchy. He said: "Scientology is both immoral and socially obnoxious"—and he slammed Hubbard for a series of false claims. In a Family Division judgment which denied custody of two children to a church member be called Scientology "training for slavery." He said it was already beginning to ...
Jul 24, 1984
Love-tug case judge attacks corrupt' cult — Daily Telegraph (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Guy Rais
Source: Daily Telegraph (UK)
THE Church of Scientology was condemned as "corrupt, sinister and dangerous" Mr Justice Latey in the High Court yesterday. The judge described the practices of the Californian-based sect, founded by its "messiah," Ronald Hubbard, as "both immoral andd socially obnoxious." The actions of Hubbard and his helpers were grimly reminiscent of the ranting and bullying of Hitler and his henchmen. Mr Justice Latey, giving judgment in open court after a private hearing ordered a scienlogist father to hand over his 10-year-old ...
Jul 24, 1984
Scientology: A judge's verdict // 'corrupt, immoral, sinister' — Daily Mail (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Stewart Payne
Source: Daily Mail (UK)
A HIGH Court judge yesterday delivered a damning indictment of the Church of Scientology. Mr Justice Latey described the Californian-based sect as 'corrupt, immoral, sinister and dangerous'. And of its methods, he declared: 'For those of us old enough to remember, it is grimly reminiscent of the ranting and bullying of Hitler and his henchmen.' He was giving judgment in the High Court Family Division at the end of a six-month 'tug of love' battle over two children whose father is ...
Jul 24, 1984
Sect is branded // Like Hitler, a cheat, immoral, obnoxious, corrupt, charlatan — Daily Star (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Chris Boffey
Source: Daily Star (UK)
A HIGH Court Judge rescued two children from the clutches of the mind-bending Scientology cult yesterday. And in a damning indictment he branded the sect and its founder as "corrupt, immoral, sinister and dangerous." Its activities were "grimly reminiscent of the ranting and bullying of Hitler and his henchmen," said Mr Justice Latey. A six-month tug-of-love battle ended when he ordered the children's father to hand them over to their mother. She was divorced in 1979 and has since left the ...
Jun 2, 1984
Youngsters expelled from school in Church of Scientology storm — Seattle Post-Intelligencer
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): John McCoy
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Two youngsters were expelled from a private school in Bellevue last week because of a continuing dispute about the real wishes of a 72-year-old man who hasn't been seen in years. The youngsters, brothers Garrett and Allen Dean, aged 6 and 9, must wonder what happened. Despite their good grades and conduct, the boys were kicked out of The Learning Place School, a private institution that follows the educational philosophy of L. Ron Hubbard but invites students of all faiths. Hubbard, ...
Jun 9, 1982
Inside Scientology: Is it a religion, a science fiction fantasy, or just another cult? — News-Herald (Santa Rosa, California)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Dennis Wheeler
Source: News-Herald (Santa Rosa, California)
The year was 1950. The book was Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health, written by a 39-year-old "pulp" writer of science fiction, L. Ron Hubbard. A few months earlier, Hubbard had outlined the book's tenets in a magazine called Astounding Science Fiction. And a year before that, at a lecture for science fiction writers, Hubbard had mused, "Writing for a penny a word is ridiculous. If a man really wanted to make a million dollars, the best way would be ...
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