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Sep 9, 1989 State worker linked to Narconon promoter — Daily Oklahoman More: link
As an employee of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health, Leroy Bridges "actively lobbied" his colleagues in support of Narconon International's proposed drug treatment center near Newkirk, a memo states. Meanwhile, Bridges had ties to a consulting firm hired by Narconon International to help that controversial drug treatment organization in its application for a certificate of need from the Oklahoma Health Planning Commission. Bridges denies any wrongdoing, but his activities are being probed by federal investigators. Records on file in the ...
May 11, 1973 Assembly passes Scientology bill — West Australian
A Bill to lift the ban on the scientology cult in W.A., completed its passage through the Legislative Assembly yesterday, despite Liberal Party opposition. Although the leader of the Opposition, Sir Charles Court, and several other Opposition members spoke against the Bill, they did not force a division on the second reading, committee and third reading stages. The bill will now go to the Legislative Council. Speaking during the second reading debate, Sir Charles said that the Liberal Party would allow ... Nov 24, 1972 Scientologists not discouraged — Daily News (Australia)
Nov 23, 1972 Scientology Repeal Bill // Bid to stop debate fails — West Australian
The Legislative Assembly yesterday took more than an hour to decide that it had power to debate the Scientology Act Repeal Bill. It rejected by 20 votes to 19 a move by the Leader of the opposition, Sir Charles Court, to disagree with a ruling by the Speaker, Mr Norton. The Bill seeks to repeal the ban on scientology enacted by the Liberal-Country Party Government in 1968. Mr Norton ruled that the Bill was not subjudice because of a writ by ...
Nov 16, 1972 Scientology — West Australian
Nov 15, 1972 Bill to legalise scientology — West Australian
Nov 4, 1972 'New Faith' bid to see Ellis fails — West Australian
Nov 3, 1972 Do not lift scientology ban, says Dr Ellis — The West Australian
Oct 24, 1972 Scientology registered as company — The West Australian
The West Australian
The Church of the New Faith Incorporated (Scientology) has been registered in W.A. as a foreign company. The practice of scientology in W.A. was banned in 1968 under legislation introduced into State Parliament by the previous Government. The Rev. Michael Graham, Australian president of the church, said in a Press release yesterday that the church was now registered in Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales and W.A. "Now that the church is registered, the Scientology Act 1968 should be repealed very ...
Oct 31, 1965 State Government to act soon on scientology — Sunday Times (Australia)
Sunday Times (Australia)
The Minister for Health, Mr. MacKinnon, is expected to announce soon what action the State Government will take against scientology. Mr. MacKinnon said last night he might make a statement in the next week or so. Public health authorities in WA have almost completed a study of a Victorian report on scientology. The report was prepared by Mr. K. V. Anderson, QC, and tabled in the Victorian Parliament last month. Mr. Anderson denounced scientology and said it was evil, depraved and ...
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