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Reference materials Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP)
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Apr 14, 1980
Defector describes Scientology // Scientology at Gilman — Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Terry Colvin
Source: Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
The Church of Scientology first moved into Riverside County when it opened a mission in Riverside in 1972. Later, it was revealed that the Church had a secret operation at La Quinta, near Indio. Now, from court records, it has been learned the church has established its worldwide command center at Gilman Hot Springs near Hemet. Here is the second of a two parts on the Gilman operation. ''[I do not have the first part of this special Gilman coverage. Of ...
Apr 5, 1980
For some it was hard to forsake Scientology — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
On Dec. 13, former Scientologist LaVenda Van Schaick filed a $200-million class-action lawsuit against the Church of Scientology in Federal Court in Boston, contending that the church falsely promises to improve the lives of its members. Since then, 10 other ex-Scientologists have filed affidavits in support of the suit, giving a glimpse of life within Scientology. The church has filed a motion to dismiss that case. It also sued Mrs. Van Schaick and others, contending that she is "motivated by malice." ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Apr 5, 1980
The Church of Scientology responds to ex-members' charges — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Apr 4, 1980
Suit: Church promised much, delivered little — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Apr 3, 1980
Ex-Scientologists ordered to turn over documents — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Apr 3, 1980
Former member details life aboard Scientology ship — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Apr 1, 1980
Hubbard: malevolent or maligned? — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: Clearwater Times (Florida)
''On Dec. 13, former Scientologist LaVenda Van Schaick filed a $200-million class-action lawsuit against the Church of Scientology in Federal Court in Boston, contending that the church falsely promises to improve the lives of its members. Since then, 10 other ex-Scientologists have filed affidavits in support of the suit, giving a glimpse of life within Scientology. The church has files motion to dismiss that case. It also sued Mrs. Van Schaick and others, contending that she is "motivated by malice." Last ...
Feb 11, 1980
Drug unit is linked to church — Detroit News
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Type: Press
Author(s): Peter Shellenbarger
Source: Detroit News
LANSING — The Michigan Department of Corrections paid more than $100,000 during the last three years to a drug treatment program with veiled ties to the controversial Church of Scientology. Leaders of the drug program, known as Narconon, admit it is based on Scientology teachings, but they deny any affiliation with the church. A state corrections official said he was satisfied that Scientology does not run Narconon. Church records obtained by The Detroit News showed, however, that Scientology leaders created Narconon ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Feb 7, 1980
Guitarist sues Scientologists for $21-million, alleges kidnapping — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Feb 7, 1980
Snow White's dirty tricks — The Guardian (UK)
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Type: Press
Author(s): David Beresford
Source: The Guardian (UK)
DAVID BERESFORD investigates the activities of Scientology's secret intelligence unit whose director is based in Britain IT WAS a familiar beginning to an American public scandal: soon after 7 pm on the night of June 11, 1976, two burglars were caught in the US Court House in Washington DC. In the Watergate tradition frantic attempts were made to localise responsibility. But the cover-up finally cracked and disclosures followed which were to lead, not to the top of the Republican Party, but ...
Feb 6, 1980
Musician sues managers and Church of Scientology — Los Angeles Times (California)
Jan 26, 1980
The Scientology Papers: The hidden Hubbard — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Jan 25, 1980
The Scientology Papers: Cult order sought to end scientists' criticism — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
A 1977 order from the top level of the Church of Scientology sought to silence criticism of the cult by a New York-based organization dedicated to investigating UFOs and claims of psychic wonders.
Jan 25, 1980
The Scientology Papers: Files show spy reported woman's intimate words — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Freelance writer Paulette Cooper is a finely honed, long-haired accumulation of nervous energy. She was dressed with a New Yorker flair that seemed out of context in the small windowless room in the grey dignity of the U. S. District Court building in Washington.
Jan 24, 1980
The Scientology Papers: Hubbard still gave orders, records show — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Toronto ON — L. Ron Hubbard, the former science fiction writer who publicly resigned in 1966 from leadership of the Church of Scientology, continued to give orders to its leaders into 1977, a Washington court has been told. Evidence obtained in 1977 in raids on U. S. offices of the cult by the Federal Bureau of Investigation revealed there was a detailed program to cover up Mr. Hubbard's involvement in the leadership of Scientology. Called Operation Bulldozer Leak, it was part ...
Jan 22, 1980
The Scientology Papers: Secret Ontario documents found in U.S. cult's files — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Confidential documents from various Ontario Government offices including an attorney-general's communication about police intelligence operations have been found in U.S. Church of Scientology files. The documents were part of the evidence submitted by federal attorneys in the Washington prosecution of U.S. leaders of the cult on charges of conspiring to steal government documents and obstruct justice by cover-ups and by kidnapping an informer. Of 12 indicted, including two in Britain and the informer, nine have been tried, convicted and sentenced by ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
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
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
Jan 9, 1980
Dispute over tax status goes to court — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Jan 9, 1980
Shedding light on Scientology's dark side — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Dec 31, 1979
Church vs. press — Newsweek
Dec 20, 1979
Scientology president is sorry his church harassed reporters — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Dec 17, 1979
Part II: Scientology defined / Individual life is focus of Scientology — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Dec 15, 1979
Federal officials in Tampa renew Scientology probe — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Dec 15, 1979
Scientologists agree to pay some back taxes — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Dec 15, 1979
Scientology foes rally today — Clearwater Times (Florida)
Dec 14, 1979
Former Scientologist sues church for $200-million — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Thomas Brown
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
BOSTON — A 29-year-old former member of the Church of Scientology filed a $200-million lawsuit Thursday against the church, charging that the group has cheated thousands of converts by subjecting them to "mind control." Lavenda Van Schaick of Somerville, Mass. contended in the suit filed in U.S. District Court here that the church misled her into divorcing her husband, paying about $13,000 for Scientologist instruction and working for the church without pay for nine years in Clearwater and Las Vegas, Nev. ...
Dec 14, 1979
Scientologists may give in, pay back taxes today — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Dec 13, 1979
Anti-Scientologists start lawsuit fund — Clearwater Times (Florida)
Dec 7, 1979
Commission plans action against Scientologists — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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