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Type: Blog
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2012
Source: Village Voice
Author: Tony Ortega

A week ago, we reported that a former "employee" at Scientology's flagship drug treatment center in Oklahoma – Narconon Arrowhead – told us that the controversial center was delivering Scientology training rather than drug education, and that its officials have been concerned for years that its state certification was "extremely vulnerable." (The center is currently under investigation by local and state agencies for four deaths that have occurred there, three since last October.) We didn't name that source, but now, he's ...

Tags: Association for Better Living and Education (ABLE) (formerly, "Social Coordination" or SOCO)DeathFraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationLucas A. CattonNarconon (aka Scientology drug rehab)Narconon of Oklahoma, Inc. (Arrowhead)Rena WeinbergTony OrtegaVillage Voice

Type: Book
Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Source: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Author: Janet Reitman

Product Description Scientology, created in 1954 by a prolific sci-fi writer named L. Ron Hubbard, claims to be the world’s fastest growing religion, with millions of members around the world and huge financial holdings. Its celebrity believers keep its profile high, and its teams of “volunteer ministers” offer aid at disaster sites such as Haiti and the World Trade Center. But Scientology is also a notably closed faith, harassing journalists and others through litigation and intimidation, even infiltrating the highest levels ...

Tags: Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion (book)Houghton Mifflin HarcourtJanet Reitman[needtoread][needtotag]

Jun 17, 2011
Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Scientologist accused of pressuring sex abuse victim

Type: Press
Date: Friday, June 17, 2011
Source: Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Author: Paul Bibby Courts

IT was a rare and at times dramatic public appearance by one of the most senior members of a global religious organisation that shrouds itself in secrecy. Surrounded by supporters, senior Scientologist Janice Meyer arrived at the Downing Centre Local Court yesterday, accused of pressuring an 11-year-old girl to lie about sex abuse within the church. Ms Meyer, who also goes by the name Jan Eastgate, left with relaxed bail restrictions that will allow her to travel to and from her ...

Tags: AustraliaChildren, youthCitizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)Fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationJanice "Jan" Eastgate MeyerLegalPaul Bibby CourtsSydney Morning Herald (Australia)

Jun 16, 2011
The Age (Australia)
Scientologist appears in Sydney court

Type: Press
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011
Source: The Age (Australia)
Author: Margaret Scheikowski

A senior member of the Church of Scientology accused of coaching a child to lie about sex abuse has had her bail relaxed so she can travel to California. Janice Meyer, 57, was surrounded by supporters on Thursday as she made her first court appearance in Sydney's Downing Centre Local court. She is charged with doing an act intending to pervert the course of justice in 1985 in Sydney. Advertisement: Story continues below The allegation involves threatening and intimidating an 11-year-old ...

Tags: AustraliaChildren, youthCitizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)Fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationJanice "Jan" Eastgate MeyerLegalMargaret ScheikowskiThe Age (Australia)

Type: Press
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Source: The Guardian (UK)
Author: Alison Rourke

A senior member of the Church of Scientology is due to appear in court in Australia on Thursday charged with perverting the course of justice. It is alleged that Jan Eastgate, 57, threatened and intimidated an 11-year-old girl into providing false statements to police. The case relates to an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of the girl in 1985 by her stepfather, a church member. The girl – who cannot be named for legal reasons – said on Australian television ...

Tags: Alison RourkeAustraliaChildren, youthCitizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)Fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationJanice "Jan" Eastgate MeyerLegalNick XenophonThe Guardian (UK)

Type: Blog
Date: Monday, June 13, 2011
Source: Village Voice
Author: Tony Ortega

Next month, Janet Reitman's book Inside Scientology will hit bookshelves, and the world of Scientology-watching, and for Scientology itself, will never be the same. Subtitled The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion, Reitman's book delivers all it promises, and it promises a lot. "It has been my goal to write the first objective modern history of the Church of Scientology," Reitman proclaims in her introduction. "It is the goal of Inside Scientology to translate [L. Ron Hubbard's arcane] language and separate ...

Tags: Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion (book)Claire HeadleyDavid MiscavigeJanet ReitmanJason BegheJeff HawkinsLisa McPhersonMarc HeadleyMichelle "Shelly" Miscavige (né Barnett)Natalie WaletRehabilitation Project Force (RPF)Stefan CastleTanja CastleTom CruiseTony OrtegaVillage Voice

Type: Press
Date: Monday, June 13, 2011
Source: Salt Lake Tribune
Author: Nate Carlisle

A Las Vegas fundraiser earned $500,000 for soldiers and emergency responders who say chemicals sickened them and earned Utah’s attorney general coveted photographs posing with celebrities. Sandra Lucas, a Salt Lake City resident who recently became president of the nationwide Heroes Health Fund, said she and a board must decide how to split the proceeds, but Utah residents will see a share. Actor John Travolta was the headline speaker at the fundraiser Saturday at the Wynn Las Vegas. Utah Attorney General ...

Tags: Heroes Health Fund - Ocala Detoxification ProjectJohn TravoltaMark ShurtleffNate CarlislePurification Rundown ("Purif")Salt Lake TribuneSandra LucasUtah Meth Cops Project

Type: Press
Date: Saturday, June 11, 2011
Source: Salt Lake Tribune
Author: Nate Carlisle

Utah’s attorney general and a federal agent who busted drug labs in Utah County will be among the guests Saturday at a Las Vegas fundraiser with actor John Travolta. Travolta is helping generate money for what’s called the Heroes Health Fund, a nationwide program which provides treatment to soldiers and emergency responders who believe they were sickened by exposure to chemicals. The treatment — consisting largely of exercise, time in a sauna and a diet of antioxidants — has its roots ...

Tags: Heroes Health Fund - Ocala Detoxification ProjectJohn TravoltaMark ShurtleffNate CarlislePurification Rundown ("Purif")Salt Lake TribuneTim ChardUtah Meth Cops Project

Type: Press
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2011
Source: Pasadena Weekly
Author: André Coleman

Hours after an article appeared about a claim for damages filed against the city by the Church of Scientology over a sewage spill in the church’s building in Old Pasadena, a church official acknowledged that mistakes were made in the filing of the document. The church is listed as the claimant, not subrogate Lexington Insurance Co. Further, the name of the lawyer who filed the claim on behalf of the insurance company is not listed on the document. Making matters even ...

Tags: André ColemanBraley Building @ 35 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena CA United StatesCaliforniaLexington Insurance Co.Pasadena WeeklyReal estateRobert B. "Bob" Adams

May 31, 2011
Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Top Scientologist charged with perverting course of justice

Type: Press
Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Source: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Author: Steve Cannane

One of the Church of Scientology's most senior figures, Jan Eastgate, has been arrested and charged in Sydney. She has been charged with perverting the course of justice in relation to allegations she coached an 11-year-old girl to lie to police and community services about the sexual abuse she suffered from her stepfather who was a member of the Church of Scientology. Eastgate is the international president of the Citizens' Commission on Human Rights, an organisation founded by the Church of ...

Tags: AustraliaAustralia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) NewsCarmen RainerChildren, youthCitizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)Fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationJanice "Jan" Eastgate MeyerLegalPhoebe RainerSteve Cannane

Type: Press
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2011
Source: Pasadena Weekly
Author: André Coleman

Two days before the Church of Scientology was presented with an award for preserving the 115-year-old Braley Building on South Raymond Avenue, church officials filed a claim against the city for damages incurred after the historic structure was flooded with raw sewage in November. “In the early morning of Nov. 23, water backed up through the toilets and sinks [in] the basement,” the claim states. “When personnel came in, they found four inches of raw sewage covering the entire basement area.” ...

Tags: André ColemanBraley Building @ 35 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena CA United StatesCaliforniaPasadena WeeklyReal estate

May 18, 2011
Courier Mail (Australia)
Fire at Church of Scientology in Annerley

Type: Press
Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Source: Courier Mail (Australia)
Author: Anna Chisholm

A FIRE broke out at The Church of Scientology of Brisbane at Annerley overnight. Emergency services said material in a courtyard caught fire and affected a couple of air-conditioning units. The flames started just before 2am on the corner of Dudley and Hastings streets. QFRS Brisbane Duty Manager of Operations Phil Klemm said the fire was not suspicious. "From our perspective there was nothing suspicious - the courtyard was open to the street," Mr Klemm said. "We're unsure of the cause ...

Tags: Anna ChisholmAustraliaCourier Mail (Australia)

Type: Press
Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Source: Haaretz
Author: Yaniv Kubovich

Attorney Gur Finkelstein, who represents the Scientology Center in Israel, was detained several weeks for allegedly hiring this gang to help him with his own criminal endeavors. Israel Police forces have uncovered a Jaffa-based gang allegedly behind a series of attacks and attempted assassinations in the Tel Aviv area, including a plot to kill a senior sheikh of a local mosque, it was revealed after a gag order was lifted on Tuesday. Those mobsters are suspected of plotting to plant an ...

Tags: Gur FinkelsteinHaaretzIsraelWeaponsYaniv Kubovich

May 16, 2011
Brisbane Times
Soldier death to remain a mystery

Type: Press
Date: Monday, May 16, 2011
Source: Brisbane Times

AAP – The mysterious death of a young soldier was likely to remain a mystery until the Church of Scientology chooses to release its file on its extended dealings with him, a defence commission of inquiry has found. There's no dispute that Private Edward McBride, 30, took his own life in Brisbane on February 7, 2007. A trained electrical fitter before joining the army, he climbed into an electrical sub-station and deliberately contacted a 110,000 volt power line. Just why he ...

Tags: AustraliaBrisbane TimesDeathEdward Alexander McBrideSuicide

Type: Press
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2011
Source: Clearwater Patch
Author: Aiyana Baida

Clearwater Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire at 531 Franklin Street, owned by the Church of Scientology, at 3:28 a.m. Saturday. An electrical fire caused $700,000 in damages to a building owned by the Church of Scientology, city officials said. Clearwater Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire at 531 Franklin Street at 3:28 a.m. Saturday. To put out the blaze the department needed 35 personnel, five engines, two trucks and two rescues. It took firefighters about an ...

Tags: 531 Franklin Street Clearwater FL United StatesAiyana BaidaClearwater PatchReal estate

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2010
Channel 7 (Australia)
Secret Scientologist

Type: TV
Date: Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Source: Channel 7 (Australia)
Author: Bryan Seymour

[Re. Couple who feels scammed v. Carly Crutchfield, Scientologist]

Tags: AustraliaBryan SeymourCarly CrutchfieldCCorp Pty LtdChannel 7 (Australia)Channel 9 (aka ninemsn) (Australia)Fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationReal estateRecruitmentSea Organization (Sea Org, SO)

Type: Press
Date: Monday, November 23, 2009
Source: Associated Press
Author: Rod McGuirk

A man who blames the Church of Scientology for his brother's suicide added his voice Monday to calls for an Australia Senate inquiry into the religion. Belfast-born Stephen McBride, 35, flew from the west coast city of Perth to Canberra on Monday to support a senator's call for an inquiry into the church. The Senate could vote as early as Tuesday on Sen Nick Xenophon's motion to hold a wide-reaching inquiry into the church that was founded in 1953 by the ...

Tags: Associated PressAustraliaConfidential preclear (PC) folderDeathEdward Alexander McBrideNick XenophonRod McGuirkStephen McBrideSuicideVicki Dunstan

2009
Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Brother wants answers on Scientologist's suicide

Type: Press
Date: Monday, November 23, 2009
Source: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Author: Emma Rodgers

A man whose Scientologist brother committed suicide has urged Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to allow a parliamentary inquiry into the controversial church. Thirty-year-old Edward McBride killed himself in the Brisbane suburb of Everton Park in February 2007. Mr McBride had been a member of the Church of Scientology for about two years and had paid $25,000 for various courses. A coroner's inquiry into his death heard evidence that members of the church had contacted him 19 times in the days before ...

Tags: AustraliaAustralia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) NewsDeathEdward Alexander McBrideEmma RodgersKevin RuddNick XenophonStephen McBrideSuicide

2009
Australian Associated Press (AAP)
Grieving family urges Scientology probe

Type: Press
Date: Monday, November 23, 2009
Source: Australian Associated Press (AAP)
Author: Crystal Ja

For the three days leading up to soldier Edward McBride's suicide, his family say he was bombarded by telephone calls and texts from Church of Scientology members. The family believe the church played a major role in his death, but have spent the past two years without answers or recourse. Now they've urged the federal government to initiate an inquiry into the controversial religious group, under fire following recent allegations of blackmail, sanctioned beatings, forced abortions and financial fraud. Independent senator ...

Tags: AbortionAustraliaAustralian Associated Press (AAP)BlackmailCrystal JaDeathEdward Alexander McBrideFalse imprisonmentIntimidationKevin RuddNick XenophonPaul David SchofieldStephen McBrideSuicideVirginia Stewart (formerly, Virginia O'Donnell)

2009
Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Scientologist propaganda sent to 'most schools in Australia'

Type: Press
Date: Monday, November 23, 2009
Source: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Author: Sean Rubinsztein-Dunlop

An international group sponsored by the Church of Scientology says it has been targeting children in schools across Australia for at least three years. The Youth For Human Rights group has been distributing DVDs and brochures that spread its message about rights and name Scientology founder L Ron Hubbard as a leader on the issue alongside Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King. The New South Wales education minister confirmed yesterday that primary schools had been ordered not to hand out the ...

Tags: AustraliaAustralia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) NewsChildren, youthFraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationNick XenophonRecruitmentSchoolsSean Rubinsztein-DunlopTara KuruYouth for Human Rights International

Type: TV
Date: Sunday, November 23, 2008
Source: KCAL 9 (California)
More: cbs2.com, youtube.com

HOLLYWOOD (AP) ? Los Angeles police said a security guard at a Scientology building shot and killed a sword-wielding man Sunday. Detective Wendi Berndt said Monday that 48-year-old Mario Majorski of Oregon was shot once as he tried to attack guests with a pair of samurai swords. A Scientology spokesman said Majorski had been a Scientologist in the early 1990s but appeared to have left the church about 15 years ago. Berndt said Majorski was known to the security guards and ...

Tags: Celebrity CentreDeathKCAL 9 (California)Mario Jay Majorski

Type: TV
Date: Sunday, November 23, 2008
Source: ABC 7 (California)
More: youtube.com

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Tags: ABC 7 (California)Celebrity CentreDeathMario Jay Majorski

Type: Press
Date: Friday, November 23, 2007
Source: Daily Express (UK)

On November 11 in the page 12 column headed 'Cruise's fury at Morton' it was reported that Andrew Morton had run into serious trouble when writing a biography of Tom Cruise because of threats from Scientologists. It is now accepted that this is not true and that Mr Morton has not received threats or that he was forced to sell his flat and move underground to write the book. We apologise to the Church of Scientology and its members for the ...

Tags: Andrew MortonDaily ExpressDaily Express (UK)

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Type: Press
Date: Thursday, November 23, 2006
Source: The Guardian (UK)
Author: Sandra Laville

An internal review of the hospitality policy of City of London police was ordered yesterday after revelations that officers had been accepting invitations, dinners and gifts from the Church of Scientology worth thousands of pounds. Details of how the religious movement appeared to be cultivating officers in the force were revealed in a freedom of information inquiry made by the Guardian. Officers ranging from constables to a chief superintendent received free gifts such as invitations to a premiere of Mission Impossible ...

Tags: PoliceSandra LavilleThe Guardian (UK)Tom CruiseUnited Kingdom (UK)

Ron Sharp contributed to this entry

1998
St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
State takes middle road against Scientology

Type: Press
Date: Monday, November 23, 1998
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Thomas C. Tobin

"I think there was a sense that this was a senseless death," said [Bob] Heyman, whose boss, State Attorney Bernie McCabe, was only beginning to examine the case of Lisa McPherson. Heyman, now in private practice, was preparing to end a 15-year career as a prosecutor. Among McCabe's options: Be aggressive and level a serious charge such as manslaughter, but risk a bruising legal battle with the Church of Scientology, which had taken on much bigger fish than McCabe. He eventually ...

Tags: Bernie McCabeDenis deVlamingInternal Revenue Service (IRS)Lisa McPhersonSt. Petersburg Times (Florida)Thomas C. Tobin

Ron Sharp contributed to this entry

Type: Press
Date: Saturday, November 23, 1996
Source: New York Times
Author: Craig R. Whitney

The founder and former head of the Church of Scientology in Lyons was convicted of fraud and involuntary homicide today in the death of a church member who committed suicide after going heavily into debt to pay the sect for counseling sessions. A French tribunal sentenced the defendant, Jean-Jacques Mazier, to serve 18 months in prison, with an additional 18 months suspended, and fined him $100,000. The eight-day trial, in the first week of October, also examined charges of fraud, attempted ...

Tags: Craig R. WhitneyDanièle GounordDeathFranceFraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationJean-Jacques MazierJean-Paul ChapelletLegalLouis-Michel BrollesNew York TimesPatrice VicPurification Rundown ("Purif")Suicide

Type: Press
Date: Wednesday, November 23, 1988
Source: Associated Press

A judge ordered the head of the Church of Scientology International jailed on Wednesday pending possible indictment on charges of fraud, criminal association and tax evasion. Judge Jose Maria Vazquez Honrubia said it would be at least a week before Heber Jentzsch of Los Angeles sees a second judge about setting bail. He told reporters Jentzsch was being sent to Carabanchel Prison outside Madrid and said the legal process could take months or even years before it reaches trial. Vazquez Honrubia ...

Tags: Associated PressChurch of Scientology International (CSI)Edith BucheleFraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationGerald Thomas FinnHeber C. JentzschNarconon (aka Scientology drug rehab)Office of Special Affairs (OSA) (formerly, Guardian's Office)Tax matter

1988
San Francisco Chronicle (California)
Spain seizes Scientology leaders

Type: Press
Date: Wednesday, November 23, 1988
Source: San Francisco Chronicle (California)
More: link (71 KiB)

Police arrested 69 people in a raid on a hotel and accused 45 of them of fraud, illegal association and forgery for being members of the Church of Scientology. Among those held was Heber Jentzsch, 53, of Los Angeles, worldwide director of the faith, and two unidentified Americans, judicial sources said. In 1986 and again last June, Spain's Justice Ministry rejected a petition by the Church of Scientology for accreditation as a legitimate religious institution on the ground that the group's ...

Tags: Brian AndersonChurch of Scientology International (CSI)Fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationHeber C. JentzschLegalNarconon (aka Scientology drug rehab)San Francisco Chronicle (California)Spain

Type: Press
Date: Monday, November 23, 1987
Source: CNN
Author: Jeremy Main

(FORTUNE Magazine) – IN THEIR OCCASIONALLY feverish effort to become more competitive, American businessmen have grabbed for one restorative after another, some of them quite strange. None seems stranger than the human potential movement, which for years has offered the ordinary citizen a vaguely defined breakthrough experience: In a weekend or so, change your life forever. Now prophets of the movement have begun to argue that they can fundamentally change companies the same way, by appealing to emotions rather than reason. ...

Tags: CNNErhard Seminar Training (EST)Heber C. JentzschJeremy MainLawrence "Larry" WollersheimSterling Management Systems (SMS)Training Routines (TRs)Werner ErhardWorld Institute of Scientology Enterprises (WISE)

Ron Sharp contributed to this entry

Type: Press
Date: Saturday, November 23, 1985
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
Authors: Robert W. Welkos, Joel Sappell
More: link (100 KiB)

In a major victory for the Church of Scientology, a federal judge said Friday she will bar breakaway Scientology groups from using confidential church teachings that appear to have been stolen. U.S. District Judge Mariana R. Pfaelzer said she will issue a preliminary injunction until a trial can be held on a lawsuit brought by the Church of Scientology against defectors who have established rival churches and counseling centers. The Church of Scientology contends the teachings are protected by federal trade ...

Tags: Advanced Ability CenterBody thetans (BTs)CostDavid MayoDenmarkEarle C. CooleyJoel SappellJudge Mariana R. PfaelzerLawsuitLos Angeles Times (California)Robert W. WelkosRobin ScottXenu (Operating Thetan level 3, OT 3, Wall of Fire)

1983
Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Religion: When fervour leads a faithful flock astray

Type: Press
Date: Wednesday, November 23, 1983
Source: Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Author: Alan Gill

If Moses did not receive the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai, but only said he did, Judaism would still constitute a valid religion. This hypothetical argument was put to the High Court in the recently concluded Scientology case. Mr D. Bennett, QC, representing the Church of Scientology, said that a movement's claim to be accepted as a religion did not depend on the sincerity or honesty of its founder or leaders - what counted was the attitude of the members. The ...

Tags: Alan GillAustraliaD. M. J. BennettHubbard Association of Scientologists International (HASI)Justice CrockettJustice MurphySydney Morning Herald (Australia)[needtotag]

Zhent (Anonymous) contributed to this entry

Type: Press
Date: Tuesday, November 23, 1982
Source: USA Today
More: link (79 KiB)

L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology founder, is dead. Or mentally incompetent. Or alive and well. The status of the wealthy 71-year-old author depends on whether you're talking to his estranged son or his wife. In Los Angeles, the two are mounting a courtroom tug-of-war over Hubbard's estate. Ronald E. DeWolf claims his father is either dead or mentally incompetent, and wants control of the estate. Hubbard's wife, Mary Sue Hubbard, filed suit Friday to block DeWolf's probate court action. If anyone knows ...

Tags: Battlefield EarthKathleen "Kathie" Wasserman (aka Kathie Heard)L. Ron Hubbard's credentialsL. Ron Hubbard's deathLegalMary Sue (Whipp) HubbardOperation Snow WhiteRonald "Nibs" Edward DeWolf (L. Ron Hubbard, Jr.)USA Today

1976
Detroit Free Press
Churchman's son dead

Type: Press
Date: Tuesday, November 23, 1976
Source: Detroit Free Press
More: link (33 KiB)

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — (AP) — A man who died here Nov. 12 was identified Monday as Geoffrey Quentin McCaully Hubbard, son of L. Ron Hubbard, who founded the controversial Church of Scientology. Young Hubbard, 22, was found semicomatose in an auto near McCarran International Airport on Oct. 28. He failed to respond to medical treatment at Southern Nevada Memorial Hospital, officials said. Coroner Richard A. Mayne said the cause of death was not known, and the results of tests will ...

Tags: DeathDetroit Free PressQuentin Geoffrey MaCauley Hubbard

1976
Los Angeles Times (California)
Death of church founder's son still a mystery

Type: Press
Date: Tuesday, November 23, 1976
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
More: link (49 KiB)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mystery continued to shroud the death of Geoffrey Hubbard, the son of Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, as officials here asked Tuesday for a delay in the release of the cause of death. Dr. G. Sheldon Green, chief Clark County medical examiner, asked for the delay so he could consult with outside pathologists. Young Hubbard, 22, of Clearwater, Fla., was found unconscious in his car near McCarran International Airport on Oct. 28. Because he carried ...

Tags: DeathL. Ron Hubbard's credentialsLos Angeles Times (California)Quentin Geoffrey MaCauley Hubbard

Type: Press
Date: Tuesday, November 23, 1976
Source: Las Vegas Sun
Author: Sharon Spigelmyer
More: link (698 B), link (111 KiB)

Police and private investigators are probing the mysterious death of the Church of Scientology founder's son, found unidentified three weeks ago near McCarran International Airport in a coma, Coroner Dick Mayne said Monday. Cause of death is still unknown for Geoffrey Quentin McCally Hubbard, 22, of Clearwater, Fla. He was a student and counselor in scientology. The homicide division of the Metropolitan Police Department Monday combed the scene where Hubbard was found, and discovered identification, license plate, car registration and ...

Tags: Arthur J. MarenDeathL. Ron HubbardL. Ron Hubbard's credentialsLas Vegas SunMembershipQuentin Geoffrey MaCauley HubbardSharon SpigelmyerSuicide

Ron Sharp contributed to this entry

1976
Los Angeles Times (California)
[Re. Quentin Hubbard's death, exact date unknown]

Type: Press
Date: Tuesday, November 23, 1976
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
More: link (24 KiB)

The 22-year-old son of Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard was cremated in Las Vegas at the request of his family. Nevada officials said the remains would be brought to Los Angeles, where the church has its main headquarters. Geoffrey Hubbard of Clearwater, Fla., died Nov. 12 at Southern Nevada Memorial Hospital in Las Vegas. The cause of his death is still a mystery; he was found in a semicomatose condition in Las Vegas Oct. 28 and died before being ...

Tags: DeathL. Ron Hubbard's credentialsLos Angeles Times (California)Quentin Geoffrey MaCauley Hubbard

1973
Chronicle (Washington)
'Freedom' proves popular; national tour announced (526 KiB)

Type: Press
Date: Friday, November 23, 1973
Source: Chronicle (Washington)

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Tags: Chronicle (Washington)Freedom (Scientology magazine)Heber C. JentzschInternal Revenue Service (IRS)Kurt OtterleiSteven R. Heard

Type: Press
Date: Thursday, November 23, 1972
Source: 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 ...

Tags: AustraliaCharles CourtChurch of the New FaithDr EllisMichael Thomas GrahamMr DaviesMr NortonMr TonkinRoss HutchinsonWest Australian[needtotag]

Zhent (Anonymous) contributed to this entry