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Anti-Cult Group Must Pay Award

Title: Anti-Cult Group Must Pay Award
Date: Tuesday, 23 March 1999
Publisher: Seattle Times
Author: Janet Burkitt
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Yesterday's Supreme Court ruling upholding a more than $1 million award against a national anti-cult group would seem a straightforward victory for a onetime local man. Jason Scott was 18 in 1991 when he was taken from his mother's Bellevue home to an isolated beach house on the Washington coast for five days of religious "deprogramming." He sued the Cult Awareness Network (CAN), and the Supreme Court has now agreed that it must pay up. But in the case of Cult ... [Read the rest at]