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Letters: Tax dollars should not go to Narconon

Title: Letters: Tax dollars should not go to Narconon
Date: Sunday, 13 April 2003
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Main source: cs.cmu.edu

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Re: Detox center seeks acceptance, story, March 30. Narconon, a Scientology drug treatment program, wants taxpayers' dollars by having the local court system order people into the program at a cost of $7,500 per client. The article goes on to state that the "political elite" - such as Clearwater Mayor Brian Aungst, Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judges Linda Allan and Linda Babb (how can judges endorse a $7,500-per-client religious program?) and County Commissioner Susan Latvala - are impressed, and Pinellas Public Defender Robert ... [Read the rest at cs.cmu.edu]