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Grieving family urges Scientology probe

Title: Grieving family urges Scientology probe
Date: Monday, 23 November 2009
Publisher: Australian Associated Press (AAP)
Author: Crystal Ja
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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 ... [Read the rest at]