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Scientology wins major court ruling

Title: Scientology wins major court ruling
Date: Thursday, 12 August 2010
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Author: Jonathan Turley
Main source: jonathanturley.org

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The Church of Scientology won a major victory in federal court when U.S. District Judge Dale S. Fischer granting summary judgment in two major lawsuits alleging labor law violations, human trafficking and forced abortions. The opinion raises some interesting questions over the deference shown by courts in such disputes. Two of the litigants, Claire and Marc Headley, detailed how they allegedly worked as virtual slaves for Scientology as part of the organization’s super secret Sea Organization. They left Scientology in 2005. ... [Read the rest at jonathanturley.org]