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4 matching items found between Jan 1970 and Dec 1974. Furthermore, there are 76 matching items for all time not shown.
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Nov 1, 1974
Intellectual Freedom // Anti-Scientology books targets of lawsuits — The Library Journal
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Type: Press
Source: The Library Journal
Having won out of court settlements and apologies from publishers of four recent books exposing the "inside story" on the "religion" of Scientology and its founder, Ron Hubbard, defenders of Scientology have vowed to take to court any Canadian library or bookstore that refuses to get rid of these "libelous" books. The Scientologists have conducted similar suits in England, Australia, and the U.S. The books in question are The Mind Benders by Cyril Vosper (reportedly once a high official at ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jun 27, 1974
Libraries Face Libel Threat — Winnipeg Free Press
Type: Press
Source: Winnipeg Free Press
The Church of Scientology of Canada has advised some libraries that they may be cited as party defendants in a libel suit unless they remove certain books from their shelves, Steven Horn, council member of the Canadian Library Association said Wednesday. But, in an advisory memorandum signed by the association's incoming president, Belly Henderson, association members were told, "... the threat is potential rather than actual." The memo said, "In view of the objectives of the ... association, it may be ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Feb 20, 1972
Church of Scientology Sues at Drop of Its Name — Yuma Daily Sun
Type: Press
Author(s): Lester Kinsolving
Source: Yuma Daily Sun
Churches have been generally reluctant to engage in the expense and acrimony of lawsuits ever since St. Paul counseled the Corinthian church to avoid property litigation between members before pagan magistrates. (1 Cor. 6: 1-9) But an organization called "the church of Scientology" appears to have taken just the opposite course, in what seems to be a means of acquiring extensive publicity and at the same time frightening anyone inclined to expose their operations.
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Dec 1, 1971
Suit-happy scientologists [exact date unknown] — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Lester Kinsolving
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
Churches have been generally reluctant to engage in the expense and acrimony of lawsuits ever since St. Paul counseled the Corinthian church to avoid property litigation between members before pagan magistrates. (1 Cor. 6: 1-9) But an organization called "the church of Scientology" appears to have taken just the opposite course, in what seems to be a means of acquiring extensive publicity and at the same time frightening anyone inclined to expose their operations. Scientology, which focuses upon intimate interviews using ...
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