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Jul 31, 1971 FDA seizure of e-meters is reversed — Washington Post More: link
Thomas W. Lippman
The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that since the Scientology organization had made a case—uncontested by the Government—that it was a religion, a 1963 raid on its headquarters was illegal because it violated its constitutional rights. In a much-publicized raid on Jan. 4, 1963, agents from the Food and Drug Administration seized so-called "E-meters" and stacks of literature from the headquarters of the Founding Church of Scientology here. The FDA charged at the time that the Scientologists made false claims ...
Jul 31, 1971 [Re. FDA v. Founding Church of Scientology, Washington D.C.] — New York Times More: link
New York Times
Fed Dist Judge G A Gesell condemns use at 'E-meter' but permits Ch of Scientology to continue using instrument in its religious practices; rules that L R Hubbard's claims for meter are 'quackery' but says that Scientology does meet qualifications of being religion and is entitled to protection under 1st Amendment of Const; orders FDA to return 100 'E-meters' and 2 tons of printed material seized in '63; rules that only Scientology mins will be permitted to use 'E-meters' and that ...
Jun 26, 1971 New religion takes on U.S. government, psychiatry — Monterey Peninsula Herald More: link
Monterey Peninsula Herald
An aggressive modern religion that has taken on the U.S. government and the psychiatric profession has come to the Peninsula. The Church of Scientology, which established a study group here last August, has now opened a counseling center at 604 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. Still a mission of the San Francisco church, the local congregation is training a minister and conducting lectures and personal counseling sessions. Court Fight The church, founded only 16 years ago, has been engaged in a court fight ...
May 8, 1971 Has FDA bungled the Scientology church case? — The Evening Star More: link
William F. Willoughby
The Evening Star
It was more than eight years ago, here in Washington, on Jan. 4, 1963. that a group of Baltimore longshoremen who had been deputized by officials of the Federal Food and Drug Administration staged one of the most bizarre raids in American history. The contingent, escorted by motorcycle policemen, entered a church on 19th Street NW and the residences of its ministers and began grabbing the church's scriptures, confessional aids and documents, loading them into two waiting vans. Some of the ...
May 1, 1971 FDA v. Free exercise — Church & State
Apr 7, 1971 Scientology suit against British Embassy in US — The Times (UK)
Jan 1, 1971 The Scandal of Scientology - 01 From Dianetics to Scientology — Tower Publications, Inc.
Jan 1, 1971 The Scandal of Scientology - 10 The Suppressives — Tower Publications, Inc.
Jan 1, 1971 The Scandal of Scientology - 14 Scientology -- Business or Religion? — Tower Publications, Inc.
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