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5 matching items found between Jan 1985 and Dec 1985. Furthermore, there are 257 matching items for all time not shown.
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Nov 19, 1985
$12,000 spent on Scientology course: suit — Montreal Gazette
Type: Press
Author(s): Rod MacDonell
Source: Montreal Gazette
A Montreal stockbroker who claims he was brainwashed last year by members of the Church of Scientology testified yesterday that he paid $12,000 to the sect for personality courses. Gilles Lanthier, 28, told Sessions Court Judge Benjamin Schecter that he began having doubts about the sect when he was told to abandon his wife and seek further Scientology instruction in Toronto. He said that his personality courses were to cost $22,000, but a church member told him he had been ...
May 30, 1985
Scientology on trial — Willamette Week
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Type: Press
Author(s): Bill Driver
Source: Willamette Week
Why a Portland jury awarded $39 million in damages against one of the world's most profitable cults. ONE SUNNY AFTERNOON last week, an elderly man, who looked as though he had probably spent the past few nights sleeping under the stars, stood in the southeast corner of Lownsdale Square in downtown Portland gazing in bewilderment at the scene before him. Several hundred people, many wearing T-shirts proclaiming something about a crusade for religious freedom, gathered around a large stage in the ...
May 16, 1985
Scientology defense religion-based — The Oregonian (Portland)
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Author(s): Fred Leeson
Source: The Oregonian (Portland)
A civil fraud suit in Portland seeking $42 million in punitive damages against the Church of Scientology was described Tuesday as the "broadest-based attack on religion that has ever happened in the history of man." Earle C. Cooley, a Boston attorney who headed the church defense, told a Multnomah County Circuit jury that Scientology "ranks up among the most abused religions in the history of the world. Perhaps only the Jews have suffered more at the hands of their enemies." Cooley, ...
May 8, 1985
Scientologists relieved of answering on tenets — The Oregonian (Portland)
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Author(s): Fred Leeson
Source: The Oregonian (Portland)
Members of the Church of Scientology who appear as defense witnesses in a fraud case against their church will not have to answer questions about basic tenets of their religion, a Portland judge ruled Tuesday. Multnomah County Circuit Judge Donald H. Londer based his ruling on the constitutional right to religious freedom. "Religious beliefs are of no concern to the court," he said. "Basic tenets of religion will not be made the subject of examination." The ruling was a victory for ...
Jan 1, 1985
Scientology — CBC
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