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Sep 12, 2004 No more Mr Nice Guy — The Observer (London, UK)
The Observer (London, UK)
After a lifetime playing wholesome, all-American heroes, Tom Cruise has finally discovered his dark side. He's also ditched his publicist, moved in with his sisters and is looking for the third Mrs Cruise. So is Hollywood's leading man having a middle-youth crisis? Interview by Neil Strauss
[Picture: "What sinister ambitions lie concealed behind that smile? ... Tom Cruise. Photograph: Domenico Stinellis / AP"]
Want to meet my mom?' Tom Cruise asks as we walk through the halls of the Celebrity Center, ...
Sep 1, 2004 Is Scientology in your schools? — The Humanist
For obvious reasons, the lauding of religious leaders isn’t supposed to be practiced in U.S. public schools, at least not as a class activity. Yet one widely used school program concludes by having students applaud Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. The program is called Narconon, and it has notable Scientology links. The state of California is now in the midst of a three-month investigation of the Narconon Drug Prevention and Education program with an eye to possibly barring it from the ...
Jul 15, 2004 [Applied Scholastics New Group Application Form] — Association for Better Living and Education (ABLE)
Jul 15, 2004 [Narconon License Agreement] — Association for Better Living and Education (ABLE)
Jul 6, 2004 Rape at drug-treatment center alleged — Santa Cruz Sentinel
Santa Cruz Sentinel
WATSONVILLE — A woman who says she was raped at a drug-treatment center has sued Narconon of Northern California and its parent company, Narconon International, alleging she was assaulted by a staff member while undergoing treatment in November 2003. The suit alleges that when notified of the assault, staff at the Watsonville treatment center failed to respond in an appropriate manner and took the unidentified, out-of-state woman out of treatment. The Sentinel is not identifying the plaintiff because of the nature ...
Jun 9, 2004 Scientology link to public schools / As early as the third grade, students in S.F. and elsewhere are subtly introduced to church's concepts via anti-drug teachings — San Francisco Chronicle (California)
San Francisco Chronicle (California)
As early as the third grade, students in S.F. and elsewhere are subtly introduced to church's concepts via anti-drug teachings A popular anti-drug program provided free to schools in San Francisco and elsewhere teaches concepts straight out of the Church of Scientology, including medical theories that some addiction experts described as "irresponsible" and "pseudoscience." As a result, students are being introduced to somebeliefs and methods of Scientology without their knowledge. Anyone listening to a classroom talk by Narconon Drug Prevention & ...
Feb 12, 2003 ABLE INT ED 437 / SOCIAL BETTERMENT GROUP LICENSE AND STAFF QUALIFICATIONS
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Dec 2, 2002 Marmora and Lake Dec 02/2002 6:30 P.M. // Adopted minutes of Dec 02/2002 More: link
PUBLIC MEETING BY-LAW 2002-23 REZONING The By-law proposes THAT, BY-LAW 18/81 be and the same is hereby amended by By-law 2002-23 which will amend the zone category of approximately 2.26 acres in Lot 6 Concession 3, 21R3738 P1, Roll 141-010-17400, 102513 Highway 7 from C1, Highway Commercial, to C1-S, Highway Commercial Site Specific to allow a Motel which includes a drug free, drug rehabilitation, detoxification, education, training centre, (the program is residential whereby students are provided boarding/lodging under supervision from the ...
May 30, 2002 37th Parliament, 1st Session // Special Committee on Non-Medical Use of Drugs
Mr. Brad Melnychuk (Executive Director, Association for Better Living and Education (ABLE Canada)): Thank you. I want to start out by saying a little bit more about who I am. I am the executive director of ABLE Canada, the Association for Better Living and Education. This is an organization that's responsible for various charities and non-profits. One of them is Narconon. I'm also chairman of the board of Narconon Incorporated. By the way, don't confuse Narconon with Narcotics Anonymous; it ... Jul 1, 2001 Controversial drug treatment center moving — The Oklahoman
Newkirk — In 1989, Newkirk residents prepared for a battle to stop the establishment of a drug and alcohol treatment program north of their town. It was an often bitter fight through the court system that lasted almost three years. Then, Narconon International received its certification in 1992 to establish a treatment center six miles north of Newkirk leased from five Indian tribes. Now, Narconon is closing its Newkirk branch in favor of combining the entire treatment site at Arrowhead Lodge ...
Feb 9, 2001 Scientology-linked project gets city grant — Boston Herald
Mayor Thomas M. Menino has endorsed a literacy project affiliated with the Church of Scientology, which critics say is a step towards offering cult-like teachings to school children. When Menino posed for a photo at a December awards ceremony with the director of H.E.L.P. Boston - and gave a $1,000 city grant to the group - aides said they were aware that the group teaches a "study technology" developed by L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the movement. But Menino, through a ...
Oct 16, 2000 [The Way to Happiness New Group Application Form] — Association for Better Living and Education (ABLE)
Oct 3, 2000 [Applied Scholastics License Agreement] — Association for Better Living and Education (ABLE)
Oct 3, 2000 [Criminon New Group Application Form] — Association for Better Living and Education (ABLE)
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