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Dec 4, 2006 Woman sues former employer for religious discrimination — Springfield Business Journal More: groups.yahoo.com
Springfield Business Journal
A Springfield woman has alleged in a federal lawsuit that she was fired in 2004 from a Branson West company for refusing to convert to Scientology, the chosen religion of her boss and several co-workers. Brianne Shahan filed the suit against Richmond Monroe Group Inc. in U.S. District Court last month. Shahan claims her former employer violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by allegedly pressuring her to divorce her husband and become a Scientologist. According to its ...
Nov 19, 2006 Scientology: Stress test or recruiting? — WLWT 5 (Cincinnati)
WLWT 5 (Cincinnati)
CINCINNATI — It is a church that critics believe is dangerous, but members say it's completely misunderstood. You may not realize it, but during this holiday season, a visit to the mall may come with an invitation to a religion that sparks passion and controversy.
Sylvia Stanard/Scientology Spokeswoman: "It's really the religion of religions." To those who believe, it's both a church and a lifestyle. Worker #1: "I know that this works." To critics, it's a money machine and mind-controlling cult. ... Jul 2, 2006 Mind Games: Scientology vs. Psychiatry — BBC Radio More: uk.youtube.com, related
Reporter Elodie Harper goes undercover to reveal the tactics used by Scientology followers in the immediate aftermath of traumatic events.
May 23, 2006 Experts challenge claims of Scientology's sweat-it-out treatment for addicts — Edmonton Journal
EDMONTON - A drug and alcohol treatment program backed by the controversial Church of Scientology is promising addicted Albertans an extraordinary 70-per-cent success rate.
The Narconon program is marketed as "100-per-cent natural," and prescribes intensive saunas, exercise and high doses of vitamins to cleanse the body of "radiation, drugs and toxins."
Advertisements for the Narconon program have appeared in recent months on Edmonton's CKUA radio and in weekly newspapers throughout the province.
Addiction experts and academics in Canada, the United States ...
May 5, 2006 Scientology spreads out in push for D.C. members — Washington Business Journal
Washington Business Journal
Jackson Wyan, a young Tom Cruise look-alike with short black hair and a black button-down shirt, greets people with laser-focused eye contact, a fixed smile and solid handshake at the Founding Church of Scientology of D.C. in Dupont Circle.
His mission not-so-impossible: Recruit more members.
Would-be Scientologists approach the landmark red building, also known as Fraser Mansion, at 20th and R streets NW, with regularity. Wyan, who's been with the D.C. church six years, gives tours that include a sweep through ...
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