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Dec 27, 2007 Church Of Scientology Wants Downtown Location — KOAT Albuquerque
Dec 21, 2007 Scientologists eye a move to Downtown — New Mexico Business Weekly
Sep 20, 2007 Scientology Moves In Downtown — alibi
The night clubs, shops and lunch spots of downtown Albuquerque are about to get a new neighbor. The Church of Scientology is in the process of purchasing the Gizmo's building at 410 Central SE near Fourth Street, says Gabriel Rivera, a redevelopment planner with City Planning. "From what I've heard, in other places and other cities, [Scientologists] usually locate in the Downtown areas," Rivera says. Local Scientologists confirmed the deal.
Plans for the church are extensive, says Beth Akiyama, director of ...
May 14, 2007 Anderson Cooper 360 degrees: Inside Scientology — CNN More: Video footage on Youtube
Aired May 14, 2007 - 22:00 ET
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED.
ANDERSON COOPER, CNN ANCHOR: Good evening, everyone.
Tonight, thousands of American troops in Iraq searching for three of their American buddies, searching their hearts out because they know all too well what the people who claim to have them can do and have done to captives in the past. We will have the latest on the ...
Mar 28, 2007 Taking Chances — Santa Fe Reporter
David Alire Garcia
Santa Fe Reporter
***image2*** A new drug treatment center uses saunas, vitamins and, some say, Scientology to rehab inmates. Now they have state money to do it.
Julio, a 30-year-old Clovis native with big brown eyes and close-cropped hair, used to be a paint sniffer. These days he sees himself differently. "You don't enter rehab because you're healthy and stable," he says. "And the last six months haven't been easy." Julio has spent the last six months at the Second Chance Center, a new ...
Mar 1, 2007 Scientologists roam free among mysterious relics in the desert east of Santa Fe — Daily Lobo
Feb 21, 2007 Second Chance seeks state boost — KRQE
Jan 24, 2007 Today's CCHR demo in Sudbury, MA — Daily Kos More:
link Jan 22, 2007 Scientology Treatment Program for Prisoners Funded by Feds — Boston University School of Public Health
Boston University School of Public Health
Federal tax dollars are helping to pay for a controversial addiction-treatment program for prisoners in New Mexico based on Scientology precepts, the Wall Street Journal reported Jan. 19.
The Second Chance program is billed as an alternative treatment program for nonviolent offenders and uses the principals of Scientology – such as using saunas, diet, massage and vitamins to purge the body of toxins – to fight addiction. In New Mexico, 24 of the state's 84 district judges have referred a total ...
Jan 19, 2007 Program for prisoners draws fire over Scientology — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette More: scientology-lies.com
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Last November, in a cedar sauna cranked up to 160 degrees, a crowd of sweaty men read books and chatted amid mariachi music. They emerged to nibble from a tray of raw vegetables or take shots of olive oil.
This is not a spa. This is Second Chance, one of the country's most unusual alternatives to the nation's prison systems. Founded by a Scientologist and former real-estate developer – and funded partly by federal tax dollars – Second ...
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