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Feb 10, 2011 The Church of Scientology's friends in Washington // The embattled religious organization has allies in Congress, though it lobbies quietly — Salon
Did you read that New Yorker piece on the Church of Scientology? You really have to. I know it's long, but it's worth it. If you're short on time, there are a lot of summaries. Along with some incredible new details, there are the previously reported stories of rampant physical abuse of underlings by church head David Miscavige, the church's "Sea Org" full of underage workers signed to "billion-year contracts" performing manual labor for little to no money, and the tales ...
Oct 15, 2009 Court of Appeal rejects millionaires’ challenge to income tax — Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, California)
Steven M. Ellis
Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, California)
A ballot initiative imposing a tax on millionaires to fund mental health services did not violate equal protection, this district’s Court of Appeal ruled yesterday. Reasoning that taxpayers earning more than $1 million annually do not comprise a “suspect class” requiring strict scrutiny analysis, Div. Two rejected a challenge to Proposition 63 by two La Canada Scientologists. Proposition 63 was passed in 2004 and expanded funding for mental health services for all Californians by imposing an additional tax of 1 percent ...
May 21, 2009 Software company's Scientology-loving handbook — Gawker
Two former executives have been waging a court battle against Diskeeper, alleging the software company's CEO, a Scientologist, practiced religious discrimination. As it turns out, they have documents intended to prove it. The company's former CIO and Automation Planning Officer failed to injoin Diskeeper from using the teachings of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard in the administration of the company. Now the Burbank, California company is going for the legal jugular, seeking summary dismissal of the case. Amid this legal tussle, ...
Jan 17, 2009 Godelman and Le Shay respond to Diskeeper’s motion to strike — realitybasedcommunity.net
Dec 22, 2008 Scientology refuseniks sue over compulsory workplace courses / Diskeeper fights religious discrimination suit — The Register (UK)
Dec 20, 2008 Former CIO sues Diskeeper claims he was fired for not participating in Scientology training — realitybasedcommunity.net
Oct 15, 2008 Alexander Godelman, Marc Le Shay v. Diskeeper Corporation: Discriminatory discharge
Jan 1, 2002 Clear Expansion Committee Directory 2002 — Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization (CSFSO)
Nov 6, 2000 Scientologist software CEO lashes out against Germany — CNN
Mar 19, 2000 Scientology in the Machine — Wired
Ayla Jean Yackley
BERLIN – A Microsoft spokesman called reports that the software maker has turned over its closely guarded Windows 2000 source code to the German government "just a rumor," but would not deny that the company has disclosed technical secrets in a probe of the operating system. "I can't confirm that we're sharing [the source code]," said Microsoft Germany's Thomas Baumgärtner after German news organizations reported this month that the company had offered federal authorities the opportunity to inspect its source code. ...
Jensen Family Foundation: Form 990 filings
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