On July 3rd in Scientology history
Deprogrammer charged in Eastside case
July 3, 1993, Gordy Holt, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
As outlined in an affidavit filed by Grays Harbor Deputy Prosecutor Joseph F. Wheeler, Scott told police his mother, then known as Kathy Tonkin, that Ross and three other men held him for four days in an Ocean Shores condominium while attacking his religious beliefs.
Tags: Charles Simpson, Harold Kern, Jason Scott, Joe Wheeler, Life
Tabernacle, Mark Workman, Rick Ross
Immune to Critics, Secret-Spilling Wikileaks Plans to Save Journalism ... and the World
July 3, 2008, Ryan Singel, Wired
More controversially, the site has begun posting confidential documents from the secretive and litigious Church of Scientology, and from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Those leaks demonstrate that the site has veered from its mission to expose the secrets of repressive governments, says Aftergood, treading instead on the dangerous ground of religious persecution.
Tags: ACLU, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Julian Assange, Steven Aftergood,