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Editorial: Cases shine a light into Scientology | Tampa Bay Times

Editorial: Cases shine a light into Scientology | Tampa Bay Times.


– Douglas R. Clifford. Times
The judges in two separate lawsuits against the Church of Scientology have made the right call to keep the focus on the church’s behavior and reject its efforts to sidetrack the cases. The church should address the accusations of misconduct directly rather than delay and obfuscate by trying to force its accusers to change lawyers.

Monique Rathbun vs. Scientology: Temporary Injunction Hearing Set for Sept 12 « The Underground Bunker

Monique Rathbun vs. Scientology: Temporary Injunction Hearing Set for Sept 12 « The Underground Bunker.

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The temporary restraining order that prevents Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige from surveilling Monique Rathbun has been extended to September 12, when a two-day hearing has been scheduled which could see dramatic testimony about electronic snooping, sexual taunting, and other alleged harassment by the church.

Monique is married to Mark “Marty” Rathbun, who was once the second-highest ranking executive in the church until his defection in 2004. Since 2009, he’s operated a blog critical of Scientology leader David Miscavige, and as a result, the Rathbuns have been the subject of years of surveillance and intimidation by the church, much of it documented at this website.

On August 16, Monique filed suit against Miscavige, two top Scientology entities — the Religious Technology Center and the Church of Scientology International — as well as Dallas private investigator Monty Drake, and a man named Steven Gregory Sloat.

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