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Atlantic magazine subjects talk about sudden interest from Jehovah’s Witnesses elders

[Lloyd Evans, Kimmy and Mark O’Donnell]

Ever since they appeared last month in an Atlantic magazine feature about the cover up of child abuse in the Jehovah’s Witnesses organization, Mark and Kimmy O’Donnell say they’ve been subjected to some strange and aggressive tactics by elders of the local congregation in Baltimore.

In a new video, they talk to Lloyd Evans about what they’ve been going through.

Here’s Lloyd’s description: “When Mark & Kimmy O’Donnell chose to fade peacefully from their local Jehovah’s Witness congregation in Maryland, initially their exit was met with minimal interference from elders. But after they went public with their knowledge of abuse within the religion, it didn’t take long for the local elders to show up on their doorstep demanding a meeting.”




Posted by Tony Ortega on Apri1 26, 2019 at 12:00

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