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Balloons? Here’s what Scientology should really be apologizing for

 On Saturday, Scientology held another grand opening of a new “Ideal Org,” this time in Ventura, California, and angered local officials by releasing hundreds of helium balloons into the []


Scientology says it’s ‘partnering’ with Miami police for Super Bowl anti-drug quackery

 Is it really too much to expect a police department to enter the words “Foundation for a Drug-Free World” into a search engine and get a clue that this is one of Scientology’s sneaky front groups looking to rook law enforcement into its L. Ron Hubbard-burnishing, quack anti-drugs []

The Scientology pamphlet that has finally convinced us this planet is theirs

We want to thank the tipster who sent to us a new pamphlet put out by Scientology in Italy which has finally convinced us that David Miscavige’s troops are truly going to clear the []

Colombian roast: Will Scientologists care about David Miscavige’s latest fraud?

[Like stolen valor, but stupider.]

We are shocked to learn that a public relations stunt involving the leader of the Church of Scientology and a retired Colombian national police general which took place earlier this year on the island of Barbados turns out be a travesty of a mockery of a sham of a mockery of []

Laura D’s attorneys answer Scientology’s latest delaying tactic with a legal blast of their own

[Laura DeCrescenzo and her attorney, John Blumberg]

Laura DeCrescenzo’s legal team has answered Scientology’s latest delaying tactic in her 2009 forced-abortion lawsuit, and attorneys John Blumberg and Ave Buchwald state up front what’s really at stake as Scientology asks for a stay in Los Angeles Superior []

Scientology asks court to freeze Laura D’s forced-abortion case for a long-shot appeal

[Laura DeCrescenzo and Bert Deixler]

We told you that Bert Deixler, Scientology’s top-flight attorney, had filed a notice that the church planned to appeal a federal court ruling even after getting shot down in its latest attempt to throw up a roadblock before Laura DeCrescenzo finally gets her day in court this August on her 9-year []

Scientology’s elaborate use of child labor for pennies an hour, spelled out in black and white

[Sunny Pereira, 15]

Sunny Pereira has become a very effective technical expert here at the Bunker, helping us understand Scientology’s arcane ideas. And lately, she’s been going back over some of her own career in the church, and digging out some documents, the sort you don’t see every []

Scientology files notice of appeal in time-wasting federal court attack on forced-abortion case

[Laura DeCrescenzo and Bert Deixler]

Well-regarded California attorney Bert Deixler has once again genuflected to his client, Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, filing a notice of appeal after the church got roundly defeated in a calculated move to slow down a lawsuit that scares the bejeesus out of []