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Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Lord’s Evening Meal: Lloyd Evans asks, should you go?

 
Yesterday we asked ex-JW activist Lloyd Evans some dumb questions about the Lord’s Evening Meal, or The Memorial, that will be taking place tomorrow. Now, he’s put together a video for his audience about the annual event.

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Jehovah’s Witnesses test new legal strategy to combat child abuse claims: Call it incest

 
Watchtower has made the claim that most JW child abuse cases involve incest.

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Passing bread around and not painting eggs: It’s Easter the Jehovah’s Witnesses way!

 
We noticed Jehovah’s Witnesses making preparations for this important week in the Christian world, and so we thought we’d ask ex-JW activist Lloyd Evans some stupid questions about what’s going on.

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Lloyd Evans gets out his crystal ball to see the future for Jehovah’s Witnesses

 
Where is the Watch Tower and Bible Society of Pennsylvania, A/K/A, the Jehovah’s Witnesses organization, headed? We’ve seen a lot of bad news about child abuse being covered up in the church here and abroad. But does that mean changes are coming? Or, with 8 million members, is this a movement that’s too big to fail?

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Jehovah’s Witnesses and legal warfare: What it looks like in the trenches

 
Yesterday we listened in on Lloyd Evans, Mark O’Donnell and the Electronic Frontier Foundation talking about Watch Tower’s attempt to “dox” Darkspilver, who has posted critical information about the Jehovah’s Witnesses organization at Reddit.

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VIDEO: Jehovah’s Witnesses, subpoenas, and the attempted unmasking of apostates

 
We mentioned the other day that the ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses community is experiencing something very like what ex-Scientologists went through 25 years ago, when the Church of Scientology went to war with the early Internet.

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Jehovah’s Witnesses: The price can be steep for coming forward about Watchtower’s secrets

[Barbara Anderson]

With the Australia Royal Commission in 2016, and stories like the Atlantic’s big piece last month, it sure seems like exposing the Watchtower organization for covering up child molestation among Jehovah’s Witnesses is really gaining steam.

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‘Bottlegate’ rolls on: ‘You don’t really think we’re going to let this go, do you?’

 
While we continue to wait for a response from the Watchtower organization to our inquiry about ‘Bottlegate,’ we thought we’d share with you an entertaining video by a couple of ex-JWs about it.

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An ex-Jehovah’s Witness explains why the ‘Bottlegate’ video is so crucial

[Melissa Beckwith and Tony Morris]

Since Lloyd Evans posted video of Jehovah’s Witnesses Governing Body member Anthony Morriss III buying a dozen bottles of expensive scotch at 11 am on a Sunday morning and dubbed it ‘Bottlegate,’ we’ve been interested in all of the scenarios Witnesses are coming up with to excuse his behavior.

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Jehovah’s Witnesses help only their own at disasters? A Witness counters with links

 
We’re always very happy to receive replies to our stories from Jehovah’s Witnesses who want to present their point of view. Yesterday, we posted a story by ex-JW Michael Paddock, who talked about being instructed to sneak around Red Cross officials in order to locate and help only Jehovah’s Witnesses in the relief effort after Hurricane Katrina. With a counterpoint, here’s Witness Jimmy Price…

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