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Even when it gets good press, Scientology reminds us that it uses slave labor

 
With two new lawsuits filed and more on the way, and with ‘Aftermath’ ending in a week, we know that Scientology watchers have been focused on some big news stories with a promise of more to come. But something that we received by email this week reminded us that Scientology watching is not just about the big stories or the big names.

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Scientology is staffing its Narconon in Ireland like it’s already won court approval

 
Scientology isn’t waiting for official approval before recruiting staff for the planned Narconon Ireland facility in Ballivor, County Meath. We last reported on the planned Narconon Ireland in 2018 as neighbors were organizing to oppose the facility. Scientology has a permit for converting the old primary school to a nursing home and hoped to open a 34 bed drug rehab facility under that permit.

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‘Scientology and the Aftermath’ participants send in their tributes as series is set to end

 
Leah Remini’s remarkable Emmy-winning series Scientology and the Aftermath will be coming to an end with a 2-hour special on August 26, but we are still stunned that the show existed at all, and that Leah and her co-star Mike Rinder were able to expose so much about the abuses of the Church of Scientology.

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Here’s the lawsuit against Scientology and Danny Masterson. Let’s dive into it.

 
A copy of the new Scientology lawsuit filed at the Los Angeles Superior Court has made its way to us, and we are reading it almost the same time as you are. Please help us go through this thing with a fine tooth comb, and let us know what you find interesting.

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‘Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath’ will end with a 2-hour special August 26

 
After three amazing seasons on the A&E network, Leah Remini’s Emmy-winning series, Scientology and the Aftermath, will conclude with a hard-hitting 2-hour special on Monday night, August 26 at 9 pm.

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RAPE ACCUSERS SUE DANNY MASTERSON, CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY, AND ITS LEADER

[Bobette Riales, left, Chrissie Carnell with her husband, rocker Cedric Bixler Zavala]

The second big lawsuit from a powerful legal team assembled to take on the Church of Scientology has been filed, following up on the “Jane Doe” lawsuit in June that named the church and its leader David Miscavige defendants.

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Scientology’s anti-drug hero is an ex-con who is coming for your school kids

 
In March, we sent an email to a man named Michael DeLeon. He’s a motivational speaker who tries to convince kids that they should stay away from illegal drugs, and he draws on his own years of addiction and crime to keep them interested.

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Powerful testimonies about child abuse in Scientology keep coming to light

[Victoria Locke]

You may have seen Victoria Locke on YouTube or over at Facebook. She’s been coming forward with some really shocking allegations of abuse while she was in Scientology, and she posted another stunning narrative yesterday.

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My brother, the Scientologist: Trying to bridge the gap when Hubbardism is in the way

 
We heard from a reader who told us about her situation trying to deal with a sibling who is a dedicated Scientology staffer. They aren’t disconnected, but this brother-sister pair have an interesting situation we thought you’d want to read about. Here’s our reader’s account about what it’s like growing up with a brother so committed to the cause…

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Scientology’s efforts to suck up to power is appearing to pay off

[Big time Scientology donor Tom Cummins gets a thumb’s up.]

It was a good week for Scientology’s efforts to connect with powerful people.

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