“The things that I believe in personally, for me, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ and the ability to do something that is artistically fulfilling but is also personally fulfilling, I’ve never had that. ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ lines up so perfectly parallel with my own beliefs in freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the things that this country was actually built on,” Moss said. … [Read more...] about Elisabeth Moss Claims Her Feminist Roles Perfectly Align With Her Scientologist Faith
Chris Shelton, a former member of the Church of Scientology and of Sea Org – a legally nonexistent fraternal order of the most dedicated Scientologists – told Fox News that Moss’ portrayal of the Church as tolerant is patently false, and that coverups for members accused of sexual assault are par for the course. … [Read more...] about Scientologist Elisabeth Moss Lambasted As Hypocrite For Preaching Equality At Golden Globes
“I’m not going to fight my ex-girlfriend in the media like she’s been baiting me to do for more than two years,” he said, according to Hollywood Reporter. “I will beat her in court — and look forward to it because the public will finally be able [to] learn the truth and see how I’ve been railroaded by this woman. And once her lawsuit is thrown out, I intend to sue her and the others who jumped on the bandwagon for the damage they caused me and my family.” … [Read more...] about The Church Of Scientology Is Trying To Weasel Its Way Out Of Sexual Assault, Stalking Suit
Many former members dispute the religious group’s self-proclaimed benevolence. The cult most recently came under fire for allegedly protecting actor Danny Masterson from sexual assault allegations. Actress and former Scientologist Leah Remini also documented the church’s abusive practices in her Emmy Award-winning documentary series, “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” which stirred more public outcry against the religious organization. Church members’ antagonistic behavior toward former members, the church’s indoctrination techniques, and the level of secrecy the leadership tries to maintain was also recently captured on film in the documentary, “My Scientology Movie.” … [Read more...] about Worldwide Cult Gets Its Own TV Network
“If [inmates] are on psychiatric drugs, encourage them to get off,” the booklet reads. “Psychiatrists are heavily into the prison system. Most jails and prisons have a staff psychiatrist that goes in daily and gives dosages of various and sundry mind-altering drugs to the inmates. Most of the time this is a ploy to keep the inmates sedated so that they don’t cause trouble.” … [Read more...] about What Stakes Does The Church Of Scientology Have In Criminal Justice Reform?