Comments:Wikinews interviews Mark Bunker, producer of anti-Scientology website 'XenuTV'

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What's with Wikinews and Scientology? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs) 01:38, 18 February 2008 (UTC)

There are a couple of things - there are a couple of close followers (pro- and anti-Scientology) who contribute here, and Wikinews was one of the first places to break the early Anonymous stories, so it's become a good platform to approach people on for interviews like this. Chris Mann (Say hi!|Stalk me!) 01:58, 18 February 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Scientology's history of fake bomb threats edit

Scientology has a history of crafting fake bomb threats.

In 2002, they tried to entrap a then 78 year old long time critic of Scientology Ms.Ida Camburn with accusations she was baking a cake bomb, this was described in an article[1] called "Keep off Mom's Front Porch"

20+ years earlier, writer Paulette Cooper[2] ended up prosecuted by Federal authorities after a gal showed up at her door with a clipboard doing a survey, on the back of that clip board was a piece of paper, her letterhead, face against the board, which had been stolen from her house by her boyfriend, who was an operative for Scientology. With that piece of her letterhead, now bearing her fingerprints, after Paulette held that clipboard to sign the petition. The bomb threat typed and then was mailed off.. as you can imagine, Paulette had a very hard time trying to persuade Federal investigators that her letterhead with her fingerprints had not been typed by her.

She was not ultimately cleared of the frame up charges until sometime after the 1977 raids on Scientology's headquarters, when OPERATION FREAK OUT[3] was discovered.

-ArnieLerma - (talk) 02:35, 18 February 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Scientology investigation, a must read edit

Interesting read. Bunker says "It is going to take a groundswell of media interest into the abuses (of the Church) before" Congress reviews Scientology's tax-exempt status. The St. Pete Times recently published an in-depth investigation into Scientology and its leader David Miscavige, a must read for anyone interested in Scientology. Four high-level defectors provide an unprecedented inside look at the Church of Scientology and Miscavige. Read the stories, watch videos: —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:36, 30 June 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

to the reporter for wiki edit

"I was just wondering if you were aware of the many other abuses of other religions such as The Watchtower organization of Jehovah's Witnesses.. They do things strikingly similar to Scientology with regards to killing and abusing members and disconnection policies -"

  • Your quote. What "similar" practices do you evidently have between these two religions. And what makes you go at those jw's like that. Their record involves no "killing and abusing members".

--—The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs) 02:13, 23 December 2012‎