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Scientology Religious ‘Order’ called ‘Sea Orgs’ Forced Abortions on Members Comments

Members of this 'inner circle' of devotees are required to sign a contract agreeing to serve Sea Org 'for the next billion years.' Continue Reading

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  1. Wendy
    5 years ago

    Loa doesn't understand that it's not just a matter of Scientology being unconventional. More ex-members are writing their stories and more journalists are reporting on this cult's policies. Abortions. Child labor. Internment (they call it the RPF). More information is needed to convince current members and to warn the public.

  2. Loa
    5 years ago

    Scientology is a religion in the fullest sense of the word.

    It's about one own personal spirituality and deals with end of life issues...which is that the soul lives on and can come back in a new body. Buddism doesn't worship a god either.

    If one believes the soul is the person and their personality and must rid of past bad events through therapy that is spiritual in nature and it a group believes mental health can only be addressed to the spirit of man then that's a religion.

    Just because that's unconventional, or different than other faiths makes it no less a religion. It's just unfair discrimination.

  3. David
    5 years ago

    Dear dekrot,

    I agree & understand. This so-called church does not worship. They give classes and hold very odd sessions with a lie-detector, so I am told. I have no idea what fool allowed them to be a church. It's a crime.

    This definitely bears looking into.

    Great article! Please research this further and keep us informed.

  4. dekrot
    5 years ago

    From the Thorndike Barnhart Advanced Dictionary, the definition of religion is "the faith or worship of a god or gods". Scientologists do not believe in a creator nor do they worship or pray to god. Did they make up their own definition for the IRS exemption?

  5. max johnson
    5 years ago


    catholics vs scientologists !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Mary McConnell
    5 years ago

    I very much appreciate that you are addressing this inhumane policy and civil rights issue. The women of Scientology's Sea Organization ( and their spouses by default) continue to suffer the oppression of being forced to forfeit their pregnancies. It is a sad but ever present problem that strikes at the heart of family and of love. Wait until you read about thei families that have been broken apart, forced to 'disconnect ' .

  7. Max Champion
    5 years ago

    We're all rather sensitive when it comes to criticising a religion. But there's a line which every religion must not cross - that line is the law. Or, as the California Court of Appeals put it in one of the Scientology cases (Wollersheim, 1989):

    "Freedom of belief is absolutely guaranteed; freedom of action is not."

  8. Walter Kovacs
    5 years ago

    I have long been confused that the Church totally ignored this branch of organized crime which used blasphemy as a cover story.

  9. mary
    5 years ago

    No wonder scientology is so popular in Hollywood! mv

  10. Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Glad the Church finally takes notice of this dangerous, malicious cult.

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