Letter to Inspector General Eric Thorson

Mailed out May 18th, 2019 Eric M Thorson Inspector General Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20220 Inspector General Thorson: The IRS guidelines for the retention of a Religious Tax Exemption state that the organization “must not devote a substantial part of their activities to attempting to influence legislation”. The Scientology […]

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The Answer to Hate is Truth

STAND League’s blog posts are usually off point. Either the post starts out as one thing then turns into an attack, either overtly or covertly, at Leah Remini and Mike Rinder or it is a preachy, patronizing attempt at moral teaching. Enter the recent post by a Laurie Bartilson entitled The Answer to Hate is […]

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There is No Point in Yesterday

Or: We Do Not Believe in Reincarnation or Past Lives. Maybe. Scientology is filled with strange, conflicting and confusing beliefs. Claiming a belief in a Supreme Being while at the same time calling their Thetan “Creator of life, itself” then hedging by saying you can believe in God if you want to. Or not. It […]

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The Cult has Two Faces

Or, do as we say, not as we do… After a suspicious dearth of Nasty-Grams by Creepy Eddie Parkin, STAND League retweeted a syrupy, idealistic little post dated January 2019 addressing religious intolerance. —https://www.standleague.org/blog/religious-tolerance-how-you-can-earn-peace.html Written by one Ellis Craig. He leads with a simplistic history lesson as an analogy in order to lay a foundation […]

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Scientology’s Forked Tongue

On February 25th, 2019 Edward Parkin posted a blog entry stamped “For Immediate Release”. The apparent urgency was for STAND League to announce that “STAND Condemns Rise of Anti-Semitism in France.” —https://www.standleague.org/news/stand-condemns-rise-of-anti-semitism-in-france.html According to upi.com, this anti-Semitic desecration is one incident of many in a 74% increase in anti Jewish hate crimes in France since […]

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