Lloyd Evans gets out his crystal ball to see the future for Jehovah’s Witnesses

 Where is the Watch Tower and Bible Society of Pennsylvania, A/K/A, the Jehovah’s Witnesses organization, headed? We’ve seen a lot of bad news about child abuse being covered up in the church here and abroad. But does that mean changes are coming? Or, with 8 million members, is this a movement that’s too big to […]

Jehovah’s Witnesses: The price can be steep for coming forward about Watchtower’s secrets

[Barbara Anderson] With the Australia Royal Commission in 2016, and stories like the Atlantic’s big piece last month, it sure seems like exposing the Watchtower organization for covering up child molestation among Jehovah’s Witnesses is really gaining steam. But it’s good to remember the people who fought hard to make this issue public. In a […]

Record moose ‘taken’ in Washington, but don’t say it was gunned down

 The Daily Mail picked up a story written by the Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington about a record moose shot by a hunter named Jim Hall. The article describes how Hall had waited nearly 30 years for his turn to come up to hunt moose, but after passing up some earlier targets, his window of opportunity […]

Record moose ‘taken’ in Washington, but don’t say it was gunned down

 The Daily Mail picked up a story written by the Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington about a record moose shot by a hunter named Jim Hall. The article describes how Hall had waited nearly 30 years for his turn to come up to hunt moose, but after passing up some earlier targets, his window of opportunity […]

Scientology and evolution: The otherwordly experience of reading ‘A History of Man’

 This week in ‘Scientology Lit’ we’re looking at perhaps our favorite book by L. Ron Hubbard himself, the infamous ‘A History of Man’ of 1952. By that year, Hubbard had committed to the idea that Scientology, grown from the ashes of Dianetics, would pursue the idea of past-life therapy. This book was intended to give […]

L. Ron Hubbard: Scientology will thrive when medical doctors are reined in

 Thanks again to Rasha for bringing to us the newest edition of International Scientology News. The magazine is generally one of the most tiresome, as it serves mainly to repeat all of the propaganda that had been presented at one of David Miscavige’s big events, in this case the most recent L. Ron Hubbard Birthday […]

VIDEO: Jehovah’s Witnesses, subpoenas, and the attempted unmasking of apostates

 We mentioned the other day that the ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses community is experiencing something very like what ex-Scientologists went through 25 years ago, when the Church of Scientology went to war with the early Internet. Today, Lloyd Evans, Mark O’Donnell and others discuss the Watchtower’s new litigiousness against whistleblowers, and specifically in the case of one […]

VIDEO: Jehovah’s Witnesses, subpoenas, and the attempted unmasking of apostates

 We mentioned the other day that the ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses community is experiencing something very like what ex-Scientologists went through 25 years ago, when the Church of Scientology went to war with the early Internet. Today, Lloyd Evans, Mark O’Donnell and others discuss the Watchtower’s new litigiousness against whistleblowers, and specifically in the case of one […]

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