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Err, you almost don't know what to say. . . .Sugegst reading teh whole article.

http://globalnews.ca/news/3426629/scientology-facility-closed-tennessee/?utm_source=Article&utm_medium=MostPopular&utm_campaign=2014

A group of psychiatric facilities owned and run by the Church of Scientology in Tennessee has been closed after local police found some patients being held against their will.

The Cannon Courier, out of Cannon County, Tenn. and nearby the Scientology facilities, reports that the buildings are now permanently closed and three suspects have been charged.

“[We] would like to make the general public of [the] county aware that the Scientology facilities are closed and [no longer] operating,” read a statement released by the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department.

Police discovered the facilities, which were no more than tiny cabins and one double-wide trailer, concealed in the wilderness and heavily secured. They described the scene as “a gated, makeshift paddock secured externally with a steel latch.”
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Seems to fit in with everything I've read or heard about Scientology.

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The Church of Scientology has denied any connection to the facility, and some news outlets have reported errata and edited their versions of the story to remove all mention of Scientology.

Appears that the CoS "Office of External Affairs" has gone into damage control mode and might be threatening lawsuits again.
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They have had a lot of defections and have lost a lot of economic power. . . . . Might be harder for the church to effectively sue than previously. 
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They're still super-rich though, and no less ruthless with the litigation.

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They're still super-rich though, and no less ruthless with the litigation.


They are still ruthless but recently they seem to have lost their touch.
Might be that others know how to fight back now.
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Might be that others know how to fight back now.

I think this is certainly true.

 

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