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Padgett Litigation Update 15

From: (The Truth)
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: PADGETT LITIGATION UPDATE 15 (re-post from 2/26/00)
Date: Sun, 28 May 2000 10:09:14 -0400 (EDT)
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Attorney John F. Padgett of Orleans, MA
mailed two (2) copies of "A PIECE OF BLUE
SKIES -- Scientology, Dianetics, and L. Ron
Hubbard Exposed" to the Madisonville,
Kentucky Public Library on January 25, 2000.
Included with these treasured books, was a
warning that they might get stolen or simply
disappear from the library shelves without a
trace, and for the librarians to keep them
behind the counter for I.D. checks and
security deposits to be required.

The reason for this donation of books, is that
in that town is the Hopkins Circuit Court, the
litigation battlefield of Co$ adherent Laura
Padgett against her ex-member former
husband (2D in Hubbard techno-speak,)
Tom Padgett.  In the past 7 plus years of
civil litigation, which 2 years ago migrated
into a criminal (set-up) indictment against Tom,
the only book legal pundits in that Western
Kentucky hamlet could come up with in
matters of religion and Scientology was
the John Locke reader and his essays on
"Tolerance."  Attorney Padgett wanted that
community to have more updated information
on the sect in question from a 20th Century
British writer (Jon Atack,) as opposed to
just relying on 17th Century British writer
Locke for judicial wisdom in that venue.

A press release was faxed to the local
newspaper, The Madisonville Messenger,
announcing the availability of these books to
the public in Hopkins County since in Padgett
vs. Padgett case law is the first in the world
to condone and grant tacit approval of
Hubbard's "CHILD DIANETICS -- Processing
of Children" over standard accepted studies
in child psychology and child psychiatry.

If any ARSers are interested in following up
with the newspaper on this story in support
of the father's contention that the cult is
a lethal and dangerous entity, here are the

or the Managing Editor Mr. Brian LaMar at:

            The Madisonville Messenger
             221 South Main Street
             Box 529
             Madisonville,  KY  42431-0529
             Phone # (270) 824-3300
             fax # (270) 825-3733

And in the interest of equal 1st Amendment
rights, we are sure the paper would like to hear
from those in support of the Scientologist
mother, that claims her ex is an SP and soon
to be convicted felon thusly eligible for a
warm spot on the page!


Alliance for Better Understanding of
Scientology Ethics  (A.B.U.S.E.) link to:

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