""Since 1986 authorities in France, Spain and Italy have raided more than 50 Scientology centers. Pending charges against more than 100 of its overseas church members include fraud, extortion, capital flight, coercion, illegally practicing medicine and taking advantage of mentally incapacitated people."" \r
- Time Magazine, May 6, 1991\r
What Judges Say About Scientology \r
""Scientology is evil"" ... ""socially harmful"" ... ""both immoral and socially obnoxious"" ... ""practices that are dangerous and harmful"" ... ""caused real harm"" ... ""replete with false medical and scientific claims devoid of any religious overlay or reference."" \r
Is Scientology breaking the law? \r
There's evidence that Scientology has a pattern of breaking the law in accordance with official Scientology policy. \r
Contact Your Attorney General \r
The Attorney General is responsible for enforcing the law in most states. The Attorney General's office often takes on fraud and large criminal prosecutions. You may also want to contact your District Attorney - the local version of the Attorney General. Feel free to use this sample letter, asking for an investigation - or better yet, write one of your own. \r
FACTNet's archive on Scientology crimes \r
An extensive resource on Scientology's fraud and criminality. \r
SCIENTOLOGY/L. RON HUBBARD GOVERNMENTAL OFFENSE TIMELINE \r
A list of actual government offenses by Scientology and Scientology officials.\r
Pros: Scientology is not a religion.
Cons: Scientology is a dangerous cult.