... There's evidence that they are.
In Scientology, children are considered to be small adults, not dependents with special needs. Scientology policy dictates that Sea Org members may spend no more than one hour a day with their children, and then only if they have had a productive week.
(Can someone find citations for these policies for me? Please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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