Stealth Scientology

Scientology sneaks into society surreptitiously, under a number of guises - front groups, business consulting firms, and outright infiltration.

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March 18, 1989 Consulting Firm Aims Pitch at Dentists A California-based consulting firm run by disciples of the Church of Scientology is staging a seminar in Atlanta this weekend, hoping to attract attention - and business - from 15,000 dentists in town for a convention. Press
April 19, 1986 Park Ridge Showdown Parents Protest Firing Of Montessori Teachers Scientologists and opponents of cults waged a war of leaflets as more than 100 angry parents confronted two representatives of a Park Ridge Montessori school that fired five teachers in a furor over teaching materials. Claiming their children had been traumatized by the abrupt firings, some parents threatened a breach-of-contract lawsuit. Parents said two-thirds of the more than 200 students at the school were withdrawn because the teachers were fired when they refused to use books designed by the founder of the Church of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard. Press, Scientology in the Workplace
April 18, 1986 Teachers Fired In Scientology Fuss Tell Stand Susan and Robert Volenec were out of work and their two children were out of school yesterday after an uproar at a Park Ridge Montessori facility over books designed by Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. The parents were among six teachers fired after they refused to use books designed by Hubbard. Press, Scientology in the Workplace
April 17, 1986 6 Teachers Balk, Fired Over Scientology Book Six teachers at a Park Ridge Montessori school were fired yesterday after refusing to use books designed by Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, school officials said. The teachers, described as "veterans" of the 16-year-old school, held a meeting protesting the Hubbard materials and also warned parents about the Hubbard book, Bowes said. Press, Scientology in the Workplace
April 21, 1981 Bizarre Brainwashing Cult Cons Top Stars Into Backing Its Drug Program Some of Hollywood's biggest stars have been duped into endorsing a controversial drug rehabilitation program called Narconon, which is actually operated by Scientology. More than 170 celebrities' names have been used as "Friends of Narconon." Although a few are Scientologists - such as Cathy Lee Crosby, Priscilla Presley and Karen Black - others were shocked to learn Narconon was an offshoot of the weird cult. celebrities, Celebrities, Narconon, Press
December 26, 1979 Church tried to infiltrate Pinellas police agencies (part 11 of a 14-part Pulitzer prize winning series) St. Petersburg Times: Church tried to infiltrate Pinellas police agencies (part 11 of a 14-part Pulitzer prize winning series)
December 25, 1979 Church infiltrated the Clearwater Sun (part 10 of a 14-part Pulitzer prize winning series) St. Petersburg Times: Church infiltrated the Clearwater Sun (part 10 of a 14-part Pulitzer prize winning series)
November 27, 1979 Released Scientology data shows infiltration of magazine Los Angeles Times: Released Scientology data shows infiltration of magazine
September 8, 1977 FBI Allegedly Infiltrated Scientology in 1974 San Francisco Chronicle: FBI Allegedly Infiltrated Scientology in 1974
August 19, 1977 Church of Scientology accused of infiltrating FBI Los Angeles Times: Church of Scientology accused of infiltrating FBI