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The “Haunted” Inn and a Lesson on Perspective

Religious Freedom

August 11, 2017

The “Haunted” Inn and a Lesson on Perspective

Recently, I flew back to my home town for a high school reunion. I rented a car and drove to the Historic Brook Forest Inn,...

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Church of Scientology Mission of Baton Rouge—Beacon of Light and Hope on the Mississippi

Scientology Religion

August 8, 2017

Church of Scientology Mission of Baton Rouge—Beacon of Light and Hope on the Mississippi

This building of this Mission represents years of dedication by me and many others. It is an aesthetic space worthy of the...

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A Story about Rocks, Inspired by Rolling Stone

A Story about Rocks, Inspired by Rolling Stone

“The pen is mightier than the sword,” as the saying goes. If you give an idiot a sword he’ll end up hurting innocent...

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Raising Our Voices—What it Means to be a STAND Member

Raising Our Voices—What it Means to be a STAND Member

Scientologists are, almost without exception, really nice people. That’s something you could say of most people and groups...

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If Religion is All Greek to You

Tolerance

May 15, 2017

If Religion is All Greek to You

I was raised Jewish, and I remember going to temple and reading from the Torah when I was 11. Unfortunately, I could read...

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Know What You’re Objecting To

Know What You’re Objecting To

It’s fine if you object, but at least know what it is you’re objecting to. As a Scientologist of 36 years, I’ve read...

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I’m “Secretive” About My Religion?

I’m “Secretive” About My Religion?

My religion has a lot that gets said about it in the media. But one of the most laughable and irksome myths about Scientology...

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To Share or Not to Share, That is the Question

Scientology Religion

April 26, 2017

To Share or Not to Share, That is the Question

When my husband and I eloped nearly 28 years ago, we had no idea what we were doing. But we were so distracted by the butterflies...

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What Color are Your Eyes?

Religious Freedom

March 28, 2017

What Color are Your Eyes?

Discriminate: to make a difference in treatment or favor on a basis other than individual merit. If you have ever been discriminated...

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Which Scientology Books Have You Read?

Which Scientology Books Have You Read?

Any longtime Scientologist like me has become inured to periodic lunatic media eruptions on the subject. They bring to mind...

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What Scientologists Do for L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday

Scientology Founder

March 14, 2017

What Scientologists Do for L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday

Every year on March 13, Scientologists celebrate L. Ron Hubbard’s birthday with great joy. He was, and still is through...

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You’re Not as Tolerant and Inclusive as You Think, and Here’s Why

You’re Not as Tolerant and Inclusive as You Think, and Here’s Why

Living in diverse Los Angeles, you would think bigotry is the last thing I’d have to worry about in my daily life, but it’s...

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If It’s True It’s True. If It’s on TV, It’s on TV

If It’s True It’s True. If It’s on TV, It’s on TV

I have had the privilege of being a Scientologist for the past eleven years and I have been Jewish all my life. As a Jew,...

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Verbal Vandals

Religious Freedom

March 8, 2017

Verbal Vandals

By Stacy Sass I was standing in front of my Church with my family and some friends, lingering and chatting after a particularly...

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C’mon Facebook. Live by your standards.

C’mon Facebook. Live by your standards.

The First Amendment is a tricky one. It protects my right to practice my religion but also, to a certain extent, protects...

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Fact or Fiction?

Religious Freedom

March 8, 2017

Fact or Fiction?

There are some people who think they know what Scientology is because they read a book “about” Scientology or saw a special...

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Aziz Ansari Hits the Mark in SNL Monologue

Aziz Ansari Hits the Mark in SNL Monologue

Aziz Ansari said something interesting on Saturday Night Live , and I laughed, because he’s freaking hilarious. And because,...

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