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July 20, 2017

STAND Demands Resignation of Fox News Reporter Eben Brown After his Hate Tweet is Exposed

It is unconscionable in this day and age that a reporter for a respected news network should be permitted to get away with this type of invitation to violence. It would not be tolerated with any other religion and should in no way be tolerated against Scientology.

July 20, 2017

Greg Headen
Fox News Miami Bureau

Mr. Headen:

Fox News reporter Eben Brown posted on Twitter the statement: “Obviously a @Scientology front. Whatever you’re doing @LeahRemini @MikeRinder, it’s working.” Brown refers to the smashed window of our Los Angeles Church caused by a Brandon Reisdorf, who hurled a hammer through it and was subsequently convicted of a felony hate crime as a result.

Your reporter, Eben Brown, in his attached tweet, is patently advocating his support for violence against our Church—a hate crime.

Such conduct from a news reporter using a Fox Twitter account is far from dispassionate, impartial reporting. It is anti-religious bigotry with the imprimatur of the implied endorsement of Fox News.

It is unconscionable in this day and age that a reporter for a respected news network should be permitted to get away with this type of invitation to violence. It would not be tolerated with any other religion and should in no way be tolerated against Scientology.

STAND League demands that this post be deleted, an apology issued by Fox and we demand the resignation of Eben Brown for his hateful and intolerant posting against Scientology, the religion of millions.

Please get back to me with the appropriate measures taken against Mr. Brown for his intolerant and intolerable conduct.

Edward Parkin
International Director STAND

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