This week, members of STAND’s Los Angeles chapter gathered at the Church of Scientology of the Valley for their annual holiday reception, to connect, share ideas, and celebrate another year of success in the fight for religious freedom.
Last week, Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination held its first annual year-end celebration at the Church of Scientology of the Valley in Los Angeles, honoring nine successful months of operation and setting high goals for the year ahead.
STAND is mindful that Hungarian Scientologists have also faced religious discrimination and have been subject to hate speech. STAND sincerely hopes that this atmosphere of religious and racial tolerance will expand and reach into all sectors of this country thereby helping to establish a new cultural renaissance from which all can benefit.
Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination (STAND), is in strong support of the German religious pluralism conference organized by members of the Baha’i faith in Germany and the Anne Frank Foundation, with the German government’s State Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Integration.
The Church of Scientology has won another victory before the Court of Cassation—France’s highest court for all criminal and civil matters—in a lawsuit filed against the French government for a prosecutor’s illegal and unsuccessful attempt in 2009 to dissolve one of the Scientology Churches in Paris.