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Scientologists In Tennessee Charged In Kidnapping Case

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posted on May, 17 2017 @ 02:41 PM
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A Scientologist running his own self-proclaimed “treatment centers” in Tennessee has been charged with kidnapping after holding two people against their will at one of his facilities. Police at the Cannon County Sheriff’s office discovered the man’s victims being held in small cabins with “no obvious amenity for life” earlier this year. One of the victims told police he was being held there to be “cleansed through Scientology,” while another victim, described as a mentally handicapped woman, was locked inside her cabin for 14 hours a day.


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A man who runs Scientology “treatment centers” throughout Tennessee and two of his employees were prosecuted after police found two people held against their will at one of his facilities.

All facilities in Cannon County were closed and three men were arrested in connection with the kidnappings. According to WZTV, deputies responded to a 911 call from the Sunshine Lane facility in early February and discovered a man in a cabin with no food or running water. The man claimed a caretaker prevented him from leaving and that he was assaulted.


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Three people were eventually arrested. Dennis Flamond and Hans Lytle were charged with false imprisonment, and another man, Marc Vallieres was charged with facilitation of kidnapping.

All of them pleaded either guilty or a plea that’s similar to no contest, and entered judicial diversion, meaning the charges could be expunged if the three stay out of trouble.

The three agreed to shut down the facility they were running.

NewsChannel 5 tried contacting the attorney representing the people arrested, but our phone calls were not returned.

This was not the first time that Life Center for a New Tomorrow has faced scrutiny. In 2014, the state cited the facility for not having records of background checks or annual training for employees on file, and having residents at the facility that they weren't licensed for, among other violations.


Dear Scientology,

Can you just hurry up and die?

I thought it would be mildly pleasant to watch you die slowly, but now I'm thinking that too many people have to suffer for that.

And how dare you try to take over Clearwater's tourism, you evil bastards.

I will continue to wander into your facilities drunk off my face, demanding to speak to Shelly Miscavige. And, I may even buy a projector and host an outdoor screening of Going Clear in downtown Clearwater.

Sincerely,

Some guy that doesn't go to Clearwater anymore, because you ruined it

P.S. Stay the hell out of Miami, too!


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posted on May, 17 2017 @ 02:44 PM
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I've always thought that Scientology was pretty weird and they should be held accountable when they commit crimes or violate someone's rights, but they do have the right to believe whatever they want to believe.

Do they have special underwear, like the Mormons?



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 02:46 PM
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a reply to: introvert

The Mormons have special underwear?



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 02:49 PM
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originally posted by: ColdWisdom
a reply to: introvert

The Mormons have special underwear?


Ya:

en.wikipedia.org...



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 02:53 PM
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a reply to: introvert

I don't think Scientologists have any special underwear. However, SeaOrg members do get to play dress up and pretend they are in the Navy.

But like the mormons, Scientology hates gays.


It was the San Diego church’s support of California’s homophobic Proposition 8 in 2008, for example, that became the last straw for director Paul Haggis, who famously quit the church and then told his story to the New Yorker last year. (He’s not gay, but he has two lesbian daughters.)



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 03:03 PM
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Problem is, their beliefs repeatedly involve violating people's rights. Therefore they shouldn't have the right to believe some of the things they do. Not sure what Mormons have to do with this thread but when they wear their holy underwear, it doesn't affect anyone's freedom.



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 03:04 PM
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a reply to: ColdWisdom

Scientology aka satanism occult in disguise.



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 03:14 PM
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a reply to: knowledgehunter0986

LaVey and Hubbard were buddies.



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 03:23 PM
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a reply to: ColdWisdom

Huh.

How is that famous actor a Scientologist then?



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 03:28 PM
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He was also bros with Satanist/Rocket Scientist Jack Parsons before stealing his life savings and running off with his woman. They were big time into black magic and sex magic.

Hubbard's own son says his old man thought he was Satan himself.



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 04:18 PM
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Ahhh, my old Clearwater days. Sun, Sand, and Scientologists. Galore on all three.

They finally wore Bob Minton down, but I gave him a hand back in the day. That will get you some suppressive person attention fast. Pfft. Probably no faster than your hee-larious pasttime though!!!

The methods of control are indeed, I'm personally convinced, a staple of black majick as referenced above. Miscavige is as sinister a punk as L. Ron Hubbard was.



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 04:41 PM
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originally posted by: Tuomptonite
a reply to: introvert

Problem is, their beliefs repeatedly involve violating people's rights. Therefore they shouldn't have the right to believe some of the things they do.



They have the right to believe anything they damn well please. If and when they do act-out on those beliefs and violate another person's rights, their right ends right there.



Not sure what Mormons have to do with this thread but when they wear their holy underwear, it doesn't affect anyone's freedom.


I was being facetious.


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posted on May, 17 2017 @ 04:44 PM
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Schadenfreude can be enjoyable in some cases but it is always fun when it comes to the scumbags at Scientology.



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 04:49 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

Schadenfreude can be enjoyable in some cases but it is always fun when it comes to the scumbags at Scientology.


Lesson here...be careful where you stick your schadenfreude.



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 04:55 PM
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originally posted by: introvert
Lesson here...be careful where you stick your schadenfreude.


I'd like to see someone give it to Miscavige.




edit on 17-5-2017 by AugustusMasonicus because: I ♥ cheese pizza.



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 05:07 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: introvert
Lesson here...be careful where you stick your schadenfreude.


I'd like to see someone give it to Miscavige.





It depends. Do they have to get past any Magische Unterwasche?

I don't want to have to wait too long for my schadenfreude.



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 05:10 PM
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originally posted by: introvert
It depends. Do they have to get past any Magische Unterwasche?

I don't want to have to wait too long for my schadenfreude.


That wouldn't be a challenge, if they had Hubbard's nasty teeth to try and fend you off it may be a no go.



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 05:11 PM
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I guess I didn't express myself well. Of course, we're all free to believe whatever we want.

However, When a group of peoples beliefs cause them to constantly violate a humans rights and freedoms, perhaps its time the government stop recognizing them as a legit religion.



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 05:17 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: introvert
It depends. Do they have to get past any Magische Unterwasche?

I don't want to have to wait too long for my schadenfreude.


That wouldn't be a challenge, if they had Hubbard's nasty teeth to try and fend you off it may be a no go.


Oh. Didn't think about that.

Always pissing in my wheaties...damn masons.



posted on May, 17 2017 @ 05:18 PM
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originally posted by: Tuomptonite
a reply to: introvert

I guess I didn't express myself well. Of course, we're all free to believe whatever we want.

However, When a group of peoples beliefs cause them to constantly violate a humans rights and freedoms, perhaps its time the government stop recognizing them as a legit religion.



That may cause some 1st amendment issues.



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