AUDIO LEAK: You're invited to a Scientology TV watch party at the Portland org! - 2019-11-05
We've kept a pretty close watch over many of Scientology's 'Ideal Org' opening ceremonies, but there's one that will always have a special place in our hearts. That's when Mark Bunker had such a wild day trying to film the Portland Ideal Org grand opening in May 2013, and became the focus of furious action by various Scientology goons, aided by the local police force, to try and keep him away.
We're thinking about that now, more than six years later, for a couple of reasons. First, because this weekend in Kansas City there was a new Ideal Org grand opening for the first time in more than a year, and reports from people on the scene keep coming in about the lengths that Scientology went to in order to keep the curious away.
It's bad enough that David Miscavige finds local shills to participate in the ceremony, but Scientology also spends a lot of time in the weeks leading up to the event filling the local police force with a lot of nonsense about the ceremony coming under attack from terrorists, or something.