Blog: Taking a hard look at Scientology's slush fund, the unlicensed and unregulated IAS - 2016-07-29

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F0.png Taking a hard look at Scientology's slush fund, the unlicensed and unregulated IAS July 29, 2016, Jeffrey Augustine, Scientology Money Project

In our last article, we showed that the word "Scientologist" is a collective membership mark used by members of the affiliated churches and missions of Scientology:

This statement is found in the fine print of Impact, the official magazine of the International Association of Scientologists. Curiously enough, and as documented last week, the IAS itself is not a part of the ecclesiastical hierarchy of Scientology churches and missions:

Given the autonomy of the IAS from the Church of Scientology, we are left to ask by what right or privilege is the IAS able to use the word "Scientologist." The Scientology weasel answer is contained in the correspondence between the Church and the IRS in 1992: