Scientology's Antagonists - 2008-08-13

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F95.png Scientology's Antagonists August 13, 2008, Lauren Smiley, SF Weekly

An ex-Scientologist and an army of online pranksters attempt to bring down the controversial religion.

But Gorman's loyalty to Scientology turned to rage against it in 2001, after his then-teenage friend Jennifer Stewart, now his wife, alleged she was forcibly raped by an adult staff member of the Mountain View branch of the church. Both say that Scientology officials, including Quiros, urged them not to go to the police. Scientology staffers vigorously deny both allegations. In a later civil suit, the church weighed the bad press that might come from the "incendiary" allegations coming out at trial and paid Stewart a handsome 2005 out-of-court settlement that barely made the news.

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