Scientology showdown reveals claims of torture, abuse of dissenting members - 2012-02-15

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F0.png Scientology showdown reveals claims of torture, abuse of dissenting members February 15, 2012, Michael Barajas, San Antonio Current

In the fall of 2007, leaders dragged Cook and her husband back to Clearwater, Fla., Scientology's spiritual mecca, where she spent three more weeks in confinement, in and out of forced confessions with church officials, hoping for a path out. Then the church provided one: by signing a sweeping non-disclosure contract, agreeing to never speak ill of the church, she could leave. "I would have signed I stabbed babies over and over again and loved it. I would have done anything at that point," Cook said in sworn court testimony last week. "If I had refused to sign the agreement, then I wouldn't have been able to leave."


{{cite news | first = Michael | last = Barajas | title = Scientology showdown reveals claims of torture, abuse of dissenting members | url = http://sacurrent.com/news/scientology-showdown-reveals-claims-of-torture-abuse-of-dissenting-members-1.1271897 | work = San Antonio Current | date = February 15, 2012 | accessdate = January 14, 2017 }}