Teenager faces prosecution for calling Scientology 'cult' - 2008-05-20

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F345.png Teenager faces prosecution for calling Scientology 'cult' May 20, 2008, The Guardian

A policewoman later read him section five of the Public Order Act and "strongly advised" him to remove the sign. The section prohibits signs which have representations or words which are threatening, abusive or insulting.

The teenager refused to back down, quoting a 1984 high court ruling from Mr Justice Latey, in which he described the Church of Scientology as a "cult" which was "corrupt, sinister and dangerous".


{{cite news | title = Teenager faces prosecution for calling Scientology 'cult' | url = http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2008/may/20/1 | work = The Guardian | date = May 20, 2008 | accessdate = January 14, 2017 }}