VIDEO: Watchtower appeals to Supreme Court to keep JW child abuse under wraps - 2019-08-06
"At first glance, this looks like a case where Watchtower has nothing to lose. Their mostly-volunteer legal team has delivered a petition, likely to be almost instantly discarded by the Supreme Court, that offers the organization the slim chance of setting a precedent that would alleviate most of their legal woes at a stroke. But what Watchtower doesn't understand is that they are throwing their proud history of securing civil liberties rights at the Supreme Court under the bus at considerable cost if only in terms of their reputation.
"History will never forgive an organization that sneers at the Roman Catholic church while enviously seeking to co-opt its confessional exemptions, and reassures its members that it takes seriously its duty to report child sex abuse while simultaneously fighting for its constitutional "right" to protect child molesters from the law."