Blog: Why is it so hard to find a Scientologist in good standing? - 2017-02-20

F0.png Why is it so hard to find a Scientologist in good standing? February 20, 2017, Jeffrey Augustine, Scientology Money Project

(Note: This article was first published at Tony Ortega's Underground Bunker)

On Wednesday, Tony Ortega wrote that a Tampa federal judge continues to uphold his ruling that a California couple, Louis and Rocio Garcia, must submit their allegations of fraud to Scientology's internal arbitration scheme — which doesn't, actually, exist. And part of their frustration, the Garcia's allege, is that every time they select a Scientologist they want to make an arbitrator in the Orwellian scheme, Scientology finds a way to declare that person "not in good standing." Even the judge admitted it was pretty impossible to figure out who is and who isn't in "good standing" in the church.

What is a Scientologist in good standing anyway?