Book spells out rationale for church's 'spy system' - 1980-01-09
The book, researched, edited and published by the U.S. Ministerial Conference of Scientology Ministers, is entitled: The American Inquisition -- U.S. Government Agency Harassment, Religious Persecution and Abuse of Power.
And this is the introduction:
"Since the inception of the Scientology religious movement more than a quarter of a century ago, government agencies together with vested interest pressure groups have attempted through both overt and covert means to suppress the Church's spiritual practice and expansion.