Scientology's 2013 in review: July fireworks, courtesy of an actress from Brooklyn - 2013-12-28
We're continuing our year-in-review, and we've come to the explosive month of July. But before we get into the drama created by the biggest Scientology celebrity defection ever, a few other important things happened as the summer deepened.
On July 2, Laura DeCrescenzo finally obtained her "pc files" from Scientology after a Los Angeles Superior Court judge had ordered the files to be turned over to her in Laura's forced-abortion lawsuit. The church had failed in multiple appeals to stop the judge's order, even losing in state supreme court. Laura received some 18,000 documents on a thumb drive, and began sifting through them.