Defending against its critics

The Cult Awareness Network used to receive more calls about Scientology than any other group. That was before a hail of lawsuits helped Scientologists take over the network. Now when people call the hotline, chances are a Scientologist is on the other end. That’s according to several news organization and Cynthia Kisser, the group’s former executive director, now an attorney in Chicago. “It’s as if the (Ku Klux) Klan had taken over the Anti-Defamation League,” she said. The Church of Scientology attacks outspoken ex-members, journalists, government officials and others it regards as threats. It has spent tens of millions of … Continue reading Defending against its critics