Lies Debunked: Does Scientology hold any political views?

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Scientology's doublecross

Scientology's® Claims

From: publicrelations@scientology.org
Subject: Does Scientology hold any political views?
Date: 2000/03/07

Does Scientology hold any political views?

Scientology is nonpolitical and does not engage in any political activity whatsoever. By its creed, "All men have inalienable rights to conceive, choose, assist or support their own organizations, churches and governments." Scientologists are free to hold their own political views, vote for the candidates of their choice, etc., and are not given direction from the Church as to what position to take on political issues or candidates. The Church believes there should be a complete separation of church and state.

Robert


And now for the truth

That's complete nonsense. The Scientology organization is a criminal enterprise and, like the more traditional organized crime syndicates such as the Italian Mafia, its ringleaders will advance and advocate political positions which are the most financially favorable to its ringleaders' coffers. Scientology's history is stuffed full of political activities, often under the make fake fronts that Scientology creates to try to hide their activities.

As for the crime syndicate some how advocating the notion that there must be complete separation of church and state, if we leave alone for the moment the fact that Scientology isn't a real religion and can't be considered a "church," we can look at the organization's massive intrusions into the governments of the world, either through their "Operation Snow White" (see Snow White, Snow White 2, Sweden Snow White, Snow White FOIA, Germany Snow White, and Portugal Snow White for details.)

Even more relevant is the massive violation of Constitutional seporation of Church and State as discussed in 9th Circuit Opinion in Sklar vs. Commissioner dated 29 January 2001 where-in the judges find that the granting of Scientology's tax exemption status was an unconstitutional criminal act which violates the Establishment Clause of the U. S. Constitution. A judge's opinion in that finding was most telling: "...the proper course of action is a lawsuit to put a stop to that policy." The Federal 9'Th Court states that citizens should sue the IRS to remove Scientology's tax exemption status specifically because it violates the seporation of "church" and State.

Why did Scientology lie to us when it claimed -- as it does above in the official spokesperson's message -- that Scientology "...believes there should be a complete separation of church and state" when in fact judicial findings show that Scientology's violation of the Constitutional Establishing clause is highly actionable to the point where a judge specifically states citizens should sue to rectify?

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