Nov 27, 2016

CultNEWS101 Articles: 11/28/2016

CultNEWS101 Articles: 11/28/2016

"Leah Remini’s anti-Scientology documentary on A&E is scorching. It airs Tuesday night the 29th at 10pm. Remini explains her trajectory as a teen member of the cult, what happened to her family, how she left and wrote her book which was published earlier this year."

"A woman who broke free from a polygamous marriage told a trial that she had to repeatedly seek permission to go to nursing school.
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Jane Blackmore is the first witness at the trial of three members from the polygamous community of Bountiful, B.C., who are accused of transporting girls under the age of 16 into the United States for a sexual purpose."

A woman who was one of 27 wives to a leader of a British Columbia polygamous sect told a courtroom Wednesday that women and girls in the religious community were taught to be obedient, marry young and have as many children as possible.
Jane Blackmore was the first witness called by special prosecutor Peter Wilson in the trial of three people with ties to the southeastern B.C. community of Bountiful.

"An Abuja pastor that offered a trader 500,000 for the trader to be used as a miracle scam. The Trader was to pretend that he was a dead man and the Pastor will then raise him from the death, unfortunately the trader died in coffin before they could make it to the stadium where the pastor was holding his crusade in Abuja."

"Some thirty per cent of French citizens who are radicalized today are women, according to the government. In September, three young women were arrested in Paris after attempting to stage a car bombing near Notre Dame. “It was a mystery that I wanted to resolve for myself,” Mention-Schaar said of her reasons for making “Heaven Will Wait,” which is one of a recent spate of movies that take up the subject of radicalization, though it is unique in its attention to women. “Parents are caught completely off guard. We don’t know how it happens that, all of a sudden, four young women who met on the Internet want to commit an attack. What happened before that?”"

"When you start working with a person, the first question is, is that person willing to change? Is he or she actually asking for help to leave the movement? Is there any cognitive opening?
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It’s like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, you try to work yourself to the core and offer something that gets more and more attractive to that person, to compete with a narrative of groups like ISIL or al-Qaida."

"This is hard for both your Mom & Dad. You know we love you very much as a daughter. You are disfellowshipped & left us. We never left you. You also left Jehovah. We ask that you don't call us anymore unless there is an emergency. We always want to help."

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