Jehovah’s Witnesses can hide the truth to protect religion

By Trey Bundy / September 23, 2015 On a Friday morning in August, one of the Jehovah’s Witnesses top leaders sat before an Australian government commission investigating whether the organization hid child sexual abuse from secular authorities. That Geoffrey Jackson, one of the seven members of the religion’s Governing Body, … Continue reading

Scientology And The Hell Of Disconnection

Scientology "Org"

Today, the ”church” of Scientology exists through intimidation, bullying and outright psychological terrorism of its remaining members. “Disconnection is the severance of all ties between a Scientologist and a friend, colleague, or family member deemed to be antagonistic towards Scientology. The practice of disconnection is a form of shunning.  Among Scientologists, … Continue reading

Twelve Tribes Cult Raided In France

View taken on 21 November 2006 at the Navarrenx Sus mansion that houses the community " Tabitha 's Place " which is considered a cult by the Parliamentary Commission on cults. GUILLAUME BONNAUD / AFP

Ten people were taken into custody Tuesday night after a major police operation conducted in Sus, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in the premises of the sectarian community Tabitha’s Place. “The activities of this community are the subject of a judicial inquiry that I opened in March 2014 as a result of … Continue reading

Oppressive Rules of the Twelve Tribes Community

Elbert Eugene Spriggs - Founder of the Twelve Tribes Cult

Written by an ex member. 1. The community member is not allowed to think for him/herself. In the cult you are expected to just blindly follow what the leaders (“shepherds”) say and all of the members do. I asked a leader once if they ever agree to disagree but love … Continue reading

Con Man Creflo Dollar Is Going To Get His $65M Jet

Rip-off reverend Creflo Dollar

By Steve Siebold You may have heard the story a few months ago about an Atlanta-based minister who claimed he needed a $65 million private jet so he could “safely and swiftly share the Good News of the Gospel worldwide.” But almost as quickly as Pastor Creflo Dollar asked his 200,000 … Continue reading

Warren Jeffs Custom Made Rape Alter

The bed where Warren Jeffs abused his "little wives" Photo - Radar on Line

By Debbie Emery – Nov 30, 2012 Just when you think that the dark world of cult leader Warren Jeffs couldn’t get any sicker, graphic images have emerged of the bed that he had personally made for the purpose ofsexually assaulting a multitude of underage girls. Made of sturdy hardwood so it … Continue reading

Are Fundamentalist Christians Getting Away with ‘Pious’ Domestic Abuse?

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This site is reader supported.  Please make a donation by clicking the donate button so that we may continue to fight abusive religions and cults.  Thank you. This post originally appeared in VICE UK on November 7, 2014 by Helen Nianias in a leafy part of South London, a vicar … Continue reading

Jenna Tracy – The ATI cult and the ‘Quiverfull’ movement defined my life, until I was old enough to break away

The Duggar family, who featured in the show 19 Kids and Counting, are also associated with the ATI movement. Photograph: BETH HALL/AP

This site is reader supported.  Please make a donation by clicking the donate button so that we may continue to fight abusive religions and cults.  Thank you. By Jenna Tracy For the longest time, I didn’t know how to explain to people how I grew up. Raised in Minnesota, my family … Continue reading

Twin Sisters, Former Children of God Members

Flor and Tamar Edwards.  Former member of the Children of God cult. Photo courtesy ABC News

Please click the donate button and make a donation so that we can continue and expand our work.  Thank you. By REENA NINAN, JACKIE POU, HANA KARAR and LAUREN EFFRON Most childhoods are filled with bike riding, eating pizza or going to the movies, but twins Flor and Tamar Edwards, both 34, have been discovering … Continue reading

Heather’s Story – Bill Gothard and the Institute in Basic Life Principles

Bill Gothard - Teacher, Preacher, Pervert.

This site is reader supported. Please click the donate button and make a donation to help our cause. On February 2014 the Board of Directors of the Institute in Basic Life Principles (The Duggar family choice for home schooling) placed Gothard on indefinite administrative leave while it investigated claims that … Continue reading

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