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Barbara AndersonBarbara Anderson was a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses from 1954 to 1997. She worked at Watchtower’s headquarters in Brooklyn, NY, from 1982 to 1992 where during her last three years there, she researched the movement’s official history (published in 1993) and did research as well as wrote a number of articles for their Awake! magazine. Barbara has done extensive research on issues related to child sexual abuse in the religion leading to interviews on major TV and radio programs as an outspoken critic of Jehovah’s Witnesses sexual abuse policies. Link to the The Discoveries of Barbara Anderson . . .


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stressed_outBehind the scenes, we are updating our post-and-page features, document indexing and search options, and expanding the audio-video libraries available to our readers. You may see obvious and dramatic changes as we reorganize and redesign layout and page indexing. Our goal is to simplify access to the massive amount of information (and our documents, of course!) that we make available to our visitors.

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 LATEST NEWS & CURRENT EVENTS

“Brooklyn Girl”

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In May of 2001, I attended a small conference in Soap Lake, Washington, where some thirty former Jehovah’s Witnesses (JWs) were gathered. The conference was sponsored by the late Richard Rawe. Richard was part of a group of former JWs who met once a year …

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BBC Reports: Did JWs Destroy Evidence?

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BBC Radio 4 reported on Sunday, February 14, 2016 that Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall elders in the UK were directed by the Watchtower Society’s headquarters to destroy certain documents that were of particular interest to the Goddard Inquiry investigating child abuse and reporting of criminal …

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Trey Bundy: One Year of Reporting JW Child Abuse

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It’s been one year since Trey Bundy first reported the Watchtower’s child abuse problems. Twelve months ago the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) began publishing information about Jehovah’s Witnesses and their cover-up of child sexual abuse on their website, REVEAL. During broadcasts on their radio show, …

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A Special Message from Barbara

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My Dear Friends, As you may be aware, for over 20 years I have been promoting changes to how organizations protect children from sexual abuse through the media and through the legislative and litigation processes. In late October 2015 I asked you to join me …

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