Court: “Unfair” Church Policy Can Be Overturned

The National Post, a Canadian online news service, reported that a ruling by the Alberta Court of Appeal states that secular courts have the authority to overturn religious edicts in certain situations. That court will allow a Calgary resident to challenge his being disfellowshipped and shunned by his Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation.

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Convicted Child Rapist Caught Going Door to Door

For years we have warned that Jehovah’s Witness pedophiles “could be knocking on doors in your neighborhood” – putting your children and those of your neighbors in unthinkable danger.

It finally happened and it was caught on video.

A middle-aged male Jehovah’s Witness identified as a “publicly registered pedophile” was caught going door-to-door in a quiet suburban neighborhood. Challenging the accusation, he claimed it was all “just a mistake.”

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BBC Interview: Growing Up a JW – the Facts

Jeremy Vine, a featured interviewer for the UK’s BBC media network, invited former Jehovah’s Witness Naomi Rowling to share her childhood and life experiences. Her honest and revealing life story is very similar to those of thousands of JW children past and present.

During the interview, Ms. Rowling is calm, clear and precise in her recollection of her childhood experiences. She explains how her life lacked opportunity, outside relationships and holidays. She also provides a very clear and somewhat alarming overview of Jehovah’s Witnesses’ beliefs and their organization. She stays on subject and remains focused throughout. Very few short interviews offer such a high level of revealing and accurate information.

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PBS NewsHour: JW Child Abuse Documentary

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Did leaders of Jehovah’s Witnesses cover up child sex abuse?

In San Francisco, a woman (Candace Conti) is suing the Jehovah’s Witnesses for failing to protect her from a known child abuser when she was a child. The following video produced by the Center for Investigative Reporting shed light on accusations that religious leaders led a cover-up of child sex abuse.

Special correspondent Trey Bundy of the CIR’s Reveal reported on how the Watchtower organization is using the first amendment to fight these charges.

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Special Watchtower Segment on “Nightline”

ABC News Nightline presented as a lead story a 10-minute special report focusing on the Candace Conti child abuse trial. The Watchtower Society, the North Fremont (California) Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses and Jonathan Kendrick were the defendants in this court case.

Originally scheduled for March 10, this program aired in the United States late Thursday evening March 12, 2015 beginning at 12:35 AM EDT (actually early Friday morning). It was also presented at 12:35 AM (local time) in most other major American media markets.

Nightline episodes are normally 30 minutes long, but the “Watchtower report” was the featured story on this show and is now available on YouTube. [See video below.]

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