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Meeting at Kingdom Hall Lands Man in Jail

Jehovah’s Witness Meeting Lands Man in Jail on Molestation Charges  A Leesburg, Florida, news site reported on September 4, 2014 that police arrested a 35-year-old man accused of molesting a child that he met at a local Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Kingdom Hall. Clermont resident Michael Robert Paigo was also accused of trading inappropriate texts and pictures with the child, […]

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Jehovah’s Witness jailed for cyclist’s death while looking at photos

Minibus Driver Jailed for Death of Cyclist – BBC News, Southeast Wales, August 28, 2014 A minibus driver faces five years in jail for killing a cyclist, whom he hit while looking at photographs on his mobile phone. The driver told police that “the cyclist swerved” in front of him causing the accident. Owain Richard James, 30, […]

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Orange County lawsuit alleges sex abuse by Jehovah’s Witness leader

In sunny California, another lawsuit has been filed by the Zalkin Law Firm based in San Diego, California. This complaint is one of nearly a dozen sexual abuse cases filed by this firm seeking damages from a local Jehovah’s Witness congregation and the corporation that represents Jehovah’s Witnesses, the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York, Inc. Two […]

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First priest accused of sexual abuse to be tried at the Vatican

The following article has appeared in various publications over the past couple of days. Not only will this priest face justice in the secular courts, no matter what the outcome might be before a civil judge and jury he will face trial by the Vatican court as well. Unlike the Watchtower Society’s Governing Body, it […]

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Jehovah May Be Frowning

THE HARRISON PRESS Harrison, Ohio Written by Joe Awad, Editor Tuesday, August 12, 2013 308 PM They did it. I had great hope the Jehovah’s Witnesses would not play dirty, but they did. A lawsuit against Harrison was inevitable over conflicting philosophies regarding the purpose of the Joint Economic Development District. The JWs, backed by […]

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Catholic Church settles Seattle school abuse judgement

Thirty men who claimed they were sexually abused while attending two Catholic schools in the Seattle, Washington area will share $12 million. The Archdiocese of Seattle has agreed to pay $12.125 million to the men who were sexually abused decades ago while students at Seattle’s O’Dea High School and nearby Kent’s Briscoe Memorial School. The men claimed in […]

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Pope Francis: Internet “a gift from God”

It has only been recently that the Watchtower Society has begun to embrace the Internet and the World Wide Web as anything more than another “tool of the Devil.” The Governing Body has for years demonized “the Web” as being a source of nothing but worldly news, false information, and a widely available source of […]

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Protecting Child Victims of Sex Trafficking

NPR reports that twelve states have passed safe harbor legislation for child victims of sex trafficking. The intent of these laws is to give the courts a way to divert children who have been forced into prostitution from having to face juvenile delinquency charges and redirect them into “a child in need” proceeding.