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  • Stopping Abuse Is Sexual Ethics 101
    As the abuse crisis roils American evangelicalism, leaders are finally paying attention, if only because the accretion of cases is now impossible to ignore. Christians should not complain about the sexualization of culture while simultaneously ignoring the sexualization of women inside the church, argues Christianity Today, not to mention children. We’re looking at “the largest crisis of institutional religion in the United States,” according to Washington Post columnist […]
  • Over 1,000 charities combine in one of the world’s largest mergers ever —so-called charities merge and disappear from the accountability logs…
    More than 1,000 charities have unified in one of the largest voluntary sector mergers in history. Earlier this year, 1,279 Jehovah’s Witness congregations merged into national charity the Kingdom Hall Trust. Charity Commission records show this is by far the largest merger of 2022 and it is likely to be one of the largest mergers ever. The merger has contributed to a year-on-year rise […]
  • 💜 A Message of love and support to our brave and courageous 🇺🇦 Ukrainian friends & family, from Barbara Anderson
    Worldwide activist and Watchtower archivist Barbara Anderson shares a message from the exJW community supporting our friends and family in Ukraine.
  • Margaret Keane, artist, former Jehovah’s Witness, and paradise
    Peggy Doris Hawkins, better known to ‘the world’ as Margaret Keane, died from heart failure on June 26, 2022. Born September 15, 1927, this amazing and inspiring woman now rests in peace and paradise. The extraordinary story of Ms. Keane, who became a Jehovah’s Witness and in recent years continued to paint and sell her work at auctions and at her Keane Eyes Gallery […]
  • Local Jehovah’s Witness Child Molester Goes on to Attend Insurrection
    Reporting by Amanda Gailey, SeeingRedNebraska.com Court documents show that elders at Crowl’s church–The Belmont Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Lincoln–had “investigated” the abuse claim in 2013, just to see if Crowl was in need of spiritual assistance. According to the documents, one of the church elders, James Newman, claimed that Crowl had denied touching the little girl’s breasts but admitted to massaging her and […]
  • A little blue bird is tweet, tweeting about California… have you heard?
    JW elders in California say their hands are tied by state law when it comes to reporting "admitted pedophiles" because they risk facing jail time.They're willing to face jail for free speech and freedom of faith, but not when it comes to child protection? — Nico schmey hase 🌊🌊🌊 (@NicanorGarza1) July 28, 2022
  • North Okanagan Jehovah’s Witnesses ordered to hand over private records
    A former North Okanagan Jehovah’s Witness has scored a minor legal victory in getting the religious organization to hand over personal information it holds about them, following a ruling from B.C.’s privacy commissioner. The Coldstream Jehovah’s Witness Congregation had refused to hand over personal information of its former member and argued that doing so would infringe on its charter rights. The case involves two […]
  • Follow the Telegraph’s Investigations team on their year-long hunt into the Jehovah’s Witnesses
    Introducing Call Bethel, a new Telegraph podcast In August 2021, an email arrives in the Telegraph’s investigations inbox claiming the Jehovah’s Witnesses have a hidden database of alleged abusers. The reporters start on the trail… Brave whistleblowers. A trail of data. A secret system for dealing with allegations of child abuse. Follow the Telegraph’s Investigations team on their year-long hunt into the Jehovah’s Witnesses. […]
  • Listening to Lacie Jones
    Lacie Jones suffered abuse at the hands of her stepfather: ‘He was seen as a very pious man, a very moral man’. Listen to the story of Lacie Jones in this new Telegraph podcast that investigates the inside story of child sexual abuse in this close religious community. The reporters hit one dead end after another. They’re starting to lose hope that they’ll ever […]
  • Religious organisation has kept details of molestation accusations over the last 25 years at its headquarters
    One such allegation was from Lacie Jones, pictured as a child, whose stepfather, a senior Jehovah’s Witness, was recently jailed for abusing her when she was younger. The Jehovah’s Witness organisation has amassed a secret database of child sexual abuse allegations against its members, the Telegraph can disclose.
  • Tim Stier, a former Catholic priest writes his farewell letter, regarding the handling of children and other elements of love…
    Editor’s note: This story was updated to clarify the details of who administered communion to Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  The diocese “didn’t know what to do with me,” Stier said. “They were hoping I’d come back. I was a well-respected, competent pastor.” Crying Out for Justice Full-Throated and Unsparingly: A Parish Priest’s Story Tim Stier, his story Tim Stier served for decades as a priest […]
  • Michael’s Story
    This video is hard to watch as Michael tells his small town story. Midway through this video we learn from Jeff, who has never been a Jehovah’s Witness, that he had become friends with Michael since this interview—and he blames the Watchtower for his death. Michael took his life, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Michael had worked for Tullahoma City Schools for 22 years, […]

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  • 💜 A Message of love and support to our brave and courageous 🇺🇦 Ukrainian friends & family, from Barbara Anderson
    Worldwide activist and Watchtower archivist Barbara Anderson shares a message from the exJW community supporting our friends and family in Ukraine.
  • Local Jehovah’s Witness Child Molester Goes on to Attend Insurrection
    Reporting by Amanda Gailey, SeeingRedNebraska.com Court documents show that elders at Crowl’s church–The Belmont Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Lincoln–had “investigated” the abuse claim in 2013, just to see if Crowl was in need of spiritual assistance. According to the documents, one of the church elders, James Newman, claimed that Crowl had denied touching the little girl’s breasts but admitted to massaging her and […]
  • 2002 Dateline Exposé
    Watch as Barbara begins the crusade against the Watchtower as Dateline reporters clearly demonstrate how Jehovah’s Witness child molesters and pedophiles continue to attend meetings and participate in the door-to-door preaching work in your community. They are not only allowed—but even encouraged to do this—in spite of their reported bad behavior. And all of this is kept secret in your local community. 2022: This […]
  • Michael’s Story
    This video is hard to watch as Michael tells his small town story. Midway through this video we learn from Jeff, who has never been a Jehovah’s Witness, that he had become friends with Michael since this interview—and he blames the Watchtower for his death. Michael took his life, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Michael had worked for Tullahoma City Schools for 22 years, […]
  • Barbara Anderson’s Dateline Diary
    Barbara is truly a heroic individual to those of us who feel strongly about the abuses of Watchtower and seeing them brought to the light. Twenty years ago today, Barbara appeared on Dateline and launched the exposé uncovering the hidden documents the Watchtower was hiding regarding child sexual abuse. In doing so, Barbara sacrificed much – including the relationship with her only son. Below, […]
  • Statute of Limitations eliminated for 1 Year in New York to file civil lawsuits against sexual abusers
    Please share this news with everyone you know——let all the New Yorkers hear worldwide: The Adult Survivors Act gives a one-year window to file a lawsuit after the statute of limitations has passed. This act has eliminated the New York Statute of Limitations enabling lawsuits to be filed for the new year. This one-year lookback window begins six months from signing, on November 24, […]
  • New book recommendation “Rutherford’s Coup: The Watchtower Succession Crisis of 1917 and Its Aftermath” by Rud Persson
    Raised a Baptist, in 1906, Joseph Franklin Rutherford, a provincial Missouri attorney with a shrewd and scheming legal mind, became a baptized “Bible Student.” In 1907, Rutherford became the legal counselor for the group’s legally chartered corporation, the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania. Ten years later, he became the corporation’s president, serving as such for twenty-five years. From the beginning of […]
  • Watch “Formerly Fundamentalist” by Mike Musikanto — Official Selection Bushwick Film Festival 2020
  • Detectives believed there were still more victims from Escobedo’s time as a Jehovah’s Witness.
    Escobedo was already facing 15 charges ranging from annoying or molesting a child to possession of child pornography to rape. But detectives believed there were still more victims from Escobedo’s time as a Jehovah’s Witness. “Our investigation led us to believe there was additional information in the church documents in more or less their personnel files that they keep on parishioners,” said Lt. Brandon […]
  • America’s Most Wanted Jehovah’s Witness Frederick Mclean Discovered Dead & Decomposing in South Carolina
    In addition to other victims, investigators are now trying to determine if anyone helped McLean avoid justice. …there “may be other victims out there.” — U.S. Marshal Steve Stafford of the Southern District of California You can help by sharing this video about Frederick Mclean with Jehovah’s Witness friends and family. Anyone with information related to this case should contact the nearest U.S. Marshals Service […]
  • Bearing Witness: Exposing the secretive world of the Jehovah’s Witnesses
    “Everybody thinks that Jehovah’s Witnesses are just lovely people, friendly, nice-looking people, maybe a bit quirky, who knock on doors. And it’s very difficult to help people understand just how dangerous this group is.”   Former Jehovah’s Witness
  • Escaping Jehovah’s Witnesses: Inside the dangerous world of a brutal religion
    Former Jehovah’s Witnesses are fighting back against a religion that failed them. They know they’ll lose their loved ones for doing so.