There’s always been a lot of gossip and high-profile news around Scientology. Some say religion, some say cult. Brooke Shields speaks out again its ban on psychiatric medications on behalf of women with post-partum depression. Tom Cruise jumps up and down on Oprah’s couch: is he a man in love, or is he ecstatic because he’s moved up to a higher stage within the religion?
This week brings some especially rough news for Scientologists: the attempt to fine them, jail them and ban their religion outright.