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9/24/14: Rathbun v. Scientology: Appeals court hearing, everything on the line

Discussion in 'Monique Rathbun' started by CommunicatorIC, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    9/24/14: Rathbun v. Scientology: Another appeals court hearing, this time with everything on the line.

    Tony Ortega: Rathbun v. Scientology: Another appeals court hearing, this time with everything on the line

    Please see Tony's article for more information, including the COS Bench Book and Time Line Chart.
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2014
  2. Mimsey Borogrove

    Mimsey Borogrove Crusader

    In looking over the time line - the actions by Monique are minimal - it's Marty Marty Marty - when it's not Brousseau and Montalvo. I mean, why are they there? Did Marty secretly corrupt them and somehow coerce them to bring him hard drives? Man, if they isn't Scientology motivator think, what else is? This clearly has Miscavage written all over the document - it paints a picture of his paranoia - and his fear of Marty.

    This also shows she was collateral damage in their war against Marty - will the judges see that?

    God, I hope the judges find for her.

  3. eccles

    eccles New Member

    Interesting, thanks.
  4. JBWriter

    JBWriter Happy Sapien

    It it took a year, but the Appellate Court finally issued their decision today - Motion DENIED.
    Link to Opinion and terrific summary here:

    Guess Chairman Maoscavige is mighty peeved today. Heh.

  5. Karen#1

    Karen#1 Gold Meritorious Patron

    Here's the essence of why this so important and significant.
    The appellate court ruled that their actions were not "Protected" under the 1st amendment.
    How sweet to hear it out of the mighty judges in this high court.

    This is case law for subsequent law suits.

    Mad deranged Squirrel Busters have no 1st amendment protection.

    Hurray for this ruling even though they pondered over all the specious arguments of their $1000 an hour Lawyers. AND purchased and bought the former Lamont Jefferson, brother of the former chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court, who was hired with Cult blood money specifically for this type of APPEAL.

    Losers !

    Criminal Cult deserves some Karma blowback.
  6. Jump

    Jump Operating teatime

    Tony provides great coverage again:
    And later:
    Definitely worth a read...
  7. Lone Star

    Lone Star Crusader

  8. Churchill

    Churchill Gold Meritorious Patron

    The mills of the Gods grind slowly, yet they grind exceedingly fine...on this planet.
  9. Cat Daddy

    Cat Daddy Silver Meritorious Patron

    I have had faith in Marty and Monique from the day Marty started his Blog (As KittyKatSpanker at first with a link to my BDSM account)


  10. Cat Daddy

    Cat Daddy Silver Meritorious Patron

    I must say dear fellow, Texas must be the only state in America I honestly respect. (Not regarding the Bush Royal family)
  11. Lone Star

    Lone Star Crusader

    Thanks. The Bushes aren't from Texas though. They're from New England. They're blue blood Brahmins.

    (Dubya is the most Texas I guess since he did grow up here. But I tend to think he phonies up his accent though. I grew up here and I don't have an accent as thick as his, and I didn't spend my summers at Kennebunkport, Maine like he did).
  12. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  13. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  14. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Oh this is good.
  15. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  16. Cat Daddy

    Cat Daddy Silver Meritorious Patron

    Last edited: Nov 6, 2015
  17. Lone Star

    Lone Star Crusader

    There is a silver lining to the 3rd District Court taking over a year to render their decision:

    Scientology is white hot in the press right now! This decision is going to get a lot more coverage due to the release of Going Clear and Remini's book, of course the book just being released days ago. Leah is still on a massive promotion tour. She will now be asked about her opinion of the Rathbun case.

    I can see Scilon's attorneys asking for a change of another planet. LOL...

    Probably Target 2.
  18. Cat Daddy

    Cat Daddy Silver Meritorious Patron

    What I get out of it, Texans are like Dutch people. Never agrea with what you are are told.

    Texan judges. Beautifull bitches they are.

  19. JustSheila

    JustSheila Crusader

    Re: Texas Court of Appeal Decision in Rathbun v. Scientology

    This is written succinctly and in point-by-point detail with prior case notes as references throughout. There is no confusion of terms, of whether laws can be broken if you call it 'freedom of religion' or 'freedom of speech.' These judges are clear on exactly what these terms mean and what expression of free speech means as well. No double-talking Scn attorney threw them off track. These judges put some work into this. :thumbsup: They've clarified things that Scn has used for decades to confuse other judges. It is well documented, researched and very, very clear.

    Congratulations, Monique. :hug: I didn't know how thoroughly you were harassed until I read the details of this. You never deserved to be hassled like this and I hope you win all the way with it very, very soon.
  20. Lone Star

    Lone Star Crusader

    Re: Texas Court of Appeal Decision in Rathbun v. Scientology

    Yeah, I think that the chances of overturning this at the Supreme Court level are practically nil. I think more than ever that they'll pass on even hearing it, which is an automatic trip back down to Comal county with the wonderful Judge Dib!!

    Oh Dib!!! We're comin' back baby!!!

    (Did he just groan?...Lol...)