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Go Fund Me for Stop Scientology Disconnection Billboard on Hollywood Boulevard

Discussion in 'Fair Game and Disconnection Victims' started by CommunicatorIC, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. Karen#1

    Karen#1 Gold Meritorious Patron

    OH how the CULT LIES. Pathological Liars. Lying that Disconnection is not cherch policy.
    Here it is
    HCOB 24 Apr. 72 I C/S Series 79 PTS INTERVIEWS

    HCO PL 3 May 72R Exec Series 12 Rev. 18.12.77 ETHICS AND EXECUTIVES

    HCOB 10 Aug. 73 PTS HANDLING

    HCO PL 15 Sept 73 HANDLING DISCONNECTIONS

    HCOB 29 Dec. 78 THE SUPPRESSED PERSON RUNDOWN

    HCOB 31 Dec. 78 II OUTLINE OF PTS HANDLING

    HCOB 31 Dec. 78 III EDUCATING THE PTS THE FIRST STEP TOWARD HANDLING: PTS C/S-1

    HCOPL 16 May 80 (Issue II) – ETHICS, PTS TYPE A, POLICY ON HANDLING ANTAGONISTIC SOURCES

    HCOPL 16 May 80 (Issue II) – ETHICS, SUPPRESSIVE ACTS, SUPPRESSION OF SCIENTOLOGY AND SCIENTOLOGISTS

    HCO PL 20 Oct. 81R PTS TYPE A HANDLING Rev. 10.9.83

    HCOB 8 Mar. 83 HANDLING PTS SITUATION.
     
  2. Karen#1

    Karen#1 Gold Meritorious Patron

    *DEADAGENTING" Cult Lies.
    The cult of Scientology is lying to the media that there is no disconnection in Scientology and that it is voluntary.
    From the hand of Hubbard himself
    [​IMG]
     
  3. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Desperate Parents Go to Incredible Lengths to Reach Estranged Children in Scientology.

    Womanista: Desperate Parents Go to Incredible Lengths to Reach Estranged Children in Scientology

    http://womanista.com/2016/04/07/parents-buy-billboard-in-effort-to-reach-children-in-church-of-s/

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    The Church of Scientology has released a statement in regards to the billboard, which reads as follows: "It is shameful that two people desperate for publicity would hook up with a reality TV producer to shamelessly exploit their two adult children over their choice of faith. It is equally despicable that these individuals would use a private family matter to promote anti-religious hate and bigotry."

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  4. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  5. Mimsey Borogrove

    Mimsey Borogrove Crusader

    Maybe what we need to do, to call attention to the idiotic Disconnection Tek is to write to every scientologist we know in good standing and demand they disconnect from us. And CC the appropriate MAA / EO requesting each one of those people who didn't reply with disconnection letters, with a non-compliance report, a KR and request they be declared PTS for out KSW, and remaining connected to an SP.

    :coolwink:

    Mimsey
     
  6. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Los Angeles Parents Buy Billboard Hoping to Reach Their Scientologist Children

    Los Angeles Parents Buy Billboard Hoping to Reach Their Scientologist Children.

    Jezebel: Los Angeles Parents Buy Billboard Hoping to Reach Their Scientologist Children

    http://jezebel.com/los-angeles-parents-buy-billboard-hoping-to-reach-their-1769838447

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    In a statement, the Church of Scientology said:

    “It is shameful that two people desperate for publicity would hook up with a reality TV producer to shamelessly exploit their two adult children over their choice of faith. It is equally despicable that these individuals would use a private family matter to promote anti-religious hate and bigotry.”

    The Jones’ said they were not working with a reality show producer, but rather a documentary filmmaker.

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    Newser: This Billboard Has Scientologists Fuming

    http://www.newser.com/story/223259/this-billboard-has-scientologists-fuming.html

    Couple hopes to reconnect with 'disconnected' children
     
  7. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    The Hollywood Reporter: Hollywood's Anti-Scientology Billboard

    The Hollywood Reporter: Hollywood's Anti-Scientology Billboard: Couple Says "We Lost Our Kids" to "Brainwashing"

    The Hollywood Reporter: Hollywood's Anti-Scientology Billboard: Couple Says "We Lost Our Kids" to "Brainwashing"

    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hollywoods-anti-scientology-billboard-couple-882171

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    Hollywood's Anti-Scientology Billboard: Couple Says "We Lost Our Kids" to "Brainwashing"

    2:52 PM PDT 4/8/2016 by Seth Abramovitch

    The Joneses want to speak to their two adult children, Mike, 42, and Emily, 38, whom they say they've lost all contact with through a process knows within the Church of Scientology as "disconnection."

    Since erecting a billboard near Dodger Stadium on Monday, April 4, Phil and Willie Jones, a 60-something married couple from Las Vegas, have drawn a great deal of media interest — including an appearances on Today — to a deeply personal cause. The Joneses want to speak to their two adult children, Mike, 42, and Emily, 38, whom they say they've lost all contact with through a process knows within the Church of Scientology as "disconnection." The family was once deeply enmeshed in the organization, but the parents began to have doubts about it five years ago, whereupon Phil's sister, also a Scientologist, allegedly reported them to church leaders. They were swiftly excommunicated and communication with their children immediately reduced to a trickle, the Joneses say, and have neither seen nor heard from either for over two years. The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Phil Jones about his "Call Me" billboard campaign.

    How did you choose the location for your billboard?

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  8. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Last edited: Apr 9, 2016
  9. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    From Phil Jones on The Underground Bunker.

    http://tonyortega.org/2016/04/08/br...n-unique-and-unusual-ways/#comment-2613134190

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    When Willie and I were leaving L.A. yesterday we saw for ourselves immediately the impact the press was having on all of this. As we were checking out of the hotel the manager came out of his office to talk to us. He had seen us on TV and wanted to offer his support. He said several times, "I had no idea this was going on". At the restaurant almost the same exact thing happened. The manager of the restaurant came over to us to offer his condolences and support.

    People need to know about this abusive practice. We 'watchers' are well versed in what is going on. Now it's time to really shine the light on Scientology abuses to more and more people, and I thank Brian for adding his story to the mix.

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  10. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Another update from Phil.

    http://tonyortega.org/2016/04/08/br...n-unique-and-unusual-ways/#comment-2613600310

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    Sid (Phil Jones) • 4 hours ago

    Billboard Update:

    We have just secured a second month with the billboard and are well into having our third month covered. The current target amount on the campaign of $17.5k will cover the third month plus a bit. I'm working to secure the billboard through to the end of August. For that we need to increase our target amount to $24,000. That is nearly $10,000 from where we are but since these billboards get booked up pretty fast I'd like to book out and pay for as long as we can. I've secured it up to next Friday (April 15th) so whatever we get to at that point money wise I'll contract and pay for however many months we can with the billboard company.

    Thanks to everyone so far for your support on this. We'll keep this billboard up for as long as we can.


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  11. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  12. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Stop Scientology Disconnection Posters and Flyers

    Stop Scientology Disconnection Posters and Flyers

    http://stopscientologydisconnection.com/?page_id=615

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    Posters

    These are posters and flyers with the ‘Call Me’ artwork that can be printed off, or downloaded for larger printing:
    PDFs:

    1. Call Me Poster with space for a name.


    2. Call Me Poster for printing.


    3. Call Me Flyers (3 to a page) for Printing.


    JPGs:


    1. Call Me Poster with space for a name.


    2. Call Me Poster for Printing.



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    [​IMG]

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  13. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Stop Scientology Disconnection T-Shirts and Bumper Stickers

    Stop Scientology Disconnection T-Shirts and Bumper Stickers.

    First, from Phil Jones on the Underground Bunker:

    http://tonyortega.org/2016/04/08/br...n-unique-and-unusual-ways/#comment-2613638171

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    Sid (Phil Jones) -> Dee Findlay-DeElizabethan • 5 hours ago

    Spike did some bumper stickers and t-shirts up. Also, there is artwork on the StopScientologyDisconnection website you might be able to use.

    The links are here:
    http://www.zazzle.com/stop+scientology+disconnection+gifts
    http://stopscientologydisconnection.com/?page_id=615

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    Stop Scientology Disconnection T-Shirts and Bumper Stickers

    http://www.zazzle.com/stop+scientology+disconnection+gifts

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  14. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Stop Scientology Disconnection billboard project Update No. 9

    Stop Scientology Disconnection billboard project Update No. 9.

    https://www.gofundme.com/reconnectingfamily

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    Billboard Update:

    We have just secured a second month with the billboard and are well into having our third month covered. The current target amount on the campaign of $17.5k will cover the third month plus a bit. I'm working to secure the billboard through to the end of August. For that we need to increase our target amount to $24,000. That is nearly $10,000 from where we are but since these billboards get booked up pretty fast I'd like to book out and pay for as long as we can. I've secured it up to next Friday (April 15th) so whatever we get to at that point money wise I'll contract and pay for however many months we can with the billboard company.

    Thanks to everyone so far for your support on this. We'll keep this billboard up for as long as we can.

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  15. Enthetan

    Enthetan Master of Disaster

    Hollywood's Anti-Scientology Billboard: "We Lost Our Kids" to "Brainwashing"

    "We lost our kids to brainwashing"

    From Hollywood Reporter via Drudgereport.com
    More at the link.

    More major media bad news for David Miscavige
     
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2016
  16. Enthetan

    Enthetan Master of Disaster

    Re: Hollywood's Anti-Scientology Billboard: "We Lost Our Kids" to "Brainwashing"

    Per Hollywood Reporter's media kit, they claim 15 million unique visits per month.

    DrudgeReport.com, which prominently links to the story, gets even more hits per month. Drudge's link says "Hollywood Billboard Seeks Return of Kids 'Held Hostage' By SCIENTOLOGY..."
     
  17. Mimsey Borogrove

    Mimsey Borogrove Crusader

    Re: Hollywood's Anti-Scientology Billboard: "We Lost Our Kids" to "Brainwashing"

    Yep - that's not gonna make DM too happy. Mimsey
     
  18. Karen#1

    Karen#1 Gold Meritorious Patron

    Re: Hollywood's Anti-Scientology Billboard: "We Lost Our Kids" to "Brainwashing"

    Scientology Billboard story still on Drudge Report (yesterday AND TODAY)

    [​IMG]

    Drudge boasts 27 million views a DAY !
    It links to Hollywood Reporter report.

    click here
    http://www.drudgereport.com/
     
  19. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Scientology buys ‘.org’ and ‘.net’ sites to battle anti-disconnection billboard in Los Angeles

    Tony Ortega: Scientology buys ‘.org’ and ‘.net’ sites to battle anti-disconnection billboard in Los Angeles

    http://tonyortega.org/2016/04/09/sc...sites-to-battle-anti-disconnection-billboard/

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    By Tony Ortega, The Underground Bunker, April 9, 2016

    Twice, the Church of Scientology managed to head off Phil and Willie Jones as they attempted to get a billboard put up in Los Angeles about the organization’s toxic “disconnection” policy. The couple, former church members who live in Las Vegas, signed contracts with Outfront Media and Regency Outdoor, but both caved to pressure from Scientology and rescinded the contracts at the last minute.

    Phil and Willie pressed ahead, and found a third company that was willing to post their message on a billboard in the Echo Park section of Los Angeles. The billboard was put up Monday morning, and then a media frenzy descended on the couple as they held a dedication ceremony on Wednesday. The billboard simply asks Scientologists to call their loved ones, in defiance of disconnection.

    And now, we learn that Scientology had a backup plan while it was trying to keep the billboard from going up. Phil and Willie’s billboard directs people to a website they set up to discuss disconnection. Its URL is StopScientologyDisconnection.com. But last night, Phil realized that Scientology has bought up the same URL — with the suffixes .org and .net — in order to catch web surfers who type in the wrong thing.

    Although the ownership of the alternate sites is hidden behind a proxy, the content of the websites makes it clear that it’s Scientology who owns them — they link to the main scientology.org mothership. Both website domains were purchased late in the evening of February 29 — the day the billboard reached its funding goal after we first posted news about the project and our readers helped raise the first $10,000.

    The Scientology site mimics the style of the Jones billboard, as you can see above, with portraits of Scientologists and, instead of “Call me,” the words “Meet us.”

    Clicking on the portraits takes you to a page at the scientology.org site where you can watch video testimonials that Scientology began making in 2009.

    Clicking on the “What is Disconnection” header takes you to a page at scientology.org that lays out Scientology’s argument that disconnection is voluntary, and a sensible thing to do in the face of antagonism from someone.

    But hundreds of Scientologists who have left the organization in recent years tell us that disconnection is a ruthless tool used to enforce discipline. If you fall afoul of leader David Miscavige and his dictatorial rule, you may find your family ripped apart as the church demands that members cut off all ties from a person declared “suppressive.”

    The examples are voluminous, but one of the best was the document that Sara Goldberg presented to Tampa Bay Times reporter Joe Childs, and then to documentary maker Alex Gibney for his film Going Clear.

    [SNIP]

    THE BILLBOARD TIMELINE

    January 31: We reveal that Phil Jones — known as “Sid” here in the Bunker — has been working with a TV production company while he tries to reach his disconnected kids.

    February 28: We post a notice about Phil’s GoFundMe page to raise money for the billboard. When the story hits at 7 am, there is $70 in the kitty.

    February 29: Less than 24 hours after we posted the notice, our readers have helped surpass the original goal of $8,200 — the billboard is funded.

    March 2: Phil announces that he’s signed a three-month contract with Outfront Media for the billboard, and he tells us that he’s thinking of having some kind of dedication event.

    March 5: Outfront Media’s New York office cancels the contract that its Los Angeles office had signed. Phil vows to find another company.

    March 9: Phil tells us that Regency Outdoor has signed a contract and the billboard will be on Hollywood Blvd, just a block from David Miscavige’s personal office and residence.

    March 12: We identify Scientology’s media buyer who is trying to derail the billboard.

    March 15: Regency Outdoor now caves as well in the face of the pressure being put on by Scientology.

    April 4: Lamar Media puts up the billboard on Glendale Avenue in Echo Park.

    April 6 is the Wednesday when Phil and Willie hold their dedication ceremony and the press shows up in droves.

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  20. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter