Scientology capitalizing on VT tragedy

The yellow shirted Scientology volunteers were on campus at Virginia Tech yesterday ready to help provide counseling and support for students returning to finish the semester.

The Hubbardites set up camp about 100 yards from the memorial and directly adjacent to a separate tent set up for students grieving students to come sign memorials and pay their respect. It's maddening to me that these people can be so disillusioned and relentless in spreading this cult that they would attempt recruitment at time like this while capitalizing on the media coverage at the same time. Even West Burrow Baptist Church canceled their scheduled picket at the university.

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (a Scientology front group) has issued the following statement:

'Another School Shooter, Another Psychiatric Drug? 28 Dead and 62 Wounded in Recent Drug-Induced School Shootings

Today's shooting rampage at Virginia Tech is being called the deadliest school shooting incident in U.S. history, with initial reports citing 32 dead and 29 wounded in the bloodiest school massacre since Columbine. The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a mental health watchdog that initially discovered the psychiatric drug connection in the Columbine shootings, says media and law enforcement must move quickly to investigate the Virginia shooter's psychiatric drug history -- a common factor amongst school shooters...

For more information, contact [FLAME] the Citizens Commission on Human Rights at 800-869-2247 or email'

VT senior Christie Weaver, a psychology major, says, "It's sick. They can leave and take the media with them."

Well put.

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