Barry Furlong Jehovah’s Witness jailed for five years

Jehovah’s Witness jailed for five years
RESPECTED Jehovah’s Witness has been jailed for more than five years for indecently assaulting young girls. Barry Furlong was convicted today of four counts of indecency with a child and four counts of indecent assault, offences which took place during the 1970s, 80s and 90s when he was a ministerial servant in the faith’s Kinson congregation.

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WATCH TOWER BIBLE & TRACT SOCIETY OF BRITAIN) v CHARITY COMMISSION, 12 December 2014

WATCH TOWER BIBLE & TRACT SOCIETY OF BRITAIN) v CHARITY COMMISSION, 12 December 2014. 

The charity argued that complying with the production order would be likely to breach data protection legislation and the human rights of the people to whom the documents pertained. But the Judge did not agree refusing to grant the Judicial review.

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Gay people are plotting to put everyone in ‘tight pants’

Jehovah’s Witness leader complains: Gay people are plotting to put everyone in ‘tight pants’. 

Anthony Morris III says in an audio clip posted online on Saturday. “Better known as tight pants. They are tight all the way down to the ankles. It’s not appropriate. It’s not sound of mind.”  Morris, a member of the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses since 2005, reportedly delivered the remarks during a Nov. 8 sermon. He said that younger men were more prone to follow the “tight pants” trend than older members. He also accuses women who wear Spanx leggings or other tight exercise clothes in public of betraying their faith. Continue reading →

Angry, really upset

‘Angry, really upset’,….a class of five and six-year-olds could not hear stories about Remembrance Day in a public library due to the religious background of one child. 

She does not understand why a whole class of children could not learn about Remembrance Day as a result of one class member’s religious affiliation.

“We modify the programming so quickly, so easily at the disadvantage of the majority,” she said. Continue reading →

Jehovah’s Witnesses refused to report rape to the police

Abuse victim: “Jehovah’s Witnesses refused to report rape to the police” 

2.11.2014 ….The Jehovah’s Witnesses’ so-called “judicial committee” is dealing with criminal cases, according to some former members of the Christian religious denomination. The committee has refused to reveal sexual abuse cases to the police.

http://yle.fi/uutiset/abuse_victim_jehovahs_witnesses_refused_to_reveal_rape_to_the_police/7592733

Plano Jehovah’s Witness congregation sued

Plano Jehovah’s Witness congregation sued for sexual abuse
October 26, 2014 ….Dallas-based Turley Law Firm filed a civil lawsuit against the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York Inc. (WBTS) – one of the legal corporations that presides over the Jehovah’s Witness faith in the U.S. – stemming from allegations of appointed members of the organization sexually exploiting and abusing children in Metroplex congregations in Plano, Dallas and Greenville.

http://starlocalmedia.com/planocourier/plano-jehovah-s-witness-congregation-sued-for-sexual-abuse/article_1f09f23e-5bce-11e4-9b23-db6fa0ae2a91.html