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Leah Remini calls out Karen Bass for past praise of Scientology: Victims ‘deserve better from you’ | Fox News

Actress Leah Remini called out Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., for her past praise of Scientology. Bass, who is on Joe Biden’s VP short list, faced backlash after a 2010 video surfaced featuring the congresswoman speaking at the Church of Scientology, an organization that’s been accused by some former members of behaving like a cult. “The Church […]

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Karen Bass Previously Praised the Church of Scientology and Now It’s Biting Her In the Butt

Wow. A video recently resurfaced of Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), a potential vice presidential pick for Joe Biden, praising the Church of Scientology back in 2010, the Daily Caller reported.    “As both a leader in our state legislature and a representative of Los Angeles, my goal has been a simple one: to actually make a difference […]

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Karen Bass claims Scientology hadn’t been ‘exposed’ before her 2010 praise – Business Insider

There had been dozens of media reports and investigations over the Church of Scientology’s alleged abuses prior to 2010. Rep. Karen Bass defended decade-old comments she made praising the Church of Scientology by implying that not much was known about the Church’s alleged abuses at the time. Bass, who is a top candidate to be […]

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VIDEO: Biden VP contender Karen Bass praises Scientology in 2010 ceremony – Business Insider

In the newly unearthed 2010 video, Rep. Bass praises Scientology and its controversial founder, L. Ron Hubbard. Rep. Karen Bass of California heaped praise on the Church of Scientology in a 2010 ceremony, according to a resurfaced video reported by right-wing website The Daily Caller.  In the video, Bass, who is reportedly in the running to be selected […]