Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

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Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

Postby Born2Shop » Thu Aug 30, 2012 4:23 am

Most people who read this are already going to know something about Kyle Brennan and his horrible death some five years ago at scientology’s “mecca” in Clearwater, Florida.

Kyle, a lovely, innocent and kindly boy, a gentle nerd who would not hurt a fly, died from a gunshot wound to the head on February 16, 2007.

The circumstances surrounding Kyle’s death are highly suspicious.

Kyle Brennan died at least in part due to the beliefs of scientology and scientologists as his medically prescribed medication was hidden from him with demands that he instead do highly dangerous and unscientific scientology “therapy” such as that done in its front group “Narconon”.

Scientologists are hardly the only ones in danger of being victims of such quackery. The last year has brought the world tragic news of multiple deaths of innocent people who are not even scientologists who were subjected to highly dangerous practices such as those the scientologists were trying to push onto Kyle as delivered in their front group “Narconon”.

And worse yet, Kyle’s tragic death shows us that the deadly reach of such practices by organized scientology goes even to our children who 1) are not scientologists AND 2) are not even involved with their front groups.

As what happened with Kyle has shown, all someone has to be is in contact with scientologists that believe in and push such practices to lose their very lives. Thus, Kyle Brennan is indeed “anybody’s child”.

For five years now organized scientology has done everything it can to ensure that the entire truth surrounding Kyle’s untimely death has been suppressed through use of the police, through use of the courts and otherwise.

They have ensured that they have to date thwarted every attempt by his grieving mother Victoria Britton to find out what happened to her son that she loved so dearly.

Let us end this now!

Before I suggest what we can do about this, I would like to announce a new a blog prepared by a lovely person, Justin Ross. The site is called: “Justice for Kyle Brennan”.

A link to it is here: http://justiceforkylebrennan.blogspot.com/

This is the most comprehensive site on the subject of what happened to Kyle Brennan, what led up to it and what has happened with respect to it in the past five+ years.

As of this writing, August 29, 2012, you can see two entries on the blog by Justin. The most current entry logged tonight is an amazing read, a write-up really helping to educate anyone to understand what happened.

The other write-up from a few days ago gives some information about a hearing on the matter in Florida on September 14, 2012.

Very important is the sidebar of links found on this blog. In the event some people do not read the main posting on this blog, I wanted to quote the sidebar that gives these important links:

Documents in the case of Kyle Brennan vs the Church of Scientology have been collected at a Scribd collection of Scientology lawsuits: http://www.scribd.com/collections/34726 ... le-Brennan

Among the most important documents is the Chronology of Victoria Britton, which she compiled from her notes as events unfolded – which can be found at: http://www.scribd.com/doc/80488261/Kyle ... o-Attorney

Detective Bohling's investigative report (found at:http://www.scribd.com/doc/80509671/Kyle-Brennan-Scientology-Case-Clearwater-PD-Law-Enforcement-Retirement-System-Record-2008 ) is the basis of the Scientology defense and raises important questions of the adequacy of his detective work. In his deposition (which can be found at: http://www.scribd.com/doc/81877055/Kyle ... 8-Jun-2010 ) he admits among other things that he falsified information about Kyle's diagnosis.

The depositions of the Scientology defendants Tom Brennan (found at: http://www.scribd.com/doc/81877055/Kyle ... 8-Jun-2010 ) and Denise Miscavige Gentile (found at: http://www.scribd.com/doc/80499046/Kyle ... 2-Aug-2010 ) contain conflicting alibis and many contradictions in testimony.

Seasoned Flag Organization staff member Lance Marcor has laid out in detail how Scientology ideological demands affected the handling and death of Kyle Brennan as an Enemy of Scientology in the Second Declaration of Lance Marcor. ( found at:http://www.scribd.com/doc/80501927/Kyle-Brennan-Scientology-Case-Second-Declaration-of-Lance-Marcor-27-Sep-2010 )

The history of litigation is complex. Jonny Jacobsen at Infinite Complacency provides an excellent summary. (found at: http://infinitecomplacency.blogspot.com ... ppeal.html )


If our police, courts and other government officials will not stand up to scientology on this matter and if scientologists who know the truth refuse to tell it, then let it be us that take a stand and make a difference despite them.

Kyle’s mother Victoria Britten has more than once told me that this is about her beautiful boy and not her. It is about a boy who lost his life, who was innocent and who lost everything that a future he deserved to live would have given him.

And while I weep with her at her almost unbearable loss, to me it is ALSO about a mother fighting for five years to find out what happened to her child. There is NO closure to be had when scientology and scientologists concerned have done everything in their power to hide the truth from Victoria in the name of their barbaric version of “the greatest good”.

And, without the full truth known Kyle will have died in vain and there will be more of our children similarly lost.

Victoria wants to tell every mother in America and elsewhere what happened here.

If our governments will not stand up to them than let it be us mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters and all others of good heart take to a stand.

Victoria knows more than anyone on earth about the hearings on this matter over the past five years. Did you know that no media have had Victoria on to tell us what she knows and the results of her exhaustive studies into court filings, police reports, depositions and the like?

But how can those of us who want to help Victoria help her to do this? And what else might we of little financial or time resources do to make a difference?

I can think of a few things offhand and write them here to perhaps help get the ball rolling.

No one is my or anyone else’s personal army but I ask that all concerned look at the examples below and see if you can find it in your heart to help in one or more ways or perhaps in some other way that I have not listed.

(1) One very simply thing is to just familiarize yourself with as much as you can on the attached blog or that information contained in links found on that blog. Be better educated about it and then perhaps talk with friends and family about this. If we do nothing else, at least let us let someone else know about this so that their child is not the next to fall prey to scientology’s dangerous practices and greed. Send anyone interested to know more to that blog for information. Once again the link is: http://justiceforkylebrennan.blogspot.com

(2) Keep this alive. Post about Kyle in forums and blogs when you can. Post in comment sections in relevant articles, press, blogs or anywhere else giving links to this blog or any parts that interest you the most.

(3) See this link on the blog giving the time, place and date of the brief oral arguments happening on Sept 14, 2012 in Florida. If you can make it to show your support please do so. Let press or others you know who might be interested know about this as they may wish to attend. Link = http://justiceforkylebrennan.blogspot.c ... -oral.html

(4) Kyle’s mother Victoria is going to need financial help in order to continue fighting for the truth. There are many legal expenses (even things like costs of transcripts, flights, hotel, meals). And no matter what happens with legal, the fight to get to the truth will go on. We need, for example, to set up Victoria with proper hardware and software in order to be recorded for radio or TV, to do scans, to make copies and to do anything else needed to fight the good fight. In times past there were not public enough requests for help financially as almost none was given.

Well there are two ways to send her money if you are able and willing to do so, no matter how small:

(a) If you are comfortable with PayPal, her email is : Vbreton2062@aol.com

(b) If you would prefer to send a check, cash or money order, her snail mail address is:

Victoria Britton
c/o Friends of Kyle Brennan
3144 Ridgefield Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22911-7205

(5) This is a special appeal to all public and staff as well as former public and staff who were there in 2007 and who know any details of what happened to Kyle and/or the cover-up of same to please speak out and tell what happened. This includes EX ethics officers at Flag, tech staff at Flag, OSA even up to Mike Rinder who may have been over OSA at the time. For the sake of those this could happen to in the future, for Kyle, for the peace of mind of a grieving mother, for the sake of justice or just for honor’s sake tell what happened. Victoria’s email is above. You can email her directly if you don’t want to go public. But for God’s sake, please tell the truth.

It should not matter if you are a corporate scientologist who would like to right a wrong, an Indee, an Ex or anyone else. On this matter all of us should be joined at the heart and not have any other agenda but that of truth and justice here.

(6) If you have any contacts with internet media, radio, TV, press, you name it, tell them of this story. Give them a link to the blog and ask them to interview Victoria. With some quick financial help we could have Victoria ready for interviews in days. She has not been able to tell her story to date. Let’s change that. This is a link to some of her own research that might interest concerned media:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/80488261/Kyle ... o-Attorney

I am very sorry for the length of this post. Plus I do not wish to say that anyone must do any or all of the above. But if you want to help, the above are some simple ways to do so.

For Kyle, for a Mother’s love and for great justice!

As a beautiful Anon said in a protest video in 2008: ”It is time for the Church of Scientology to get out of Love’s way”.

Thank you for listening.

w/<3
Denise Brennan
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Re: Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

Postby Born2Shop » Sun Sep 02, 2012 5:35 am

Here is a very important reply to this on WWP from my very dear friend moarxenu who has a heart of gold and has been a huge, huge help on this matter:

https://whyweprotest.net/community/thre ... st-2176835

The revelations in the depositions are astounding. Detective Steve Bohling's investigation was a travesty of police work.

He lies about all the fundamental evidence. He falsified the diagnosis of Kyle's psychiatrist from mild depression to "incipient Schizophrenia with paranoia and delusions." He didn't have Brennan's apartment sealed off and never bothered to visit the crime scene and search for the bullet that killed Kyle.

Bohling falsified the report of the police computer technician on Kyle's laptop, which was stolen before the police arrived. It was accessed two hours after Kyle was declared dead and six times in the following week.

This could only have been done by OSA. When the laptop was returned to Kyle's family all documents had been deleted.

In addition Bohling falsifies accounts of Kyle by people who met him on his journey to give the picture that Kyle was suicidal including that of the FBI Special Agent in Des Moines. Denise Miscavige and Tom Brennan also lie repeatedly in their depositions.

The evidence is damning, which makes Kyle's death the greatest potential Scientology scandal since the death of Lisa McPherson.

This is one of reasons it is important to support Victoria Britton at this critical juncture. Email her your encouragement and support, and send her money if you can.

I found out she needs a laptop to do Skype interviews because all she has is Kyle's old desktop which he bought when he went to college seven years ago. She needs about $600 for the laptop and a flat-bed scanner. I sent her $100 and another anon and a family friend have also donated $100 so we are half way there.

Thanks to Jens and everyone who has donated so far. Victoria told me she is overwhelmed at the generosity of anons and exe for her and justice for Kyle.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
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Re: Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

Postby 'Alert' » Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:14 am

So young, so much to experience. Scientology does far worse than swindle money from people.

What happened to Kyle is a textbook example of why this sort of thing(Kyle dying unnecessarily) must be stopped.
Scientology has for a lonnnng time been safe-pointing and the resulting rubbish investigation into Kyle's preventable death is another demonstration of scientology criminality
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Re: Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

Postby Albion » Fri Sep 14, 2012 3:14 am

Just up at Infinite Complacency:

A lawyer for the mother of Kyle Brennan, a vulnerable 20-year-old who died while visiting his Scientologist father, will try today to persuade a Florida appeal court to reinstate their wrongful death lawsuit.

http://infinitecomplacency.blogspot.com ... ppeal.html

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Re: Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

Postby Karen#1 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 10:27 am

Thank you Denise.
Thank you for posting this.
Have Victoria be in touch with me so I can send her a donation.
love to you,
Karen

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Re: Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

Postby Born2Shop » Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:00 pm

Karen#1 wrote:Thank you Denise.
Thank you for posting this.
Have Victoria be in touch with me so I can send her a donation.
love to you,
Karen


Dearest Karen

Thank you so much for this.

You and Victoria are very much alike and have suffered such a similar, terrible and horrible loss.

You are two of the kindest, most gentle and most loving people I have ever known and I consider you both most dear personal friends. And organized scientology is trying hard to silence you both.

It is for you Karen and for Victoria and for others who have lost loved ones to organized scientology that I stay involved.

I can set this up but will call you first. I'll try to reach you today but if we don't chat I'll try to reach you during the week.

As always, I love you Karen.
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Re: Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

Postby AnonyMary » Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:32 pm

Thanks for all you are doing, JustMe and Karen#1!
We've been keeping up with the court case and Victoria's situation here on Reaching For the Tipping Point.
http://forum.reachingforthetippingpoint ... 430.0.html

Jonny Jacobsen has written an excellent article on the appeal.
http://infinitecomplacency.blogspot.com ... ppeal.html
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Re: Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

Postby Albion » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:14 am

The Florida appeals court didn't take long to knock back the
appeal against the dismissal of the Kyle Brennan wrongful
death lawsuit ...
http://www.ca11.uscourts.gov/unpub/ops/201210024.pdf

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Re: Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

Postby Born2Shop » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:59 am

Albion wrote:The Florida appeals court didn't take long to knock back the
appeal against the dismissal of the Kyle Brennan wrongful
death lawsuit ...
http://www.ca11.uscourts.gov/unpub/ops/201210024.pdf


True and I would like to repeat here also what I posted about this on WWP last night:

While this is disappointing for many, IMO the truth was never going to come out in this case and justice was never going to happen because of this case.

Even if Kyle's estate were to prevail in a civil case, organized scientology will ensure as much truth as possible is hidden and can just offer a big money settlement and force the courts to accept it.

And that is the last thing that Kyle's mother Victoria wants.

Yes it is a drag that the appeal was denied but there is so very much more we can do that does not depend on any legal case.

For example, check out again the posting I did "Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child":

http://www.forum.exscn.net/showthread.p ... dy-s-Child

The legal case was only one thing mentioned in a list of a number of simple things we can do to help.

IMO the most important thing is to get out the truth and to this end we will be hearing from Victoria before long. We are going to ensure many thousands, and I hope millions, hear about this before we are done.

What I think we should go for is trying to find all the truth of what happened to Kyle but also do everything we can to get out the truth we do know so that more and more people know and there is less and less a chance of them or their loved one becoming victims like Kyle, like Lisa, like Alexander and like many others who have been victims of an uncaring organized scientology.

I never believed that one can make a big difference on the long term by trying to beat organized scientology legally. But we can make a huge difference by getting out the truth. I once posted about this explaining exactly why I feel that way and giving examples to support my feelings:

http://www.forum.exscn.net/showthread.p ... -The-Truth

Do not lose heart here.

Let us help Victoria speak out to the world.

I already know that her story has made a real difference to some but I cannot yet go into details.

I had a long chat with her tonight and told her that so many of us support her and hold her and Kyle deeply in our hearts. I told her that we would not let this matter die. And, that I believe many of us will be there to support her as per the first above mentioned thread.

Do not despair.

This is not hardly over.

It has just begun.

Stay tuned and do help if you can.

- Denise Brennan
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
-Dalai Lama

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Re: Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

Postby Born2Shop » Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:31 am

It begins:

From WWP about a radio show to air today, September 21, and Sunday:

https://whyweprotest.net/community/thre ... st-2189911

On this program, Tom Smith interviews Luke Lirot about the Kyle Brennan case. This show will air Friday 21 Sept 2012 and Sunday 23 Sept 2012 from 2:00 - 2:53 p.m. eastern U.S. time at http://www.hawkradio.com

After broadcast, the program will be available at http://theedgewithtomsmith.com/pgms/indexpg.html
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Re: Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

Postby Albion » Fri Sep 21, 2012 3:08 pm

Have updated last week's post at Infinite Complacency with
the Scientology reaction from the Tampa Bay Times (they
don't seem to want to speak to me) and Luke Lirot's reaction.

http://infinitecomplacency.blogspot...a ... =BP_recent

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Re: Kyle Brennan - Anybody's Child

Postby Born2Shop » Sat Sep 22, 2012 2:16 am

And here it is, the podcast of today's (Sept 21) radio broadcast where Tom Smith interviews Luke Lirot, the attorney for Kyle Brennan's estate.

http://theedgewithtomsmith.com/pgms/indexpg.html

Tom and Luke did a really excellent job with this interview.

Much more is to come.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
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