The numbers on the Change.Org petitions as of August 28, 2017 as of 12:15 AM PST tell the story:
6054 vs. 5304 signatures
Our petition is only 751 signatures away from passing Scientology’s petition:
But wait a minute! Scientology claims millions of members! And the Scientology’s “Stop Leah” petition began one week before our petition and had a 5,000+ signature head start. Our team began only one week ago and we are now closing fast on Scientology. Imagine it: Our team will soon beat a $3 billion dollar Cult that has movie stars and a private Mafia.
My goal is hundreds of thousands or a million signatures for the IRS to open an investigation in Scientology’s tax exemption. Please spread the word. I think that everyone from Atheists to Evangelicals can agree that the Scientology Cult must be stripped of its IRS tax exemption.
Underground Bunker commenter Harpoona Frittata offered a trenchant analysis. The first two paragraphs must surely burn deep into David Miscavige’s deviant psyche: