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Skeptic News: Sect leader believed to have taught followers to use weapons

The leader of the deviant sect arrested in Jasin is believed to have been teaching his followers on the use of the large cache of weapons which police found in his bungalow. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Texas moves to seize Warren Jeffs' polygamist ranch compound

The Texas attorney general moved Wednesday to seize ownership of Warren Jeffs’ ranch where the polygamist sect leader and his followers are accused of sexually assaulting dozens of children. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Members of fringe Amish group request word ‘cult’ be banned from hate-crime trial

Members of a fringe Amish group charged with committing hate crimes against fellow Amish have requested that certain words, including “cult,” ‘’splinter” and “rogue,” be banned from their upcoming trial in U.S. District Court, according to court documents filed Monday. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Catholic Sect destroys schools

Two schools were destroyed in the western Mexican town of Turicato by a radical Catholic sect Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Religious leader gets probation in sex case

A Utah judge has ordered three years’ probation for a 38-year-old religious sect leader who says he had sex with a minor at another leader’s direction. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: 2 killed for control over eunuch sect

A 36-year-old man has been arrested for killing his uncle, who headed a group of hijras that had property worth crores of rupees in Delhi, Rajasthan and Punjab. An aide of the dera head was also murdered. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: sect leader pleads guilty to killing 2

The leader of a religious sect charged in the deaths of a Durham, North Carolina, boy and a woman pleaded guilty yesterday to killing them. Continue reading

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