No Charges for Scientology Protester

Court rules sign not 'abusive, insulting'
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted May 23, 2008 1:10 PM CDT
No Charges for Scientology Protester
Disguised members of an internet-based group called Anonymous protest near buildings associated with the Church of Scientology on Saturday, March 15, 2008, in Los Angeles.    (AP Photo/Chris Weeks)

Charges against a 15-year-old who called Scientology as a ‘cult’ were dropped today, the BBC reports. The London police issued a mea culpa after a court ruled that the teen’s holding up a sign reading, "Scientology is not a religion, it is a dangerous cult," did not constitute “abusive or insulting” behavior. (More Scientology stories.)

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