Why I oppose Narconon at Trout Run

Social Betterment Properties International (SBPI), the real estate arm of the Church of Scientology (COS), purchased part of the property long known as Trout Run in 2013 to be used by Narconon to operate … [Read more...]

Circuit Court judge sends Trout Run matter back to County Council

After the County Council voted last June to deny the request of Social Betterment Properties International (SBPI) to have the Trout Run/Richey Lodge property placed on the Frederick County Register of Historic Places, … [Read more...]

Should Trout Run be added to the Frederick County Register of Historic Places?

That is the question. The question is not, and has not been, simply whether Trout Run is historic...to one degree or another. Here is how the item is listed on the agenda for the … [Read more...]

Narconon at Trout Run: “People of the Lie”

Social Betterment Properties International, a subsidiary of the Church of Scientology, has purchased part of the property long known as Trout Run for Narconon, also a subsidiary of Scientology. Narconon wants to operate … [Read more...]