Meet Bob Minton

Bob Minton is a 54 year old retired investment banker from Boston and Sandown, New Hampshire, who became a critic of Scientology in early 1995 after one of Scientology's attorneys tried to cancel a newsgroup on the Internet on which critics of Scientology were posting.


Starting in March, 1996, he began committing substantial financial resources to oppose what he calls the evil abusive, deceptive and harassive tactics used by Scientology to suppress its members and critics. To date, Bob has committed over $4 million of his own funds to defend himself against Scientology's campaign to destroy him, and to assist others in their opposition to Scientology.

Bob on the German SAT-1 Broadcast


Bob's crusade has caused Scientology to label him their "Public Enemy Number 1".

His work has been extensively documented in the Media through NBC Dateline, A&E, SAT1-TV in Germany, The New York Times, Boston Globe, LA Times, Baltimore Sun, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Chicago Tribune, St. Petersburg Times, and the Detroit News.

In January, 2000, Bob Minton opened a Scientology watchdog group in Clearwater, Florida where Scientology maintains their worldwide "spiritual" training center. He called it the Lisa McPherson Trust in honor of a 36-year-old victim of Scientology who died after a seventeen-day stay at Scientology's headquarters in Clearwater.

Although Scientology successfully intimidated the Pinellas County medical examiner into changing her autopsy report, thereby causing a criminal case against Scientology for her death to be dismissed, the family of Lisa McPherson has brought a civil suit against Scientology.  

Read the transcripts, news articles and other press coverage on Bob Minton's crusade to reform Scientology.

Lists many of the speeches that Bob gave before cult-awareness groups, and includes his acceptance speech for the Alternative Charlemagne Award presented to him in June, 2000 by the European American Citizens' Committee for Human Rights and Religious Freedom for his unrelenting courage in the battle to protect our human rights. Plus essays, and other written works.

Bob Minton has been targeted for attacks by Scientology. They have attacked Bob, his family and friends all across the globe.

TV programs, radio Media and videos featuring Bob Minton.

Scientology is extremely litigious and uses the law to destroy their enemies. They have been peppering Bob Minton with law suits and motions and even had him arrested for the supposed assault of a Scientologist OSA agent who had followed Bob every where he went in Clearwater, Florida. The jury quickly found Bob not guilty. Read the court transcripts and watch the newscasts from the trial.

State of Florida vs. Robert S Minton

Trial of the Clearwater 13

Decision in German Libel Suit

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