Where love rules there is no will to power; where power predominates, there love is lacking. Carl Jung ( 1875-1961 )
September 5, 2002 – Calgary, Canada
Bethany Hughes, a Jehovah’s Witness, died after refusing life-saving blood transfusions. Bethany was 17.
March 10, 2003 – Newport, Oregon
According to police, Christian Longo, 29, feeling shame for being excommunicated from Jehovah’s Witnesses, killed his wife and three children.
January 17, 2003 – Oregon
Robert Bryant, expelled from Jehovah’s Witnesses, killed his wife, Jane, their four children and then himself.
November 2001 - Chicago, Illinois
Larry and Constance Slack were accused by authorities of flogging their 12 year old daughter to death with a 5 foot length of electrical cable. Larry and Constance Slack, devout Jehovah’s Witnesses, delivered an estimated 160 blows to their daughter’s back, legs, stomach and chest.
These are just some of the harrowing incidents involving Jehovah’s Witnesses that took place within one and a half years by an organization that was founded in the 1870s and is a worldwide persuasion. How many more Jehovah’s Witness related tragedies have occurred in the last 140 years?