A lawsuit against the Church of Scientology claims the church falsely imprisoned a woman and forced her to have an abortion at age 17. (KABC)
Imagine signing a “Billion Year Contract” when you’re barely out of elementary school, and pledging your eternal devotion to a religious order – not just for this lifetime, but for all future lifetimes.
That’s what Laura DeCrescenzo did back in 1991. She was twelve years old at the time and that commitment meant she had to move out of her parents’ home in New Mexico and into Scientology’s “Pac Base” in Hollywood.