We need to change the law.

In the United States, and around the world, courtrooms are wholly UNPREPARED to deal with the issue of undue influence.

Why is this? Well, think about it...

In a domestic dispute, a bruise or broken property is easy to show. Mind control is harder...
An authoritarian cult leader or a sex trafficking pimp could essentially ENSLAVE someone, depriving them of basic human rights but if they NEVER left a scratch on their victim's body, in our current court system, it would be difficult to find this predator guilty.

Why is this?
Because at least in the U.S., we have NO scientifically validated instrument to evaluate unethical influence! Our laws are 100 years behind our current knowledge of psychology, neuroscience & human social sciences. This is a big reason cults like Scientology still freely operate.
We THANKFULLY have trafficking laws on the books (these laws are why NXIVM cult leader Keith Raniere has been convicted and sentenced to 120 years in prison) and we have some laws designed to help the elderly, but our laws are still hugely deficient.

Take this case for example..
In 2015 in Ohio, an attorney was hypnotizing female clients, raping them & giving them amnesia. The attorney was arrested for sexual battery, rape & possessing child pornography, but not undue influence.

But let's say hypothetically this predator didn't rape or own child porn...
Under our CURRENT laws, this lawyer hypnotizing women was not a crime! Though this man was BLATANTLY manipulating someone's mind, our courts again have no instrument to assess mind control.

Let me provide another example...
I've had parents come to me who had a child that was being trafficked, but because this child was an ADULT, it was impossible to help rescue them legally. In the eyes of the court, "they are an adult & should know better..."

But of course, mind control STEALS their autonomy.
So I say again..

We need to change the law. This is about human rights.

This has been my mission & will continue to be while I'm still here. I wrote my doctoral dissertation on this very topic & I highly recommend watching my 30 minute presentation here.

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I could’ve flown a plane into the World Trade Center.

When I was in a cult, I was SO brainwashed I could’ve done this.

And that’s the part of 9/11 that gets left out.

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