Who Will Watch the Watchers?

Member Discrimination, Freedom of Religion, Social Justice, ULC

During the early 1980’s, the Seattle establishment, including the police and a group called Parents in Arms, targeted The Monastery for closure based on bigotry and prejudice. Statements and affidavits submitted in support of efforts to close The Monastery often commented on racial mixing, and the presence of homosexuals. This bigotry resulted in blatantly illegal harassment such as a September …