CNN Evening News for Thursday, Sep 22, 2011
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(Indiana: Gary Tuchman) Accusations against the fundamentalist Fairhaven schools in Indiana using corporal discipline to punish the children examined; scenes shown of seven former students who spoke out about the corporal discipline at the schools by the pastor and Fairhaven Baptist employees and a Fairhaven paddle with Bible verses on it. [Fairhaven Baptist Church pastor Roger VOEGHTLIN gives his discipline philosophy according to the Bible; denies allegations; asserts he follows God's word from the Bible.] [Former Fairhaven Baptist Academy students Alison LAVERY, David GONZALEZ, Jeremiah SOUZA, Samuel BAIN, Lois CROSBY, pastor's adopted children Frank VOEGHTLIN, Catherine Voeghtlin SELTER describe how they were treated and humiliated.] How Indiana is not allowed to oversee religious schools, a past trial against the church school in the 1970s and how scores of people were terrorized at the schools discussed.
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