Another look at the church fire epidemic

Cannon, Angie; Ragavan, Chitra
November 1999
U.S. News & World Report;11/22/99, Vol. 127 Issue 20, p26
Focuses on the efforts of the National Church Arson Task Force, created by United States President Bill Clinton in 1996, to stop a wave of church arsons that was occurring predominantly in the South. Investigation leading to the arrest of Jay Scott Ballinger and Angela Wood of Indiana; Factors contributing to the arsons, including racism, satanic ritual, and greed; Statistics on church burnings.


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