|Slag Boom Van Loon - Poppy Seed|
Patricia Ryan: Experts estimate that there are approximately 2500 to 3000 cults operating in the United Stated today, so most of those cults have... have leaders and there are millions of people at any given time in the United States involved in what we call destructive cults that are being controlled by leaders that have the type of power that Jim Jones and Charles Manson and David Koresh had over their followers.
Amo Bishop Roden: They talk about cults and say that cults are dangerous but all you ever actually see in the news is governments killing cults. You never see cults killing anybody.
Narrator: Amo Bishop Roden lives on the compound in Waco today. Although not a follower of David Koresh, she is a devoted Branch Davidian.
Amo Bishop Roden: And I don't think when you come out and live in a religious community in a beautiful place out in the country and you're away from crime, that you suddenly are overcome with this suicidal impulse. It hasn't happened to me, I promise!
This article is a stub. You can help bocpages by .