Synchronicity is a foundation and retreat center founded by M.C. Cannon (aka Swami Vivekananda Saraswati) that developed High-Tech Meditation and the Holistic Lifestyle as a modernization of the ancient wisdom traditions it believes empower the journey to enlightenment.
David G. Bromley is a professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. He specializes in sociology of religion, with a particular emphasis on the study of New Religious Movements and the anti-cult movement. He is co-editor of Cults, Religion, and Violence.
The Chesapeake Conjure Society is a Hoodoo society and community organization in Virginia and Maryland.
Laura Robinson is a chaplain and instructor of New Testament at Ferrum College in Virginia. She is also co-host of the “New Testament Review” podcast.
John G. Turner (department of religious studies) and Lincoln Mullen (department of history and art history) at George Mason University run the site “Pandemic Religion.”
Lincoln Snyder is president and CEO of the National Catholic Educational Association.
J. Mike Smith is the president of the Home School Legal Defense Association, a Christian-based organization. The media contact is Sandra Kim.
Gary Hamrick is the senior pastor of Cornerstone Chapel in Leesburg, Virginia. He has spoken in support of updating voter laws.
Ellie Hollander is the president and CEO of Meals on Wheels America. Contact Jenny Young with media inquiries.