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The Need for Sua Sponte Judicial Review Laws For Pro Se Litigants’ Lawsuits

Judicial reform is needed to require that judges instantly dismiss abusive, frivolous lawsuits, especially those filed by self-represented / pro se litigants, before financial harm is done to innocent defendants needing to hire attorneys to get these abusive, frivolous lawsuits dismissed.

Cults and religious frauds use a variety of harmful tactics against their victims – including filing abusive, frivolous lawsuits.  This is one of the tactics used by Ken Parks (aka, Pastor Ken, Pastor Ken Parks, Pastor Ken Max Parks, Pastor Max, Ken Max Parks, Max Parks).  Ken Parks advertises on social media his unregistered, financially unaccountable ETC Ministries, Simplicity of Christ / SOC Ministries, and his unregistered “professional photographer” businesses.  He runs these activities from his apartment.  Despite calling himself “pastor”, Ken Parks is not an ordained minister.

The matters discussed in this website involve subjects which merit constitutionally protected public scrutiny, and this website provides documentation, commentary, and opinion on matters of public concern.

Paulette Buchanan, M.A.

Weddings Thru the Lens & Ken Parks’ Use of Our Father’s Name & Image to Falsely Promote Himself as a “Professional Photographer”

Weddings Thru the Lens & Ken Parks’ Use of Our Father’s Name & Image to Falsely Promote Himself as a “Professional Photographer”

“Owning a camera doesn’t make you a photographer, any more than owning a piano makes you a musician” – Ansel Adams

Our father died in 1972 after years of heart problems and cancer.  I have first-hand witnessed for decades all my brothers, including my brother Ken Parks, expressing and demonstrating hatred for and disrespect of our father.  Yet I very strongly believe that in order to fraudulently advertise and promote himself and his Weddings Thru the Lens “business” (usually unregistered and unlicensed) to the public my brother Ken Parks uses our father’s name and image on his websites, blogs, and social media posts and makes false statements about our father being a “professional photographer” and “navy photographer.”  It seems very apparent that my brother Ken Parks uses our deceased father’s name and image in order to give the general public the impression of credibility as a “professional photographer,” claiming to have “apprenticed” under our father.  In reality, our father was never a “professional photographer” nor was he a “navy photographer.”  He was a chief radioman in the U.S. navy, and photography was one of his hobbies.  My father also liked to paint and draw, but that didn’t make him a professional artist either.  My personal memory is that my father was hired to take a few friend-of-a-friend wedding photos in the mid-late 1960s when he was half-way healthy enough to do that.  My brother Ken Parks was about 12-14 years old at the time, and I remember that our father said he needed him to carry his camera equipment bag because of his failing health.  So, my brother Ken Parks never “apprenticed” under our father during those few friend-of-a-friend wedding photography jobs my father did, unless one believes that carrying a camera equipment bag is “apprenticing.”

My husband and I also have documentation that strongly indicates my brother Ken Parks appears to have stolen photographs from other photographers’ websites and has presented those photos as his own on some of his websites, such as his “Weddings Thru the Lens” and “Fotos by Ken” websites.

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