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Next to Statehouse Christmas Tree, a Statue of Satan

Needless to say, it's causing controversy

(Newser) - Here comes ... Satan Claus? Among the Christmas tree, Nativity scene, and menorah at the Illinois statehouse holiday display sits a Satanic statue. The statue depicts a woman's hand holding an apple, a snake wrapped around her arm; it's a reference to the biblical story of the Garden of...

Satanic Temple: Netflix Show Copied Our Statue

Says statue in 'Sabrina' show copied its specific design

(Newser) - In one of the day's oddest headlines, the Satanic Temple is taking on a Netflix show. The Temple, a group that opposes the erosion of the separation of church and state , says The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has copied its statue of Baphomet, the goat-headed idol it uses as...

Satanic Temple Sues to Lead City Council Prayers

Group is taking Scottsdale, Ariz., to court

(Newser) - A group that invokes the name Satan as a metaphor for opposing religious tyranny has sued the well-off Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale, Ariz., accusing officials of discrimination after being denied an opportunity to give the opening prayer at a City Council meeting. Michelle Shortt of the Satanic Temple of Tucson...

Welcome to the After School Satan Club

An alternative to the Good News Club

(Newser) - Depending on where you live, you may have a new after-school option for your youngster this coming school year: the After School Satan Club. A group called the Satanic Temple has started a push to establish the clubs at public elementary schools as an alternative to Christian Good News Clubs...

Here's the Statue Satanists Want at the Okla. Capitol
Here's the Statue Satanists Want at Oklahoma Capitol
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Here's the Statue Satanists Want at Oklahoma Capitol

They've raised more than $17K toward their $20K goal

(Newser) - A Ten Commandments monument has stood outside Oklahoma's Capitol building since 2012, and a New York-based group would like to see it joined by another statue, so that "people of all ages may sit on the lap of Satan." That's right: The Satanic Temple has formally...

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